Does Kirk Cameron regret homosexuality remarks?
'Growing Pains' star talks new movie, controversial comments
- Duration 6:04
- Date Mar 20, 2012
'Growing Pains' star talks new movie, controversial comments
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-- most famous for playing Mike Seaver in the late 1980s sitcom growing pains.
But is newest project actor Kirk Cameron set out to find the real meaning of America.
The setup ideas.
That is being implemented in advance in this -- This time is terribly frightening to people who were students of history if you look at the seventy superpowers.
In history every single one of them.
It's called themselves exceptional.
When you look at the Roman empire.
Parallels -- is going on in America perhaps.
-- -- -- And the question is are we going to go the right path ourselves or are we going to continue down the wrong path -- so many nations have fallen into.
And after Cameron who quite disturbing that we'll be voting was learning and hearing.
Activities of the moving monumental Kirk welcome to the couch thank you know what -- cannot do thank you it's really not but it's easy to say.
-- -- tell me about what would -- do you do this.
Well hi I'm I made this movie not so much has an actor but as a dad I've got six kids and and my kids are growing up quick.
And I'm concerned about the world that there are growing up -- -- I look around and economically were 1516 trillion dollars in debt.
Morally spiritually families fall apart things her how did this happen how -- we get here.
Well that was my question and I wanna know even more importantly -- what are we need to do to fix it so.
Instead of just trying to figure out.
While everyone blames one another what's wrong I thought maybe we go back and talk to the men and women who built this country.
So I went to England and retrace the escape route of the pilgrims before they were called pilgrims.
They were separatists I found them into the dungeons -- -- castles they were thrown into all the way to Holland.
When he stayed for twelve years and learned the nation building principles that they carried on the mayflower to the new world.
In order to find the secret sauce how did they do it and they left us a -- So that we can always find our way back if we ever got lost what do you mean.
Rescue to give away the whole entire movie here it's called monumental in search of America's real national treasure and what our ancestors left -- Was.
The most stunning monument you've ever seen in your life is a 180 tons of -- Making it the largest granite monument in America laying out the strategy for how they get it and how we sustain a free and just society.
And most people have never heard of it never seen it.
Give us a clue about where is it that it's in Plymouth it's overlooking Plymouth Rock it's sitting on top of a hill overlooking the entire.
Harbor and it's behind a forest of trees in a residential area and most people never seen so what are you are you seeing.
In the monument are clues on how to run the country.
Absolutely it contained this does sound like national treasure well but here's the great thing really actually when -- save employers create -- In the documentary monumental I take you on the journey through England true Holland all the way across.
The ocean to Plymouth.
And what they left us with a set of core values and ideas and principles.
And the cool thing is it's it's not a treasure hidden on the back of the declaration of independence you not to squeezed out lemon juice on it to make a show on a trip there it is you always.
-- -- every one saying don't ever forget this is how we did it.
-- do you think that these are guys that we've largely forgot.
Oh yes yes I mean.
What I learned about the pilgrims and who they -- -- -- they -- these little religious fighting daddies who scurried out of England with their tail between their legs looking for freedom.
I find out that these with a free thinkers of their Davies with a.
Out of the box radicals.
-- -- wrist and suffered and sacrificed at all for the sake of their kids.
And the rocket fuel that drove that was their faith.
It was their character and their courage these -- the heroes that we need to understand today in order to face our challenges and how do we get this.
You get the movie by going to the theaters on March 27 that's oh a week from tonight Wednesday night.
In 500 theaters across America there's one night only lighting event.
Called monumental and you can get your tickets by going to monumental movie dot com.
It was crowded when he got there because we broadcasting in the commercial break what monument it was not -- -- and of course it's something that we haven't heard a lot about that's right I never heard about it so what did you go there.
Well because when you go visit Plymouth Rock to understand who the pilgrims were who these forefathers -- -- you look up on the hill and you can just seen the tip of her finger pointing to -- And if you go there and you you you ask what it is and you ask the that the tour guide they will tell you what it is.
So -- you're just gonna ask you about some comments he really goes with a -- your movie would it in terms of what do you think this country's based on.
You gotten some controversy about some comments you made about gay marriage in particular say it's ultimately destructive to our society.
Do you change your feeling about those comments were do you feel that that's -- right thing.
No I don't change my feeling about the comments what what would disheartened need to it to be honest with you is that when you're sitting across a table from someone.
Who knows -- your perspective is on issues and I've been very -- announcing anything I said surprised anybody as a Bible believing Christian.
But to then take some answers reduce.
An important and personal and sensitive issue to a 42 SoundBite and toss it into a community.
-- -- -- right art political.
You know bonfire here.
And really upset people that you're saying you're looking to protect I think it's.
I think it's disingenuous and it was an interview that was supposed to be about this movie not gay marriage homosexuality abortion the -- that's -- -- -- -- -- -- -- watching the show anyway.
-- -- -- -- -- as so it Tuesday night a week from tonight.
If you're just too good to monumental movie dot com guess which is about and and -- and gigantic monument we've never that I want to put a -- I didn't know is there you.
-- -- you're gonna love it okay.