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Phil Robertson

Churchgoer Sues A&E

They're Screwing With My Right to Hate!

12/23/2013 2:58 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A self-proclaimed member of Phil Robertson's church is literally making a federal case over Phil's suspension ... he's suing A&E and others because he feels the network is chilling his right to hate homosexuals.

Chris Sevier, who claims to be a lawyer, has previously sued pretty much everyone under the sun, including Bill O'Reilly, CBS, Facebook and Apple. 

This time around, Sevier has put together 91 pages of law and religious propaganda, quoting scriptures about the evils of homosexuality.  Sevier claims the fact that A&E has indefinitely suspended Phil is going to have a chilling effect on other churchgoers -- himself included -- when it comes to preaching what he believes is the word of God.

As for what that word is ... Sevier thinks it's rooted in sin.  He says, if gay marriage is allowed, "citizens in that state should be able to marry their pets" -- he sees no difference.

In addition to suing A&E ... Sevier is suing President Obama, claiming the Prez is in cahoots with A&E to further the pro-gay agenda. 

At one point in the rambling lawsuit, which Sevier says will be filed today, he says, "We live in a Christian nation 'Jack.'"

One final thing ... take a look at some of the pictures Sevier sprinkled in the suit.  We don't know the rhetorical point he's making, but they're hilarious.

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46.

In Depth News    

President Obama watches Duck Dynasty and allows his daughters to watch the show . At one of the DC media & Tv dinners , the Robertsons were invited and hung out with President Obama ... I believe , this story is a non story but it is put out there to demonize the Robertsons . Chris Sevier has nothinf to do with the Robertsons ..

199 days ago
47.

Protozoa    

Harvey is taking heat from Glaad so now TMZ resumes calling Phil a hater.

199 days ago
48.

Shell    

If the church member was smart they would know that working for A&E is no different from having a regular job as a member you are suppose to respect the company you work for every job has job equality rules and being disrespectful towards homosexual is not seen as a fair job equality so how can this company support this show when they have a worker disrespecting their other workers

199 days ago
49.

1story 2 sides    

Well, there's always going to be at least one nut case that jumps on the bandwagon! Guess he figures he'll get his 15 minutes of fame, and maybe a little cash on the side. I'm guessing that everbody in the church knows who this character is, and most are probably cringing at the picture he's painting. As for Phil, and GLAAD and LGBT, as opposed to GLAAD'S suggestion for Phil to sit down with LA gays, how about the reps from GLAAD go out with Phil and the family for a little duck hunting or fishing, and discussion of their differences, and Phil spend a day in the life with the GLAAD crew. Who knows, they may not come together on issues of God, or the plight of the gay community, but they might come to an understanding, and a certain amount of respect, that will never be in this, or any other social media forum. Vitriolic rhetoric and derisive attitudes does nothing more than divide us more, in addition to making people sound, and appear ignorant, and lacking in dignity.

199 days ago
50.

fran    

Funny how when someones natual born rights are taken from them they freak, but up till recently gay people been fighting for theirs, now how does it feel?

199 days ago
51.

dropped    

He has as much right to say as he please as the network does for letting the show go. No one is at fault The network doesnt want him to represent them anymore and as their employee (he works for them remember) they have every right to part ways.

Freedom of speech doesn't mean freedom from reproductions ...something this screwed up country doesn't seem to understand even though it's one of the supposed core values of it

199 days ago
52.

Margerine    

I love how everything is Obama's fault for these nutjobs. I'll bet if they wake up constipated, that is Obama's fault too. LOL

199 days ago
53.

Diamond Goddess!    

Much as the libs hate this, free speech IS a two-way street!!!

199 days ago
54.

Jordan    

These are people who have NEVER read the Original BIBLE, and has No Idea what the Original BIBLE says.

199 days ago
55.

Johnbrnc    

Phil is a self admitted white trash redneck and the fact that he would have this unenlightened point of view is of no surprise. Truly the entertaiment value of DD is wow look at those ignorant rednecks that made million. Only in America!

199 days ago
56.

Shell    

I hate when people use the bible to justify their hate towards others by saying just because it is in the bible it is right the bible also says women are inferior to men but I guess that is right too because the bible says so

199 days ago
57.

Barbara    

Since when is disagreement hate?

199 days ago
58.

DirkDiggler    

What is the Scientology position on gay dudes?

199 days ago
59.

Shell    

Yeah Phil has the right to hate people that are homosexual just like you have the right to hate someone because of their nationality, ethnicity, and race and it is ok because you have the freedom of speech.........

199 days ago
60.

Jordan    

I see a Federal Judge Dismissing this NUT JOB claim based on he still has the right to Hate anybody he wants, it would be hard to prove the President of the United States and A&E is making it impossible for him to Hate. Not to Mention the Constitution Makes it impossible for Him to Sue the President of the United States.

199 days ago
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