Bryan Fischer, the “Director of Issues Analysis” for the conservative Christian group the American Family Association, doesn’t think that taxpayers should fund AIDS research anymore, since “we know what causes AIDS: homosexual sex and injection drug use,” and “since we know the cause, we know the cure: stop engaging in homosexual sex and stop shooting up with drugs.”
“Homosexual activist groups likewise are pushing a lifestyle that kills,” Fischer wrote Wednesday, on World AIDS Day. “If anybody should be obligated to pony up funds to mitigate a health crisis, it ought to be the organizations that are responsible for advocating the very behavior that created and perpetuates the epidemic.”
“In other words, the same approach we take to kids and smoking,” he wrote, adding: “American tobacco manufacturers were forced to cough up over $200 billion because they peddle a product that kills people.”
Fischer, a favorite social conservative of mainstream Republicans, has repeatedly claimed that Adolf Hitler purposely recruited gays as “enforcers,” because they had “no limits” to “the savagery and brutality they were willing to inflict.” He also recently argued that the Medal of Honor has become “feminized” because “we now award it only for preventing casualties, not for inflicting them.”
Despite this, there is at least one kind of casualty that is unacceptable to Fischer: Those inflicted by the “curse” that is the grizzly bear.
h/t Right Wing Watch.