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July 16, 2014

'They are belligerent, they are intolerant, they are bullies and we have been meekly capitulating to this tiny little cluster of belligerent bullies now for a couple of decades and it's time that we stop with all of that'

US pundit Bryan Fischer is confused why Christians permit a 'tiny little minority' of gay people to have so much power.

July 11, 2014

'...When people sit down to eat a hamburger, the last thing they want to be thinking about is two guys having sex'

US pundit Bryan Fischer is prepared to begin a boycott if Burger King sells its 'gay burger' nationwide.

The fast-food giant revealed The Proud Whopper, a limited edition product sold only in San Francisco for a week.

According to Right Wing Watch, the director of issue analysis for the anti-gay American Family Association denounced the product.

July 8, 2014

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has compared gay people to a male nurse who has been sentenced to two years prison for having sex with a corpse

American Family Association ‘Director of Issue Analysis’ Bryan Fischer has turned to Twitter to compare homosexuality to necrophilia – arguing that if we outlaw one we should outlaw the other.

‘Homosexual conduct is sexually immoral,’ Fischer, one of the world’s most outspoken homophobes Tweeted 5 July, ‘We discriminate against immoral sexual conduct all the time.’

June 4, 2014

The American Family Association spokesman has claimed that the ‘gay gestapo’ is bringing back slavery in the US by expecting Christian bakers to not discriminate against gay couples

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has accused the LGBTI community of forgetting the Civil War and trying to bring back slavery by trying to stop Christian bakers discriminating against same-sex couples.

Fischer made the comments in complaining about a Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruling against a Christian baker who had refused to bake a cake in 2012 for a same-sex couple who married in Massachusetts and wanted a cake for a celebration of that marriage when they returned to their home state.

June 4, 2014

The American Family Association spokesman has claimed that the ‘gay gestapo’ is bringing back slavery in the US by expecting Christian bakers to not discriminate against gay couples

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has accused the LGBTI community of forgetting the Civil War and trying to bring back slavery by trying to stop Christian bakers discriminating against same-sex couples.

Fischer made the comments in complaining about a Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruling against a Christian baker who had refused to bake a cake in 2012 for a same-sex couple who married in Massachusetts and wanted a cake for a celebration of that marriage when they returned to their home state.

May 31, 2014

'Harvey Milk was a very disreputable man and used his charm and power to prey on young boys with emotional problems and drug addiction'

An anti-gay group in the US is telling its members to return all mail with a Harvey Milk stamp.

In a 27 May blog post, the American Family Association rails against the US Postal Service stamp honoring the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California.

April 26, 2014

Bryan Fischer, of the American Family Association, used Bible proverbs to justify his comparison of equality campaigners to leeches

Bryan Fischer, anti-gay spokesperson for the American Family Association, has lashed out again at gay activists calling them leeches.

Fischer has previously rallied against gay rights campaigners, calling them ‘Jack-Booted Homo-Fascist Thugs’, and in his most recent rant he has compared them to leeches and is using the Bible for support.

April 3, 2014

New ad for its Teddy Grahams snack line features two gay dads

Honey Maid has taken the extraordinary step of turning the anti-gay backlash against a recent commercial featuring two dads into a statement of love.

The company has released a YouTube video showing such hateful tweets as 'Disgusting!" and explains that it hired two artists to take the negative comments and turn them into something else.

The women printed the comments out onto pieces of paper that they rolled up into small tubes and arranged them together so that they spell the word 'Love.'

March 28, 2014

'The portrait there that's being presented is designed to make you think that same-sex households are wonderful, they're loving, this is paradise, this is the optimum nurturing environment for children...'

Bryan Fischer thinks the audience watching Modern Family doesn't realize the severe damage the show does to culture and family life.

The spokesperson for the anti-gay American Family Association was a guest on Kevin Miller's radio show. The host maintains Christians are troubled by ABC's Modern Family, which has one same-sex couple raising a daughter.

March 23, 2014

The company defends its ad saying that 'the reality of family has changed, but the wholesome connections that all families share will endure'

In Nabisco's new ad for its Honey Maid / Teddy Grahams snack line, a variety of families with including one with two dads are being featured with the tagline: 'This Is Wholesome'.

The 30-sec commercial opens with a gay male couple bottle-feeding their child before viewers are shown a tattooed dad laughing with his daughter, and an interracial couple and their three kids holding hands.

The voiceover says: 'No matter how things change, what makes us wholesome never will. Honey Maid – everyday wholesome snacks for every wholesome family. This is wholesome.'

February 26, 2014

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer says LGBTI rights activists are ‘Jack-Booted Homo-Fascist Thugs’ for wanting businesses owned by religious people to provide them goods and services

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has weighed in on Arizona’s bill that would allow businesses to legally discriminate against gay customers in the name of ‘religious liberty’ – labeling LGBTI activists who feel businesses should not be able to discriminate against them ‘homo-fascists’ and ‘Big Gay.’

‘If “Big Gay” homosexual activists actually believed in tolerance they would respect the convictions of Christian businessmen,’ Fischer said on his Focal Point online radio show on Monday.

February 26, 2014

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer says LGBTI rights activists are ‘Jack-Booted Homo-Fascist Thugs’ for wanting businesses owned by religious people to provide them goods and services

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has weighed in on Arizona’s bill that would allow businesses to legally discriminate against gay customers in the name of ‘religious liberty’ – labeling LGBTI activists who feel businesses should not be able to discriminate against them ‘homo-fascists’ and ‘Big Gay.’

‘If “Big Gay” homosexual activists actually believed in tolerance they would respect the convictions of Christian businessmen,’ Fischer said on his Focal Point online radio show on Monday.

February 3, 2014

Christian organization claims a victory after Care.com did not air an advert during the show

Disney show Good Luck Charlie is being boycotted by One Million Moms over an episode featuring gay parents.

On 28 January, the sitcom series featured the first ever same-sex couple on the Disney channel.

In the show, two mothers Susan and Cheryl were introduced in a scene where they dropped their daughter Taylor off for a playdate with Charlie.

One Million Moms issued a statement, reading: ‘Disney has decided to be politically correct instead of providing family-friendly programming.

December 17, 2013

Parent's Committee, the Russian version of One Million Moms, claims the game forces children to act out 'homosexual seductions'

A Russian toy store is being accused of gay propaganda for selling a game promoting ‘homosexual seduction’.

Prosecutors have confirmed the toy store chain Katyusha is under investigation, and under the law could be shut down and fined one million roubles ($30,500, €22,000).

A complaint was lodged by the Parent’s Committee, which could be described as the Russian version of ultra conservative outrage US group One Million Moms.

November 20, 2013

Although Bryan Fischer once doubted Liz Cheney's patriotism, he now sides with her in the public spat between her and lesbian sister Mary

When it comes to the public disagreement between sisters Liz and Mary Cheney, Bryan Fischer is certain the married lesbian is prejudiced not the woman who is against same-sex marriage.

'Who is the one being intolerant here,' the spokesperson for the conservative organization American Family Association asked on his radio show, according to Right Wing Watch.

September 20, 2013

Bryan Fischer from the American Family Association made claims following rumors of Clinton having a lesbian affair

A homophobic commentator has made the claim that Hillary Clinton could become the first ‘lesbian president’ of the United States.

Bryan Fischer, of the anti-gay American Family Association, made the claims on a video released on the AFA’s website, in which he asserts that Clinton may be having a lesbian affair with her transition office chief Huma Abedin, wife of disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner.

September 12, 2013

The spokesperson for the American Family Association is certain President Barack Obama is purging the US military of Christians

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Bryan Fischer, the spokesman for the American Family Association, continues with his inflammatory language to describe gays and lesbians.

September 4, 2013

According to Bryan Fischer the start of the Nazi Party can be traced to a gay bar in Munich, Hitlers enforcers were homosexual and gays are 'thuggish'
 

Bryan Fischer, the spokesperson for the conservative American Family Association, went on his radio program to claim the Nazi Party started in a Munich gay bar.

Fischer is notorious for claiming  gays were essential to Hitler's Germany.

After claiming where the Nazi Party formed, Fischer repeated another discredited claim.

August 13, 2013

The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer has encouraged opponents of same-sex marriage to embrace the term sodomy in their campaigns – saying it is an ugly word for ugly things

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has encouraged opponents of same-sex marriage to refer to same-sex love as ‘sodomy’ and said he refers to same-sex marriages as ‘sodomy-based marriages.

‘I refer to homosexual marriage as sodomy-based marriage,’ Fischer said in a broadcast of his internet show Focal Point posted to YouTube by RightWingWatch.org.

August 13, 2013

The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer has encouraged opponents of same-sex marriage to embrace the term sodomy in their campaigns – saying it is an ugly word for ugly things

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has encouraged opponents of same-sex marriage to refer to same-sex love as ‘sodomy’ and said he refers to same-sex marriages as ‘sodomy-based marriages.

‘I refer to homosexual marriage as sodomy-based marriage,’ Fischer said in a broadcast of his internet show Focal Point posted to YouTube by RightWingWatch.org.

July 12, 2013

Bryan Fischer alleges a US serviceman lost his re-enlistment contract due to supporting Defense of Marriage Act

Bryan Fischer, the spokesperson for the conservative organization American Family Association, is claiming the US military is kicking out Christians and replacing them with 'hyper-masculine homosexuals.'

In a clip highlighted by Right Wing Watch, the notoriously anti-gay Christian, added the gay soldiers are 'similar to the kind of homosexuals that formed Hitler's storm troopers.'

June 5, 2013

AFA spokesman Bryan Fischer says the boy scouts who marched in uniform in the Utah Pride Parade remind him of Nazi Germany

American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer has said that the boy scouts who marched in uniform during the weekend’s Utah Pride Parade reminded him of Nazi Germany and has promised to have Christian holocaust revisionist Scott Lively on his radio program to discuss the issue.

May 24, 2013

The American Family Association, President Tim Wildmon has endorsed a new picture book by Amber Dee Parker and Hannah Sequra, God Made Dad and Mom

Right-wing Christians in the US are pushing a new book attacking gay families, called God Made Dad and Mom.

The picture book by Amber Dee Parker and Hannah Sequra tells the story of an adventurous young boy, Michael.

He prays for his classmate Jimmy and his two dads to learn ‘the truth’ about how God made them after a trip to the zoo where he’s told all animal families ‘consist of a male, a female, and their offspring’.

There is no acknowledgement that homosexuality is widespread in the animal kingdom.

May 10, 2013

OMM accuses Disney World of forcing captive audiences to see public displays of LGBT affection

One Million Moms (OMM) is campaigning to stop Gay Day, 1 June at Disney Orlando USA.

OMM believe the long running ‘event is planned with the intent to expose and desensitize children to this [gay] lifestyle by same-sex couples holding hands, hugging and kissing.’

One Million Moms urges their users to email Disney World with their formatted complaint.