By David Badash
The New Civil Rights Movement, April 17, 2012
Scott Lively, an invited speaker at a Tea Party rally in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, called gays “anarchists” who use “fascist tactics” to “prevent you from being able to have civilization for yourself and your children.” Lively, one of the most virulently anti-gay activists on the planet, told the Tea Party audience that gays “lie, they cheat, they steal, they do whatever they can because they’re not bound by the rules that we’re bound by. They don’t live according to the rules of civilization.”
Lively added, “we will not be silenced by fascists,” and told the Tea Party crowd, “our constitution was made only only only for a moral and religious people.” Later, Lively said, “I beg you in the name of God, do not allow moles from the Republican Party to drive social issues out of the Tea Party movement.”
While not in the video below, one Tea Party invited speaker told the crowd on Sunday, “we will not be silenced by faggots,” referring, presumably, to the LGBT activists who came to protest Lively and another anti-gay speaker. Also attending the Sunday rally was GOP Congressman Louie Gohmert.
Scott Lively is widely credited for sowing the seeds that created the “Kill The Gays” bill in Uganda, and amplifying anti-gay hate on the African continent. Lively is the head of Abiding Truth Ministries, one of the two Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) certified anti-gay hate groups that were invited to speak. ...