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Roy Moore scandal reveals this kind of culture.

Postby the_ignored » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:38 pm

Details.

Child marriage advocate Vaughn Ohlman followed more or less the same arc. He made a career out of speaking at home-school conventions until the wider world heard tell — again thanks to Homeschoolers Anonymous — of his planned retreat for families to arrange child marriages.

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson advocated for adult men to marry 15- and 16-year-old girls and deemed age 20 too old because “you wait until they get to be 20 years old, the only picking that’s going to take place is your pocket.” Home-school leader Kevin Swanson, whose 2015 convention was attended by several Republican presidential candidates, defended Robertson on his radio show after the story broke. Advocating for child marriage hasn’t slowed down Robertson’s career. He just got a new show on the conservative digital network CRTV.

As a teenager, I attended a lecture on courtship by a home-school speaker who was popular at the time. He praised the idea of “early courtship” so the girl could be molded into the best possible helpmeet for her future husband. The girl’s father was expected to direct her education after the courtship began so she could help her future husband in his work.
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Re: Roy Moore scandal reveals this kind of culture.

Postby zilch » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:59 am

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Re: Roy Moore scandal reveals this kind of culture.

Postby the_ignored » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:45 am

Ironic that it'speople like Roy Moore pretending to have the justification for morality!

That’s right. Let that sink in for a minute. According to Ziegler, in Alabama, sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl is “nothing immoral or illegal,” but “maybe just a little bit unusual.”
Note: Ziegler in not denying the charges against Moore. Instead, Ziegler is assuming the charges against Moore are true, and arguing that even though the charges are true, “there is nothing to see here,” because Jesus.
The good news is that Ziegler seems to be in the minority when it comes to the bombshell revelation, with many politicians, both Democrat and Republican, denouncing Moore and asking the candidate to step down from the senate campaign.
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