facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Georgia sheriff won't work with A&E after suspension of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson

Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller supports Robertson's right to "speak about what’s in the Bible."
By Evan Bleier   |   Dec. 24, 2013 at 11:06 AM   |   Comments

http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/i/UPI-9421387901200/2013/1/13875594329653/Georgia-sheriff-wont-work-with-AE-after-suspension-of-Duck-Dynasty-star-Phil-Robertson.jpg
Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A Georgia sheriff will no longer work with A&E after the network suspended Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson for criticizing homosexuality during an interview with GQ magazine.

Although he has never helped out with Duck Dynasty, Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller has assisted A&E with filming a half-dozen other shows including episodes of Beyond Scared Straight.

“I don’t choose to do business with them as sheriff…They’re not coming into my jail,” Miller said. “If you can’t speak about what’s in the Bible, that’s wrong.”

Miller agrees with Robertson’s assertion that the Bible sees homosexuality as a sin, but said he doesn’t want to disparage homosexuals.

“That’s what makes this country. There’s a lot of different beliefs,” he said. “If that’s the kind of lifestyle they chose, that’s America. I’m not judging anyone.”

He did defend Robertson’s statements. “It was about a man stating his Christian beliefs without malice or judgment, and losing his job. That’s wrong,” Miller said.

The only aid that A&E might receive from Miller in the future is some help with traffic control. “I’d assist them, but they would have to pay the officers,” he said.


[The Atlanta Journal-Constitution]

Follow @itishowitis and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Zig-zagging lane lines confuse commuters along I-66 in Virginia
2
Watch seemingly naked couples tase each other in slow motion for art
3
Arby's Meat Mountain is here, and it is enormous
4
Brazilian man wakes up in body bag after being declared dead, credits miracle
5
Man fakes his own kidnapping to have a Friday night without his girlfriend
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback