Conservative Pastor Preaches That Women Should Be Banned From Voting And Confined To Their Homes

By Stephen D. Foster Jr. | 11 February 2016
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Arizona pastor Steven Anderson.
Arizona pastor Steven Anderson. (Credit: YouTube / screengrab)

Clearly, one big goal of the conservative Christian base is to one day strip women of their right to vote and confine them solely to the home.

And that’s exactly what Arizona pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church preached to his congregation in a video he uploaded to YouTube.

In this latest rant, Anderson goes full misogynist, whining about women being able to divorce their husbands, having the right to vote, and having a job outside of the home, all of which he believes only men should have the ability to do.

“You know what they mean [by women’s rights]?” Anderon asked his flock.

“The right to divorce your husband is what they mean. You know what they mean? The right to rebel and disobey your husband, the right to divorce him, the right to go out and get a job and make your own money, the right to tell him what to do, the right to go vote for our leaders as if women should have any say in how our country is run when the Bible says that “I suffer not a woman to teach, not to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence”?


But it’s old-fashioned…”

Here’s the video via YouTube.

This isn’t the first time Anderson has been a total dick towards women. He once went on a rant about how women shouldn’t be allowed to read, talk, or leave the house without permission from a man. He has even demanded that women keep their mouths shut in church, which makes one wonder how any woman can stand being around this asshole.

And he is hardly the first conservative “Christian” hero to call for banning women from voting. Fake historian David Barton has also said that women should be barred from voting because the Bible says that only the head of the household should be allowed to vote on the family’s behalf, regardless of what policies or candidates the rest of the family supports.

And Republican presidential candidates, from Ted Cruz to Trump to Rubio to Kasich, haven’t exactly made it a secret that they have a general disdain for women. All of them have made it clear that women’s rights will suffer should any of them become president. And it’s because of preachers like Anderson on the Christian right that Republicans have adopted such medieval beliefs about women, which is why it is even more important than ever before that every woman in this country exercise their right to vote. Because if they don’t, they may not have that right much longer if conservatives have their way.

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  1. you know… I offered my husband to quit my 6 figure income… I told him I would cook for him, clean for him and do the laundry. He didn’t buy it though… whatever you doing there pastor, not working hahahahahaha

  2. That pastor is afraid of women because he knows they are smarter than him! His brain wasn't fully formed when he was in his mother's womb.

  3. Read your bible. May God open your eyes to the truth of the word just not theology. Whom the Son sets free is free indeed. It doesn’t say only men whom is for both men and women. My Grandmother was a saint and knew more of the bible than the pastor of the church I attended as a teenager. She studied God’s word and lived God’s word. She was married for over 65 years, raised 9 children 4 whom become ministers. God is no respecter of persons. Theology such as this is causing millions, nay billions, to leave the Christian church. There is no place for judgment. Jesus Christ is appointed to judge all men and women. May you first remove the log in your eye before judging others. God forgive you.


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