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So, the Christian approach to dealing with bullies is to turn the other cheek, right? Not according to Matt Barber -- at least, not when the "bullies" are the "secular left" who are trying to "intimidate" decent, god-fearing Christians. Instead of turning the other cheek, Matt Barber's recommendation for dealing with them is to punch them in the mouth.
Because that's exactly what Jesus did when confronting the secular left in his own time, right?
On his "Faith and Freedom" radio program, Matt Barber said:
They're bullies. And we know that we people stand up to the bully on the playground - the bully on the playground intimidates, that's what he does, intimidates people into silence, into fear, into avoiding the bully.
And oftentimes the bully is the paper tiger and when the righteous individual who is being bullied defends his or herself and punches the bully in the mouth, guess what, the bully more times than not has a glass jaw, falls down and then everyone on the playground says "whoa, the bully was a weakling after all."
That's the secularist left. The secularist left are bullies. They try to bully and intimidate and push religious intolerance and religious bigotry on everyone else.
Source: Right Wing Watch
And what do you suppose the "bullying" is that Matt Barber is talking about? Well, it seems to be the fact that the "secular left" objects to Christians' faith-based bigotry against gays -- and especially efforts by Christians to get their faith-based bigotry exempted from general rules and regulations that prohibit such bigotry.
When bigotry is faith-based it has to be protected as a sacred right that's more important than anyone else's basic human right to be free from bigotry and discrimination. As we all know, sacred god-given rights and duties to follow god-given laws are much, much more important than any puny, insignificant "human" rights -- not that people who break God's laws should be considered fully "human" with "rights" in the first place, eh?