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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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Bryan Fischer: ‘There is no right to engage in immoral behavior’

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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On yesterday’s radio program, American Family Association spokesperson Bryan Fischer went after President Obama for refusing to defend the Defense of Marriage Act before the Supreme Court, calling it a violation of his oath of office before declaring that people do not have any right whatsoever to engage in homosexual [...]

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Bryan Fischer: ‘The bullies and bigots at Big Gay’ hit Tebow ‘like a falling safe’

Friday, February 22, 2013
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American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer is none too pleased about Tim Tebow’s decision to pull out of a speaking engagement at far-right pastor Robert Jeffress’ megachurch, a gig first reported by Right Wing Watch. [...]

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AFA livid that same-sex partners of service members may be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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The Pentagon’s recent decision to extend certain benefits to the same-sex partners of service members following the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has provoked the ire of the American Family Association, which is upset that they may now be eligible for burial at Arlington National Cemetery. [...]

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Obama’s inaugural address sends Fischer off on another anti-gay rant

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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It has been awhile since Bryan Fischer went off on a good ol’ fashioned anti-gay rant on his radio program, but yesterday’s inaugural address by President Obama seems to have set him off. In his remarks, Obama declared that “our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters [...]

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Bryan Fischer: Businesses threatened by ‘flaming homosexual’ job applicants

Monday, January 7, 2013
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American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer on Friday blew up over the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), warning in a blog post that “ENDA would represent the return of Jim Crow laws.” [...]

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Inexplicable Evil

Sunday, December 16, 2012
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Unspeakable tragedy, horrific crime, inexplicable -- all words that inadequately describe the evil that was visited on a small New England town and its most vulnerable citizens Friday, its children. ... My heart breaks for those families, who at what now should be a season of joy for them, have [...]

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Fischer: New theory suggests homosexuality ‘the result of a birth defect’

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer says that a new theory that epigenetic marks may play a key role in determining why people are gay is proof that homosexuality might be a "birth defect" which could lead prospective parents to choose abortion. [...]

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One Million Moms drops campaign against JC Penney, Ellen DeGeneres after 3 days

Friday, December 7, 2012
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The anti-gay group that bills itself as "One Million Moms" -- who resurrected their fight against JC Penney earlier this week over a new ad featuring Ellen DeGeneres -- has dumped its latest protest after only three days. [...]

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Where are the so-called ‘family’ organizations on Black Friday?

Friday, November 23, 2012
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Where are the alarm bells concerning Black Friday? Why have none of the self-described “family organizations” said that Thanksgiving is “under attack?” ... The organizations who make their living off of attacking the lives and relationships of LGBT people (who also happen to be among the loudest claiming that there’s [...]

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Kirk Cameron: Defeat Obama to ‘hold back the flood of moral and spiritual evil’

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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Kirk Cameron told his fellow anti-Obama activists Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council and Tim Wildmon of the American Family Association that Christians must use the election to “hold back the flood of moral and spiritual evil that has been pouring into the country and give moms and dads [...]

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