The New Civil Rights Movement
August 28, 2012
Bryan Fischer says that gay Republicans “undermine and subvert” the “moral foundations of the Republican Party,” and have “no business” being in the GOP. Fischer, the public face of the certified anti-gay hate group, American Family Association, added, “we oppose gay marriage because it threatens liberty,” and classified “the gay agenda” as “tyranny” and “a threat to religious liberty.” Fischer was speaking ahead of this week’s Republican National Convention in an article profiling the rise of gay GOP groups, like the Log Cabin Republicans, within the party. Noting, indeed, “some social conservatives say they aren’t welcome,” Tracie Mauriello, writing at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports: “They have no business being there. Our message is to them is that your home is in the Democratic Party,” said Bryan Fischer, director of issue analysis for the Tupelo, Miss.-based American Family Association, a conservative radio host and a leading anti-gay figure in the GOP. “These groups are actively working to undermine and subvert the Republican party platform and the principles of the Republican Party,” Mr. Fischer said in a telephone interview. “They are undermining the moral foundations of the Republican Party.”
American Family Association's Bryan Fischer is one of the anti-gay activists included in GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project. Check out Mr. Fischer's profile: