Fox News host Sean Hannity on Tuesday brought on conservative activist and convicted felon Dinesh D’Souza to dismiss the controversy over Indiana’s religious freedom law that may permit discrimination against gay people.
Hannity argued that the backlash to the bill was simply “selective political moral outrage” on the left.
“Gays and lesbians, they might disagree with me on gay marriage, or they might disagree with somebody — a religious person as it relates to their Christian views, but why are they so silent on the bigger issues of the day, which would be taking on radical Islamists?” Hannity asked, noting that gay people and women are mistreated under Sharia Law. “Virtual silence from these groups that are so outraged and indignant over a law that Bill Clinton supported in ’93 and Barack Obama supported.”
D’Souza then explained that opposition to the Indiana law “is a selective attack on Christianity.”
“Not only do you not see the left talking about gays and lesbians abroad, but even at home, you’ll rarely find homosexuals trying to force a Muslim baker to bake a cake for a gay wedding,” D’Souza said.
Hannity then asked why there hasn’t been “outrage as a group speaking out against Sharia law and women not being able to vote or drive in Saudi Arabia or not being able to leave their own homes without a male relative.”
“If they were to mount a strong attack on radical Islam and its treatment of gays and lesbians, that would strengthen American foreign policy,” D’Souza responded. “That would make the case for more U.S. involvement or intervention. They don’t want that.”
Watch the clip via D’Souza’s YouTube page: