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Focus on the Family Leader Links Sandy Hook Shooting to Gay Marriage, Abortion

Post submitted by Eric Cameron, HRC Digital Media Specialist

In the wake of Friday’s tragic shooting in Sandy Hook, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson claims God “allowed judgment to fall upon us” in part because of growing American support for same-sex marriage:

From his radio program this morning:

Our country really does seem in complete disarray. I'm not talking politically, I'm not talking about the result of the November sixth election; I am saying that something has gone wrong in America and that we have turned our back on God.

I mean millions of people have decided that God doesn't exist, or he's irrelevant to me and we have killed fifty-four million babies and the institution of marriage is right on the verge of a complete redefinition.  Believe me, that is going to have consequences too. 

And a lot of these things are happening around us, and somebody is going to get mad at me for saying what I am about to say right now, but I am going to give you my honest opinion: I think we have turned our back on the Scripture and on God Almighty and I think he has allowed judgment to fall upon us. I think that's what's going on.

H/T Right Wing Watch

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