A frequent Fox News guest has drawn wide condemnation for saying women should have never been given the right to vote.
In a sermon that was posted on YouTube in March, Rev Jesse Lee Peterson said women are leading the United States down a path of wickedness because they have too much political power.
Fox News host Sean Hannity has invited Rev Peterson on his show several times, including after the video was posted, and sits on the board of the conservative activist’s organization.
The remark seemed to draw disagreement, if not condemnation, from Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch, who tweeted: ‘When? Women voting is best thing in a hundred years.’
Rev Peterson’s fiery statement had drawn immense criticism.
‘I think that one of the greatest mistakes America made was to allow women the opportunity to vote,’ Peterson said in the sermon.
‘We should’ve never turned this over to women. It was a big mistake… And these women are voting in the wrong people. They’re voting in people who are evil who agrees (sic) with them who’re gonna take us down this pathway of destruction.
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