Rabbi Yehuda Levin blamed the grisly death of 8-year-old Leibby Kletzky on the passage of same-sex marriage in the state legislature and the gradual acceptance of gay marriage on his weekly radio show yesterday.
“First [gay's] wanted rights, then they wanted adoption, they wanted special protections, and ultimately they wanted marriage — and we all know that we did precious little. If those three or fourth thousand people [who searched for Kletzky], at the direction of the greater Israel and their leaders and their common sense, would have come out, maybe, against the marriage, against this final nail in the coffin of morality…maybe we wouldn’t have had to had this episode of [evil] replay itself. This is a time for introspection, and for facing some cold hard facts. This came in the very aftermath of the marriage bill, my dear friends, and not doing anything.”
Levin is something of a firebrand, but he still matters politically. Last year Carl Paladino courted him during his run for governor, and he has appeared at rallies sponsored by the National Organization for Marriage.
On his show, Levin goes on to have some choice words for former Congressman Anthony Weiner, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Boro Park City Councilman David Greenfield and would-be Congressman David Weprin
Fast forward to the 7:00 of the video below: