A staunch anti-gay pastor, who celebrated the massacre of the Orlando shooting was convicted on child molestation charges.
Guilty of child molestation charges of two children, one boy and a girl, is 57 year-old Georgia anti-gay pastor Kenneth Adkins.
Reports are that the pastor was emotionless and without remorse while the verdict was being read. He is schedule to appear in court on April 25 for sentencing.
The anti-gay pastor was known for his attack on the gay community, and celebrating the killing of 50 people at the Pulse night club in Orlando, Florida.
He was vocal in expanding non-discrimination protections to the LGBT people in Jacksonville, Florida.
The pastor made videos dressing up as a transvestite, saying he was going to urinate beside your women, in the women’s restroom.
” I know y’all want special attention,” Adkins said. “Y’all are sinners who need Jesus.”
” Dear Gay, Go sit somewhere,” the anti-gay pastor posted on his twitter account the following day after the Orlando massacre.
Adkins was convicted on 8 counts of molesting a 15 year old boy and girl 7 years ago in his church.
Three men and nine women return, after 1 hour deliberation to find him guilty on all charges.
The prosecutors presented evidence of him coercing the two teens into having sex in front of him on numerous occasions.
It is reported the incidents took place in his church, on the beach and in his car.
Two counts of aggravated child molestation, 5 counts of child molestation, and one count of enticing a child.
His defense is adamant on seeking a retrial.
The anti-gay pastor was an ex-convict, who served time on drug related offences.
Adkins have helped lead the campaign against anti-discrimination law to protect the LGBT community. His controversies began when he posted pictures of black church leaders, comparing them to those that had supported expanding slave laws to slaves being sold.