Twin brothers David and Jason Benham were set to host a flipping show on HGTV called “Flip It Forward”, however today HGTV has decided to not go forward with the show. The decision was made after a liberal website, Right Wing Watch, accused the two brothers of being right-wing extremists because they opposed abortion, gay marriage, and divorce.

The Daily Caller reports that the two brothers have issued a statement.

In a statement, David and Jason Benham said: “With all of the grotesque things that can be seen and heard on television today you would think there would be room for two twin brothers who are faithful to our families, committed to biblical principles, and dedicated professionals. If our faith costs us a television show then so be it.”

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In their statement Thursday, David and Jason Benham said they are “saddened to hear HGTV’s decision.”

“The first and last thought on our minds as we begin and end each day is; have we shined Christ’s light today?” the statement read. “Our faith is the fundamental calling in our lives, and the centerpiece of who we are. As Christians we are called to love our fellow man.”

They added: “Anyone who suggests that we hate homosexuals or people of other faiths is either misinformed or lying.”

“Over the last decade, we’ve sold thousands of homes with the guiding principle of producing value and breathing life into each family that has crossed our path, and we do not, nor will we ever discriminate against people who do not share our views,” the Benhams said.
This comes on the heels of the forced resignation of Brendan Eich from Mozilla after it was revealed he donated money to California’s Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage and the calls for a boycott of Chick Fil-A for its owners’ opposition to gay marriage in 2012 and 2013.
Liberals tend to only support tolerance and diversity when it is beliefs that they agree with. This needs to stop. As a society, we need to be accepting of our disagreements and not go after people’s jobs and livelihoods when someone dares to express an opinion that is unpopular and that we may disagree with. A society where people cannot work and live along side people they strongly disagree with on moral and political issues is a closed society and eventually becomes an unfree society. The true measure of diversity is diversity of thought, not just of skin color.
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