Bryan Fischer is now adopting Lady Gaga's pro-equality mantra and twisting its message for his own, anti-gay argument.
On his "Focal Point" radio show this week, the conservative host and former Director of Issues Analysis at the American Family Association said that the only justification in identifying as a Christian in today's society was that he was "born this way," Right Wing Watch first reported.
"Who would choose, at this time in our nation's history, to be a Christian? You're ridiculed. You're mocked. You're made fun of," he said. Pointing to the case of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who is facing a lawsuit for refusing to issue marriage licenses to both straight and same-sex couples following the Supreme Court's June 26 ruling on marriage equality, he added, "Who would choose a lifestyle where you are the unending subject of ridicule, mockery, and contempt by liberals in society, by elites, by professors, on the media, by politicians? Who's going to choose that?"
"So our defense is, hey, I was born that way," he said, citing what he described as an "inner revulsion" to homosexuality.
Fischer, of course, is no stranger to anti-LGBT remarks. He's rallied against the pro-equality arguments seen in "Modern Family," Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's marriage equality anthem "Same Love," and even a recent Burger King campaign.
Still, his latest is one for the books. Way to go, Mr. Fischer. If you're trying to justify a homophobic mindset, you might be better off NOT citing one of the world's foremost gay icons.
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