27/12/2012 09:56 GMT | Updated 27/12/2012 10:26 GMT

Piers Morgan Calls For Gay Marriage 'Amendment' To Bible

Piers Morgan's fierce attack on gun laws has sparked outrage, but the CNN host may have gone too far for conservative Americans this time.

The former newspaper editor has called for an "amendment" to the Bible to allow for same-sex marriage, prompting some to question whether Morgan understands the difference between the law and the Lord.

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Whilst interviewing popular pastor and authort Rick Warren on his CNN chat show, the British pundit said: "Both the Bible and the Constitution were well intentioned but they are basically, inherently flawed. Hence, the need to amend it."

Californian Warren, who is strongly against same-sex marriage replied: "Not a chance. What I believe is flawed is human opinion, because it constantly changes.

He went on to tell Morgan: "What is new is not true. If it was here 1,000 years ago, it will be true 1,000 years from today. Opinion changes, truth doesn't."

Morgan replied calmly: "We'll have to agree to disagree on that" and was praised by Warren for his "courtesy."

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Though Morgan might not have angered the Pastor, many will see his new call as yet another outspoken attack on a religion many Americans hold as sacred.

Some Twitter users merrily enquired whether anyone would follow a gospel according to Piers Morgan.

Michael Moroney tweeted: "@piersmorgan now confusing the bible with the constitution. Asks @RickWarren why they can't add amendments…”

However many weighed in to the debate to support Morgan, quoting people who had provided an edited version of the Bible, including Thomas Jefferson and San Francisco Episcopal minister Reverend Pearson who has launched a new “Gay Bible” which does not condemn homosexuality.

Meanwhile voices clamour to deport Piers, with more than 60,000 people signing apetition to that end. The White House could be forced to respond to the gun lobby's petition, which objects to how the CNN host and former British tabloid editor has attacked the right to bear arms in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre.

Jeremy Clarkson has weighed into the fray, issuing a public plea that the chat show host is NOT returned to Britain.