Video: "Does Bob Marshall Agree With Rev. Ellison that Haiti Earthquake Was God's Punishment for Voodoo?"

Thursday, February 25, 2010

From Right Wing Watch, we learn that:
Rev. Joe Ellison introduced Del. Bob Marshall last week as a "warrior who will fight for our cause." Ellison – with Marshall at his back – agreed with Pat Robertson and said that the Haitian earthquake was God's punishment for practicing voodoo. Two minutes later, Marshall said that disabled children are God's punishment for abortion.
Here's what Ellison says in the above video.
From a spiritual standpoint, we think the Dr. Robertson was on target about Haiti, in the past, with voodoo. And we believe in the Bible that the practice of voodoo is a sin, and what caused the nation to suffer. Those who read the Bible and study the history know that what Dr. Robertson said was the truth.
Right Wing Watch goes on to ask:
Does Marshall stand behind Ellison and his remarks on Haiti? Or will Marshall blame the Washington Post for first reporting Ellison's comments, just as he has blamed the Capital News Service for first reporting his own?

It is not an accident that Marshall and Ellison echoed one another and Pat Robertson. They all believe that God exacts vengeance on those who do not follow their peculiar and ultraconservative interpretation of the Bible.
And just as Marshall believes that God exacts vengeance on women who have abortions. It's amazing this guy holds elective office, but he really needs to resign now.