-- Senior Fellow for Policy Studies of the Family Research Council, which the Southern Poverty Law Center listed as an anti-gay hate group in 2010.
-- Board member of "ex-gay" advocacy group PFOX
-- Maryland marriage activist
-- Says “The most effective way of reducing teen suicide attempts is not to create a 'positive social environment' for the affirmation of homosexuality. Instead, it would be to discourage teens from self-identifying as gay, lesbian, or bisexual."
-- “I would much prefer to export homosexuals from the United States than to import them into the United States, because we believe that homosexuality is destructive to society.” (See 0:11 mark here.) [*NOTE: A week later, Peter rolled back his statements, saying he "used language that trivialized the seriousness of the issue and did not communicate respect for the essential dignity of every human being as a person created in the image of God"]
-- Says he wants to see being gay punished by law: “I think that the Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v. Texas, which overturned the sodomy laws in this country, was wrongly decided. I think there would be a place for criminal sanctions against homosexual behavior.”
-- Claims “There is, for example, a single and simple solution for smoking-related illnesses, and we have all heard it—‘If you don’t smoke, don’t start. If you do smoke, quit.’ It’s long past time for public health authorities to say the same” about being gay
-- Sits on the board of and serves as a key spokesperson for an “ex-gay” advocacy group that tells gay people to “change." Routinely claims no one is born gay.
-- Instructs those engaged in marraige conversation to always bring it back to gays "choosing" their behavior
-- Says gay rights movement is winning because of "intimidation" and "emotional blackmail"
-- Claims: "No one is born 'gay.' No one has to have homosexual sex or identify as 'gay.' Change is possible. So it's not 'who they are.'"