Cathy Ruse

-- 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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Harry Jackson

-- Christian preacher and Pentecostal bishop who serves as the senior pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Maryland.

-- Regional bishop in the Fellowship of International Churches.

-- Led the failed effort in opposition of marriage equality in Washington, D.C.

 

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Linda Jernigan

-- "Ex-gay" activist who regularly partners with the Illinois Family Institute

-- Lobbies against LGBT rights in Illinois

 

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-- Claims expanding homosexuality is "Satan's plan"

-- Says: "To say that homosexuals have gay pride is an oxymoron because based on how they are and based on how they present themselves, there is nothing to be proud about" (at :35)

Jeff Johnston

-- Focus on the Family gender issues and marriage analyst

 

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Robert Knight

-- Conservative commentator and Senior Fellow at the American Civil Rights Union (a far-right response to the ACLU)

-- Former employee of Concerned Women For America, Family Research Council, Coral Ridge Ministries, more

 

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David Kupelian

-- Managing editor of WND (formerly known as WorldNetDaily)

-- Author of “The Marketing of Evil: How Radicals, Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised as Freedom,” which is largely focused on the idea that LGBT rights has been "sold" to America as part of an evil marketing strategy

 

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Richard Land

-- President of Southern Evangelical Seminary

-- Past president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission

 

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Robert Oscar López (aka Bobby Lopez)

-- Professor (CA State University Northridge) and conservative commentator

-- Headline speaker at various marriage rallies, testified in favor of various state marriage bans, and filed amicus briefs arguing against marriage equality at the state and federal level

 

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Paul Madore

- Co-chair of the No Special Rights PAC

 

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