Televangelist Pat Robertson on Tuesday
criticized the Supreme Court for refusing to hear an appeal in a case
that found a school district in violation of the First Amendment.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
ruled against Elmbrook School District in Wisconsin for holding high
school graduations and related ceremonies at Elmbrook Church, a
non-denominational, evangelical Christian church.
The appeals court found the church to
be “pervasively Christian” and “obviously aimed at nurturing
Robertson contrasted the court's
decision to other rulings related to gay rights.
“The American people wouldn’t have
voted in homosexuality, but the courts did; the American people
wouldn’t have voted in same-sex marriage, but the courts did; the
American people wouldn’t have given up on the Ten Commandments and
prayer in schools, but the courts insisted on it,” Robertson
viewers. “A few un-elected judges, just a few, have distorted
the history of our nation to give us something that we never intended
to have, and something has got to be done about it.” (The video is
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