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Maddow details money links between Target, Emmer, and anti-gay extremism [video]

”The homosexuals, they need to listen…. I say this to my gay friends out there, the ones who continuously nitpick everything I say, in their defense and their eternal destination: Hollywood is promoting immorality. And God of the heaven in Jesus name is warning you of the wrath to come, yet you have Muslims calling for your execution. If America won’t enforce the laws, God will raise up a foreign enemy to do just that. … Here’s the bottom line, they play the victim, when in fact, they’re the predator. On average, they molest 117 people — on average, they molest 117 people before they’re found out. How many kids have been destroyed, how many adults have been destroyed because of crimes against nature? How many people have been violated because of that?”

Bradlee Dean, a right-wing talk show host and drummer for a Christian metal band known as the You Can Run But Cannot Hide Ministry. His group received money from a Minnesota politician named Tom Emmer who is campaigning against gay marriage on his website. He’s running to be the state’s next governor. When questioned about his support of the band, Emmer reportedly replied of Dean and his bandmates: “These are nice people.” (Rachel Maddow)

Emmer is also said to have voted against allowing health care benefits to be granted to same-sex partners. Target Corp has been defending itself for donating to a fund, MN Forward, that passed along $150,000 in cash and consulting services to Tom Emmer. In response to the negative press, the nicest thing Dean wants to say is that the “gay life style” is sinful, but homosexuals deserve Christian love “like heterosexuals who engage in fornication and adultery.” (The Sons of Liberty Talk Show) (Minnesota Independent)

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