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WATCH: Gays Want to Take Away Opponents' Freedom, Says Pat Robertson

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In his latest rant about supposed persecution of Christians, Pat Robertson is warning his audience that LGBT people want to see anyone who disagrees with them bankrupted and incarcerated.

Gays don’t want to stop at having their rights recognized, Robertson said Thursday on his 700 Club broadcast. “What they want to do is persecute anybody who disagrees with them,” he said. “They want those people bankrupted. They want those people put in jail. … We’re talking about taking away the freedoms of everybody who disagrees with them.”

Also Thursday, The 700 Club featured an interview by David Brody with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and went to jail for defying a court order to do so, and Barronelle Stutzman, a florist from Washington State who faces a fined for discrimination in declining to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding.

Davis said she’s ready to go back to jail again if necessary, while Stutzman echoed the theme of “persecution.”

“I think it’s going to get a lot worse,” she predicted. “It’s going to be attorneys where they say you can practice law, but if you take a hate crime [defendant], we’re going to take your license. … So it’s not just the florists or the bakers. It’s all the citizens. It’s everybody’s freedom. We are fighting for not just mine but yours.”

Watch both clips below, the first courtesy of Right Wing Watch.

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