Family Research Council Won’t Publicly Repudiate Anti-gay Violence

By: Wednesday May 22, 2013 11:14 am

In the wake of the hate-motivated murder last week of Mark Carson in New York City’s Greenwich Village — just one in a string of anti-transgender and anti-gay hate crimes plaguing the city, LGBT rights activist Scott Wooledge challenged LGBT rights opponents to repudiate the violence: LGBT rights orgs have been very clear violence will [...]

Romney, Ryan and GOP luminaries kiss Tony Perkins’ ring at the hate group’s ‘Values Voter Summit’

By: Saturday September 15, 2012 1:29 pm

The blatant shucking and jiving to the extreme right continues as Mittens, Paul Ryan, Rick Santorum and other luminaries drop the masks to engage in outlandish theocratic pandering on social issues at a conference put on by a well-known Beltway hate group – the Family Research Council. My favorite headline generated from this bigot fest [...]

Hate group talking head Tony Perkins now on the hot seat for his homophobia

By: Friday May 25, 2012 9:30 am

As David Badash said over at The New Civil Rights Movement, SPLC-certified hate group leader of Family Research Council Tony Perkins learned on Thursday that “credible journalists will no longer allow him to lie about gay people, same-sex marriage, or the LGBT community on national TV anymore.” Underscore credible. Most talking head interviewers would bring him [...]

Barney Frank vs. Tony Perkins on Hardball. It was good!

By: Saturday May 12, 2012 9:03 pm

The following video is openly gay Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) debating Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council recently on Hardball about Obama’s support of marriage equality. It was good:

Focus on The Family staffers were concerned about hate group leader’s anti-gay rhetoric

By: Tuesday April 17, 2012 10:07 pm

Focus on the Family recently wrote a piece attacking GLAAD for its Commentator Accountability Project. You will remember that GLAAD began this project as a way of educating the media on the true rhetoric of religious right groups – rhetoric that anti-gay spokesmen are not questioned on by the mainstream media because they put on [...]

MSNBC won’t run ad against hate group leader Tony Perkins

By: Thursday March 8, 2012 7:26 am

For the longest time, many of us have been raising hell over the fact that MSNBC hosts hate group leader Tony Perkins (the Family Research Council) as authoritative voice without asking him about his organization’s history of lying in order to demonize the lgbtq community. Well now Faithful America has come out with an awesome [...]

Tony Perkins joins ‘diaper pastor’ and AFA in an interview of lies.

By: Thursday January 19, 2012 6:48 pm

According to Right Wing Watch: On Today’s Issues, American Family Association president Tim Wildmon and Family Research Council president Tony Perkins hosted and praised North Carolina pastor and anti-gay activist Patrick Wooden, the very same pastor who said that gay men “have to wear a diaper or a butt plug just to be able to [...]

MSNBC’s possible dismissal of Pat Buchanan is hypocritical

By: Friday January 13, 2012 7:26 am

You must forgive me for not being impressed with the news that MSNBC has allegedly finally been driven to the extremes by columnist Pat Buchanan’s racist rhetoric and is seeking to get rid of him. Don’t get me wrong. It’s way overdue. Buchanan has gotten away with racist dog whistling for too long and his [...]

Why the hell is Tony Perkins being given media legitimacy?

By: Wednesday October 12, 2011 7:21 am

Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council seems to be given some degree of legitimacy in regards to the 2012 elections: On October 10, CNN host Carol Costello invited Tony Perkins – president of the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-gay hate group the Family Research Council (FRC) – to discuss the impact of his group’s [...]

I’ve got your pastors right here, Senator McCain

By: Wednesday December 15, 2010 1:19 am

In his latest email to supporters, Tony Perkins cited his “frequent conversations over the last several months” with Senator John McCain about DADT repeal and related this exchange: Senator McCain…asked me several times: “Where are all the religious leaders, where are the pastors?”. Tony Perkins heads up the anti-gay hate group Family Research Council. Senator [...]

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