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Eric Sammons is the Editor-in-Chief of Crisis Magazine and the Executive Director of Crisis Publications.
Our Lord told his disciples that “Whoever is not against us is for us” (Mark 9:40). I couldn’t help thinking of that verse when I saw the latest celebrities to come out against the transgender movement. Sure, it was a surprise when last year J.K. Rowling of “Harry Potter” fame stood up to the woke mob on this issue. But now two militant atheist comedians with previously-immaculate liberal credentials have also broken ranks and called out problems with the transgender ideology.
For those who follow popular culture, Bill Maher and Ricky Gervais need no introduction. Both are comedians who made their marks mocking traditional values in general, and religion in particular. Gervais even wrote, directed, and starred in a movie that he called “the first ever completely atheistic movie with no concessions.” To be sure, neither Maher nor Gervais are friends of the Church. …