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Tony Perkins wants to abolish the judicial system

“Just this week, another judge struck down a state marriage amendment. One of the most novel was Judge Jones in Pennsylvania back in May – he struck down Pennsylvania’s marriage amendment saying ‘it’s time to throw marriage laws onto the ash heap of history’. Frankly, I think it’s time we throw the opinions of unelected judges onto the dunghill of history where they belong.

Tony Perkins

Family Research Council president Tony Perkins, who made the statement as part of a sermon at Cornerstone Chapel in Virginia, in which he called for the courts system to be abolished due to the recent spate of rulings against same-sex marriage bans that have taken place across the country. Source: Pink 

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