FoxNews – Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are “preoccupied with homosexual activities” and “wife swap shows.”
Alabama Secretary of State and Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Merrill made the remarks during a campaign stop in Fort Payne, Ala., Saturday, Yellowhammer Newsreported. In a phone interview with AL.com Monday, Merrill defended his comments.
“I meant what I said. People are too interested in anything that is not uplifting, edifying. They’re too busy being preoccupied with homosexual activities and the wife swap shows,” he said.
Merrill said there are no longer shows that have families with a father, mother and children living according to biblical teachings on which our nation was founded. He said programs like ‘Gunsmoke’ or ‘Bonanza’ or ‘The Virginian’ or ‘I Love Lucy’ or ‘Andy Griffith’ are a thing of the past.