Tag Archives: Family Leader

Kellyanne Conway To Speak At Hate Group Convention

The Des Moines Register reports: Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway will speak at this summer’s Family Leadership Summit in Des Moines. The July 15 event, hosted by Christian conservative group The Family Leader, seeks to challenge Christians to engage in government and to pursue “Christ-centered cultural transformation.” The theme for this year’s summit is “Principle over Politics.” “It’s an …

Read More »

Trump Attacks Iowa Hate Group Leader

Back in 2013 Bob Vander Plaats paraphrased Winston Churchill and declared that it would be better to die than live in a gay-friendly nation. In 2014 his group Family Leader put out a video that links same-sex marriage to terrorism. And in early 2015 his group signed onto a SCOTUS brief which claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to a …

Read More »

Cruz Picks Up Another Hate Group Endorsement

Iowa’s virulently anti-LGBT Bob Vander Plaats, head of the Family Leader, has joined NOM in endorsing Ted Cruz. Via Right Wing Watch: Vander Plaats is one of several right-wing figures to coalesce behind Cruz, who has attracted the support of ultraconservative activists like Troy Newman, who wishes the government would execute abortion providers; Ron Baity, a pastor who links gay …

Read More »

IOWA: Immigration Rights Protesters Disrupt Hate Group’s GOP Presidential Forum [VIDEO]

Iowa’s anti-LGBT Family Leader held a GOP presidential forum last night where immigration rights protesters disrupted the event’s opening to the usual chants of “USA! USA!” by the attendees. From the Des Moines Register: Seven Republican presidential candidates attended the forum in Des Moines. A group calling itself Against All Borders opened up protests by shouting “Deportation is anti-family.” The …

Read More »

Hate Groups To SCOTUS: Gay Marriage Causes Slutty Girls And Violent Boys

A coalition of anti-gay hate groups has filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court which argues, among other reasons, that same-sex marriage must not be approved because otherwise the nation will be overrun with trampy girls and violent boys. From the brief: Fathers tend to roughhouse and engage in stimulating play with their children, which helps teach them to …

Read More »

IOWA: Hate Group Rallies In Yet Another Attempt To Overturn Same-Sex Marriage

Via the Iowa Republican: Almost six years have passed since the Iowa Supreme Court opened the door for gay marriages in the state. As each year passes, public opinion grows more in favor of gay marriage. However, The Family Leader, one of Iowa’s preeminent Christian conservative organizations, is not relenting in its efforts to see that court decision overturned. The …

Read More »

Caption This

Read More »

Caption This

(Tipped by JMG reader TJ)

Read More »

Iowa Hate Group Leader Links Terrorism With Same-Sex Marriage

Miranda Blue writes at Right Wing Watch:  Bob Vander Plaats, president of the Iowa-based Religious Right group The Family Leader, held a revival event yesterday that also happened to be a good marketing opportunity for his new book about the “urgent call for revival” in America. Vander Plaats introduced the event — which also featured a Q & A with …

Read More »

Tweet Of The Day – Soledad O’Brien

My post on this story is here.

Read More »

Christian Hate Group: It’s Better To Die Than To Live In A Gay-Friendly World

“All across the nation, Christians are being targeted by homosexual activists who’s agenda is clear: approve of my lifestyle or pay the consequences! At first, the cases were few and far between. Now the number of cases are building, and the collective threat is growing, with the goal of suffocating Christians’ vocal opposition to promoting a lifestyle which is not …

Read More »