‘I Went to F***ing Catholic School!’: Actress Rails Against Subway Preacher, Says ‘Tea Party, Ultra-Creepy Christians’ Are Why ‘America’s in Trouble’
Source: The Blaze
Author: Billy Hallowell
“Orange Is the New Black” actress Lea DeLaria publicly clashed with a man preaching the Bible on a New York City subway Tuesday morning, proclaiming that “religious fanatics … the Tea Party, ultra-creepy Christians and conservatives … are the reason America’s in trouble.”
Actress Lea DeLaria attends the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
“You have no right, you have no right … you have absolutely no right, sir,” DeLaria shouted over the man, who can be heard in a video telling subway riders to beware of sin in their lives. “Go to another train, get off this train.”
From there, the incident intensified, with the actress,who plays character Big Boo on the popular Netflix series, proclaiming that she and her fellow transit riders shouldn’t be forced to hear the man’s Bible-based views.
“Other people believe other things and have every right to believe other things on this planet and in this world,” DeLaria continued. “We do not have to be force fed this man’s religious beliefs. Jesus never said for you to do this, ever — not anywhere in the Bible.”
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