‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Phil Robertson Suspended Over Anti-Gay Remarks
What the Duck? by GQ
We want to thank all of you for your prayers and support. The family has spent much time in prayer since learning of A&E’s decision. We want you to know that first and foremost we are a family rooted in our faith in God and our belief that the Bible is His word. While some of Phil’s unfiltered comments to the reporter were coarse, his beliefs are grounded in the teachings of the Bible. Phil is a Godly man who follows what the Bible says are the greatest commandments: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart” and “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Phil would never incite or encourage hate. We are disappointed that Phil has been placed on hiatus for expressing his faith, which is his constitutionally protected right. We have had a successful working relationship with A&E but, as a family, we cannot imagine the show going forward.
It has been interesting the last week regarding my facebook newsfeed regarding Duck Dynastys Phil being suspended from A&E for his anti-gay comment as well as while we were all distracted by this the government passed the NDAA bill for 2014. Which means the government has the ability to detain infinitely American Citzens without trial. On top of that I was also amazed to see that UTAH, a very conservative state is thinking about passing the same sex marriage law. That was very shocking to me.
My opinion? I read Phil Robertsons article in GQ and I am with Phil. He quoted from The Bible and to me The Bible and God is WORD. It pisses me off that Im considered a bigot for agreeing with him but yall dont know me to judge me and in the big picture of things, there is only one judge and it aint you, me or anyone else but GOD.
I wasnt sure when I was going to share my story, but now I feel like NOW is a good time. I had a major crush on a woman butch at my old job, we got together, lived together for 2.5 years. I do not consider myself a lesbian or bisexual but I did go to Gay Pride in Utah, I cut my hair short, I was comfortable and I was comfortable with HER. I KNEW at the time that I was living in sin and still believed a man and woman should be married. Honestly, also I was just tired of men and how I was being treated, so I went out with a lesbian. On top of my girlfriend being a lesbian, she is also transgendered, that was something I really wanted to understand. Basically transgendered means is growing up believing you are the opposite sex you actually are, but if you want a better definition, hit the dictionary 😉 the relationship ended badly but that has nothing to do with what I BELIEVE. After that experience, I appreciate men a lot more as well and found out who my heart truly belongs to.
Now I dont care what gays & lesbians do, but Phil DOES have a right of freedom of speech. In my last few years of growing as a person I started out as a liberal feminist and now realize I was incorrect and I understand Life a lot better now. I also understand that things arent always what they seem but that is another article I am working on. 😉
Now I would hate the end of DD regarding this stupid thing about Phil Robertsons anti-gay comment. They are about GOD, Faith and Family. You dont see much of that anymore.