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  • Ted Cruz to Meet 300 Evangelical Leaders in Texas on Monday

    12/28/2015 8:04:39 AM PST · by Isara · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | December 28, 2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, who is preparing to position himself as a viable alternative to frontrunner Donald Trump, will meet about 300 pastors and faith leaders Monday at a ranch owned by conservative billionaire Farris Wilks near Dallas.The meeting in Cisco, a tiny city about two hours west of Dallas, is being organized by Keep the Promise PAC, one of four main super PACs supporting Cruz, who is second to real estate magnate Trump nationally and is the frontrunner in the latest poll in Iowa, according to The Texas Tribune.The meeting is "designed as an open...
  • Ted Cruz Announces Endorsement of Dr. James Dobson

    12/17/2015 12:22:42 PM PST · by Isara · 41 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | December 17, 2015
    Nation's Pre-eminent Voice on Marriage & Family supports Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Dr. James Dobson, one of the nation's most trusted spokesmen and advisors on marriage, child development and the family.Dr. Dobson is the founder and president of Family Talk, where he produces a radio program heard on 1300 outlets around the world and on the Internet. Dobson has advised three presidents on matters pertaining to marriage and the family. He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to preserving and equipping families, including classics such as Love...
  • James Dobson to Endorse Ted Cruz Today

    12/17/2015 12:16:40 PM PST · by Isara · 69 replies
    National Review ^ | Tim Alberta | Tim Alberta
    Las Vegas - James Dobson, founder of the Christian group Focus on the Family and one of the nation's most influential evangelicals, will endorse Ted Cruz for president today, according to sources briefed on the announcement. It will represent the latest in a series of endorsements for Cruz from prominent conservative leaders, dozens of whom met secretly last week and voted to coalesce their forces behind the Texas senator. The plan, as decided by the Tony Perkins-led group, is to slowly roll out endorsements from prominent conservative leaders individually to create a perception of the "movement" uniting behind Cruz. Dobson,...
  • How the Right Hijacked MLK to Fight Gay Marriage

    07/01/2015 2:43:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 1, 2015 | Patricia Murphy
    A number of prominent conservatives seem convinced that Martin Luther King, Jr., would have fought marriage equality. They are probably wrong. In their fight against the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, leading conservatives have been turning to an unlikely source for inspiration: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” (PDF), the collection of notes that King smuggled out of his jail cell during his eight-day detention for protesting the Jim Crow laws that sanctioned discrimination across the South. The letter is one of the most iconic documents from of the Civil Rights era and includes King’s observations on the injustice...
  • High court on verge of destroying the family

    05/04/2015 4:30:50 PM PDT · by 9thLife · 32 replies
    WND ^ | 5/3/15 | Dr. James Dobson
    (Editor’s note: Dr. Dobson has prepared this letter for the constituents of his ministry, Family Talk. It is being shared here before being widely disseminated.) Dear Friends, May I urge you to read this letter carefully? It has been written with a fervent prayer that you will recognize the urgency it conveys. It deals with a decision that is about to be announced by the U.S. Supreme Court, dealing with the definition of marriage. In late June or early July, the justices will reveal their decision to either affirm the definition of marriage as being exclusively between one man and...

    05/01/2014 11:29:53 AM PDT · by Dqban22 · 45 replies
    WND ^ | May 1, 2014 | Garth Kant
    DOBSON TEARS INTO OBAMA: 'COME AND GET ME' Christian leader refuses to bow to 'wicked regulations' of 'abortion president' WDN 5/1/2014 by Garth Kant WASHINGTON – James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family and Family Talk Radio, a harsh critic of President Obama and an opponent in court, on Thursday described him as the “abortion president” during an address at the National Day of Prayer. The rest of the history http://www.wnd.com/2014/05/dobson-obama-is-abortion-president/print/

    05/01/2014 6:05:59 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    WND Faith ^ | May 1,2014 | WND
    WASHINGTON – James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family and Family Talk Radio, a harsh critic of President Obama and an opponent in court, on Thursday described him as the “abortion president” during an address at the National Day of Prayer. Dobson, whose organization recently won a court fight against Obama over a mandate in Obamacare that would have required his ministry to pay for abortion pills, has not been shy about challenging the president on his abortion agenda. At one point during the fight over the imposition of the abortion mandate, he said to the president: “Come and...
  • James Dobson, 'Family Talk' Get Obamacare Birth Control Mandate Reprieve

    04/20/2014 6:55:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/19/2014 | BY ANUGRAH KUMAR,
    A federal court has blocked enforcement of the Obama administration's abortion pill mandate against Dr. James Dobson and his "Family Talk" radio show in a case that challenges the legality of the requirement that religious employers provide contraceptives to employees. "In America, we don't try to separate what people do from what they believe," Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot said Friday regarding the injunction issued by a federal judge in Colorado in Dobson v. Sebelius. The injunction "shall remain in effect until modified or rescinded by order of the court," the order stated Thursday. "Faith-based organizations should be...
  • Christian broadcaster Dobson wins temporary ObamaCare mandate injunction

    04/18/2014 3:42:19 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 1 replies
    Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance. A federal judge in Denver issued the injunction Thursday. Dobson sued in December, saying the Affordable Care Act mandate to provide the contraception violates the religious beliefs of his Colorado Springs-based ministry, called Family Talk.
  • James Dobson launches lawsuit against HHS Obamacare mandate

    12/13/2013 6:33:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life Site News ^ | John Jalsevac
    Earlier this week, famed Christian radio host and psychologist Dr. James Dobson filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s HHS mandate, which requires employers to provide insurance coverage that pays for contraception, steriliazations, and abortifacient drug. The lawsuit was also filed on behalf of Dobson’s “Family Talk” radio show and ministry, a Christian non-profit organization that is currently subject to the mandate. Dr. James Dobson Dobson, the founder of Focus on the Family, and Family Talk say they object specifically to providing coverage for abortion drugs and devices. “Our ministry believes in living out the religious convictions we hold to...
  • IRS Rep Told Dobson His Application Was Rejected Because He Had Been ‘Critical Of The President’

    05/20/2013 8:34:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Conservatives4Palin Blog ^ | May 18, 2013 | Mary Beth House
    Our friends at Breitbart have been doing an outstanding job focusing attention on some of the grievous abuses of power we see coming from this administration. Here’s yet another example: Dr. James Dobson was a guest on the Hannity show Friday night to talk about the treatment his Christian, pro-family, group, Family Talk Action got from the IRS when they applied for a 501(c)(4), a process he said “went on and on and on” for 19 months. When his lawyer called the IRS to find out what the problem was, an IRS rep named Medley told him, “we don’t think...

    09/16/2012 12:13:36 PM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 177 replies
    WND ^ | September 16, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    Dr. James Dobson, whose advice about parenting, child-rearing, marriage and faith has guided millions of Americans and whose counsel on family matters has been sought by presidents, today blasted the Republican Party for abandoning a strong GOP candidate to be U.S. senator, U.S. Rep. Todd Akin. Dobson, the founder and president of Family Talk, which produces his regular radio program, “Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk,” told WND it is “disgraceful” that the “GOP political bosses” have told Akin to drop out of his race, have withdrawn financial support and publicly maligned the congressman. “I regret to say that Congressman Akin...
  • Are Parents Boycotting Public Schools?

    Take your children out of public schools. That's what James Dobson, founder of the conservative Christian organization Focus on the Family, told more than five million American listeners in a March 28 broadcast of his daily radio show. "In the state of California ... I wouldn't put [a] youngster in a public school," Dobson bluntly stated. His words sparked a campaign that reveals the extent of parental discontent with public schools. Why are they discontented? Some parents worry about the lack of religious or "moral" values; other parents point to low academic standards or bias against male students. (Dobson objected...
  • With Santorum Out, Evangelicals Edge Toward Romney, but Cautiously

    04/11/2012 1:09:52 PM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    NY Times ^ | April 11, 2012 | Erik Eckholm
    Rick Santorum had been the last best hope of Christian conservatives who opposed Mitt Romney, derided by many as a “Massachusetts moderate.” Now, facing the abrupt end of Mr. Santorum’s presidential bid, some evangelical leaders have begun to rally behind Mr. Romney, saying their shared hostility toward President Obama will be a powerful force for uniting the party in November. In one sign of coalescing support from Christian conservatives, the National Organization for Marriage, a leading opponent of same-sex marriage, endorsed Mr. Romney on Wednesday morning. The group called Mr. Romney a “true champion” and said that President Obama “has...
  • Santorum: I left GOP race because money dried up

    04/12/2012 7:46:55 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 29 replies
    CBS ^ | 4-12-12 | Rebecca Kaplan
    When Rick Santorum ended his presidential bid on Tuesday, he spoke about the illness of his three-year-old daughter, Bella, and expressed a desire to spend more time with her as a parent. But on Thursday, the former Pennsylvania senator suggested the decision largely came down instead to a simple reality: He was out of cold, hard cash. After losing Wisconsin's April 3 primary to rival Mitt Romney by seven points - a contest, Santorum said, that his campaign viewed as necessary to win in order to do well in his home state of Pennsylvania - his fundraising dried up. "For...
  • "My Message to Rick Santorum" Bob Grant (RINO Blog)

    03/23/2012 4:54:36 PM PDT · by Politics4US · 52 replies · 3+ views
    Bob Grant Online ^ | March 23, 2012 | Bob Grant
    My Message to Rick Santorum March 23, 2012 Not too long ago, I had asked a woman from Pennsylvania what she thought about Rick Santorum. Knowing that she was as conservative and as Republican as I am, I was surprised at her response. She said, “He is the worst. Those of us who know him best have nothing but contempt for him. He is not an honest person and certainly would not hesitate to stab a fellow politician in the back.” That was a few weeks ago, but I have learned what a tawdry character Santorum is. He is a...
  • Fatal Addiction: Ted Bundy's Final Interview

    03/21/2012 8:05:22 PM PDT · by Linda Frances · 139 replies · 3+ views
    Pure Intimacy ^ | 1/24/89 | Dr James Dobson
    Ted: I’m no social scientist, and I don’t pretend to believe what John Q. Citizen thinks about this, but I’ve lived in prison for a long time now, and I’ve met a lot of men who were motivated to commit violence. Without exception, every one of them was deeply involved in pornography - deeply consumed by the addiction. The F.B.I.’s own study on serial homicide shows that the most common interest among serial killers is pornographers. It’s true.
  • Gingrich: Santorum's Ill. Loss Shows He's Not Conservative Alternative

    03/21/2012 2:43:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 79 replies · 2+ views
    NewsMax ^ | March 21, 2012 | Hiram Reisner
    Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says Rick Santorum’s double-digit loss in the Illinois primary shows he is not the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney — and he can’t defeat President Barack Obama..... “Governor Romney had a pretty good day — I think he took a step towards clearly proving he was the front-runner. Senator Santorum didn’t have a particularly good day,” Gingrich said. “This is the third time now he has tried an industrial Midwestern . . . state and not succeeded. And I think that the conservatives have to think through the right strategy if they hope to stop Romney....
  • Did Santorum beat Gingrich in Mississippi due to Democrat Prank Voting? Alabama?

    03/14/2012 1:01:28 PM PDT · by PSYCHO-FREEP · 198 replies · 2+ views
    GULAG BOUND ^ | March 14, 2012 | Arlen Williams
    GOP being Punk’d? We know that Democrats are crossing over in open primaries, such as Mississippi and Alabama, in order to vote for Rick Santorum, a big union candidate, their votes intended to throw the Republican National Convention into a contested balloting process. This tactic was written up at the Daily Kos. Big union money has even invested for the Santorum campaign. Pardon me for not having all the pertinent facts and I confess I don’t even have time to search for them all, today, to say nothing of presenting and formatting them, here. Can you help? Place further information...
  • Vigorous’ Santorum crackdown may catch Internet porn viewers

    03/15/2012 11:00:14 AM PDT · by timlot · 397 replies · 2+ views
    Internet pornography could conceivably become a thing of the past if Rick Santorum is elected president. The unapologetic social conservative, currently in second place behind Mitt Romney for the GOP nomination, has promised to crack down on the distribution of pornography if elected.
  • Norman Lear Attacks Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Karl Rove and GOP Presidential Candidates

    12/13/2011 4:48:07 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 54 replies
    Norman Lear Attacks Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Karl Rove and GOP Presidential Candidates By Noel Sheppard Created 12/13/2011 - 6:51pm Television's Norman Lear, in a speech celebrating the 30th anniversary of his far-left organization People for the American Way, called James Dobson, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and Karl Rove hate-mongers. In his December 5 address published at the Huffington Post Tuesday, he also accused the Republican candidates for president of having a "holier-than-thou sanctity" (video follows with transcript and commentary): NORMAN LEAR: I want to suggest we lefties start laying claim to what we see as "sacred" -- and serve...
  • Focus on the Family Lays Off 49 More Workers (Due to Decreased Donations)

    09/17/2011 7:19:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/17/2011 | Anugrah Kumar
    Focus on the Family on Friday announced the layoff of 49 more employees due to decreased donations, bringing down the number of employees to less than half it had in 2002. his new 7 percent staff reduction in the Colorado Springs, Colo.-based pro-family group brought the employee number to 650, down from a 2002 peak of 1,400 people, according to The Denver Post. “God has never promised us a certain budget number. We’re sad today but not distraught about the future,” FOTF Vice President Gary Schneeberger was quoted as saying. “Even in these bad economic times people who care about...
  • Dobson: GOP misled me on Rand Paul

    05/03/2010 8:38:55 AM PDT · by speciallybland · 263 replies · 3,166+ views
    Politico ^ | 05/03/2010 | Josh Kraushaar
    Christian conservative leader James Dobson withdrew his endorsement of Kentucky Senate candidate Trey Grayson Monday, switching his support to Rand Paul’s campaign and accusing “senior members of the GOP” of misleading him about Paul’s record on abortion. Dobson said in an audio recording that he made an “embarrassing mistake” as a result of misunderstanding Paul’s position on abortion. “I was given misleading information about the candidacy of Dr. Rand Paul, who is running in the Republican Primary for the U.S. Senate. Senior members of the GOP told me Dr. Paul is pro-choice and that he opposes many conservative perspectives, so...
  • James Dobson: Pro-Life Cause May Have to Settle for Overturning Roe, Abortion

    10/02/2010 1:47:58 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 103 replies · 1+ views
    Life News ^ | 10/1/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- Ask most pro-life Americans and they will tell the you the ultimate goal for the pro-life movement is a constitutional amendment recognizing the legal status of unborn children from conception. But former Focus on the Family president and founder James Dobson says that may not be attainable. Before a constitutional amendment, either federally or in any state, can be recognized, the Supreme Court must be changed to remove its current pro-abortion majority -- pegged by most pro-life legal scholars as 5-4 at best.Once that happens, the Supreme Court can reverse the infamous Roe v. Wade...
  • Audio of Dr. James Dobson Switching Endorsement to Rand Paul for Kentucky Senate

    05/04/2010 9:19:07 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 3 replies · 239+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | May 4, 2010 | Brian
    Here is audio of Dr. James Dobson endorsing Kentucky GOP U.S. Senate Candidate Rand Paul, after having endorsed his opponent last week. Dobson says he was given "misleading" information about Paul's stance on abortion by "senior members of the GOP." No explanation on who those officials were.
  • James Dobson Switches Kentucky Senate Endorsement; Says He was Misled by "Senior Members of the GOP"

    05/03/2010 8:28:06 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 11 replies · 375+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | May 3, 2010 | Brian
    It appears Dr. James Dobson has switched his endorsement in the Kentucky GOP U.S. Senate primary from Trey Grayson to Rand Paul. He endorsed Grayson last week, but now says he was misled by "senior members of the GOP" to believe that Paul was not pro-Life. Dobson now says he knows that he is, and so he has switched his endorsement. Here is the text of Dobson's statement: Have you ever made an embarrassing mistake? I did just that last week. I was given misleading information about the candidacy of Dr. Rand Paul, who is running in the Republican Primary...
  • Dobson was a great advocate, but he had his faults as well

    11/05/2009 10:21:57 PM PST · by Junkpunkist · 7 replies · 1,256+ views
    Monmouth Daily Review Atlas ^ | November 3, 2009 | Jim Bennett
    Just this year, Dobson gave 2009 Miss USA 1st runner-up Carrie Prejean the same treatment. To her credit, she had spoken out against same-sex marriage during the pageant, yet she seemed to have no moral dilemma when it came to posing for some prurient photographs. Dobson praised her for the former and had little to say about the latter, holding her out as a fine example of Christian womanhood who had been martyred by the media. I was still program director at a Christian station at that time, and we were given a choice between airing the Prejean interview or...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    06/03/2009 9:05:08 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 14 replies · 605+ views
    6/3/09 | Hiskid
    For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him. Psalm32:6
  • eHarmony blows off customer objections to 'gay' site- 'We are unable to process.. a refund'

    04/03/2009 9:45:47 AM PDT · by pissant · 34 replies · 1,356+ views
    WND ^ | 4/3/09 | staff
    The launch by dating service eHarmony.com of a new website for homosexuals is creating concern among customers who were attracted to the company because of its Christian foundations, but they're not getting any satisfaction. WND reported when eHarmony launched its new Compatible Partners website for homosexuals, the result of a settlement of a discrimination complaint brought in New Jersey. Compatible Partners has been put online by eHarmony following the case prompted by a 2005 complaint by Eric McKinley, a homosexual, who claimed eHarmony's heterosexual-only matching service violated the state's anti-discrimination law.
  • Did Blago keep the Museum of Broadcast Communications from building its new HQ?

    12/11/2008 9:22:37 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 5 replies · 510+ views
    Taylor on radio-info.com ^ | 12/11/08 | Tom Taylor
    MBC chief Bruce DuMont goes on WTTW television with a jaw-dropping story – that Governor Rod Blagojevich (“bluh-GOY-uh-vitch”) “approached me in 2005” and said come on down to the capital of Springfield, because “the state has money for you.” Eight million bucks was promised during a 90-minute meeting with the deputy governor and the governor. They said “we’ll get it for you.” But then it became what DuMont calls “a tragic and ugly story”, because “the money was never forthcoming”, even after he started construction. (It’s unclear just what commitments were put on paper.) When an empty piggybank forced a...
  • Online Petition Thanks LDS Church For Prop. 8 Support (Mormons Backed By Social Conservatives Alert)

    11/25/2008 9:47:13 PM PST · by goldstategop · 83 replies · 3,054+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 11/25/2008 | Peggy Fletcher Stack
    More than 3,000 people, including longtime Mormon critic James Dobson of Focus on the Family, have signed an online petition thanking the LDS Church for its efforts on behalf of California's traditional marriage initiative known as Proposition 8. "Anyone who participated in this process has come to admire the competence, diligence and moral courage that so many members of your faith community displayed as part of this coalition effort -- as Catholics, Evangelicals, Mormons and people of other faith communities all came together to fight this great battle for marriage," says the petition, which is addressed to LDS President Thomas...
  • Some of radio’s best gathered for the National Radio Hall of Fame ceremony Saturday night

    11/10/2008 6:37:06 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 4 replies · 599+ views
    Taylor on radio-info.com ^ | 11/10/08 | Tom Taylor
    (Ceremony also included a protest of Dr. Dobson)Some of radio’s best gathered for the National Radio Hall of Fame ceremony Saturday night. If I start name-dropping – beyond the inductees who where there, like Art Bell, Howie Carr, Dr. James Dobson, Mickey Luckoff, Charlie Tuna – I’ll have to leave a lot of people out. So let me just paraphrase the classy remark of KGO/KSFO, San Francisco Mickey Luckoff – he just hopes he’s been as good to radio as radio’s been to him. Truth is, radio’s been good to the entire roomful of people at Chicago’s Renaissance Hotel, including...
  • Vote Obama and Russia will invade Poland!

    10/29/2008 12:04:27 PM PDT · by lizol · 18 replies · 1,081+ views
    thenews.pl ^ | 29.10.2008
    Vote Obama and Russia will invade Poland! Created: 29.10.2008 12:46 A US Christian fundamentalist group warns that if Barrack Obama is elected president then the Kremlin will takeover governments in Warsaw, Budapest and Prague… The group, Focus on the Family, has released a sixteen-page “Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America” that presents their vision of what would happen should Democratic candidate, Barack Obama, win the US presidential election. The letter, an intense attack on the presidential hopeful, paints a picture of a world in which Russia has taken over Poland (again), governs the Baltic States and Al Qaeda takes over...
  • Christian right intensifies attacks on Obama (APO)

    10/25/2008 2:02:13 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 69 replies · 1,768+ views
    Associated Press ^ | ERIC GORSKI and RACHEL ZOLL
    Terrorist strikes on four American cities. Russia rolling into Eastern Europe. Israel hit by a nuclear bomb. Gay marriage in every state. The end of the Boy Scouts. All are plausible scenarios if Democrat Barack Obama is elected president, according to a new addition to the campaign conversation called "Letter from 2012 in Obama's America," produced by the conservative Christian group Focus on the Family Action. The imagined look into the future is part of an escalation in rhetoric from Christian right activists who are trying to paint Obama in the worst possible terms as the campaign heads into the...
  • Dobson on Bristol Palin's Pregnancy (Good)

    09/01/2008 10:57:49 PM PDT · by SolidWood · 30 replies · 569+ views
    ABC ^ | September 01, 2008 | Dr. James C. Dobson
    Dr. James C. Dobson of Focus on the Family issued the following statement: "In the 32-year history of Focus on the Family, we have offered prayer, counseling and resource assistance to tens of thousands of parents and children in the same situation the Palins are now facing. We have always encouraged the parents to love and support their children and always advised the girls to see their pregnancies through, even though there will of course be challenges along the way. That is what the Palins are doing, and they should be commended once again for not just talking about their...
  • An Open Letter to God, from Michael Moore

    08/31/2008 12:17:22 PM PDT · by Coleus · 64 replies · 530+ views
    Michael Moore ^ | 08.31.08 | Michael Moore
    An Open Letter to God, from Michael Moore Dear God, The other night, James Dobson's ministry asked all believers to pray for a storm on Thursday night so that the Obama acceptance speech outdoors in Denver would have to be canceled. I see that You have answered Dr. Dobson's prayers -- except the storm You have sent to earth is not over Denver, but on its way to New Orleans! In fact, You have scheduled it to hit Louisiana at exactly the moment that George W. Bush is to deliver his speech at the Republican National Convention. Now, heavenly Father,...
  • Dr. Dobson: I'd Vote for McCain-Palin

    08/30/2008 3:52:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 45 replies · 435+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 8/30/08 | Phil Brennan
    Call it the Palin effect -- John McCain's choice of Alaska's governor Sarah Palin has motivated many conservatives previously reluctant to support his candidacy to surrender their enthusiastic support. Notably among them is Dr. James Dobson, the very influential conservative leader, who heads the nationwide Focus on the Family organization. Dr. Dobson, who has flatly declared that he would not vote for McCain now says he will, and attributes his change of mind to the senator's choice of solidly conservative pro-life Gov. Palin to be his running mate. Earlier this year, Dr. Dobson had announced on the nationally syndicated “The...
  • Dobson: "I would Pull That Lever "For McCain-Palin (Dennis Prager Weekend Interview Exclusive Alert)

    08/29/2008 2:22:20 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 8 replies · 288+ views
    Townhall.comhttp://townhall.com/Columnists/DennisPrager/2008/08/29/dobson_%E2%80%9Ci_would_pull_that | 8/29/2008 | Dennis Prager
    Earlier this year Dr. Jim Dobson, President of Focus on the Family made news when he announced on “The Dennis Prager Show” that he “cannot and will not vote for Senator John McCain.” Today, on The Dennis Prager Show, the conservative leader changed course and announced his enthusiastic support on the heels of the announcement by Senator McCain of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate. Dennis Prager: I have a guest here who’s extremely significant in American life, whether you call it American political, certainly American religious life, one of the best known Christians in America—...
  • Radio Hall of Fame will not Bow to Homosexual Pressure to Dump Dobson

    08/01/2008 4:21:01 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 22 replies · 137+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/1/08 | Hilary White
    CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The National Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago has drawn the wrath of homosexual activists who object to the induction of Dr. James Dobson, a major figure in the US Christian pro-life and family movement. Wayne Besen, a homosexual activist, organised a campaign against the Hall of Fame that resulted in several hundred emails demanding that Dr. Dobson be removed from the list of nominees.  Dr. Dobson is the founder and head of Focus on the Family, one of the most prominent US Protestant evangelical organisations. According to homosexual activist Wayne Besen, Dr. Dobson...
  • Pat Buchanan: The Wars of Religion Return [Must Read!]

    07/06/2008 9:01:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies · 146+ views
    Desert Local News ^ | July 7, 2008 | Pat Buchanan
    Last week's clash between Dr. James Dobson and Barack Obama is but the latest skirmish in a war that dates back to the time of Christ. At issue: What is Christian truth? Does the true Christian put social peace ahead of his duty to make God's Law man's law? In a speech in June 2006, Obama, citing the Book of Leviticus, which declares homosexuality an abomination, noted that Leviticus also says the eating of shellfish is an abomination and condones slavery. Moreover, Jesus' Sermon on the Mount is "a passage so radical that it's doubtful that our own Defense Department...
  • The Bible: God's Immutable Word

    06/28/2008 2:03:21 PM PDT · by SgtSaunders · 70+ views
    Right Side News ^ | June 27, 2008 | Marie Jon'
    Marie Jon' writes about James Dobson's commentary on Barack Obama, and other issues surrounding Obama's corrupt belief system. "Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away." (Matthew 24:35) You can call yourself a Christian, but if your life does not reflect the teachings of the Bible and the Savior you proclaim to serve, the chances are you've not experienced a true conversion. Scripture exhorts Christians not to remain babies and drink only milk. It is the full substance of God's Word which matures our faith. We are transformed by the renewal of our mind, which...
  • Dobson: Homeschool Ruling Strikes at Heart, Soul of Families

    03/07/2008 5:49:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies · 1,300+ views
    The Christian Post ^ | March 7 2008 | Nathan Black
    Conservative Christian leaders are outraged at the California appeals court decision last week rejecting a parent's right to educate their children at home. “What has occurred is another egregious decision handed down by a California appeals court that strikes at the very heart and soul of families and their children," said Focus on the Family founder and chairman Dr. James Dobson, in a broadcast Friday. "How dare these judges have the audacity to label tens of thousands of parents criminals – the equivalent to drug dealers or pickpockets – because they want to raise and educate their children according to...
  • Mike Huckabee Speaks With NEWSCHANNEL 13

    02/23/2008 12:16:19 AM PST · by Kurt Evans · 9 replies · 269+ views
    KRDO News (Colorado) ^ | February 22, 2008 | Marshall Zelinger
    Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee visited Colorado Springs for the second time in less than a year. He met with supporter Dr. James Dobson at Focus on the Family, before going to the Broadmoor for a paid speech in front of the Leadership Program of the Rockies. "He carries an enormous level of influence," says Huckabee about his talk with Dobson, his friend of 14 years. "The contents of it, obviously would remain off the record and confidential, and I'm sure you (the media) would respect that, actually I know you won't, but I will," joked Huckabee. After his news...
  • Huckabee meets with James Dobson; vies for Romney's delegates

    02/22/2008 11:42:36 PM PST · by Kurt Evans · 99 replies · 410+ views
    Denver Post ^ | February 22, 2008 | Ivan Moreno
    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee met with conservative Christian leader James Dobson Friday as he vied to pick up the Colorado delegates pledged to Mitt Romney, who dropped out of the race. Huckabee's visit comes two weeks after Dobson endorsed him for president. "Personally it was a great encouragement," Huckabee said of the endorsement. "I think it also was an extraordinary boost for our campaign because Dr. Dobson is seen as such a true national leader when it comes to issues of life, marriage and family." Huckabee is an ordained Baptist minister and a former governor of Arkansas. His campaign...
  • Dr. Dobson: 'I'm Between a Rock and a Hard Place' (before Romney withdrawal)

    02/08/2008 2:20:39 PM PST · by Kurt Evans · 17 replies · 92+ views
    Citizen Link ^ | February 6, 2008 | Jennifer Mesko
    Dr. Dobson: 'I'm Between a Rock and a Hard Place' He says he will not violate his conscience by voting for the lesser of two evils. One day after Sen. John McCain took the lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Dr. James Dobson discussed just how difficult it has been for him to go public with his inability to vote for the Arizona senator, as a matter of conscience. "I regret what happened last night," Dr. Dobson told The Glenn Beck Program today, speaking as a private citizen. "I'm between a rock and a hard place." Dr....
  • Dr. Dobson Endorses Gov. Huckabee (original statement)

    02/08/2008 2:49:05 PM PST · by Kurt Evans · 23 replies · 86+ views
    Citizen Link ^ | February 7, 2008
    Dr. James Dobson issued the following statement Thursday, speaking as a private citizen. I am endorsing Gov. Mike Huckabee for President of the United States today. My decision comes in the wake of my statement on Super Tuesday that I could not vote for Sen. John McCain, even if he goes on to win the Republican nomination. His record on the institution of the family and other conservative issues makes his candidacy a matter of conscience and concern for me. That left two pro-family candidates whom I could support, but I was reluctant to choose between them. However, the decision...
  • AP Newsbreak: Evangelical leader James Dobson to endorse Mike Huckabee

    02/07/2008 8:37:53 PM PST · by nckerr · 21 replies · 146+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 2/7/2008 9:15:56 PM | UNK
    James Dobson, one of the nation's most prominent evangelical Christian leaders, is about to endorse former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, The Associated Press has learned. Dobson, founder of Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Focus on the Family, talked to the GOP presidential hopeful Thursday and later was to release a statement explaining his choice, said Gary Schneeberger, a spokesman for Dobson. Huckabee had long sought Dobson's endorsement, believing he is the best fit to advance Dobson's moral worldview. Until now, Dobson had never endorsed a GOP presidential hopeful during the primary campaign. But he ruled out front-runner John McCain in a blistering...
  • Huckabee to get evangelical leader's nod (James Dobson)

    02/07/2008 6:05:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 121 replies · 86+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/7/08 | Eric Gorski - ap
    James Dobson, one of the nation's most prominent evangelical Christian leaders, is about to endorse former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, The Associated Press has learned. Dobson, founder of Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Focus on the Family, talked to the GOP presidential hopeful Thursday and later was to release a statement explaining his choice, said Gary Schneeberger, a spokesman for Dobson. Huckabee had long sought Dobson's endorsement, believing he is the best fit to advance Dobson's conservative, moral worldview. Until now, Dobson had never endorsed a GOP presidential hopeful during the primary campaign. But he ruled out front-runner John McCain in a...
  • Dr. Dobson: I Will Never Vote for McCain

    02/01/2008 2:07:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 330 replies · 469+ views
    NewsMax ^ | February 1, 2008
    While John McCain has risen to the top of the heap among contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson remains adamant that he will not support McCain’s bid for the White House. Dobson, one of the nation’s most influential evangelical Christians, declared more than a year ago that he wouldn't support McCain under any circumstances, saying McCain didn't support traditional marriage values. A Dobson spokesman told the New York Times’ David Kirkpatrick Wednesday that he stood by that position, and as a matter of conscience could never vote for the Arizona Senator. According to...
  • Scarborough: McCain Can't Win Without Rush, Dobson

    02/01/2008 4:30:57 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 57 replies · 84+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Don't tell Joe Scarborough that John McCain's the stronger Republican candidate because he can attract voters in the middle. The Morning Joe host has depicted McCain as unelectable because of the opposition to him of two key conservative leaders, Rush Limbaugh and James Dobson. Scarborough's comments during the opening segment of today's Morning Joe were prompted by an article in today's New York Times that included this line [emphasis added]: Since his victory in the Florida primary, the growing possibility that Mr. McCain may carry the Republican banner in November is causing anguish to the right. Some, including James C....