Hate speech is hate speech no matter what supernatural being tells you to say it.
From the founding of this country, religion has always had a special place in society. Here in the U.S., citizens have the freedom to practice any religion they want. The problem that has resulted from this basic freedom is the fact that religion has way too much respect that it doesn’t deserve. Religious institutions do many wonderful charitable acts and provide comfort to billions of people. When religion starts to affect people’s lives negatively, however, that is where the problem lies.