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Close relationship in "morals" between orthodox Protestants and American right-wing extremists. US Democrats look in your own backyard before propagandizing homophobia in Russia for political reasons #SochiOlympics #Putin. Same as #Israel using the #GayParade for public relations. A "moral" stance to paint over the inhumane treatment of minority groups in their own nations. Take off that smirk on your faces, or is it a mask you are wearing?

Anti-LGBTQ manifesto signed by hundreds of Dutch Protestant Pastors | Dutch Review |

Important members of the Dutch Protestant church, including Dutch pastors, university lecturers and an MP of SGP (the fundamentalist Christian party) Van der Staaij, have signed a manifesto which is targeted against the LGBTQ community. Hundreds have signed and it's important to point out that these folks are part of the very orthodox part of the Protestant church in the Netherlands. Also, it's vital to declare that this a disgusting and dividing statement which we, and you as well hopefully, strongly reject.

This manifesto is a direct translation of another 2017 manifesto the `Nashville declaration' in the United States.

What does it actually say?

Here is the Dutch version of the manifesto. But for the people who can't read Dutch, here is some of the translation (RTLnieuws):

    "WE CONFIRM that God intended marriage as a lifelong covenant relationship between one man and one woman, within which sexuality has a place and from which children are brought. The purpose of marriage is to make the covenant love between Christ and His bride, the Church, visible. WE DENY that God meant marriage as a homosexual, polygamous or polyamorous relationship. We also deny that marriage is a mere human contract instead of a covenant made for God."  

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by Oui on Tue Jan 8th, 2019 at 08:08:14 AM EST
Apparently the Dutch, when they were scooping up all the undesirable Calvinist crapsacks and freighting them to South Africa and Michigan, missed a few.  Van der Staaij also signed the original Nashville Statement, along with most of our native fascist religitards, at a conference held with undoubtedly unintended irony at the Gaylord Center.
by rifek on Sat Jan 26th, 2019 at 04:44:12 PM EST
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