You knew it was only a matter of time before bigoted lunatic Bryan Fischer turned his empty rhetorical guns on Jessica Ahlquist and started calling her names. After all, he thinks this country should be for Christians only and she’s not one of them, so she must be bad.
This little atheist bully, with the help of the grammatically-challenged Freedom From Religion Foundation (the Constitution guarantees freedom “of” religion, not freedom “from” religion), got a prayer banner pulled off the wall of a Rhode Island high school, a banner that had not been bothering anybody since it was first put up in 1963.
On Planet Wingnuttia, up is down, war is peace and victims are bullies. The 16 year old girl who has to go to school with an armed guard, whose family has been bombarded with hatred, bigotry and death threats — she’s the bully. The real bullies are the victims.
This small-minded and vengeful brat has managed to override the Constitution’s guarantee of the free exercise of religion and free speech just by being noisy and mean. She is the newest religious bigot in America.
Imagine a Muslim prayer on the wall and let’s see if Bryan Fischer defends that as the free exercise of religion and free speech. He’d be demanding the school board’s heads on a platter. There’s not really an inconsistency for Fischer, who believes that freedom of religion and speech is reserved only for Christians, but he should really just admit to being a theocrat and stop pretending that it has anything to do with liberty or equality.