Televangelist Pat Robertson said
Wednesday that gay rights threaten everything the pilgrims and the
founding fathers built.
In response to a The 700 Club
segment about the religious faith of the pilgrims, Robertson
warned that recent court rulings “exulting aberrant lifestyles”
defy “the very essence of this nation” and would lead to its
“Ladies and gentlemen, our warning
should be today, we can't lose that,” Robertson
said of a United States built on biblical principles.
“And when you have courts that are
taking away the very essence of our democracy, the ground from which
this great country came, when courts are saying that is
unconstitutional, when they’re exulting aberrant lifestyles and
saying that’s constitutional, when they're defying the very essence
of this nation, they are sowing the seeds, not of a new, prosperous
nation but the destruction of the one that's already here,” he
In October, CNN's Anderson Cooper put
Robertson on his RidicuList over warning a viewer that he could catch
AIDS from towels in Kenya.
Cooper puts Pat Roberson on “RidicuList” over getting AIDS from