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Lance Davis

-- Leader with the African American Clery Coalition

 

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-- Equates homosexuality with alcoholism, drug abuse, and self abuse

-- Calls marriage equality "a nightmare world;" claims it disgusts older African Americans

-- Says marriage equality is a "brave new world" battle that is "about pushing out the word of God, pushing out the bible"

-- Says civil marriage equality constitutes "civil rights centered around redefining the bible" (2:10–2:34)

-- Says, without basis, that homosexuality is a "choice" that children choose

-- Admits his fears about marriage are really about "being exposed to the acceptance of a lifestyle that we believe is against the bible"

-- Says of civil marriage equality: "same-sex marriage cannot be tolerated and that's based upon our faith"

-- Vowed that he and his allies would bar from their churches any lawmaker who voted against them on marriage: "We will not allow you to speak in our churches. You will not be invited to our churches when you're running for office. Because we as a community are incensed that you would allow for the dollars that are being spent from special interest groups"

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Candi Cushman

-- Focus on the Family's Education Analyst

-- Head of organization's “Day of Dialogue" and "True Tolerance" projects

 

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Maggie Gallagher

-- Founder and former president and board president of the National Organization for Marriage

-- President of the Institute for Marriage and Public Policy

-- Currently affiliated with the American Principles Project

 

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Peter LaBarbera

-- President of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), which the Southern Poverty Law Center named a Hate Group.

-- Longtime activist; at various points, has worked for Illinois Family Institute, Concerned Women for America, and Family Research Council

 

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Scott Lively

-- Former state director for the California branch of American Family Association, which Southern Poverty Law Center named a Hate Group; formed anti-gay Watchmen on the Walls group based in Latvia.

-- Author of  The Pink Swastika: Homosexuality in the Nazi Party, which purports that the "Nazi Party was entirely controlled by militaristic male homosexuals throughout its short history."

 

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Keith Ablow

-- Psychiatrist and FOX News contributor

-- Resigned from the American Psychiatric Association because of LGBT support 

 

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