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Anti-Gay Group Compares Gay Activists To Polygamists And Racists

ThinkProgress
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August 23, 2012

Alliance Defending Freedom — a group that’s just as anti-gay as it was before changing its name from the Alliance Defense Fund — has released a new video defending the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act, which of course the National Organization for Marriage is promoting as “excellent.” In it, ADF attempts to rewrite history, comparing LGBT activists to polygamists and racists who tried to “redefine” marriage in the past. Of course, it has always been progressives who have challenged religion’s stronghold on culture and advocated for fairness in society, be it the women harmed by the sexist class structure of polygamy, people of color, or gays, lesbians, and bisexuals. Still, ADF believes itself to be the hero for refusing to acknowledge the public benefit of same-sex families receiving legal protection. Watch the clip: