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Matt Baume: Are gay leaders a threat to Boy Scouts?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Why did the Boy Scouts of America ban LGBT adults in the first place? Matt Baume debunks the flimsy lies that kept the discriminatory policy in place. ...

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‘Face the Nation’ introduces Tony Perkins as ‘hate group leader’ who ‘doesn’t speak for Christians’

Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, branded an anti-gay "hate group" by the Southern Poverty Law Center, says most Americans would not be comfortable with a Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality. ...

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

Thursday, January 1, 2015
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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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Hate group leader Tony Perkins to join gay marriage foes at Vatican meeting

Saturday, November 15, 2014
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Next week, American Religious Right leaders including the Southern Baptist Convention’s Russell Moore, pastor Rick Warren, Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput, and Latter-Day Saints official Henry Eyring will be joining opponents of LGBT equality from around the world at an ...

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Christian right undermines marriage equality with religious supremacism

Sunday, October 26, 2014
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As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” That vision of history’s progression has been well illustrated by the past year’s landslide of advances for marriage equality.  ...

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Ted Olson v. Tony Perkins on ‘judicial activism’ and marriage equality

Sunday, October 12, 2014
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Ted Olson, attorney for the American Foundation for Equal Rights who successfully argued for marriage equality in California and Virginia cases, versu hate group leader Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, in an appearance today on Fox News ...

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Tony Perkins: ‘Deadly consequences’ if gay rights movement succeeds

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Family Research Council President Tony Perkins has repeatedly attempted to link the actual persecution of Christians in places like Iraq and Sudan to the supposed persecution of Christians in America as a result of gay rights and Obama administration policies. ...

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The GOP’s Hate Summit: A Who’s Who of the 2014 Values Voter Summit

Friday, September 26, 2014
Tony Perkins
This weekend, Republican elected officials including Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Rand Paul, and Gov. Bobby Jindal will take part in what has become an annual ritual for potential GOP presidential contenders: they will seek to curry the favor of the ...

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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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Sen. Ted Cruz to join anti-gay activists in honoring his father

Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Next month, Rick Scarborough's Vision America will host its annual "Heroes of Faith Gala" where the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins will receive the 2014 "National Hero of Faith Award" and Rafael Cruz, a Religious Right activist and father of ...

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