Christian conservative Rick Scarborough
has said that gays should be referred to as “sodomites” because
calling them “gay” is “an abuse of the language.”
Scarborough, a former Southern Baptist
pastor from Pearland, Texas, now heads Vision America, which claims
its mission is to “inform, encourage and mobilize pastors and their
congregations to be proactive in restoring Judeo-Christian values to
the moral and civic framework in their communities, states and our
In delivering a guest sermon at the
Fairton Christian Center in New Jersey earlier his month, Scarborough
declared that gays coming out of the closet was a sign that a nation
has forgotten God.
“Gays, forgive me, I've been
said. “It's not gays, it's homosexuals, sodomites. They're
not gay, that's an abuse of the language. That's a twisting of the
words. It won't be long and we're going to be calling pedophiles
“If a man having sex with a boy makes
him happy, that doesn't make him a pedophile, it makes him happy.
They're happy people.” (The video is embedded on this page.
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