"Growing Pains" alum Kirk Cameron landed in hot water with liberals this week when he stopped by CNN's Piers Morgan show to speak his mind. The actor told Piers he doesn't support gay marriage and described homosexuality as unnatural, detrimental and ultimately destructive. The interview stirred up a controversy, but Cameron held his ground. "I should be able to express moral views on social issues," he told ABC News via email, "especially those that have been the underpinning of Western civilization for 2,000 years -- without being slandered, accused of hate speech, and told from those who preach 'tolerance' that I need to either bend my beliefs to their moral standards or be silent when I'm in the public square," he wrote in a letter to ABC News.
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