Televangelist Pat Robertson asks whether Justice Anthony Kennedy has gay clerks.

Kennedy wrote the Supreme Court's majority decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibited federal agencies from recognizing the legal marriages of gay and lesbian couples. DOMA, Kennedy wrote, inflicts an “injury and indignity” on gay couples so severe that it denies “an essential part of the liberty protected by the Fifth Amendment,” and was motivated by a “bare congressional desire to harm a politically unpopular group.”

In the course of interviewing Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law & Justice, Robertson asked whether the decision may have been influenced by gay clerks.

“Let me ask you about Anthony Kennedy. Does he have some clerks that happen to be … gays?” Robertson asked on The 700 Club.

“Oh, I have no idea,” Sekulow answered. (The video is embedded on this page. Visit our video library for more videos.)