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Hutch presided over Rush’s wedding

Timothy Kincaid

June 16th, 2010

I thought it peculiar that Rush Limbaugh would hire Elton John to perform at his wedding. But it now seems the wedding participants were even more unexpected.

The Palm Beach Post is reporting that the officiant was none other than obsessively anti-gay preacher Ken Hutcherson.

The preacher who signed Limbaugh’s and wife Kathryn Rogers‘ marriage license, Washington State-based mega-church boss Ken Hutcherson, is an internationally known critic of the gay rights who believes that many of the world’s ills stem from homosexuality.

It would appear that Hutch has reinterpreted “God’s definition of marriage” from “one man, one woman” to be “one man, four women, sequentially.”

I have no problem with Hucherson officiating. In my opinion, Limbaugh can have whoever he likes at his weddings, be it this one or his next, or the one after that. I’m just surprised that they were able to squeeze that much ego into one room.

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Lindoro Almaviva
June 16th, 2010 | LINK

The more I read about this the less respect for Elton John I have. When is someone going to take him to task for singing on this wedding?

And before everyone jumps at me, I am a singer myself and I have every right to refuse to sing any event where I believe that me, or my reputation would be harmed. This is the same right that Dumb Limpbag has to not invite gay folk to his wedding and turn it into a straight marriage rally.

I am seriously pissed off at Elton.

Erik
June 16th, 2010 | LINK

Apparently Elton John could care less about the Arizona Show Us Your Papers Law. Maybe he’ll overstay his visa and have to play tent cities.

http://downwithtyranny.blogspot.com/2010/06/most-musicians-are-canceling-arizona.html

Christine
June 16th, 2010 | LINK

“Hutch” isn’t just an anti-gay preacher, he’s a co-founder (with Scott Lively) of the SPLC-certified hate group Watchman on the Walls.

He was also a keynote speaker at an Exodus conference a few years ago (his group had already been designated a hate group) and he’s also been a keynote speaker for a Focus on the Family conference in recent years.

Another link between ex-gay organizations and leaders of hate groups…

Christine
June 16th, 2010 | LINK

I meant Watchmen on the Walls (not Watchman)

NARNC60AC
June 16th, 2010 | LINK

i live in wa state [only a few minutes drive from this "reverend's" so called "church", & everytime i hear hutcherson's named mentioned, i get the winces & cringes
hutcherson is not a "christian"-he's an eglomaniac of the worst sort
it's always been about him, only him, his beliefs [no other beliefs count in his book] etc
he announced last year that he had prostate cancer-i admit i rejoiced, thinking that maybe God was trying to get his attention…..sadly hutcherson isn’t listening

Jim Burroway
June 16th, 2010 | LINK

Christine,

I attended that 2007 Exodus conference where Hutch spoke. At that time, Watchmen had not yet been listed as a hate group by the SPLC, although they were clearly on the SPLC’s radar at the time, having already written about the Watchmen in their Intelligence Report. But that listing would come, I think just a few months later. As far as I’ve been able to determine, Hutcherson hasn’t spoken at an Exodus event since then the Watchmen were officially listed.

Rob San Diego
June 17th, 2010 | LINK

Elton must of been paid a lot of money to play there, I can’t believe he would do that.

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