Tag Archives: Focus On The Family

Religious Right Concedes Defeat

The above is the headline from the UK’s Telegraph. Leading evangelicals have admitted that their association with George W. Bush has not only hurt the cause of social conservatives but contributed to the failure of the key objectives of their 30-year struggle. James Dobson, 72, who resigned recently as head of Focus on the Family – one of the largest …

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Focus On The Family Employee Busted For Focusing On Underage Sex

Somebody at Focus On The Family was clearly thinking of the children. A man who narrates Christian CDs has been arrested on suspicion of using the Internet to arrange sex with a teenage girl. Juan Alberto Ovalle, 42, thought he was corresponding with a girl under the age of 15, but instead it was undercover officers with the Jefferson County …

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Nation’s #1 Anti-Gay Hater James Dobson Steps Down At Focus On The Family

James Dobson, one of the architects of a rabidly anti-gay national evangelical movement, has resigned as chairman of Focus On The Family, which he founded thirty years ago to further Christianist moral crusades in pursuit of an American theocracy. But don’t get too excited – Dobson is merely stepping down so that somebody younger can reinvigorate the hate. Dobson, 72, …

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Truth Wins Out Counters “Ex-Gay” Conference In Charlotte NC

Wayne Besen of Truth Wins Out was in Charlotte, NC this weekend to counter the lies of the “ex-gay” movement and Focus On The Family. In this interview with local television, Besen charges the “ex-gay” movement with “consumer fraud” for promising conversion from homosexuality. I also see my pal Matt Comer seated at the table behind Besen. (Via – Good …

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Maine: Anti-Gay Marriage Site Launched

The Maine Marriage Initiative has launched a website to help residents contact their legislators and complain about the coming vote on marriage equality. Note the perfect Aryan family depicted in their header. Maine Marriage Initiative was established with the goal of informing Maine people about the consequences of the legalization of same-sex marriage. Maine Marriage Initiative is a coalition of …

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Layoffs At Focus On The Family

File this under “Boo Fucking Hoo”: Focus on the Family is poised to announce major layoffs to its Colorado Springs-based ministry and media empire today. The cutbacks come just weeks after the group pumped more than half a million dollars into the successful effort to pass a gay-marriage ban in California. Critics are holding up the layoffs, which come just …

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Focus On The Family:
Celebrating 10 Years Of Hate

Focus On The Family, the preeminent anti-gay religious group in the nation, is “celebrating” their tenth anniversary with an “ex-gay” conference in Colorado Springs this weekend. For a decade, Focus on the Family has delved into what it believes is the biblical truth about sexual behavior through its “Love Won Out” conferences. Focus says the conferences started a national conversation …

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REVEALED: California Family Council An Illegally Run Sham “Charity”

It turns out the anti-gay Christers at the Focus On The Family-related California Family Council are a bunch of crooks. A look at their finances has revealed that almost all of their fundraising goes to pay the high salaries of their executives. From Justin McLachlan’s well-researched story: The money was supposed to go to support the California Family Council’s charitable …

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Arkansas: Christianists Get Anti-Gay Adoption Bill On November Ballot

Christian activists in Arkansas have secured the required signatures to have a ban on gays adopting or fostering children put on the November ballot. The new law would also forbid straight unmarried couples from adopting. Secretary of State Charlie Daniels certified the proposed initiated act for the Nov. 4 ballot after verifying that the Arkansas Family Council Action Committee had …

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Worst Person In The World: Stuart Shepard

Last week I told you about Focus On The Family Anus spokespig Stuart Shepard asking for Christians to pray for rain at Barack Obama’s outdoor speech at the DNC. Last night Keith Olbermann tapped Shepard as the “Worst Person In The World.” UPDATE: Good As You reports that Focus On The Family has pulled Shepard’s video. Out of shame, we …

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Focus On The Family: Pray For It To Rain On Obama’s Speech

Christianist group Focus On The Family is asking its members to pray for rain during Barack Obama’s outdoor speech at Denver’s Invesco Field at the end of the Democratic convention.

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Tivo Joins With Gay Haters?

In the most bizarre promotional pairing in recent memory, Tivo has apparently partnered with rabidly anti-gay group Focus On The Family for a Father’s Day contest.Jeremy at Good As You opines: Okay, so what we have here is a group that fights day and night against gay fathers teaming with a national brand on a contest honoring dads. Tivo is …

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