Oklahoma candidate thinks stoning homosexuals to death is A-OK

by Jen Hayden – More fringe views from the American Taliban, this time it’s a Scott Esk, a candidate for Oklahoma’s House District 91, who was responding to voter questions on his Facebook page: Esk posted some old testament scripture that referred to homosexuality being punished.Someone asked – “So just to be clear, you think we should execute homosexuals (presumably by stoning)?” Esk responds – “I think we would be totally in the right to do it. That goes against some parts of libertarianism, I realize, and I’m largely libertarian, but ignoring as a nation things that are worthy of death is very remiss.” Morris spoke with Esk by phone and asked him about the statement. Esk said, “What I will tell you right now is that was done in the old testament under a law that came directly from God. And in that time, it was totally just, it...

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