Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera,
president of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH),
believes “there is a huge movement on the Left” to “steal
Christianity to make it pro-sin, pro-homosexuality.”
As evidence LaBarbera pointed to
Christians who are opposed to allowing individuals and businesses to
discriminate against gay people based on their religious beliefs.
Such a bill gained national attention
before it was vetoed at the last minute by Arizona Governor Jan
Brewer, a Republican.
In commenting on the bill, columnist
Kirsten Powers said that Jesus would bake a wedding cake for a gay
“It's the progressive stealing of
Christianity, now,” LaBarbera told Mission America Radio host Linda
Harvey. “And I hope that Kirsten Powers is not going to go that
route. She needs to understand what the Bible teaches about
homosexuality. And there's no biblical rationale for Christianity
that accommodates a sin, in this case homosexuality.”
agreed, saying that people are “sick and tired” of the gay
rights movement: “There is no evidence homosexuality is inborn.
It's a learned desire and behavior and so we just have to keep
standing on that truth and we know tons of people agree.”