Robert Vanden Bosch

-- Lobbyist with Concerned Christian Americans

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

-- Testified against IL marriage bill

 

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-- 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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Ben Carson

--Neurosurgeoun with an eye on conservative politics

 

Facts

-- In Fox News appearance, equated gays with bestiality and the North American Man/Boy Love Association: "Marriage is between a man and a woman. No group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality, it doesn't matter what they are. They don't get to change the definition."

Micah Clark

-- Head of the American Family Association of Indiana


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Richard Cohen

-- Founder of the International Healing Foundation, an organization headquartered in Maryland

-- Unlicensed therapist who presents himself as an expert

-- Was a member of the controversial Unification Church for twenty years; his marriage was arranged by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon himself

 

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