Reverend Falwell has managed to provide the religious right-wing-nuts of this country with ‘moral’ justification for acts of hate.
ThinkExist.com has an extensive collection of Falwell quotes. Here are a few examples.
“AIDS is not only God’s punishment for homosexuals; it is God’s punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.”
“If you’re not a born-again christian, you’re a failure as a human being.”
Or my all-time favorite regarding the terrorist attacks of 9/11…
“I really believe that the pagans and the abortionists and the feminists and the gays and the lesbians… the ACLU, People for the American Way, all of them who try to secularize America…I point the thing in their face and say you helped this happen.”
Bette Davis in response to the death of her nemesis Joan Crawford told us that one should never speak bad things about the dead.
Jerry Falwell is dead… I think I’ll shut up now.