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)

 

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":

- A vocal supporter of the scientifically-discredited "ex-gay" movement:

- Says Gay Straight Alliances "affirm sexual disorders"

- Claims supportive young people are getting on a "train that is leading down a track that is going to be very harmful to them and their friends":

- Claims the "ex-gay" movement deserves "equal time" in public school discussions:

-Pushes Paul Cameron's widely discredited "research" to position homosexuality as "three times more dangerous than smoking":

- "The greatest threat to our freedom and the health and well-being of our children is from this radical homosexual agenda that is just so pervasive" (end of clip):

- Anderson's body of anti-LGBT work was the focus on a lengthy Rolling Stone article about the rash of LGBT suicides that have plagued her local community

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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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