Skip to comments.CPAC and GOProud - strange bedfellows
Posted on 12/17/2009 5:17:14 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
A spokesman for the American Family Association says a Republican homosexual activist group doesn't belong at a popular conservative political conference in February.
The homosexual activist group GOProud, an offshoot of the Log Cabin Republicans, boasts on its website that it will be a co-sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington on February 18-20. Jimmy LaSalvia, executive director of GOProud, says taking part in CPAC "is one of the most important things [GOProud] will do all year," and affords the homosexual activist group "an incredible opportunity to deliver [its] message."
GOProud advocates same-sex "marriage," a repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, and "expanding access to domestic partner benefits" for homosexuals.
Bryan Fischer is director of issue analysis for the American Family Association and host of the radio program Focal Point with Bryan Fischer. He says CPAC chairman David Keene and CPAC organizers have a serious problem on their hands.
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Frankly, those are the best reasons I've seen for not allowing them to cosponsor.
It's one thing to believe in the same founding principles and want to support them together. It's another to have a special agenda that doesn't really represent the group as a whole, and want to exploit sponsorships to raise visibility for it.
CPAC should have found a graceful way to decline the sponsorship IMO.
I agree. And it isn’t just having homosexuals attend your conference.
Isn’t Keene a RINO?
Just more proof something is rotten lately at cpac.
Just a matter of time now. Clock is ticking.
Beats me. Almost all of my ACU emails lately have been ploys for money.
The problem with ANY gay/Republican in group is that these are gays, who happen to be Republicans, NOT Republicans who happen to be gay.