Bryan Fischer speaks with forked tongue

American Family Association Issues Analyst Brian Fischer believes that Native Americans lost their lands because they were "morally disqualified" to keep them. His first column on the subject was blasted by a Native American advocacy group, his enemies and even his co-workers - one AFA attorney called it "wrong and disturbing." Fischer's claimed that his readers were not mature enough to handle a discussion of his thesis and removed it from the AFA website.Then last week, Bryan Fischer, found a m … [Read more...]

AFA divided over Bryan Fischer's views on Native Americans

First, Elijah Friedeman stepped up and distanced himself from the supremacist views of Bryan Fischer about Native Americans. Friedeman's rebuttal to Bryan Fischer's now-removed column (you can read it here) saying Native Americans were "morally disqualified" can be read on his blog.Now, AFA General Counsel, Patrick Vaughn has weighed in with a comment on my Crosswalk article reporting a statement from the Native American Rights Fund. There Vaughn wrote:Bryan Fischer's blog runs on the AFA w … [Read more...]

Bahati sidesteps questions about threats to BBC reporter

Last week, BBC reporter Scott Mills said he felt threatened by Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill author, David Bahati. Mills interviewed Bahati in Uganda for the program, The World's Worst Places to be Gay. After the interview, Mills says he revealed his gay orienation to Bahati and then according to Mills:The 36-year-old was filming a show called The World's Worst Place to be Gay? (on BBC3, of course), when he confessed his sexual orientation to British-educated politician David Bahati - who … [Read more...]

Bryan Fischer explains why the AFA pulled his column on Native Americans

I don't know where the hole is going that Bryan Fischer is digging but it got a little deeper this afternoon.As of mid-afternoon today, no decision had been made by AFA leaders to address the controversy over the column about Native Americans (you can read it here) according to Cindy Roberts, Director of Media and Public Relations.  Then late today, Mr. Fischer posted his explanation:On Tuesday, I posted a column on the settlement of America by Europeans. The column generated so much int … [Read more...]

AFA removes article at odds with Bryan Fischer on Native Americans; Update: Original article also removed

I have written a couple of posts about Bryan Fischer's supremacist views relating to Native Americans. As far as I can tell, I am only one of two conservatives to respond negatively to it. The other one, however, is noteworthy in that he did so on the website of the American Family Association.One of AFA’s other columnists, 17 year old Elijah Friedeman posted a column criticizing Fischer’s views.  However, you'll have to read it on Friedeman’s blog since it has been removed from AFA’s. Here i … [Read more...]

Native American group: Bryan Fischer's article "not worth dignifying"

Curious to learn how some Native American groups viewed the anti-Native American article penned Tuesday (now here) by the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer, I contacted the Native American Rights Fund.  NARF advocates for Native American interests and is described on their website as...the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.In his article, Fischer suggested that Native Am … [Read more...]

Bryan Fischer prefers European depravity to the native kind

I don't know where to start, or even if I should, on this op-ed from Bryan Fischer.Native Americans Morally Disqualified Themselves From the Land (now removed from the AFA website, but archived here.)In all the discussions about the European settlement of the New World, one feature has been conspicuously absent: the role that the superstition, savagery and sexual immorality of native Americans played in making them morally disqualified from sovereign control of American … [Read more...]

Police arrest suspect in murder of David Kato

According to the BBC, Ugandan police have arrested Enock Nsubuga in connection with the murder of David Kato.Ugandan police have arrested a man over last week's murder of David Kato, a gay activist who sued a local newspaper which outed him as homosexual.Police say Enock Nsubuga, the second person arrested in connection with the killing, is their main suspect.They deny that Mr Kato was killed because of his sexuality and that initial inquiries point to robbery.It is not a good sign … [Read more...]


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