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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-- Says: "Folks who cannot reproduce want to recruit your kids"..."What we're facing is a radical force of people who want to change the way America looks the next twenty years, and we need to stop this thing now"..."We need to steal back the rainbow—we can't let the gays have it."

-- Calls LGBT families "discombobulated, Frankenstein structures" that are "out of order" with God (at 10:55

-- Said (1:10–2:05) gay activists' current marriage push is "just like during the times of Hitler"

-- Said (0:37–0:40) marriage equality is part of “a satanic plot to destroy our seed,"  and (1:06–1:30) “an assault” which “corrupts, perverts and pollutes.” 

-- Accuses gays of "recruiting" 

-- At an anti-gay rally, said that he and other protesters “will launch the Armageddon of the marriage battle in this country.” 

-- Despite statements to the contrary from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s widow, he claimed (0:29–1:44) that MLK would not support gay couples’ freedom to marry.

-- Agreed with Pope Benedict XVI's belief that condoms somehow promote AIDS.

-- Says of marriage equality: "the nation has walking pneumonia and if we don't stop it this thing could become fatal." (2:36 in first clip)

-- Says same-sex marriage is "an assault" and that “The Enemy wants it to be a legacy, or a seed that is planted in this generation that corrupts, perverts and pollutes” 

-- Analogizing same-sex marriage to the Titanic, says: "this is one of those icebergs that, if we don't navigate around them correctly, will take us under" (:34–:41)

-- Says of the pro-equality NAACP: "The NAACP is about to become totally insignificant because they put their mouth and their alignment against the book, and if you stand against God, God has a way of standing against you—it ain't that difficult."  "God's wheels of justice" punish marriage equality supporters:  

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Commentator Accountability Project (CAP)

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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