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Matt Barber Says Gays Committing “Economic Terrorism” And Want To Jail Christians. Meanwhile, AFA Boycotts Home Depot And Wants To Jail Gays.

Jim Burroway

August 31st, 2011

There is a fundraising group called the Charity Give Back Group (CGBG), whose innocuous sounding name hides its political activities. When customers shop with major name-brand companies through their virtual shopping mall, proceeds go to CGBG affiliated groups including the Family “Research” Council, Focus On the Family, Liberty Counsel and others. LGBT activists have pressured companies to cut ties with CGBG, and so far Apple, Microsoft, Delta Airlines and Wells Fargo are among the big names that have withdrawn from the program.

Anti-gay groups are now crying foul over “homo-fascist” tactics, despite their own well-established pattern of boycotting companies who don’t fall lockstep into their program of anti-gay politics. Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber calls the pressure against companies participating in CGBG “economic terrorism” with the ultimate goal of putting conservative Christians behind bars:

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it right now. The sexual anarchist lobby, this radical, militant lobby, wants three things in this order: they want to see those of us who hold traditional values and have a biblical view of sexual behavior and sexual morality; they want to see us behind bars. Absent that, if that doesn’t work, they want to see us discredited, our licenses, my law licenses revoked, unable to teach in schools and so forth. They want us completely discredited and marginalized to the fringes of society. Finally and included in that is the inability, they want to see people like us not able to make a living. And that’s why they’re going after these organizations and they’re using economic terrorism, for lack of a better phrase.

He might want to try to come up with a better phrase. In 2008, Barber joined with Peter “Porno Pete” LaBarbera and others for a bit of “economic terrorism” of their own when they announced a boycott of McDonalds and rallied in front of their headquarters. The American Family Association regularly launches acts of “economic terrorism” against such big name companies as Home Depot and Pepsi. And by the way, their jihad against Home Depot is on again, in case you’ve had difficulty keeping track.

And speaking of wanting to put people behind bars, AFA’s spokesman Bryan Fischer yesterday pined for the days when homosexuality was a felony in all fifty states and says, “There is no reason why it cannot be a criminal offense once again. Absolutely none.”

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BlackDog
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

Funny how they accuse other people of things they’d like to do themselves, and cry foul when people use even the mildest of their own tactics against them.

Why anyone listens to this bunch of hypocritical liars anymore boggles my mind.

With people…decievers…like this as the public face of Christianity in America it’s no surprise there are so many people losing their religion.

Ravenbiker
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

Blackdog,it is no wonder to me thaat people are losing their religion because of the hypocricy. Sad,sad for them if they manage to believe jail is in their future.

Regan DuCasse
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

Matt Barber has a law license? I wonder how he even passed the VA state bar.

Considering how many ways he flouts the law and encourages others to, apparently he’s not a PRACTICING lawyer, is he?
Because his clients are in for a world of hurt, considering how he conducts himself in his lack of understanding of the law as it pertains to his religious choice.

Ben in Atlanta
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

Jail, nah. I’d be fine with dirt naps. I know Soylent Green is people but I could feed the hungry. I don’t have to tell them who they’re eating.

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.”

Herm Albright

Hunter
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

“There is no reason why it cannot be a criminal offense once again.”

Of course, the fact that such a law is unconstitutional on its face doesn’t bother someone like Fischer — he has no respect for the American system anyway.

scott moore
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

“There is no reason why it cannot be a criminal offense once again.”

Boy, a lot of republicans and preachers are gonna be behind bars then.

Charles
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

“There is no reason why it cannot be a criminal offense once again.” – Bryan Fischer. Do people like this listen to what they are saying ……… and then they claim that they are victims.

John
August 31st, 2011 | LINK

Well, we sure don’t want them being able to make a living selling lies and deceit and pushing an agenda they continually accuse us of following.

MsRowena
September 1st, 2011 | LINK

Is this going to be like that Baptist boycott of DisneyWorld? LOL

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