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Michael Geer

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-- 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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John Eastman

-- National Organization For Marriage's Chairman

 

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Bob Emrich

- Co-head of the campaign to overturn Maine’s marriage equality law in 2009

- Northeast Field Ambassador at the Family Research Council

- Chair of Protect Marriage Maine

 

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- Says marriage equality is a "direct challenge to the righteousness and wisdom of God" (comments shared with a Sept. 2011 national pastor webinar)

Karen England

-- Head of the Capitol Resource Institute

-- Co-chair of the coalition attempting to repeal a California law that protects transgender students

 

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Tami Fitzgerald

-- Exec. Director of the North Carolina Values Coalition

-- Longtime lobbyist for "values" issues

 

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-- Instructs North Carolinians (see 2:40-3:03): "If we truly love our brothers and sisters, we will be seeking their highest and greatest good and what is best for them, and we know that when God's word says homosexuality is an abomination that means it's not the greatest and highest good of our brothers and sisters, so we're seeking their best interest."

Joe Fuiten

- Pastor of Bothell's Cedar Park Assembly Church who is widely known for his political involvement 

- Serves on the board of directors for the Family Policy Institute of Washington

 

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