Asked by Fox's Chris Wallace whether being gay is a sin, televangelist Joel Osteen said, "I believe that the scripture says that being gay is a sin." Osteen, who has previously linked homosexuality with sin, then said that he doesn't dislike anybody, including gays, "some of the nicest, kindest, most loving people in the world." Asked about equal rights for gays, including marriage equality, Osteen stated, "I'm not for gay marriage, but I'm not for discriminating against people." Sorry, pastor, but if you're for marriage for straights and against it for gays, you're for discriminating against people. Watch:
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