Jamaicans try to stop ‘stone gays to death’ preacher visit


Tris Reid-Smith writes at Gay Star News:

Jamaicans are trying to stop a hate preacher who thinks gays should be stoned to death from coming to their country.

Steven Anderson also celebrated the murder of 49 people at Pulse nightclub in Florida in 2016, saying the victims were ‘pedophiles’.

The Southern Poverty Law Center describes his Faithful World Baptist Church in Tempe Arizona, US, as a ‘hardcore’ anti-LGBTI hate group.

Anderson hopes to travel to Jamaica from 29 January to 3 February and already has people organising for him to speak in schools there.

Homosexuality is illegal on the Caribbean island and Jamaicans fear his visit will stir up more hate against LGBTIs.

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