‘This Is About Bigotry!’ Hannity, Atheist, and Pastors Argue Over Religious Freedom

hannity panelA Fox News host, an atheist, and two Christian pastors fought tonight over religious liberty and whether, as Marco Rubio said, Christianity could soon be deemed hate speech.

American Atheists president David Silverman told Sean Hannity no one’s forcing Christian pastors to marry gays and the “attacks,” if any, are against “bigotry” and not any religion.

Pastors Robert Jeffress and Dr. Samuel Rodriguez warned that people will soon “come after those who believe in traditional marriage” and when that happens, “America as we know it will cease to exist.”

Silverman clashed with both of them and Hannity, insisting “This is about bigotry!” Jeffress shot back that Silverman only believes in freedom of religion as long as it’s in the privacy of their own home or place of worship.

Rodriguez went so far as to say that there is bigotry at play here, but it’s “bigotry against Christians.”

Watch the video below, via Fox News:

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