The idea of an underground network of Evangelical extremists dedicated to “rescuing” the children of gays and lesbians seems like the stuff of dystopian science fiction. The Huffington Post writes:
A prominent anti-gay pundit has sparked the ire of many in the blogosphere after calling for an “Underground Railroad to deliver innocent children from same-sex households.”
In [one] tweet, Fischer included the link to a Reuters article about the case of Kenneth Miller, a Virginia-based Mennonite minister who has been charged with aiding and abetting the kidnapping of 10-year-old Isabella Miller-Jenkins.
Isabella’s mother, Lisa Miller, reportedly took her daughter to Nicaragua three years ago after losing a series of family court battles in Vermont with Janet Jenkins, her former lesbian partner. Miller has been assisted by evangelical groups who endorsed her decision to kidnap her daughter rather than expose her to Jenkins’ “homosexual lifestyle.”