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Gohmert Misleads on ENDA, Criticizes Faith Groups that Affirm Gay Men and Lesbians 'Despite the Plumbing that God Created'

Right Wing Watch
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June 13, 2012

As Kyle pointed out, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) while speaking on Today’s Issues suggested that he doesn’t believe reports that Commerce Secretary John Bryson suffered a seizure before crashing his car. Host Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council later asked Gohmert about his concerns regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill which today received a Senate committee hearing.

The Texas congressman said the anti-discrimination legislation is “part of this administration’s ongoing war on religion, on particularly Judeo-Christian values,” and asserted that Muslims would also oppose the bill as well. However, Gohmert lamented the growth of Christian and Jewish denominations and organizations that affirm gay men and lesbians and defend their rights, saying that they do so “despite the plumbing that God created.”