Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Protestors Confront Hate Leader Tony Perkins: "You're Lies Are Killing Us"

(image via JoeMyGod)

Bravo Angela Peoples of GetEQUAL for calling out anti-LGBT activist Tony Perkins.

Perkins was one of several "faith leaders" who met with presidential candidate Donald Trump yesterday at a private meeting where, it seems, Trump tried making the case that he IS indeed 'Christian' enough to be the president of the United States.

Via Raw Story:

The advocacy group GetEQUAL took credit for the demonstration in a statement sent on Tuesday afternoon, identifying the protesters as the organization’s co-directors, Heather Cronk and Angela Peoples.

“The incisive hate-mongering of Donald Trump and right-wing religious ‘leaders’ is responsible not only for the massacre in Orlando, but also for the systemic violence that trans and queer people of color face everyday,” Peoples said in the statement. “That violence doesn’t just happen in the streets or at nightclubs — it happens in the legislative chambers where right wing politicians have passed over 250 bills restricting the rights of LGBTQ people and people of color.”

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