Carroll Conley

- Succeeded Mike Heath as head of the Christian Civic League of Maine

- Vice Chair of Protect Marriage Maine

 

Facts

- In speech to Ellsworth's Family Bible Church, admitted of his motivations in regards to the marriage fight: "I want to pull back the curtain and show you, really, how insidious and how evil this is."

- Refers to marriage equality as "unnatural marriage" (:20, :31, :46)

- In blog post, distributed a host of targeted Family Research Council documents, including one that compares same-sex marriage to man/horse marriage

- Says of marriage equality advocates: "If this crowd and if this society, and if the chruch allows this to happen—if, in fact, that we can render gender as irrelevant, then all bets are off.  ALL bets are off.  Either that, or Romans 1 is simply not true because it does say that a society can sear its conscience and they can go past the point of retrobation where they remove God from their consciences.  And that's exactly what they're trying to do."

- Uses faulty Regnerus study to equate gay marriages and LGBT-headed families with schools that foster suicide

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Commentator Accountability Project (CAP)

Sandy Rios

-- American Family Radio host and Fox News contributor

-- Illinois marriage inequality activist

-- Former president of Concerned Women For America

 

Facts

Pat Robertson

-- Founder and Chairman, The Christian Broadcasting Network, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), and Regent University (among others)

-- Host, "The 700 Club"

 

Facts

Samuel Rodriguez

-- President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (Hispanic Evangelical Association) 

-- Leader of the Imago Dei Campaign

 

Facts

-- Claims (at 16:53) that "we have a moral responsibility to tell the world that adultery, pornography, homosexuality, hypocrisy, and lies will all "take you to hell"

Austin Ruse

-- President of Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute

-- Contributor to conservative news outlets like Breitbart.com

-- Fired from contributing to AFA Radio after suggesting liberal professors should be "taken out and shot"

 

Facts

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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Jonathan Saenz

-- Head of Texas Values, an Austin-based anti-LGBT group

 

Facts

-- Tells gay people that they must "change": "My heart breaks for you if you are currently choosing to live a sinful sexual lifestyle while also trying to convince others that it is also okay to live a sinful lifestyle without making any efforts to change or resist sin and temptation. You can make a decision today to "go and sin no more." It's not too late. It's never too late."

David Smith

--Head of the Illinois Family Institute

 

Facts

-- Freely admits his opposition to "immoral" gays: "We must not settle for any counterfeit that would legitimize immoral homosexual relationships, no matter what it is called."

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