Obama’s Shocking And Outrageous Comparison Has Black Pastors Calling Him A ‘Disgrace’

Minority leaders have a right to be upset over this. Gays were not slaves, they were not brutalized in the same manner or to the same extent that blacks were. Yes, gays are discriminated against when their predilections are known, but a black person never had a way of hiding such details, nor was their race a matter of choice. The civil rights movement has been hijacked by the gay agenda, diluting the very real progress that has been achieved over the years. Barack Obama knows nothing of the struggle that those who marched at Selma went through. He uses it as political fodder – a means to an end to achieve his agenda. The gay movement is the topic du jour of Leftist politics these days and Obama wields propaganda and revisionist history expertly to sway public opinion. Trouble is, it’s a lie.

From Western Journalism:

During a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march in Selma, Ala., Barack Obama offered a speech that left many minority leaders flabbergasted.

“Ask your gay friend if it’s easier to be out and proud in America now than it was 30 years ago,” he said, leading a number of faith leaders to criticize his equation of the relative struggle for inclusion by blacks and homosexuals.

Breitbart spoke to Coalition of African American Pastors’ member William Owens, who explained backlash to Obama’s comments was near-universal.

“I marched with many people back in those days,” he said, “and I have reached out to some of my friends who marched with me and all of them are shocked.”

Owens went on to criticize Obama even further for the perceived slight, calling him a “disgrace to the black community” and asserting that he is “rewriting history” by including gay rights in a discussion of the 1965 civil rights march.

“We didn’t suffer and die for gay marriage,” he said. “We marched for opportunity, equality, justice, freedom from oppression.”

Furthermore, Obama was not an active member of the civil rights movement, Owens said, but rather a recipient of the advances those activists helped secure.

“He has benefited from those of us who did march,” he said, “but for President Obama to say we marched so that gays would have the right to marry today is a disgrace and a lie.”

Finally, he accused the gay rights movement of using the civil rights message as a catapult from which to launch its own social agenda.

“The LGBT community hijacked our movement,” Owens said, “a movement they know nothing about. President Obama is delusional to compare our struggle with the struggle for marriage equality. Gays have not had fire hoses or dogs unleashed at them. They have not been hung from trees or denied basic human rights.”

Obama is standing on the shoulders of civil rights giants to claim glory for himself. He’s using them. Gay marriage is not a basic human right, but Obama pushes it as such, as he does with so many other Marxist topics. Obama is not only a disgrace to the black community, he is a disgrace to America as a whole. By folding in other political agendas, Obama takes away from the actual fight for rights that took place and is still ongoing today. Obama’s parents didn’t conceive him at Selma and he wasn’t there to march in the face of hate. He’s also not here in America now for those who are truly persecuted – he’s here for whatever the popular cause of the day is and for hipsters who are low information voters and Marxists. Mostly, he’s here for himself.

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton is an editor and writer for Right Wing News. She owns and blogs at NoisyRoom.net. She is a Constitutional Conservative and NoisyRoom focuses on political and national issues of interest to the American public. Terresa is the editor at Trevor Loudon's site, New Zeal - trevorloudon.com. She also does research at KeyWiki.org. You can email Terresa here. NoisyRoom can be found on Facebook and on Twitter.

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