D.L. Foster, an “ex-gay” activist so strange that, if he didn’t exist, we’d have to make him up, has declared that America is no longer the land of the free, due to the fact that homosexuality is legal. I’m not sure if this is crazier than the time he declared that his “ex-gay” activism makes him just like Harriet Tubman, or the time he said Dan Savage should be arrested for starting a campaign to try to help LGBT kids rise above the bigotry that often drives them to depression and, in tragic cases, suicide, but it’s close. Speaking to America’s Most Unhinged Homophobe, Linda Harvey, he suggested that America would once again be free if only we would recriminalize homosexuality like those paragons of freedom, Jamaica and Russia:
Ex-gay activist D.L. Foster appeared on Linda Harvey’s radio show over the weekend where he declared that the United States is no longer the “land of the free” because homosexuality is no longer illegal.
The two spent time criticizing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for launching a State Department program to advance LGBT equality abroad, or as Foster called it, “U.S.-imported gay imperialism,” while hailing anti-LGBT laws in nations like Jamaica and India, where homosexuality is a criminal offense. Foster called Russia the “crown jewel” of the anti-LGBT movement for its “series of laws that literally enraged the homosexual world.”
“I say three cheers for these nations, these cheers for these countries who recognize something that America, the so-called ‘land of the free and the home of the brave,’ has not recognized: that God’s laws are more important than man’s laws,” Foster added.
Seriously, we’d have to make him up if he didn’t exist.
Perhaps he feels less free because, as full equality becomes a reality in the United States, it’s becoming harder and harder for him to hide from himself?