Robert George

-- Well-connected scholar and professor with anti-gay ideology, co-founder of NOM, Professor at Princeton, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Senior Fellow at the Witherspoon Institute.

 

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-- Decried the NY marriage vote by looking back to a time when being gay was “beneath the dignity of human beings as free and rational creatures.”

-- Argued that gay relationships have “no intelligible basis in them for the norms of monogamy, exclusivity, and the pledge of permanence.”

-- Suggested that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shouldn’t be considered a Catholic because by signing marriage equality into law, "he has made it clear that he simply does not believe what Catholicism teaches about sexual morality and marriage." 

-- Said marriage equality is “about sex,” not about love, commitment, and responsibility.  Admitted he believes gay relations to be immoral: "The idea that is antithetical to those who are seeking to redefine marriage is that there is something uniquely good and morally upright about the chaste sexual union of husband and wife—something that is absent in sodomitical acts and in other forms sexual behavior that have been traditionally—and in my view correctly—regarded as intrinsically non-marital and, as such, immoral."

-- Calls for "national rebellion" against marriage equality in the United States

-- Drafted the Manhattan Declaration, a manifesto signed by Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical leaders that "promised resistance to the point of civil disobedience against any legislation that might implicate their churches or charities in abortion, embryo-destructive research or same-sex marriage.”

-- Says he and his allies will defy "man-made law" that conflicts with their view on "God's law"

-- Said anti-gay soliders are now suffering under their own version of Don't Ask Don't Tell

-- Diminished trans kids and their need for protection; contrasts trans girls with "real" girls and frames equal access/nondiscrimination laws as blow to responsibility and respectability

-- Sits on the Board of an organization that supports and funds anti-Islam extremists. 

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Dave Welch

-- Executive director of the Houston Area Pastor Council 

 

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Ed Whelan

-- President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center

-- Former law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

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-- Said the Iowa Supreme Court decision that banning marriage equality violated the state constitution was “gobbledygook

Don Wildmon

-- Founder and Chairman, American Family Association

 

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-- From Don Wildmon’s “Principles Which Guide the AFA’s Opposition to the Homosexual Agenda”: “I never dreamed I would see the day when sodomy would be called normal, and those who held to traditional values based on Christian teaching would be called bigots."

Patrick Wooden

- Pastor of the Upper Room Church of God in Christ in Raleigh

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