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American Family Association (AFA)

The American Family Association (AFA), based in Tupelo, Miss., is a United States non-profit organization that promotes conservative fundamentalist Christian values. It opposes same-sex marriage, pornography, and abortion. The AFA has been listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center as of November 2010 for the “propagation of known falsehoods” and the use of “demonizing propaganda” against LGBT people.

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Activist: Gay people ‘would send us to concentration camps if they could!”

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Brian Camenker
Over 50 antigay activists congregated this week in Salt Lake City to wage 'war' on marriage equality. ...

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Fischer: If you’re going to take down Confederate flag, then remove ‘rainbow flag of the gay reich’

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Bryan Fischer
"The rainbow flag represents the gay lobby, it represents Big Gay, it represents what I'm calling for the first time today, I'm introducing a new term: the Gay Reich .. They've got a flag just like the Nazis had their ...

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Michigan GOP lawmaker: Don’t teach kids it’s ok to be gay, they might get AIDS, STD’s

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Gary Glenn, who is a long-time anti-gay activist who also happens to be a GOP member of the Michigan state House, says school officials should be held criminally liable if students are taught about homosexuality and then contract a sexually ...

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American Family Association reminds Supreme Court whose idea marriage was ‘in the first place’

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The American Family Association on Tuesday published a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post to remind U.S. Supreme Court justices that "only God can define marriage." ...

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Scott Lively: Homosexuality is ‘worse than murder and worse than genocide’

Monday, March 9, 2015
America is about to cross “a line with God that hasn’t occurred in the entire history of the world since Noah’s flood." ...

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Despite the ‘firing’ of Bryan Fischer, his attacks on the LGBT community to continue

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Bryan Fischer
Bryan Fischer, the virulently anti-gay mouthpiece of the American Family Association, has reportedly been stripped of his position as Director of Issues Analysis, but will retain his daily radio program, a forum from which he bashes the LGBT community on ...

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The year in homophobia: Ten of the worst anti-LGBT stories of 2014

Thursday, January 1, 2015
The Radical Righ, sees recent advances in LGBT rights as a reason to find new strategies to fight what it believes is a tyrannical government bent on persecuting conservatives and inviting divine punishment. ...

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal defends upcoming anti-gay prayer rally

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
The event, called The Response, has drawn heavy criticism because of the anti-gay views of its sponsor organization, the American Family Association. ...

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Fischer: Gay marriage decision the ‘Roe v. Wade of sodomy based marriage’

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
To say that anti-gay Religious Right groups are furious with the U.S. Supreme Court would be a massive understatement and nobody was more livid about it than the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer, who spent two segments of his ...

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Civil rights groups to RNC: GOP should stop associating with anti-gay groups

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Reince Priebus is Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
WASHINGTON -- The Southern Poverty Law Center and a coalition of civil rights groups on Wednesday called on the head of the Republican National Committee (RNC) to urge party members to disassociate themselves from groups behind this week’s Values Voter ...

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