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Cathy Ruse

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-- Senior Fellow of Legal Studies at Family Research Council

-- Married to Austin Ruse, president of Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute

 

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-- Suggests that a transgender child who identifies as a girl is really a boy in need of a father: "And one final thought: No mention is made anywhere of the boy's father, and his utter absence from news stories strikes me as a classic "elephant in the room," or in this case, not in the room. Dare I state the obvious, unspoken truth? This poor little boy desperately needs a father."

-- Says it "can be child abuse" to support a transgender child (6:12-6:18)

-- At FRC's "Justice Sunday" event, bemoaned courts that have "enshrined homosexual activity" into law

-- Reffered to scientifically discredited "ex-gay" teaching as merely a "resource" and "other perspective" on par with those that "[promote] the homosexual lifestyle as natural and positive"

-- Credited for sparking a national boycott of The Girl Scouts because of that organization's supposed "left wing agenda."  Cites merely having "people on their board that are also on the board of the Human Rights Campaign and push for same-sex marriage" as examples.

--Has described her policy work with FRC as "almost like working for the church" (at :47)

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John Eastman

-- National Organization For Marriage's Chairman

 

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Bob Emrich

- Co-head of the campaign to overturn Maine’s marriage equality law in 2009

- Northeast Field Ambassador at the Family Research Council

- Chair of Protect Marriage Maine

 

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- Says marriage equality is a "direct challenge to the righteousness and wisdom of God" (comments shared with a Sept. 2011 national pastor webinar)

Karen England

-- Head of the Capitol Resource Institute

-- Co-chair of the coalition attempting to repeal a California law that protects transgender students

 

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Tami Fitzgerald

-- Exec. Director of the North Carolina Values Coalition

-- Longtime lobbyist for "values" issues

 

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-- Instructs North Carolinians (see 2:40-3:03): "If we truly love our brothers and sisters, we will be seeking their highest and greatest good and what is best for them, and we know that when God's word says homosexuality is an abomination that means it's not the greatest and highest good of our brothers and sisters, so we're seeking their best interest."

Joe Fuiten

- Pastor of Bothell's Cedar Park Assembly Church who is widely known for his political involvement 

- Serves on the board of directors for the Family Policy Institute of Washington

 

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Jim Garlow

-- Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, California

-- Major force behind Prop 8

 

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-- Said that “Satan” is behind extending the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples: “So if I were Satan, if I were the Devil, I'd want to destroy the imagery of male and female coming together with light and joy, covenantal marriage on Earth.” (0:45-0:60)

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