Update at 8:42pm on Wednesday, June 6: It appears Caiden Cowger has closed his YouTube channel. However, TMZ has uploaded the video to their site.
A West Virginia-based teen radio host is making waves after proclaiming that President Obama "is making kids gay" in a recent episode.
Fourteen-year-old Caiden Cowger, who hosts the twice-weekly "Caiden Cowger Show," made his anti-gay proclamations in a recent broadcast, video of which was uploaded to his YouTube channel on May 26. "Homosexuality is a belief," Cowger, who has previously interviewed former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, declares. "The person is not born that way, no matter what Lady Gaga says...it is a decision."
After confessing that he was once friends with some kids who have since come out as gay, he notes, "They were not homosexuals [then]...they just decided all of a sudden, 'I think I'm going to be gay,'" before he eventually concludes, "I'm going to tell you this, guys: President Obama...Vice President Biden...is making kids gay!"
Cowger, who is identified by The New Civil Rights Movement as a Pentecostal Christian, also slams homosexuality as "a perverted belief, it's immoral and not natural" before noting, "I'm not for bullying homosexuals, I believe that it's wrong. But when you're trying to teach them the word of God and they consider that bullying...I find that a big problem, not being allowed to convert other people to my religion."
On his Facebook page, Cowger cites Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck as his influences, but professes, "I make up my own mind. People don't do that for me. I can make deside [sic] my own beliefs."
This isn't the first time Cowger has slammed the Obama administration. Noting that June is "no longer one of [his] favorite months" on his website, he adds, "I want STRAIGHT PRIDE MONTH! I mean, fair is fair here!"
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