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’19 Kids & Counting’ … and one major disservice to LGBT viewers

| Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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Tonight on the TLC network, another season of 19 Kids & Counting will makes its debut. And when it does, the show will spend some of its time documenting the Duggar's eldest son, Josh, as he moves his family to the nation's capital. ... Over the past year, Josh Duggar has gone from being a family man and reality star to also being a senior voice for an organization that the Southern Povery Law Center designates as an active anti-gay hate group. In his new role at FRC, Josh has not shied away from making his anti-LGBT views known. While serving as a fill-in radio host for his boss at FRC, the jaw-droppingly anti-LGBT Tony Perkins, Josh recently admitted that he sees his lesbian aunt as “choosing” a “lifestyle...”

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FRC: Boycott Betty Crocker for baking wedding cakes for gay couples

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, September 12, 2013
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When gay rights advocates criticized Chick-fil-A for the company’s financial support of anti-gay organizations, the Family Research Council decried their “gaystapo tactics.” Apparently, the FRC believes that boycotts are only acceptable if they are organized by conservative groups.

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Perry says Boy Scouts will answer to God; Gohmert warns of pedophilia

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Rick Perry, who has equated the fight against gays in the Boy Scouts to the fight to abolish slavery, told Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council on Friday’s edition of Washington Watch that the Boy Scouts of America’s delegates bowed to “political correctness” and “money” in ending the ban on gay members under the age of 18.

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Rick Perry urges Boy Scouts to oppose gay ‘pop culture’ like Sam Houston resisted slavery

| Monday, May 6, 2013
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Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) appeared in the Family Research Council’s “Stand With Scouts Sunday” webcast last night where he told FRC president Tony Perkins that the Boy Scouts of America must resist those trying to “tear apart” the organization’s values and replace them with the “flavor of the month”—homosexuality.

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GOP dumps plan for more ‘inclusive’ party, reaffirms anti-gay marriage platform

| Friday, April 12, 2013
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Just weeks after releasing a "turnaround plan" focused on building a more inclusive GOP aimed at attract minority voters, including “welcoming” attitudes on gay rights, members of the Republican National Committee on Friday voted unanimously to reaffirm language in the GOP platform defining marriage "as the union of one man and one woman."

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Evan Wolfson: ‘Gay people are not going to use up all the marriage licenses’

| Sunday, March 24, 2013
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As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments this week in two historic same-sex marriage cases -- one challenging California's ban on gay marriage, and the other challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act -- supporters and opponents of marriage equality are stepping up their cases in the court of public opinion.

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FRC urges Congress to ‘pressure the Supreme Court’ on marriage cases

By Peter Montgomery| Right Wing Watch | Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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The Family Research Council has launched what it is describing as “an ambitious, no-holds-barred campaign to keep marriage as between one man and one woman and preserve the American family.”

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Family Research Council is to blame for near massacre at its headquarters

| Thursday, February 7, 2013
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Someone has to sit Tony Perkins down and school him on the truth. I am very certain that Perkins is already aware of this truth, but he needs to be told publicly so that everyone else can know. The Southern Poverty Law Center is not responsible for Floyd Corkins’ near massacre at FRC headquarters last year. If Perkins wants to blame someone, he should look to himself and his organization. For years, while under the guise of Biblical principles, the FRC has dehumanized the LGBT community....

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Perkins: Child abuse ‘can only get worse’ if Boy Scouts include gays

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, January 31, 2013
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Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council once again warned that incidents of child abuse will rise if the Boy Scouts end their national prohibition on gay members.

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Perkins on Boy Scouts’ anti-gay policy: ‘That’s their code, morally straight’

| Monday, December 17, 2012
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Tony Perkins, president of the anti-gay hate group Family Research Council, said Friday that the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy is "morally straight."

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