Muslim countries, Uganda and several other countries where Christians are the majority or hold a major place in country policies. Russia is massively adopting traditional Christianity, and low and behold, they are now condemning homosexuals more and more harshly.
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The Bible calls for the stoning death of homosexuals, so don't tell me that the Bible isn't violent in its reaction toward homosexuality.
The death penalty was in place in several states in the past when we became a country. One example is Virginia, in which Thomas Jefferson actually said that the penalty should not be death but rather castration.
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The point was that religious people persecute homosexuals more than secular people, religion based governments have put to death or imprisoned many more people for homosexuality than secular based governments. Even our own government, which has had a huge amount of Christian influence that has only just recently been being done away with, imprisoned and even executed (for a part of our past) homosexuals. It wasn't until we started to dispel Christian beliefs from having significant influence in our laws that our laws lightened up against homosexuality.
The "bloodiest century in history" is not referring to just the actions of people against homosexuals. And I never claimed it was just Christians, but Christians have played a role in it, along with many other religions.
He ran as a Democrat because he was completely bat**** crazy. His claim to fame was fighting for civil rights, which he almost certainly did mainly because he recognized that it was going to happen. He might have been out of his gourd, but he was pretty smart when it came to the law.