Televagelist and host of The 700 Club Pat Robertson told viewers Monday to become Muslim so they can beat their disrespectful wives.
In response to a question sent into the program by a man who feels his wife does not respect him, Pat Robertson advised viewers “Well, you could become a Muslim and you could beat her.” Robertson continued by saying “I don’t think we condone wife-beating these days but something has got to be done to make her [respect you].”
According to Right Wing Watch, the Christian Broadcasting Network edited the show to remove the clip before posting the show on their website, but not before the show aired.
Media Resources: Huffington Post 9/11/12; Right Wing Watch 9/10/12
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