Pat Robertson Pathetically Says Only Way to Love Gay Family Member is to Reject Them (Video)

Conservatives often mistake believing in God, and following a few excerpts from the Bible, as “being a Christian.”  When in fact being a Christian means that you believe in Jesus Christ and you model your life based on his beliefs.  Those beliefs, of course, being to love one another; forgive one another; be generous; be caring; help the needy; provide for the poor and don’t judge one another.

But to most conservatives I meet, they seem to base being a Christian on their strong opposition to abortion, how much they oppose homosexuality and church attendance.

Pat Robertson is that type of “Christian.”  He’s made a career out of giving asinine advice to those who are gullible enough to ask him for it.

His most recent disgusting bit of advice came when he told a caller that the best way to show love to their openly gay niece would be to basically ostracize and shun them.

Robertson told the caller, “You want to be loving and warm and let them know that you love them, but you cannot accept it and you cannot be an enabler.  If they’re living together as a homosexual and you’re a Christian you cannot say, ‘I accept this lifestyle.'”

Yes, love them – but reject them.  Makes perfect sense.

“Do we accept adultery? Do we accept fornication? Do we accept immorality?” he asked.  “I don’t think we ought to be accepting of it.”

Actually in this country we do accept adultery and fornication.  Heterosexuals commit adultery all the time.  In fact, it’s a leading cause of divorce in this country.  And as for fornication, well – we’re not exactly “waiting for marriage” anymore.  Is he advocating that we should shun members of our family who have sex before marriage?  Talk about awkward family reunions.

Pat Robertson is just a sad, pathetic man who does nothing but spread ignorance and hate to those who are sheepish enough to call in actually seeking his advice.  The fact that he still continues to get support from millions of conservative Americans, despite his hate-filled intolerance, is a testament to the real “values” these people follow.

Watch his comments below:

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  • Preacher son

    One of the biggest problems for gays is being rejected by family. Thank God, Pat’s a old man and will soon be called to his reward [ he’ll get what he deserves – KARMA]. The largest gorup of bigots are old people who are dying off, and the youth are more accepting, praise the Lord.I’m very thankful that even back in the 50’s my father taught tolerance and love for all mankind.

    • Liz Lewis

      Pat is giving you his opinion, not quoting the bible. Sin is sin. God loves us all. God talks about fornication outside a marriage. He didn’t say I’m only talking to gays. God is talking about everyone. That is only the beginning of what Pat Robertson is ignorant about. Stop giving him publicity. He does nothing for anyone.

  • “Lifestyle?” For [email protected](ks sake, get at least one more brain cell.

  • Sargent Pepper

    let’s show him lots of love and reject him.

  • Pipercat

    I have to be honest, but who gives a shit what this fossil has to say?

  • Debra Baker

    how does anyone listen to this old fart

  • Jeff Levy

    Pat Robertson, Rejecting someone because of who they love is not LOVE.. you ignorant ass…

    So you’re telling Us that Christians are NOT getting Remarried, and that Churches are turning their backs on them and adulterers. And that Christians are actively fighting to make laws to NOT allow people to get divorced and making it a crime to comment adultery….

    The ONLY one of the 3 here that one can’t Choose Not to do is the Homosexuality one…

    You can choose Not to cheat on your Wife or Husband.
    You can choose Not to get a Divorce.

    You do not get to choose your Sexuality or who you fall in love with..

    Also Bigoted Pat learn your Hate bible your imaginary god is not against a LOVING same-sex couple or Homosexuality…
    But do keep Hiding your Hate behind your Bible…

  • Truth

    This is just another example of the “anti-christ” at work. Most “christians”, especially in America, are anti-christs and they dont even know it. In fact Christians as a whole these days are the anti-christ.

    • Elizabeth

      not all of us…

  • Elizabeth

    When are they going to realize that the only one who thinks it’s a sin is THEM? That being gay isn’t a choice any more than being straight is? That homophobia is prejudice, just like racism or sexism? That we just want equal rights, like anyone else?

    Oh, sure, reject me out of love – and I’ll do the same to you, but I sure won’t feel loving. I don’t put up with prejudice and neither should anyone else.