Earlier this week, David Barton became one of the biggest names on the religious right to endorse Mitt Romney. You knew that at some point he was going to stick his foot pretty deep into his mouth. Well, he did it in a big way on today's "Wallbuilders Live."
Every Friday, Barton likes to end the week with "good news from around the nation" that get swept under the rug by the librul media. Today, he claimed that science will likely never find a cure for AIDS, and that women who have abortions experience numerous health problems. Then he claimed both of those are "good news" because they prove the Bible is true.
There's a passage that I love in Romans 1 - I don't love what the topic is - but it talks about homosexuality and it says that they will receive in their bodies the penalties of their behavior. And the Bible again, it's right every time, and studies keep proving that and that's why AIDS has been something they haven't discovered a cure for or a vaccine for, because it's the fastest self-mutating virus known to mankind. Every time they just about get a vaccine discovered for it, it transmutes into something new and they have to start over again. And that goes to what God says, hey you're going to bear in your body the consequences of this homosexual behavior.Listen to the whole thing in Windows Media or as an MP3.
The same thing goes with abortion and now we're getting studies, and these are somewhat negative studies, but they're positive studies in that they prove that the Bible is right. So I want to read you the results of a couple of new studies that are out. Here's a new study that out, now this is the second study that shows that women who have abortions double the risk of mental health problems ... Now that's not good news; the good news in this is God says "don't kill unborn babies."
Now, along the same thing, here's another study, a new study now shows those who have abortions nearly triple the risk of breast cancer. It's bad news, but it's good news in the sense that it does show that the Bible is right.
Talk about outrageous. I wonder if Barton has the guts to say that to anyone who has suffered through AIDS, or to anyone who has a loved one who has had to endure that horror. And while you're whooping about the health problems that women who have abortions supposedly have, did you ever stop to think about those women who have been forced to have an abortion because of rape, incest, or grave danger to either their health or the fetus' health? If Romney has anything in him, he will not only disown these statements, but reject Barton's endorsement altogether.