Meet the Disgraceful, Anti-Gay, U.S. Pastor Behind Russia’s Gay Ban

Scott Lively, the outspoken head of Abiding Truth Ministries which is listed as an active anti-gay hate group, has taken credit for President Putin’s ban on homosexual propaganda this summer, NBC reported.


Lively praised President Putin as the “defender of Christian civilization” for signing the ban on information that treats homosexuality as valid, tracing the move to his own tour of Russia in 2006-2007.

In his latest interview, Lively has suggested that Russian officials should stop gay activists planning to rainbow-bomb the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics Games in Sochi so “the global homosexual moment” would be reminded that “the rainbow belongs to God!”

Currently being sued in the U.S federal court for crimes against humanity for his involvement in conspiring with religious and government leaders in Uganda to persecute LGBT people in 2011, Lively proudly takes credit for the rise in homophobic hate in the country that led to the infamous “Kill the Gay” bills and for Putin’s recent war on gays in Russia, New Civil Rights Movement reported.

According to Advocate, The Centre for Constitutional Rights said that Lively had a strong history of travelling to international locals to promote anti-gay propaganda. In 2007, Lively toured 50 cities in Russia proposing strict homophobic laws that recently Vladmir Putin enacted.  LGBT activists are therefore eager to see the anti-gay pastor be made to testify about inciting anti-gay persecution in Uganda in a first-of-its-kind lawsuit under oath.

Yet, despite the pending legal proceedings, the virulent extremist and author of "The Pink Swastika”, a book which traces the Nazi Party to a gay bar, is still as cocky as ever, refusing to pipe down.

In his latest nonsensical ramblings this week in an interview with TruNews, Lively who has dedicated his life to combating the “homosexual agenda” implied that President Obama was the antichrist and using homosexuality to bring about the end of times.

Lively argued that Vladimir Putin is the world’s last hope, calling for other leaders to follow in his footsteps:

“… He’s the only world leader capable of standing up to the West and he is championing the traditional marriage and Christian values regarding the central moral issue of our time that no one else has the capability to do what he’s doing.” he said.

Read more at NBC News.

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