Michael Geer

-- Head of the Pennsylvania Family Institute (for 23 years)

 

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-- Claims God will not be pleased by and will not bless a nation with same-sex marriage because it runs "contrary to God's design"

-- Defended Rick Santorum's infamous "man on dog" comments by saying: ""It's a sound legal argument: If the justices overturn the Texas law and hold sodomy to be a constitutional right on the grounds of privacy, then laws against bigamy, incest, polygamy, adultery and other purely 'private' sexual relationships must also be unconstitutional."

-- When Judge Walker determined same-sex couples have a right to marry, Geer asked: "So you could marry a four-year-old girl?  Can you marry your cousin?  Can you marry your sister?"  In same interview, said Walker's ruling was "a tragedy"

-- Responds to TV shows like Modern Family by suggesting gays turn their kids into "second class citizens" (*first voice is host Mark Daniels; second voice is Geer)

-- In the 1990s, opposed hate crimes protections amid claims that gays "choose their lifestyles"

-- Says anti-bullying programs are just part of a "leftist agenda" to "promote homosexuality"

-- Im regard to nondiscrimination laws that prevent discrimination against LGBT consumers, Geer says: "I'm not so sure this is America anymore."

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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)

 

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

 

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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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