Black America doesn’t seem thrilled with Friday’s Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage nationwide, and in some cases it seems jealousy is involved.
A coalition of African-American pastors vowed there would be massive civil disobedience in the wake of legalizing gay marriage, according to The Christian Post. The Coalition of African-American Pastors held a news conference in Memphis, Tennessee, earlier this week to warn the Obama administration that churches would not be bullied into redefining marriage.
“If they rule for same-sex marriage, then we’re going to do the same thing we did for the civil rights movement,” said the Rev. Bill Owens, president and founder of CAAP. “We will not obey an unjust law.”
The pastors made clear they didn’t care how the high court ruled on gay marriage, they would stick to their principles.
“The politicians and courts have tried to take God out of this country,” Owens said. “This country was founded on Godly principles. We will not stand back.”
The “Black Lives Matter” crowd, however, took a far less principled stand against the ruling. Apparently activists within the black community were upset that the “gay rights” issue was stealing the spotlight from their cause.
But I will say it’s crazy how AMERICA is praising gay marriage, saying YAY EQUALITY, Yet they don’t feel #BLACKLIVESMATTER smfh
— Risk Taker (@Mr_DoHerRight) June 27, 2015
You can’t enjoy the legalization of gay marriage if you’re dead #BlackLivesMatter
— RASHAUN HAMPTON (@RASHAUN_HAMPTON) June 27, 2015
Wait… Seriously? It’s illegal to be a black man in America? When was that law passed?
— ちょっと鍬. (@MeiazWorldBabe_) June 26, 2015
They only legalized gay marriage to get everyone off track about #BlackLivesMatter
— BabyBoy ⛽️ (@DavoneTurner) June 26, 2015
Gay Marriage is cool && all , but can we go back to the fact that innocent black people are being murdered ? #BlackLivesMatter
— Dying Breed™ (@_PopAnAli_) June 26, 2015
THEY LEGALIZED GAY MARRIAGE EVERYWHERE TO TAKE THE ATTENTION AWAY FROM #BlackLivesMatter .But why be happy over that as a LBGTQ comm.
— #Skin2015NYC (@iamMedinaAce) June 26, 2015
Apparently liberal causes are only worthwhile if their preferred hashtags are trending.