EGYPT: Tony Perkins And Michele Bachmann Meet With Dictator President Amid Renewed Anti-LGBT Persecution

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports:

Tony Perkins, president of the anti-LGBT hate group Family Research Council (FRC), joined a group of evangelical leaders from the United States to meet with Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who has been criticized as a dictator responsible for Egypt’s harshest political repression in the country’s history.

The el-Sisi government is also responsible for the murders of hundreds of protesters and the jailing of thousands of political opponents. And since 2013, it has also arrested hundreds of LGBT people — primarily gay men and trans women — as part of a larger crackdown on social freedoms.

“What’s happening now is unprecedented,” said Gasser Abed El Razek, executive director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, which has been monitoring the crackdown.

The Christian Post reports:

“I appreciate the opportunity to meet with President el-Sisi to discuss the concerns we have, as American evangelicals, for the plight of religious minorities in Egypt, especially those who are our brothers and sisters in Christ,” Family Research Council President and Baptist Pastor Tony Perkins said in a statement shared with The Christian Post.

Perkins was joined by other prominent evangelical activists and authors such as religious freedom advocate and informal Trump administration advisor Johnnie Moore, evangelical writer Joel Rosenberg, Egyptian-born Christian pastor and author Michael Youssef, and former Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

From Tony Perkins himself:

Hopefully, the el-Sisi administration will serve as an example in the Middle East. Not too far away, in Iraq and Syria, religious freedom has taken a horrible toll over the last few years. While we’ve advocated for this human right worldwide, much of our focus has been absorbed in recent years by the Middle East, where both Democratic and Republican administrations in the United States have recognized a genocide is occurring against Christians, Yezidis, and others at the hands of ISIS.

More from the SPLC:

The FRC post did not address el-Sisi’s dictatorial policies toward his own citizens or the draconian policies currently being enacted toward LGBT people and their supporters, including a proposed law that dictates prison sentences for those who engage in homosexuality, those who support it, and media that “promotes” or mentions it.

No surprise, really, since Perkins has appeared wishy-washy in the past for the proposed anti-LGBT Ugandan bill (2009), which called for the death penalty in some circumstances.

In 2010, a congressional resolution (H. Res. 1064) was proposed to condemn the Uganda bill and FRC was criticized for lobbying against the resolution. A lobbying report noted that FRC paid $25,000 to deal with “Res.1064Ugandan ResolutionPro-homosexual promotion” (sic).

NOTE: The FRC’s successful move to squash the US House resolution against the gay death penalty was first revealed by JMG with the aid of Gay City News.

  • The Sentinel

    Today in sick fuckery.


    These sick bastards want us dead. We are fighting for our lives.

    • Galvestonian

      If we’re dead then they’re out of business … they don’t want us dead – we’re their cash flow – they make money stirring up the waters and pointing out the danger of love. They throw in a lot of ju-ju and some Xristian crap & get all sanctified and look like butter wouldn’t melt in their mouths. They’ll give these guys the “right advice” and set up programs that will change gays to fully heterosexual and they’ll recommend proper authorities to do all this …
      ( remember “experts” are always people from other places ) – of course all of that will come with a hefty fee – a fee that will somehow be a perpetual drain, a constant sucking of ready cash, if you will, into their bank accounts.

    • JCF
  • CottonBlimp

    The right wing pals around with these murderers and then acts incredulous that we don’t trust them to protect us from them.

  • JWC

    Yes Please be sure to Cherry pick your “Minorities ” choosing only those that look and think like you The only true minorities

  • another_steve

    So, like, I should be surprised?

    My hubby tells me he has something special planned for dinner.

    I’m excited.

    • Snarkaholic

      Kush Lorraine?

      • another_steve


        Jared has a certain…umm… je ne sais quois sexual appeal.

        I think it behooves all known homosexuals to analyze it.

  • Nic Peterson

    I wonder why they didn’t say the words Radical Islamic Terrorism?

    • another_steve

      For the same reasons Democrats (including former President Obama) were afraid to utter those words.

      Extreme. Fucked Up. Political. Correctness.

    • bkmn

      They don’t have the balls to say it in an Islamic country

      • Chucktech

        And they know that jeezy the son god won’t save them if they do.

      • Jay Silversmith

        Off with their heads !!!

  • JoeMyGod

    Here’s the 2010 CBS report about that gay death penalty resolution and JMG’s role in exposing the FRC’s bid to squash it:

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  • GeneInSJ

    This is the type of shit that happens when you have an immoral president and an immoral congressional majority.

    • Vista-Cruiser

      Which happened because those on our side of the issue no longer bother to vote in elections.

  • Joe in PA

    O/T: weren’t we supposed to get more indictments today? I need some good news for the weekend!

    • Ernest Endevor

      It’s only just 5. News-dump time has just begun.

      • Treant

        “We’ve only just begun…”

        • Joe in PA

          Sing it Karen!

          Have you ever listened to album of hers? She had an amazing voice.

          • Treant

            She had a voice like velvet and butter. Unfortunately, she left us far too soon.

          • PickyPecker

            She did! However, the vocals recorded were oversampled by Richard x4 to create a more lush sound.

          • Joe in PA

            What does that mean “over sampled by Richard”? More Richard than Karen? A few years ago I went looking for a Karen Carpenter Christmas album (don’t judge), when I heard her (for real) for the first time I was amazed.

      • Galvestonian

        …wait ’till Rachel is on. Then the shit hits the fan.

    • ChrisMorley

      Marrow escape: report of wartime bomb in Germany leads to courgette discovery

  • Ragnar Lothbrok

    What the fuck are they even doing there ? Never mind, I know what the fuck they are doing there and we need to stop them.

  • Del Sam

    Hope they get trampled in a camel stampede while they are there

  • ETownCanuck

    It’s a pity they likely won’t be shown some good ol’ Christian persecution while they are there in the Middle East.

  • Ninja0980

    Is there a doubt what these folks really want to do to LGBT people in this country yet?

  • HZ81

    I hope God delivers a return flight plane crash. Too mean? Oopsies.

    Maybe the flight will crash atop Amid.

  • Natty Enquirer

    Wonder what’s in el-Sissy’s closet.

  • Treant

    May the fleas of a thousand camels infest both of your vadges.

    • Karl Dubhe

      Ten Thousand camels!

  • Gigi

    Toni and Mitch: Why would we want to come to Egypt?

    Renewed: Becasue we hate homosexuals even more than you do. We persecute and torture them too.

    Toni and Mitch: Are there direct flights from America, and can we watch?

  • Chucktech

    Hey, American Douchebags in Christ! They’re Muzzies! They don’t love your hoax-of-a-god Jesus. The only thing you have in common is you all hate fags. So go fuck a goddam camel.

    • Karl Dubhe

      Actually, the Muslim faith accepts that Jesus Christ was a Prophet. They don’t like the idea that a human could also be a god.

      I saw a formal argument that claimed that the Muslims are just a version of Christianity which doesn’t accept the divinity of Jesus. There was a group of xtians in the 3rd century who argued strongly that Jesus was just a human, some of them ended up in a place called Medina.

      I wish I could remember which source had that argument. It is an interesting idea.

      • Kruhn

        There were more than one Christian sect that question Jesus’s divinity in the Eastern Roman/ later Byzantine Empire. That’s why Islam easily took root in the Middle East as Islam was easier to accept than Trinitarian Christianity.

  • bkmn

    Any chance we can talk them into keeping her?

  • LeeCMH

    Tony Perkins and batshit Bachmann talking to a Muslem.

    I thought they hated Muslems.

    Oh, I guess they hate fags more than they hate Muslems.

    • Joe in PA

      I thought your first sentence was a set up for a joke.

      Tony Perkins, batshit Bachmann walk in to a bar….

  • Sam_Handwich
    • PickyPecker
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      • ChrisMorley

        And they’ve specially cleaned the Ham Sandwich signboard today.

      • Danieruw

        What’s the Finglesham Deal? Sounds kinky…

      • Kruhn

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      • Paul Ohbehr L

        I’m rather intrigued with the town of Fingles’ham or Fingle’sham and what is its Deal?… Sam Handwich could also check it out.

    • Miji

      Good Luck. Hope you make it out alive!

    • Joe in PA

      So, extra mayonnaise for you tonight? Wink wink.

      • PickyPecker
        • Joe in PA

          And there is my Friday night send off. Thanks!

          • PickyPecker

            Have a wonderful evening. Paddington and I are heading home. XO

          • Joe in PA

            Bye! I thought your greenhouse WAS your home (or very close to it). Give that big lug a hug for me.

        • Barry William Teske

          ‘On’ and ‘with’.
          Two very different things.
          One if these things is not like the other.

  • Sam_Handwich

    Is Lady Bird with her?

    • Karl Dubhe

      Somehow, I doubt that he is.

    • Chucktech

      Lady Bird’s on a looooong leash this weekend…

    • Ernest Endevor

      Maybe they’ll give a demonstration of swing dancing?

      • William

        Stay away from highway rest stops.

  • GanymedeRenard

    Tell me, Perkkkins, you miserable piece of confederate shit, just when did you start showing interest in Coptic Christianity – a branch of your religion deemed as false by your sect? And why do you show interest in Coptic Christians now, when the tyrant of Egypt wants to imprison gays? Christians are a minority in Egypt, and SO ARE LGBT people! Your hypocrisy can be seen even from the dark side of the moon!

    • Barry William Teske

      I’d like War Bonds for an undisclosed amount please ‘Tony’…

  • Judas Peckerwood

    Those good christians sure do love themselves some dictators.

    • Barry William Teske

      Is it not gender neutral if I say Dicktators?

  • joe ho

    What’s the surprise? The “god” they grovel in front of is a genocidal, totalitarian dictator who even convicts people for thought crimes. .

    Democratic ideals didn’t come from the Bible. They came from pagan Greece and Rome.

  • Oscarlating Wildely

    And Michelle your own damned husband would be the first in line to the camps and jail cells, you miserable cantankerous wench.×165.jpg

    • William

      Poor Ladybird had to stay home. The Egyptians would have arrested him the second he stepped of the plane.

      • Stogiebear

        “…stepped off the plane.”

        You may have mis-spelled “wafted.”

      • Jay Silversmith

        …wearing miles of chiffon.

    • AmeriCanadian

      Those lips look like they’ve been workin’. What a disgusting pig.

    • Todd20036

      I don’t think she gives a shit

  • MikeBx2

    Did these fine Christians tell President el-Sisi he needed Jesus or else he’ll burn in hell?

  • AtticusP

    Bookends of evil and ignorance.

    • M Jackson

      It’s so clear which is which.

  • The_Wretched

    How evil do you have to be to run around getting people who aren’t harming anyone jailed, tortured, killed, made second class citizens etc? My self censoring suggests I stop there with what should happen to people who hold those harmful views.

    • KnownDonorDad

      I’d suggest a Twilight Zone scenario where they have to experience what it’s like to be a persecuted minority.

      • The_Wretched

        That would be a good start.

    • Barry William Teske

      On the upside, HATEful people think karma is a cupcake.
      I would so like to shout surprise at the revealing moment but, hey, karma.

  • FelineMama

    Ahh, bachghman, the only female & you didn’t get front & center. SNAP!! HA HA HA!!!

  • another_steve

    Ohmigod… I googled “Tony Perkins And Michele Bachmann Meet With Dictator President,” and look what turned up:

    • JAKvirginia

      Wow. You have great Google filters.

      • another_steve

        It’s a little-known algorithm.

        I call it, “The Satan Algorithm.”

  • JWC
    • Halou

      The fact that he let the Ted Cruz clan all but write the Republican domestic policy platform. Craven capitulation to the activism of evangelicals is a “moral virtue” in the mind of evangelicals. To hell with the rest of it…

      Trump could be fornicating with literal horses, female ones of course, and impregnating his own daughter once a year every year and they would still say he is the most righteous and morally virtuous man to have ever held the office of the US president.

  • Sean

    But remember Tony PerKKKins “doesn’t” want to kill or jail LGBTQ people. He’s just honored to consort with those who do. He’s also honored to consort with radical ChrISIStian terrorists who are also pedophiles, rapists & adulterers – actions he has no problem with as long as they are persecuting LGBTQ people in public alongside his hate cult.

  • Jean-Marc in Canada

    Christians, they do love their dictators…I mean really, have you read about their sky daddy and his issues? Gurl Please.

  • Joe in PA

    Did Scott Lively miss the plane? Or is he in jail?

    • GanymedeRenard

      He’s probably dressing Barbies along with Brian Brown – hey, I did that at age 4 like every good fag.

      • Joe in PA

        4? I was a late starter. 🙂

        • GanymedeRenard

          Oh, dear. What were you doing before then? Rocking Cabbage Patch dolls? 😉

  • Barry William Teske

    I bet every pair of underwear in that picture has dots.
    I love fashion.
    Fascism does not.

  • Barry William Teske

    This just in:

    HATE invests in war.

  • Henry Auvil

    Despite all the gay hate they shared, I bet Michele had to go back to her room at the Cairo Hilton and wash all those Muslin cooties off her christian flesh.

    • JAKvirginia

      Well, if she didn’t wallow in it……

  • TheManicMechanic

    Oh, to have a few angry, hungry lions to let loose in that room…

    • Nah, leave those gay lions be. How about a nice batch of flesh eating viruses? Or killer bees? Poisonous snakes?

  • MBear


  • Halou

    Evangelicals are, and always have been, eager to work with the most violent and repressive Islamist regimes on earth if it means they get to kill gays. It is like the Molotov-Ribbentrop Nazi-Soviet pact of religious bigotry, two ideologies that publicly speak of how much they hate each other and who do their damned hardest to oppress and kill each other within their own borders, but the first thing they do afterwards is contact each other and plan world domination, for want of a better term. A bible-burka coalition.

  • FAEN

    They’ve been pulling this shit for years. Because their out and out lies don’t work here anymore they’ve exported them to a lot of countries in Africa and Asia.

    They want to makes our communities lives miserable and illegal. Make no mistake about that.

    And remember-these are ‘good Christians’.

    • Vista-Cruiser

      Um, lies work very well in the United States lately.

      We laughed when these folks went to Russia and told politicians there to crack down on LGBT folks. Not only it work, the Russians then exported those views back to the US by colluding with the Trump campaign.

      • FAEN

        Yes that is true however the kind of discrimination they want won’t fly here anymore.

    • The extreme xtian right wants every single one of us dead, or in labor camps to be worked to death.

  • Halou

    Americans going to another country lobbying for human rights:
    “cultural imperialism”. Nefarious NGOs that must be banned. Violation of national sovereignty. Arrogance of the highest order. Sanction / remove the ambassadors!

    Americans going to another country pressing them to make harsher and more bigoted laws that would not exist in that nation if left to it’s own devices:

  • JAKvirginia

    Shouldn’t her head be covered, with like a bucket or something?

    • customartist

      A plastic sheet

  • Charles Nelson

    The GOP will next call for the construction of the world’s largest pyramid…USA…USA…WE’RE NUMBER ONE!

    • greenmanTN

      They’re already the largest pyramid scheme.

  • greenmanTN

    It ain’t over till it’s over.

  • Joseph Miceli

    Wouldn’t it be a shame if their plane went down and they were forced to eat each other? Sad.
    “Donner! Party of two?”

  • andrew

    Good move Michele in not bringing hubby Marcus on the trip with you. Those Egyptians are so anti-gay poor Marcus would have ended up in prison.

  • fahvel

    they found a new secret chamber in the big pyramid – designed to encapsulate the insane forever – but forever apparently does not last long.

  • Jay Silversmith

    These phuckin christers need to stop worrying about religious minorities in other countries while promoting death to those they don’t approve of. Instead, they need to weed out all the hypocrites in their own churches and keep their phuckin noses out of other people’s underwear. i’m sick of hearing about them. Confiscate their passports. It’s enough that they are destroying America. Talk about yer Anti-christ…he’s phuckin living in the white house, you blind bastards.

  • Dale Snyder

    Make no mistake. These two pieces of christian shits want us dead.

    • customartist


  • This statement glared out at me, and am having trouble processing it. Tony Perkins said, “Not too far away, in Iraq and Syria, religious freedom has taken a horrible toll over the last few years.”

    Isn’t xtian right fighting for religious freedom here in the US? I’m confused….

  • Kevin Andrews

    Birds of a Feather Flock Together. A real convention of Missionary of Hate. Yee Freaking Haw! What an Evangelical Face to put on the “American.”
    These creatures are traitors to our Constitution and unfit to represent anything but the Missionary of Hate they are.

  • carlstrauser

    I do not understand why we are still allowing Creep Eyes outta the country.

    Although, to be honest, I’m always happy when she’s away from Minnesota. Our winters are hard enough.