Anti-gay activist Scott Lively has
compared homosexuality to junk food that starves the body of proper
Lively, who received 0.90% of the vote
in his recent bid to govern Massachusetts, is well known for
promoting anti-gay laws in nations such as Uganda and Russia.
During an appearance Monday
on Trunews, Lively warned that growing support for gay rights
would destroy the United States.
Lively, who in September insisted he
want gays harmed or jailed, described homosexuality as an
“infection” that can cause society's “immune system” to
“It's a process of rottenness that
eventually takes over,” he said. “I was comparing it to the
immune system of the body. If you stop eating healthy foods and eat
nothing but junk food, you can survive for a while. But after a
while your body is going to break down.”
on the program, Lively claimed that homosexuality was to blame
for Noah's flood.
“Homosexuality is not just another
sin,” he said. “It is the sin that defines rebellion against
God, the outer edge of rebellion against God and is the harbinger of
God's wrath. That's why the Scripture gives the warning, 'as in the
days of Noah.'”
Lively, president of the
Massachusetts-based Abiding Truths Ministries, recently accused the
Human Rights Campaign of “deliberately trying to incite murder”
against him after the organization included him in a report that
outlined his anti-gay rhetoric.
Lively accuses HRC of “deliberately trying to incite murder against