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It was really weird last year when televangelist Jim Bakker sold a “Silver Solution” that he claimed got rid of “all venereal diseases.” It was also weird when he did it again this past June.

(Clearly, Bakker knows what his elderly Christian audience wants.)

I guess he’s not selling enough, because he’s still promoting the product. Third time’s a charm, right?

After his guest says the gel was tested at an unnamed university, Bakker chimes in:

… he couldn’t say that if it wasn’t guar–backed up… I mean, the crazy thing is — and I know I shouldn’t say it on television — but it’ll — you’ll kill venereal diseases! All kinds–all of them!… I’ve read up on it… This is what’s–if it’ll do that–but it has no real side effects that we know of.

Those last four words may be the most frightening thing Bakker has ever said because the list of things he knows is absurdly small.

If he’s not familiar with the side effects, maybe he should check out the product page on his own website, because there’s a link specifically for California residents — a Proposition 65 Warning — that says “This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.”

So maybe the gonorrhea will go away, but it’ll be replaced with cancer. And you probably shouldn’t have kids if you use this. And if you do have kids, they may be in for a really rough life.

Thanks a lot, Jesus.

By the way, can someone please explain why these venereal disease-curing products are listed in the chyron as “Lori’s Favorites”? Does Jim have a secret he’s not telling us?

(via Right Wing Watch. Portions of this article were published earlier)

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Hemant Mehta is the founder of, a YouTube creator, podcast co-host, and author of multiple books about atheism. He can be reached at @HemantMehta.