Right-wing pastor Franklin Graham appeared on Todd Starnes’ radio program yesterday, where he praised a New Jersey mayor who is fighting a state law that requires schools to teach about LGBTQ history, declaring that public schools have no right to “teach our children something that is an affront to God.”
Alfonso Cirulli, the mayor of Barnegat Township, is opposing the new law and Graham stands behind him “100 percent.”
“The mayor is absolutely right,” Graham said. “This is an affront to God and I don’t believe that the schools have a right to teach our children something that is an affront to God. So the mayor is absolutely right and I back him 100 percent. God made us and created us, he made us male and female so that we can carry on the population, so that we have children and that we would increase, and homosexuality goes against God’s plan for the human race.”
Graham went on to urge the residents of New Jersey to pull their children out of the public schools and march en masse on the state capitol to demand a repeal of the law.
“If the churches would just get behind this and begin to speak out, it would make a big difference,” he said. “We’re the majority and we’re having the minority push something down our throats that we don’t accept and we need to speak out and fight against this.”