To put it simply, when they’re not constantly making bigoted statements about gays, the Family Research Council has some interesting ideas when it comes to Christianity and poverty.
Let’s not forget that in an interview with the Christian Post in September, the FRC’s Ken Blackwell said that there’s “nothing more Christian” than massive funding cuts to food stamps, going on to say that food aid programs are “the plantation of big government.”
This week, the FRC’s head heterosexual (alleged) doubled-down on Blackwell’s remarks and made the argument that government has absolutely no obligation to care for the poor.
Appearing in a radio interview with Janet Mefferd, Perkins asserted that even though “as Christians we will be held responsible for the policies adopted by the government because it’s us,” Christians shouldn’t want the government to do its part to ensure poor people don’t starve.
If the Family Research Council put as much effort into feeding the poor as they do preventing gays from getting married, then maybe his argument wouldn’t be so easily scoffed at.
Tony needs to read his bible better, also: Matthew 25:41-46 KJV
41 “Then He will also say to those on the left hand, ‘Depart from Me, you cursed, into the everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels: 42 for I was hungry and you gave Me no food; I was thirsty and you gave Me no drink; 43 I was a stranger and you did not take Me in, naked and you did not clothe Me, sick and in prison and you did not visit Me.’
44 “Then they also will answer Him,[b] saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to You?’ 45 Then He will answer them, saying, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’ 46 And these will go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”
Listen to his remarks in the audio below.