Televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday told viewers that the Supreme Court's June ruling which found that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry only affects the people involved in the case.

Robertson, an ardent opponent of gay rights, made his remarks during The 700 Club's Bring It On-Line segment, in which he answers viewers' questions.

A viewer named Sherri asked Robertson how to respond to supporters of Obergefell v. Hodges.

“I want to respond, but how do I reply in a benevolent manner where I can show and correct him without sounding malicious or condescending? After all, we are to love the sinner and hate the sin. Thank you,” she wrote.

“First of all, the government, the Supreme Court has issued a ruling,” Robertson replied. “In the legal system, party A sues party B over marriage. 'I want to get married to them.' And the court says, 'Okay, you can get married.' That doesn't mean that I've got to get married to homosexuals. It doesn't mean that you have to. Nor does it mean that it's the law of the land.”

“Congress didn't pass any law. Your state legislature didn't pass a law. So you're not under anything. It's a decision of the court having to do with a couple of people. Now they would like to make it bigger than that, but in terms of the constitution, it isn't,” he added.

While Robertson is correct that no one will be forced to “get married to homosexuals,” the highest law in the United States is the U.S. Constitution, which no state or federal law may contradict. The court's action affects gay couples in all 50 states.

Right Wing Watch points out that Robertson is parroting arguments “made by other religious Right leaders such as Mike Huckabee.”

(Related: Mike Huckabee: Gay marriage ruling “so illegal” because it left us “in state of confusion.”)