Fox News Anchor Plays Sharia Law “Card” to Defend Gay Marriage

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“During Fox News’ live coverage of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’ release from prison, anchor Shepard Smith suddenly spoke over the press conference to chastise Davis and those who supported her decision to refuse to issue gay marriage licenses.

“‘They set this up as a religious play again,’ he said. ‘This is the same crowd that says, “We don’t want Sharia law, don’t let them tell us what to do, keep their religion out of our lives and out of our government.” Well, here we go again.’”

There’s the race card, the war on women card, and now the Sharia Law card. when you can’t argue the facts, history, logic, and moral absolutes, all you have left is a stacked debt of clichés.

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Opposing same-sex sexuality is hardly unique to Sharia Law. Prior to just a few years ago, opposition to same-sex sexuality was almost universal. Even President Obama was against same-sex sexuality and nobody ever equated his stance as equivalent to Sharia law.

If we follow Shepard Smith’s logic, any law that is shared with Islam and advocates of Sharia law must be rejected…


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