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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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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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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