Pastor Kevin Swanson, who called for the execution of gay people just moments before introducing Ted Cruz during a speech last year, attacked the Girl Scouts of America for supporting LGBTQ rights.
During his radio/podcast show last week, Swanson told his followers that Girl Scouts leaders are violating the teachings of Jesus by “promoting” homosexuality and that it would be better for someone to “hang a millstone around their neck and thrown into the sea rather than cause a child to sin.”
Swanson would later make it clear that his instructions should be taken literally and told followers that they’ve “got to take what [God] says and you have to apply it.”
Listen, via Right Wing Watch:
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He criticized the Girl Scouts in the past for “promoting lesbianism” and movies like “Harry Potter” and “How To Train Your Dragon” for featuring “homosexual mentors provided to little boys.” At the rally with Cruz, Swanson told the audience that people must put into effect Jesus’ teaching against debasing children with such “movies that promote homosexuality or organizations that promote homosexuality,”according to RWW.
Swanson also praised Evangelical minister Franklin Graham for calling on Christians to boycott Girl Scout cookies due to their acceptance of transgender members. He also stated that Graham was “being persecuted by the gay borg” for his “courageous stand.”