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FRC gunman indicted by federal grand jury

| Thursday, August 23, 2012
WASHINGTON -- A Virginia man who entered the the lobby of the conservative anti-gay group, the Family Research Council, on August 15 and shot a security guard, was indicted Wednesday on federal charges related to the incident.

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LGBT activists: Proposed GOP platform ‘out-of-step’ with mainstream American values

| Monday, August 20, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Early reports Monday that the Republican National Party platform might contain language that would soften the GOP's view on LGBT rights were dashed by late afternoon as documents showed that party leadership had asked virulently anti-gay president of the Family Research Council, Tony Perkins, to assist in drafting language relating to same-sex marriage.

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FRC calls SPLC ‘Evil,’ ‘Anti-American,’ ‘Anti-Semitic,’ ‘Anti-Christian,’ ‘Marxist,’ ‘Dangerous’

By Josh Glasstetter| Right Wing Watch | Monday, August 20, 2012
On Friday, FRC’s second in command – Executive Vice President Jerry Boykin – appeared on the Glenn Beck Program and called the SPLC an “anti-American, anti-Christian, anti-Semitic, Marxist organization.” Continuing, he said that the SPLC is an “evil group of people” who “are dangerous.”

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Family Research Council — The destruction continues…

| Saturday, August 18, 2012
There is absolutely no doubt that FRC, along with more than a dozen other “Christian” based organizations lie about LGBT people. And this is the root of the escalating tension: the propagation of lies. This does damage. This oppresses fellow humans. Those who continue to do this all use the Bible to validate their oppression, making it extremely vile to many Christians. You can only push on and denigrate people for so long before it boils over...

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Perkins: ‘Clear link’ between FRC shooting and Obama administration policies

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Friday, August 17, 2012
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After trying to blame the Southern Poverty Law Center for the deplorable shooting that occurred at the Family Research Council’s office this week, FRC president Tony Perkins today also implicated the Obama administration in the shooting.

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Setting the record straight on the FRC’s ‘hate group’ designation

| Friday, August 17, 2012
Political disagreement is never a justification for violence, but the FRC should not seek to exploit this tragedy in an attempt to gloss over the organization’s long and documented record of anti-gay extremism.

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FRC blames ‘hate group’ designation for ‘reckless environment’ that led to shooting

| Thursday, August 16, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council president Tony Perkins on Thursday said he blamed the Southern Poverty Law Center for the "reckless rhetoric" that led to a shooting at the FRC headquarters on Wednesday.

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Is it Christian to be Anti-Gay?

| Thursday, August 16, 2012
FRC President Tony Perkins
Between Chick-fil-A and Wednesday’s shooting at the Family Research Council’s (FRC) offices, there’s been a lot of discussion about something called a “hate group.” Groups such as the FRC, the National Organization for Marriage, Focus on the Family, Public Advocate, American Family Association and many others frequently refer to themselves as “pro-family,” “pro-marriage” and sometimes “Christian” organizations...

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Tony Perkins on LGBT Pride: Why not ‘Adultery Pride Month’ or ‘Drunkenness Pride Month’?

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Monday, June 11, 2012
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Ton Perkins insistes that the Religious Right isn’t overlooking issues like alcoholism and adultery since there aren’t people advocating for “Adultery Pride Month” or “Drunkenness Pride Month” in the same way many recognize June as LGBT Pride Month.

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

KYLE MANTYLA | Right Wing Watch | 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.

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