Lawmaker wants to banish gay couples to a deserted island

A**Hole Congressman Wants To Do A Desert Island Experiment With Gay People
A**Hole Congressman Wants To Do A Desert Island Experiment With Gay People


Louie Gohmert is at it again folks, and as expected, his statements are nothing short of controversial.

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During a speech at Virginia's Liberty University, state representative Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) has requested "a congressional study that strands gay and lesbian couples on two deserted islands to prove that homosexuality is against nature."


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Gohmert begins with a rationalization which he says appeals to a non-religious audience: "Let's just take a totally secular approach to this. Congress is good about having studies..."

%shareLinks-quote="How about if we take four heterosexual couples, and put them on an island where they have everything they need to live and exist, and we take four couples of just men and put them on an island where they have all they need to survive. And then let's take four couples of just women and put them on an island and then lets come back in 100 years and see which one nature favors." type="quote" author="Louie Gohmert" authordesc="Texas-R" isquoteoftheday="false"%

Watch Gohmert's full speech here:



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