Black pastors are calling out Obama’s on this ridiculous comparison that he made to the civil rights movement.
Many Black leaders were upset when the President said, “Ask your gay friend if it’s easier to be out and proud in America now than it was 30 years ago.”
Faith leaders criticized his equation of the relative struggle for inclusion by blacks and homosexuals.
William Owens, member of the Coalition of African American Pastors, explained to Breitbart that the backlash to Obama’s comments was near universal.
“I marched with many people back in those days,” said Owens, “and I have reached out to some of my friends who marched with me and all of them are shocked.”
Owens labelled Obama a “disgrace to the black community” for attempting to rewrite history and equate gay rights in a discussion of the civil rights march of 1965.
Owens said, “We didn’t suffer and die for gay marriage. We marched for opportunity, equality, justice, freedom from oppression.”
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