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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Commentator Accountability Project (CAP)

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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