An Ever-Growing List of What Conservatives are Blaming for the Charleston Shootings

You knew this was coming.

Here’s a growing list of what conservatives are blaming for the shootings inside the Emanuel AME Church last night:



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Rep. Jody Hice: Church-State Separation is a False Belief and Secular Government Would Lead to Chaos

Speaking to the Future Conference (run by California’s Skyline Church) yesterday, Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) told the audience that separation of church and state was a “false belief” that didn’t exist in the Constitution… ignoring the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.



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Bryan Fischer Blames Charleston Shootings on Gun Ban in Houses of Worship

Christian blowhard Bryan Fischer, host of an American Family Association-supported radio show, took to Twitter to explain the real problem that led to nine deaths in a South Carolina church last night:



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Southern Baptist Leader Admits Pastors Won’t Be Punished if They Refuse to Officiate Gay Weddings

It was only yesterday when I posted about Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd telling an audience that if same-sex marriage is legalized, he will refuse to perform any gay ceremonies. (Not that anyone was asking him to in the first place.) His declaration received a huge round of applause from people who appreciated his firm stand on the issue.

So I have to give credit to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler, Jr. for admitting that pastors need to stop complaining that they’ll somehow be forced to perform gay marriages against their will. It’s just not gonna happen.



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Southern Baptist Leader Says He Won’t Officiate Gay Weddings (Not That Anyone Was Asking Him To)

At the Southern Baptist Convention gathering over the weekend, President Ronnie Floyd (below) told the audience that if same-sex marriage is legalized, he will refuserefuse! — to perform any gay ceremonies:

“I declare to everyone today as a minister of the Gospel — I will not officiate over any same-sex unions or same-sex marriage ceremonies,” he said. “I completely refuse.

To which those of us who support LGBT rights say…

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