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‘One Million Moms’ launches attack on yet to be seen ABC Family series

Monday, October 8, 2012
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The anti-gay group One Million Moms (rounding up from their actual 50,000 Facebook supporters) is now targeting the planned ABC Family channel’s upcoming show, “The Fosters” — even though the series does not even have a completed pilot episode.

The series, an hour-long drama from Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez, and co-created by Peter Paige (“Queer as Folk”), centers around a multi-ethnic family headed by a lesbian couple.

One Million Moms has called the yet-to-be-seen program “anti-family.”

Obviously, ABC has lost their minds. They haven’t let up so neither will we. ABC’s Family Channel has several anti-family programs, and they are planning on adding to that growing list. ABC Family has approved a series pilot from Jennifer Lopez’s production company, Nuyorican, about a lesbian couple and their diverse family.

Many families have already discovered that ABC Family Channel is anything but family-friendly. But because of family being part of the network’s name, we thought a warning should still be sent out for anyone who continues to watch the channel. A premiere date has not been set, but One Million Moms wanted to sound the alarm about this new series. It will be airing on the network soon unless we do something about it. They are in the beginning stages.

ABC Family reported the comedy-drama pilot, working with the title “The Fosters,” is about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

While foster care and adoption is a wonderful thing and the Bible does teach us to help orphans, this program is attempting to redefine marriage and family by having two moms raise these children together. One Million Moms is not sure how the explanation will be given on how the biological children were conceived. None of this material is acceptable content for a family show.

The group claims that “Hollywood is continuing to push an agenda that homosexuality is acceptable when scripture states clearly it is a sin,” and is urging its supporters to urge advertisers to place it on their ‘do not advertise’ list.”

ABC Family, part of the Disney-ABC Television group, currently counts five LGBT series regular characters among its shows, according to a report last week by GLAAD, making it one of the leading cable networks for LGBT-inclusiveness. It’s broadcast counterpart, the ABC television network, has the highest amount with 5.2% (10 out of 194) of their regular characters identifying as LGBT.

One Million Moms is also actively protesting NBC’s “The New Normal,” and past campaigns have targeted an Archie comic book featuring a gay wedding, Marvel and X-men comics, J.C. Penney (for hiring Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson, and featuring gay couples in its advertisements), Urban Outfitters and The Gap, also for advertising targeting the LGBT community.

OMM is “a project of the American Family Association (AFA)” — an organization designated as an anti-gay hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

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