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Minister describes gays as ‘predators’ during Maryland marriage rally

Monday, October 22, 2012
BALTIMORE — A California pastor referred to gays as as “predators” during an event against same-sex marriage at a local black church on Sunday. [ Read more → ]

Robison: Silence on gay marriage is like silence on allowing ‘pedophiles to play in public parks’

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
James Robison makes the case for keeping the definition of marriage as between one man and one woman by saying that remaining silent on this issue “would be like stepping back when suddenly the public has decided to allow pedophiles to play in the public parks... [ Read more → ]
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Harry Jackson cites dubious studies to claim gay parents harm children

Monday, September 24, 2012
Trying to boost his campaign to generate a voter rebellion against Democrats over the issue of marriage equality, Harry Jackson wrote in his column today that legalizing same-sex marriage would harm children. [ Read more → ]

Who’s Who at this year’s ‘Values Voter Summit 2012′

Friday, September 14, 2012
This weekend Republican and conservative leaders, including GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, are set to address the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. [ Read more → ]
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Meet Harry Jackson, Maryland’s leading anti-gay race baiter

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Bishop Harry Jackson is one of the leading anti-gay voices working to repeal Maryland’s proposed marriage equality law in November, and he’s being bankrolled heavily by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), according to a new report from Mother Jones. [ Read more → ]

Bishop Harry Jackson: Gays ‘want to recruit your kids’

Friday, August 3, 2012
Speaking at Glenn Beck’s Under God Indivisible Conference, anti-gay Bishop Harry Jackson unleashed a screed against marriage equality and called upon Christians to unite against gay rights in a new ‘rainbow coalition,’ saying that religious leaders must “steal back the rainbow. [ Read more → ]

Perkins: Americans will never accept gay marriage because it ‘violates reason, natural law’

Monday, June 4, 2012
Recently, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins and Maryland Bishop Harry Jackson sat down for a half-hour interview with CBN's David Brody to discuss President Obama's support for marriage equality and what it will mean for the 2012 election. [ Read more → ]
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Conservatives throwing tantrums at black community over Obama support

Saturday, May 19, 2012
I must say that I am getting a kick out of reading and watching those on the right, particularly the religious right, predict how African-Americans will desert President Obama come election day due to his support of marriage equality. It’s hilarious to me to read the right-wing publications and blogs give room to a supposed angry black pastor who whines about how Obama has betrayed the black community, of course omitting the fact that said pastor never really supported Obama in the first place... [ Read more → ]

Values Voter Summit: GOP candidates plan weekend with anti-gay activists

Thursday, October 6, 2011
This weekend, nearly every major GOP presidential candidate, along with the top two Republicans in the House of Representatives, will speak at the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of the leaders of the movement to integrate fundamentalist Christianity and American politics. [ Read more → ]
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U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by opponents of DC’s gay marriage law

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court this week refused to hear the appeal of a group of clergy in Washington, D.C., who want to put the city’s new marriage equality law on the ballot. The denial of review appears to be the end of the line now for opponents of equal marriage rights in the nation's capital. [ Read more → ]

D.C.’s highest court rejects efforts to force vote on gay marriage

Friday, July 16, 2010
The District of Columbia's highest court has rejected yet another challenge to D.C.'s same-sex marriage law, ruling Thursday that opponents cannot ask voters to overturn it. The D.C. Court of Appeals rejected an appeal brought by Maryland pastor, Bishop Harry Jackson. [ Read more → ]

DC court throws out latest attempt to block gay marriage in nation’s capital

Saturday, February 27, 2010
A District of Columbia appeals court Friday unanimously rejected the latest attempt to block the city from legalizing same-sex marriages next month. In the judges' one-page opinion in the case, the appeals court refused to overturn a Superior Court judge's decision not to postpone the... [ Read more → ]

DC gay marriage opponents take their ads to city buses

Saturday, December 26, 2009
Opponents of gay marriage foes have taken to the streets in the nation' capital, literally, to protest recent approval of same-sex marriage in the District of Columbia. Ads began appearing this week on the city's transit system, emblazoned on the sides of Metro buses, calling... [ Read more → ]

Gay marriage opponents sue to force DC ballot measure

Thursday, November 19, 2009
The decision by the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics to block a ballot initiative to ban same-sex marriage reverberated on Capitol Hill and in the courts Wednesday as the battle continued over whether voters should have a say in the debate, reports the Washington... [ Read more → ]
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