Another Black Preacher Wants to Stone Gay People

James David Manning isn’t the only black fundamentalist preacher who thinks gay people should be stoned to death. Pastor Earl Carter of the Church of God in Christ in Orlando went on a vile rant in an interview in which he said that he wants gays stoned to death and that his goal is to “terrorize this country in the name of the lord.”

“I don’t hate gays, I’m just like the doctor who hates disease, I fight the disease,” Carter added. “My gospel is like chemotherapy. We try to get to the disease. And the police fighting crime, what are we fighting? Or are we making concessions for these sins?”

The pastor said that if he were able to express his true feelings, “then I’ll be whipping sissies. You’re talking about gay bashing, it would be gay stoning.”

“You’re turning out these boys in the bathrooms and everywhere and schools,” Carter continued. “I’m going to tell you how I feel about Obama, how I feel about Oprah, how I feel about anybody that supports the Democratic Party. Sometimes they [are] immoral. They just don’t have any morals at all.”…

“Barack Obama that believes in same-sex marriage, he’s going to be judged. Oprah Winfrey going to be judged. Al Sharpton, all of those people that says it’s alright,” he insisted. “You saying it’s alright for a man to stick his penis in a cesspool? Are you crazy?”

Carter concluded by asking people to buy a DVD of his sermon so he could make enough money to “terrorize this country in the name of the Lord.”

If you think the moral thing to do in any situation whatsoever is to stone someone, you’re a fucked up, malevolent human being.

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  • peterh

    “My gospel is like chemotherapy.”

    That’s some serous crazy.

  • Akira MacKenzie

    My gospel is like chemotherapy.

    In that it causes vomiting?

  • colnago80

    Re peterh @ #1

    The analogy is based on the notion that gays are a form of cancer. If you accept that notion, then his gospel is perfectly sane. Of course, the notion is nuts.

    It should also be noted that this clown says nothing about lesbians or lesbian sex. Obviously, women don’t count in his world, typical of the born agains.

  • bahrfeldt

    You are giving the reverend too much credit. He is merely another slimy conman, pressing the buttons that keep the flocked up sending in their shekels. He believes in nothing but his own pride, lusts and avarice.

  • RickR

    “I don’t hate gays, I’m just like the doctor who hates disease, I fight the disease,”

    Um, you just equated gay people with disease and cancer.

    whipping sissies

    What I can’t even

  • D. C. Sessions

    The analogy is based on the notion that gays are a form of cancer.

    They’re reproducing out of control?

  • howardhershey

    I remember other ‘preachers’ equating the “other” to germs, vermin, etc. in order to justify mass murder. Sorry, but Godwinning this guy is too, too easy.

  • matty1

    I wonder what would happen if an American Muslim preacher gave the exact same sermon and (with appropriate name changes) said his goal was “terrorize this country in the name of the lord Allah.”?

  • John Pieret

    The pastor said that if he were able to express his true feelings, “then I’ll be whipping sissies. You’re talking about gay bashing, it would be gay stoning.”

    I think you did a fine job of expressing your true feelings and they are too ugly for words.

  • Trebuchet

    Oh goodie! Another 2016 Republican presidential candidate.

  • tubi

    At least he didn’t call it the Democrat Party.

  • bushrat

    He doesn’t hate gays, just everything they think, feel, touch, do, the places they go, the people they talk to, their families, their pets, the air they breath and the food they eat. See, no hatred of the gays.

  • Abdul Alhazred

    It should also be noted that this clown says nothing about lesbians or lesbian sex.

    Neither does the Bible.

    Here is the paradigm:

    Gay men == Abomination.

    Lesbians == HAWT.

    😉

  • grumpyoldfart

    I’m keeping count of the mainstream preachers who speak out against this fellow and his call to kill and terrorize US citizens.

    So far: 0

  • Michael Heath

    Earl Carter:

    “Barack Obama that believes in same-sex marriage, he’s going to be judged. Oprah Winfrey going to be judged. Al Sharpton, all of those people that says it’s alright,” he insisted. “You saying it’s alright for a man to stick his penis in a cesspool? Are you crazy?”

    Just once I’d like see one of these Hell-believing Christians directly respond to the fact they’re celebrating a Jesus/god who they think will cause unimaginable suffering for all eternity for supposed sins. In this case it’s the sin of:

    √ promoting equal protection under the law,

    √ cultural acceptance of GLBTs,

    √ treating others like we’d like to treated and,

    √ treating “the least among us” as we would Jesus. “Least among us” lasting as long as conservative Christian hatred of gays continues to enable a social environment that makes it very difficult for many GLBT Americans to come out of the closet. And even then this edict will remain valid given their churches remain committed to continuing to abuse gay children who are congregants of their churches.

    I’ve yet to find any Hell-believing Christian respond to the undeniable evil they support, promote, enable, and yes – practice themselves given their beliefs in a judging god and Hell; not one.

  • Hercules Grytpype-Thynne

    @Abdul Alhazred:

    Neither does the Bible.

    Romans 1, 22-27:

    Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

  • comfychair

    Stoning them to death seems rather wasteful, don’t you think? Why not do something more practical like round them up and sell them off as slaves? I mean, they’re obviously not fully human like you and me and the good preacher up there so what’s the harm, and besides, if you keep them alive some good Christians can have the opportunity to minister to them and possibly convince some of them to renounce their wicked ways and drink of the blood of Christ! Hallelujah!

  • anubisprime

    comfychair @ 17

    I mean, they’re obviously not fully human like you and me

    Not according to Cardinal Cormack Murphy-O’Connor!

  • lorn

    Welcome to Florida where the great southern tradition of anti-intellectualism, the heat, and a deeply entrenched fundamentalist church all conspire to make both sanity, and humanity, novelties seldom seen in these parts.

  • dan4

    @19: The link says that Carter is “a Missouri pastor.” Not sure where Ed got “of the Church of Christ in Orlando” (the link doesn’t mention the name of Carter’s church).

  • voidhawk

    What is it with these preachers and anal sex? How many times does it have to be repeated that gay!= buttsecks? There are plenty of gay people who hate the idea of it, and plenty of straight couples who get their rocks off on it.

    I wonder how many straight couples are secretly smirking to themselves with thoughts of last night’s amorous activities when preachers stand up and say things like this?