Alabama State Senator Jerry Fielding
has announced plans to introduce a resolution in support of Duck
Dynasty's Phil Robertson.
The reality television star was
suspended by cabler A&E following an interview with GQ.
Robertson told the men's fashion glossy that gay sex was an illogical
“sin” and put it in the same category as bestiality and
“Biblically speaking, what Mr.
Robertson had to say is completely supported,” Fielding
told CNN affiliate WBRC. “I just think it's time that the
overwhelming majority of people begin to speak up and speak out on
Fielding insisted that his symbolic
resolution was not about opposing gay rights.
“We just don't want people running
over people that believe in the Bible and standing up for Jesus and
God and doing those things the Scriptures teaches us to do,” he
Social conservatives rushed to defend
Robertson after the suspension was announced. More than 250,000
people have signed an online petition against A&E.
Robertson named “biggest anti-LGBT a-hole of 2013.”)