Robert Vanden Bosch

-- Lobbyist with Concerned Christian Americans

-- Member of the so-called Coalition to Protect Children and Marriage

-- Testified against IL marriage bill

 

Facts

-- Signed on to letter caling gay unions "profoundly dishonorable relationships"

-- When asked why he opposes gay rights, touts biblical calls for stoning/death

-- Claimed of the state's debate about civil unions: "We have never had a bill that was so destructive to the family as the Civil Unions Bill" 

 --Accuses President Obama of showing "preferential treatment for Muslims and Muslim nations"

-- Says protecting LGBT people from hate crimes and employment discrimination is "contrary to Scripture": "The direction that the federal government wants to take us will be contrary to the Scriptures, and probably bring some religious oppression in the forms of federal "hate-crimes" legislation and "employment non-discrimination"

-- When McDonald's donated to the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, he accused the fast food chain of using its resources "to promote an agenda and lifestyle that are contrary to everything in the family"

-- Describes pro-equality people of faith as people who "don't believe the word of God" and "don't have anything to say"

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Barb Anderson

-Longtime researcher for the Minnesota Family Council

-Head of the Parents Action League (which the Southern Poverty Law Center designates as an anti-gay hate group) and the MN Child Protection League

 

Facts

-- Has suggested that "a lot" of gay teens have been sexually abused, which is why they are "sexually confused" and in need of "change":

Ryan T. Anderson

-- Fellow at conservative Heritage Foundation

-- Editor of Public Discourse, the publication of conservative think tank The Witherspoon Institute

-- Co-author (with Robert George) of What Is Marriage?

 

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Joseph Backholm

- Head of the Family Policy Insitute of Washington

- Preserve Marriage Washington Chairman

 

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Ron Baity

- Head of Return America organization

- Has installed Vote For Marriage billboards across NC

 

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- Implies that gay people are worse than maggots:

 

- Compares gay people to murderers:

Matt Barber

-- Associate Dean at Liberty University School of Law

-- One of the most visible spokespeople for the Liberty Counsel, an anti-LGBT legal outfit

 

Facts

-- Insists same-sex marriage is "tempting the wrath of God"

David Barton

-- Head of WallBuilders and host of conservative radio show "WallBuilders Live"

-- Frequent guest on Glenn Beck's various programs

 

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David Benham

-- Star of HGTV's upcoming reality series Flip It Forward (*UPDATE: show has been cancelled)

-- Cofounder and board member of Coalition of Conscience, an anti-LGBT organization headed up by radical anti-LGBT activist Michael Brown

-- Son of founder of controversial anti-gay, anti-abortion, anti-Islam group Operation Save America; at various points, David has been identified as an OSA leader

 

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Brad Brandon

- Pastoral Outreach Director for Minnesota for Marriage

- Host of "Word of Truth" radio show

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