Like most fundamentalist Christians, Kirk Cameron is convinced that he is terribly persecuted because people criticize him for saying stupid things. In fact, he told an audience at Liberty University that he was “crucified” when he violated “blasphemy laws” by saying bigoted things about gay people.
No, Kirk. You weren’t arrested, much less crucified. You were criticized. Get the fuck over it. Right Wing Watch also notes that during his talk, Cameron claimed that the Puritans of Massachusetts supported “religious and political freedom.” That’s kind of amusing, given that he was giving that talk at a Baptist school. That particular brand of Christianity was explicitly outlawed in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and those who preached it were banished. That’s how Rhode Island was created.