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Linda Harvey: Anti-bullying programs will turn schools into ‘indoctrination camps’

By Brian Tashman
Monday, November 7, 2011

Linda Harvey of Mission America is urging voters to oppose the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Nondiscrimination Act, warning that such anti-bullying legislation is “using bullying prevention as a tool to force approval of homosexuality and gender bending on children, teachers and families.”

Linda Harvey

On her radio show on Thursday, Harvey urged members of her Ohio-based group to contact Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman to oppose what she called the “promotion of these lifestyle’s to kids brought into schools in the Trojan Horse of anti-bullying programs.”

She went on to say that schools will be turned “into indoctrination camps” in order “to fulfill the fondest wishes of those who want traditional morality to disappear” if the safe school legislation passes.

Harvey’s remedy for bullied LGBT youth is to make sure that “every child” learns about the “very well-traveled path out of homosexuality.”

Far from the only Religious Right activist to staunchly oppose anti-bullying efforts, Harvey has previously warned that such policies are “destructive” and that gays are their own bullies.

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“Special rights for homosexual behavior are not needed. This makes me very sad for every child in our schools who will be subjected to this deception,” Harvey said.

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58 more reader comments:

  1. What a deadset clown.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:09pm
  2. dont like her..really dont like her

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:10pm
  3. Go eat puke Linda Harvey

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:10pm
  4. wow…another loose cannon to deal with..

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:10pm
  5. They already fucking are, just on the opposite side of the issue.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:10pm
  6. cough(Cunt!)cough

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:10pm
  7. Wow, and I though Michelle B. and her wife were bad…

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:11pm
  8. lol indoctrinating your kids into being better people. it should stop -.-

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:12pm
  9. If gays were as dangerous as she claims, one of them would already have killed her.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:12pm
  10. HER way is NOT indoctrination? Give me a break….

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:14pm
  11. Michelle B and This bitch are the new Stepford wives! And love the comment Jacob, too funny! lol

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:15pm
  12. What is she so afraid of????

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:16pm
  13. She’s insane. She’s a danger to society. Lock her up once and for all….

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:17pm
  14. I first read about this line of thought in 2003. There was a group in MN saying exactly the same thing. Sickening that this perverted sense of morality remains prevalent. We have learned very little and practice even less.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:17pm
  15. Can we just deport this bitch?

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:17pm
  16. This is just unbelievable, that this kind of ignorance is still out there. My mouth dropped as I was reading this article.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:17pm
  17. the woman is a bully herself, her guilt makes her shoot her mouth off and put her foot in simultaneously…

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:17pm
  18. Linda Harvey can kiss my supple, white ass (:

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:18pm
  19. ………..bitch.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:18pm
  20. Schools have always been indoctrination camps. The jerks & jocks who run most schools have used them to create more jerks & jocks.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:18pm
  21. She has ice water running through her veins. :(

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:19pm
  22. OMG!!!!!!!!!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:19pm
  23. i always share this shit. no one can make it up.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:20pm
  24. Wow wtf!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:21pm
  25. I’m ashamed she has the same last name as me. Let it be known there is NO RELATION!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:22pm
  26. Why is this dumb bitch still in the headlines?

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:23pm
  27. I don’t understand what’s so wrong with approving homosexuality ands gender bending. You can’t possibly make that negative..

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:23pm
  28. who in their right(wing) frickin mind fights AGAINST anti-bullying legislation?! Do you think maybe she was the “mean girl” in school and still has not learned the meaning of compassion?

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:25pm
  29. Or anti-bullying programs can save lives, last time I checked. But they can only accomplish this IF THEY EXIST. Harvey is a moron. Clearly she lacks the ‘common sense’ gene.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:31pm
  30. One of these days, Linda Harvey will come out. Only gay people are as focused on “homosexual behavior” as she is.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:35pm
  31. Hold the phone… Isn’t this the same idiot who says LGBTQ folks “don’t exist”? How, then, can she & her ilk bully us, (even if dubiously sanctioned)? I swear these nuts have missed a dose!!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:40pm
  32. Dear Linda Harvey – go drown in a flood.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:42pm
  33. Oops, Ryan, I missed your post till after typing mine… Alrighty-then — lol.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:42pm
  34. she has NO idea how dumb she sounds.. antil bullying isnt just for glbt.. its for EVERYONE that gets picked on.. kids with handicaps kids that “have a few extra pounds” kids are so cruel these days i dont understand why we dont already have something like this in place.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:44pm
  35. Harvey is clearly a moron.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:56pm
  36. this is the sort of drivel you’d more expect the taliban in all its restrictive glory to be urging, how does this occur in the so called citadel of world learning – usa?

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:08pm
  37. Special rights are no longer needed for protecting bullying under the guise of religious liberty. Christians have wandered so far away from the radical compassion that Christ practiced, in any case; I doubt he would recognise Harvey as a follower of his were he here today. Her frothing-at-the-mouth paranoia never fails to sicken and appall me.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:21pm
  38. Am I on Mars all of a sudden?

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:24pm
  39. This unbelievable bitch has the raw nerve to say that “gays are their own bullies,” as if to imply that gay students bring this overly harsh and detrimental treatment upon themselves?!?

    Linda Harvey, FUCK YOU!!!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:32pm
  40. shes an idiot, maybe her kids need to know what it feels like to be bullied, maybe that will changer her mind

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:41pm
  41. This person needs to be educated.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:48pm
  42. This bitch needs to just go away.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:53pm
  43. @anthony risk, is this what it takes for someone to be able to kiss your ass? hmmm…. ;)

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:01pm
  44. Why dont she just go get laid for the sake of everyone who has to hear her? She’s like a stuffy old closet.

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:16pm
  45. What a stupid bitch! Ya ok gays r our own bullies? Really lady . Do u hear urself its exactly why we need these kind of programs in our schools for ppl like her to learn kids commit suicide bc of ignorant ppl like her. Nuff said!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:20pm
  46. She needs to commit suicide!! Sorry, but its the best thing for her!! She is a PIG!!

    Posted on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 11:00pm
  47. nothing more to say….

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 12:15am
  48. Who is she and why she she being given airtime. what has she done to deserve the publicity?

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 12:45am
  49. Another closed minded person with an open mouth.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 1:32am
  50. I just sent this narrow mind, hate bent bitch some of my/our thoughts on her web site & encourage you to do the same. “www.missionamerica.com” “contact us”. Please, we will never win if we respond to her hate with more hate. Be positive & just give her & piece of you’re mind. God bless everybody.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 2:35am
  51. She is a evil devil.. lgbt have a right to love. I will fight the good fight to end gay bullying in schools. Pride love

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 2:36am
  52. Religion’s anti-gay bias has turned churches into‘indoctrination camps’. And as long as no one is there to oppose that indoctrination it filters down so that we end up with bullied children in schools who kill themselves because they can’t take it anymore. Screw you Lina Harvey.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 4:01am
  53. This just in: Cunt Harvey would rather let bullies terrorize homosexuals over getting along with them. Stupid bitch needs to shut her mouth.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 5:50am
  54. The pot calling the kettle black.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 6:56am
  55. This individual is just delusional…pray for her…

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 8:09am
  56. She’s WAY off base. http://wp.me/p1se8R-1JO There’s never an excuse to bully and there is NO excuse for those that endorse it.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 2:57pm
  57. You are a disgusting person. How dare you encourage bullying of people?! PEOPLE. That’s what we are.

    Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 6:55am
  58. I thought she said that gays don’t exist? So how could anti-bullying programs indoctrinate children into homosexuality when homosexuality really doesn’t exist, according to her brilliance?!

    Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 9:01pm