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Martin Luther King’s niece insists it is impossible for ‘confused’ gays to marry

Martin Luther King’s niece insists it is impossible for ‘confused’ gays to marry

The niece of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King says it is simply ‘impossible’ for two people of the same sex to be married.

Alveda King went on a rant this week while appearing on a marriage equality panel held by the anti-gay Family Research Council.

‘It’s impossible to marry two men to each other or two women, it’s just not possible,’ King said. ‘The two cannot become one. It is biologically impossible, scientifically impossible, emotionally impossible, definitely spiritually impossible.’

King, a Christian minister and Fox News contributor, said no matter what courts rule, clergy should not perform same-sex marriages and that gays are the only ones who think they are married.

‘It is not possible, it is impossible. We have to be able to articulate that on all the levels we just said: spiritual, physical, science.’

King also spoke of an openly gay man who she had chosen as godfather to her three oldest children before she became a Christian.

‘He did not think he was married to another man because in those days that confusion did not exist – it is confusion.’

But after she became ‘born again’ in 1983, King told him his ‘lifestyle is not going to work for you in eternity’ and recommended that he remain celibate.