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‘Biblically Correct’ Independent Candidate Susan-Anne White Is Back With More Anti-Gay Rantings

Posted: 30/04/2015 12:55 BST
An Independent candidate standing for election in Northern Ireland has enhanced her “biblically correct” reputation by claiming to have “proof” that gay people are 40 times more likely to abuse children.

Devout Christian Susan-Anne White is one of nine candidates standing in West Tyrone on 7 May.

On Tuesday she appeared at an election debate in Omagh where she made the claims as part of her defence of Democratic Unionist Jim Wells who last week made comments linking gay marriage and child abuse.

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Susan-Anne White’s message caused one candidate to place his head in his hands

Wells has since apologised and resigned as Health Minister.

White, whose manifesto includes pledges to close abortion clinics and make adultery a punishable offence, told the audience on Tuesday: “In the main, what Jim Wells said was correct and I can prove it.

“Are you interested in the truth? Is anybody interested in the truth?”

Ignoring boos and jeers, White continued, stating: “Studies have shown that homosexuals are 40 times more likely than the general populace to abuse children.”

(At this point the candidate to White’s right places his head in his hands in apparent disbelief.)

White continues, citing a handful of cases where gay people were convicted of child abuse in the United States and Britain. She is cut short by the chair who cites fears of libeling those she has named. White continues, urging the audience to Google them.

At one point, the chair of the debate asks White to cheers and applause: “Did you Google heterosexual abuse?”

White responds: “The question we are discussing at the moment is not about heterosexual abuse.

“Heterosexuals can abuse children. Because the heart of man is depraved. Of course heterosexuals can and have abused children, but the subject we are discussing here are the comments made by Jim Wells. Keep on topic!”

White had earlier took a shot at the Conservative candidate standing for the same seat.

Attacking the party’s support for gay marriage, she said: “Gay marriage is a contradiction in terms. It is not normal or natural. The Bible speaks of men acting against nature and burning in their lust one for another.”

“It’s a shame that Claire-Louise (Leyland’s) party legalised sodomite marriage.

“That is something she should hang her head in shame about. She should not be proud about that.”

In an interview earlier this month, White told the Belfast Telegraph: “I don’t consider myself extreme – not at all.

“It is society that has moved. Not so far in the past, most people would have shared my views.

“My views only seem extreme because society has moved away from God’s principles.”

Here’s a re-cap of White’s manifesto:

‘Biblically correct NOT politically correct’

I pledge to:
• Close Marie Stopes Abortion clinic
• Oppose the extension of the 1967 Abortion Act to Northern Ireland
• Remove state-sponsored amoral sex education from schools
• Restore corporal punishment to schools
• Uphold parental rights to discipline children, including the right to smack
• Raise the age of consent to 18
• Make it an offense for doctors to give contraceptives to underage children
• Oppose the LGBT agenda, while showing compassion to those who struggle with gender confusion
• Oppose the redefinition of marriage
• Ban gay pride parades and recriminative homosexuality
• Stop the state funding of LGBT organisations
• Make adultery a punishable offense
• Abolish the Equality Commission NI and the Human Rights Commissions NI and give all the money they receive to the NHS.
• Oppose feminism and restore dignity to the stay at home mother
• Restore the concept of a family wage with the father as the breadwinner
• Oppose the legalisation of dangerous drugs
• Protest the NHS and increase funding by abolishing unnecessary and money wasting bureaucrats and quangos
• Withdraw from money wasting and decadent Europe
• Oppose the global warming fanatics and their pseudo-science
• Imprison those found guilty of animal cruelty including those involved in dog fights
• Install CCTV in all abattoirs
• Ban halal slaughter
• Oppose the Islamisation of British culture- no more mosques and no more extensions
• Restore capital punishment for murder, including terrorist murder

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April 30, 2015 · 10:12

Bearing Fruit (Fifth of Easter, Year B)

Fifth of Easter (Easter IV)

John 15 verses 1-8

 

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When Jesus arrived in heaven, all of the angels were there to greet Him.  After the formalities, they asked Him whom He had left behind on Earth to finish the work that He had begun.  Jesus answered, “Just a small group of men and women who love Me”.

“That’s all”?  Asked the angels, who were completely astonished.  “Are you kidding us.  After all, these are human beings we are talking about here.  What if this tiny group should fail”?  Jesus replied, “I have no other plans”.

Well, in today’s Gospel, Jesus is telling us that we are His plan to finish His work on Earth.  We are to be the ones to bear much fruit.

Here’s a small example of the fruit that one person can bear.  Many years ago, a university professor had his sociology class go into the slums of Baltimore to get case histories of 200 young boys.  The students were asked to write an evaluation of each boy’s future.  In every case, the students wrote, “He doesn’t have a chance”.

Twenty-five years later, another sociology professor came across the earlier study and had his students follow up on the project to see what actually had happened to these boys.  Twenty of the 200 boys had either died or moved away.  Of the remaining 180 boys, 176 of them had achieved more than ordinary success in the world.  They had become businessmen, lawyers, doctors, engineers, etc.

The astounded professor decided to pursue this further and personally interviewed each of the men.  The one question he asked them was “How do you account for your success”?  To a man, they replied, “Well, you see, there was this teacher…”.

The teacher was still alive, so the professor sought her out.  Although she was quite elderly, she was still very alert.  When asked what was her magic formula for the boys’ success, she gently answered, “It’s really quite simple.  I loved those boys”.

And, isn’t that exactly what God is asking us to do too-to love other people?  And, the best thing about us “loving” other people is that Jesus is right there to help us.  After all, didn’t He say in today’s Gospel, “Whoever remains in Me and I in him, will bear much fruit”?

I think that Jesus specifically use the analogy of the vine to show us, not just how interconnected we are with God, but also how we are bound inextricably to one another.

 

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Jesus used the lowly vine because, even though grape vines are gnarled and twisted around each other, they are extremely strong-just like the Church which He set up for us.

In addition, the vine underscores the fact that there are as many pathways to growth in God as there are members in the Church.  In any congregation or gathering, no one person has taken the same exact route to faith as another.

But they are there because God wants them to make their home in Him as He makes His home in them

After all, “home” is where we belong.  Home is where love is.

But, our home – the Church-isn’t full yet.  How many people have not “come home”-have not come back to God, their true home, because no-one has reached out to them-to love them; to befriend them?

We have to be the ones who help them.  We have to be their friend-to help them “come home”.

The Church which Jesus has graciously given us cannot be kept to ourselves.  It has to be passed on to others.  And, who knows, perhaps if we did manage to help someone come back to God, he or she in years to come, when asked how they found their faith, may say, like these boys in Baltimore, “Well, you see, I had this friend…”

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Nepal

It’s been reported that 100,000 paperback editions of Gideon Bibles have been sent to Nepal,and that the government has allegedly told the missionaries that next time perhaps they “give their thick heads a shake” and send emergency supplies instead.

The Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is supposed to have commented, “Well, isn’t that just a plane-load full of stupid?”,  when told by CNN that the plane taxiing in to Tribhuvan International Airport was full of Gideon Bibles.

This, against the backdrop of millions of Nepalese desperate for help following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that has struck the country.

The Nepal PM is quoted as allegedly saying, “We cannot eat Bibles. We cannot use them as shovels.”

“Nepal desperately needs food and medicine and equipment and workers…not books.”

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Social media is abuzz with this story which seems to have originated from “The Lapine”, a satirical website.

The ironic part of the story (and what makes for good sarcasm) is that it is not that unbelievable. Things like this have been done numerous times.

Gideons International  say that the organization does continually ship Bibles all across the world. However, they send them on container ships, not planes.

Concerning Nepal specifically,  they had their own printing operations within the country, and they had printed 200,000 copies of the Bible in December. Therefore, let’s not worry –  the Gideons in Nepal have plenty of Bibles to distribute to the victims of the earthquake….. just the thing to help the suffering in this tragedy of immense scale.

It’s a pity, though, that the books aren’t edible or potable, nor provide much needed shelter.

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Discrimination

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unbelievable!!!!!

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Susan Anne White – PPC West Tyrone

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April 27, 2015 · 15:03

Satan loves baking cakes!!

from the “Gayly Grind”

GOFUNDME CANCELS ANTI-GAY BAKERS’ FUNDRAISER AFTER RAISING 110K, BAKERS BLAME SATAN

An Oregon judge recommended that Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein be fined $135,000 for discrimination on Friday, after the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

The Kleins shared a link to a GoFundMe campaign on their Facebook page yesterday, raising nearly $20,000 in just four hours.

The fundraiser quickly reached $109,000 before GoFundMe canceled it. GoFundMe issued a statement saying they do not allow money to be raised on their site for people who have been found to be in violation of the law.

“After careful review by our team, we have found the ‘Support Sweet Cakes By Melissa’ campaign to be in violation of our Terms and Conditions,” GoFundMe said in a statement.

“The money raised thus far will still be made available for withdrawal. While a different campaign was recently permitted for a pizzeria in Indiana, no laws were violated and the campaign remained live. However, the subjects of the ‘Support Sweet Cakes By Melissa’ campaign have been formally charged by local authorities and found to be in violation of Oregon state law concerning discriminatory acts. Accordingly, the campaign has been disabled.”

The Kleins took to their Facebook page to blame Satan for GoFundMe’s decision to cancel their fundraiser.

“Evidently Go fund me has shut down our Go fund me page and will not let us raise any money. Satan’s really at work but I know our God has a plan and wins in the end!”

Facebook user Teresa Mitchell then left this brilliant reply to the anti-gay bakers message: “Wait…so it was ok for you to refuse service to someone because you didn’t agree with how they wanted to use your product, but it’s no ok for GoFundMe to do the EXACT same thing?“

Another Faceboook user suggested that people instead share their donations to charities who are trying to make this world a better place. “If you are donating, donate to a worthy cause,” wrote Krissy. “There are millions around the world (including here in the US) without food, water, electricity or hope…There was a devastating earthquake in Nepal yesterday. Donate to the Red Cross. Donate to your local food pantry. Donate where you can create a future worthy of hope. Help your fellow neighbors, don’t rally against them. You are not demonstrating the love and forgiveness of God by wasting money helping people who did not open their arms to all of God’s children. Make a better future for our wold, don’t continue with hate.“

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The Entire Bible in One FB Page

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April 26, 2015 · 07:56