A snowball’s chance in Ell’: Lou Engle hopes to convert Degeneres

Today on “Oprah,” the host is looking back at seminal gay moments, like when Ellen DeGeneres came out on the show. One man will try his best to rewind something other than his Tivo:



Lou Engle Prays that Ellen DeGeneres Will Be “Converted” [Right Wing Watch]

(via J.M.G.)

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*REMINDER: This guy is a darling with mainstream rightwing figures like Tony Perkins:

He also appears at events alongside commentators like Maggie Gallagher:

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Oh, and even alongside some sitting members of Congress:




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Why Isn’t Ellen DeGeneres Turning Straight Like Lou Engle Asked?

At last month's Winter Ramp spirit fest event in Tennessee, Pastor Lou Engle — who has so much spirit in him he can bend the ear of Republicans and call for Uganda's gays to be removed — prayed with his congregation to banish gay marriage, and for the "mighty conversion" of Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen DeGeneres, meanwhile, was at home praying Anderson Cooper won't steal her audience. [via Right Wing Watch]


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Lou Engle Rallies Against Gay Marriage in Calif.

LOU ENGLE X390 (GETTY) | ADVOCATE.COMThe controversial evangelical pastor draws thousands of attendees
on Saturday to protest gay marriage, abortion, and pornography on the
steps of the California state capitol in Sacramento.
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