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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Gap targeted by One Million Moms over ‘homosexual billboard’

Friday, May 18, 2012
Clothing retailer The Gap is the latest target of "One Million Moms" -- the 47,000 member group of anti-gay conservative moms -- for, what else, embracing its gay and lesbian customers. One Million Moms, “a project of the American Family Association (AFA)” — an organization... [ Read more → ]
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‘One Million’ moms target JC Penney again, this time over lesbians in catalog

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The group "One Million Moms" -- and its 46,000 members -- is once again taking aim at retailer JC Penney, this time for featuring a lesbian couple in its Spring catalog. [ Read more → ]
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Bryan Fischer: It’s ‘perfectly appropriate to discriminate’ against homosexuality

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
On his radio program yesterday, American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer quoted Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech to argue in favor of discrimination against gays. [ Read more → ]
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In CNN appearance, Bryan Fischer rails against the ‘homosexual lobby’

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer went on CNN today to debate R. Clarke Cooper of the Log Cabin Republicans over the Romney campaigns’ hiring of Richard Grenell, who is openly gay.... [ Read more → ]
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‘One Million Moms’ targets Urban Outfitters over catalog kiss

Sunday, April 15, 2012
After failing to force JC Penney to fire Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson, and Toys R Us to pull a gay Archie comic from its shelf, the anti-gay "One Million Moms" group has now targeted appearal retailer Urban Outfitters over a photo in its April catalog of two women kissing. [ Read more → ]
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Bryan Fischer: GLAAD’s McCarthyite blacklist proves they are Nazis

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Bryan Fischer was on vacation last week when GLAAD unveiled its Commentator Accountability Project, so he didn’t get a chance to officially weigh in on the project or his inclusion among the commentators GLAAD is tracking until he returned to the studio yesterday. [ Read more → ]
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‘One Million Moms’ gives up campaign against Ellen DeGeneres, JC Penney

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Anti-gay group “One Million Moms” announced Thursday it has abandoned its campaign against retailer JC Penney over its recent hiring of popular daytime television talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson. [ Read more → ]
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Fischer: Gays already have marriage equality, want ‘special’ rights

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
If Bryan Fischer's opposition to marriage equality is rooted in concerns that it would grant to gays "special treatment that is denied to other folks," allow us to reassure him that when gay marriage is legalized, he will have the very same right to marry the man of his dreams as everyone else. [ Read more → ]
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Bryan Fischer: Like slavery, America ‘cannot exist half-gay and half-straight’

Friday, March 2, 2012
During the course of his daily two-hour radio program, Bryan Fischer generally covers a variety of different topics but the underlying themes are always the same: the Left is ruining America. And yesterday was no exception, as he held up the Senate vote against the... [ Read more → ]
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Archie Comics fires back at One Million Moms over gay comic book protest

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Archie Comics has fired back at the American Family Association after its affiliate "One Million Moms" called out retailer Toys R Us for selling an Archie comic book that features a "just married" same-sex couple. [ Read more → ]
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American Family Association targets Toys R Us over gay couple in Archie comics

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
After failing to convince JC Penney to fire Ellen DeGeneres as their spokesperson because she is openly gay, now the American Family Association’s group One Million Moms is putting Toys R Us in its cross hairs for selling an Archie comic book that features a same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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JC Penney debuts Ellen DeGeneres commercials during Oscar telecast

Monday, February 27, 2012
During last night's Academy Awards broadcast, retail giant J.C. Penney debuted five new commercials featuring hugely popular daytime television talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres. You may recall that just weeks ago, Jc Penney came under fire from the anti-gay group “One Million Moms” over its recent hiring DeGeneres as its spokesperson. [ Read more → ]
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Ellen responds to ‘One Million Moms:’ ‘My haters are my motivators’

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday publicly responded to the anti-gay group “One Million Moms,” which recently called on retailer JC Penney to fire her as their spokesperson because she is gay. [ Read more → ]
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Fischer: JC Penney responsible for rise in suicide, breast cancer due to partnership with Ellen

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Bryan Fischer, who last week explained how Bill Clinton was responsible for the rise in oral cancer, is back with another attack on JC Penney for hiring Ellen DeGeneres, this time claiming it will lead to more depression, suicide, and breast cancer among women who become lesbians due to the store's choice of spokesperson: [ Read more → ]
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Fischer: JC Penney promoting deviant behavior by hiring Ellen DeGeneres

Monday, February 6, 2012
Once upon a time, Bryan Fischer believed that trying to get someone fired from their job was a hate crime. But that is apparently only the case if the person getting fired is a Christian and the people urging the firing are gay because Fischer and the American Family Association are now trying to get JC Penney to fire Ellen DeGeneres as their spokesperson solely because she is gay. [ Read more → ]
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Hate group slams JC Penny for hiring Ellen DeGeneres as spokesperson

Thursday, February 2, 2012
TUPELO, Miss. -- Retail giant J.C. Penney has come under fire from the anti-gay group "One Million Moms" over its recent hiring of hugely popular daytime television talk-show host, Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson. [ Read more → ]
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Perkins: Gays won’t be happy with marriage equality because of an ‘Emptiness within Them’

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Citing the stories of “ex-gays,” Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council said that gays and lesbians will always have “an emptiness within them” and will never be content with having the right to marry, as “they are operating outside of nature and outside of God’s plan and design.” [ Read more → ]
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Fischer: ‘Poppers’ and homosexual’s ‘rampant promiscuity’ cause AIDS

Friday, January 20, 2012
Bryan Fischer continues to defend his claim that the HIV virus does not cause AIDS and that the entire thing is a scam designed by scientists to get research money, and claims the average homosexual has hundreds, sometimes more than 1000, sexual partners over the course of a lifetime. [ Read more → ]
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Indiana gay youth group first in nation to get specialty auto license plates

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana has become the first state in the nation to offer specialty automobile license plates promoting awareness of gay youth groups. [ Read more → ]
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Anti-gay Bryan Fischer on anti-gay candidates, lesbians, sex, natural marriage, and more

Monday, January 16, 2012
Bryan Fischer, the openly bigoted Director of Issue Analysis for the anti-gay American Family Association, and host of Focal Point -- who has previously called gays "nazis" and the "#1 perpetrators of hate crimes in America" -- appeared Monday on The David Packman Show to discuss, among other topics, whether any Republican candidates are anti-gay enough for him. [ Read more → ]
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Twelfth researcher complains about ‘religious right’ distortion of her work

Thursday, January 5, 2012
Another researcher has come out complaining about how a religious right "expert" distorted her work to stigmatize the LGBTQ community. Rick Fitzgibbons of the NARTH (the National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality) distorted research on same-sex adoption to make the case that children in same-sex households are not raised better than children "in stable homes with a mother and a father." [ Read more → ]
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Bryan Fischer promotes claim that HIV virus is not the cause of AIDS

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
It really should come as no surprise that there is no depth to which Bryan Fischer will not sink in his relentless assault against all things gay, as he is now openly promoting the idea that the HIV virus is not the cause of AIDS. [ Read more → ]
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Anti-gay hate group’s publication deliberately distorts AP news article

Thursday, December 29, 2011
The American Family Association’s One News Now is known for being a fraudulent news sources by often creating a story around the erroneous comments of anti-gay leaders or telling only one side of an incident (making sure to make the gay community look at fault). [ Read more → ]
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Newt Gingrich secures endorsement of anti-gay ‘family’ group he helped fund

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Thrice-married Newt Gingrich has secured the endorsement of Don Wildmon, the founder of the vehemently anti-gay American Family Association. One of the cogs in Gingrich’s vast network of business enterprises and front groups, ReAL Action, has provided $125,000 to the AFA’s sister organization, American Family Association Action. [ Read more → ]
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Fischer: ‘Every homosexual represents a heightened security risk’

Monday, December 19, 2011
American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer said on Focal Point Monday that gays and lesbians could endanger the military and represent a risk to the country’s security because of mental health problems in the gay community. [ Read more → ]
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