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  • Why are liberal 'gay' activists freaking out over a contraception case -- Hobby Lobby

    07/05/2014 4:14:51 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 65 replies
    Renew America ^ | 7-4-14 | Peter LaBarbera
    Why are liberal 'gay' activists freaking out over a contraception case -- Hobby Lobby -- and should they be worried? Court's defense of religious liberty for profit-making companies could help Christian small businessmen oppressed by "gay rights" laws By Peter LaBarbera It's easy to understand why hard-core feminists with their frenzied, overblown "War on Women" rhetoric would be outraged by the Supreme Court's upholding of Hobby Lobby's right as a Christian-run corporation not to be forced to provide abortifacients to its employees through an Obamacare mandate. (See Hillary's misinformation on the decision HERE.) But why are liberal "gay" activists freaking...
  • Fox News Raises the Rainbow Flag

    09/15/2013 10:22:23 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 58 replies
    Catholic Lane ^ | 9/13/2013
    “Fox News joins the Pro-Homosexual Media Bandwagon” – so says Peter LaBarbera in a 40,000-word expose that flaunts over 220 footnotes. (Read the full report here: Unfair, Unbalanced and Afraid). While Sean Hannity chooses silence and John Stossel passive acceptance, rising star Megyn Kelly plays trans-gender advocate for Chaz Bono, then drops the “hate card” on the psychiatrist who disagrees. Bernie Goldberg pushes “Jesus is just alright with” gay, then implies that the Biblical heroes David and Jonathan were homosexual as were Ruth and Naomi. Sean Hannity? – Still mum. Bill O’Reilly bashes an ex-gay; Elizabeth Hasselbeck calls pope’s opposition...
  • How Many Victims of Penn State Homosexual Predator Jerry Sandusky Will Think They are ‘Gay’?

    11/13/2011 6:04:45 AM PST · by Diago · 251 replies · 1+ views
    Americans For Truth About Homosexuality ^ | November 10, 2011 | Peter LaBarbera
    News Release Americans For Truth About HomosexualityNovember 10, 2011; Contact: Peter LaBarbera: americansfortruth@gmail.comCHICAGO—The discovery that former Penn State University defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been molesting boys as young as 10 years old – and that university officials including head coach Joe Paterno did not do more to apprehend this predator – has shocked America. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), said the scandal exposes the continuing problem of homosexual predators in society. He offers the following observations related to the PSU scandal: Many openly homosexual (“gay”) men, like CNN anchor Don Lemon, were molested as...
  • LaBarbera to Ann Coulter: Reconsider Appearance at Event for GOProud — Phony ‘Gay Conservatives’

    08/10/2010 10:08:25 AM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Americans For Truth ^ | Aug 10, 2010 | Peter LaBarbera
    Americans For Truth About Homosexuality President Peter LaBarbera today urged conservative pundit Ann Coulter to reconsider her appearance at “Homocon,” a September event for the homosexual Republican group GOProud. LaBarbera said: As a fan of Ann Coulter, it pains me to see her cave in to political correctness and lend credibility to the phony homosexual “conservatives” over at GOProud. Worse, Coulter is sending a dangerous message to young Americans that homosexuality is OK. (It’s actually a sin.) Fully half of GOProud’s top 10 federal priorities center on using the Government to advance homosexuality, including: #4 – “Repealing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t...
  • If Elena Kagan Is a Lesbian, She Should Say So because Public Has a Right to Know

    05/10/2010 8:19:12 AM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 88 replies · 2,510+ views
    Americans for Truth ^ | May 10, 2010 | Peter LaBarbera
    n the wake of AP’s report that Solicitor General Elena Kagan is President Obama’s choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) reiterates its call for Kagan to answer the question: ‘Are (or were) you a practicing homosexual?’ According to some reports it is an open secret that Kagan is a practicing lesbian — to which AFTAH President Peter LaBarbera responds: If Kagan is practicing immoral sexual behavior, it reflects on her character as a judicial nominee and her personal bias as potentially one of the most important public officials in America. The popular mantra...
  • Obama's gay 'marriage' doublespeak

    08/25/2009 4:09:38 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 10 replies · 527+ views
    Renew America ^ | August 24, 2009 | Peter LaBarbera
    Barack Obama sure has a strange way of showing his much-touted support for traditional "marriage." On Aug. 17, Obama's Justice Department filed a legal brief against DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, which was signed into law by the last Democrat to occupy the Oval Office: Bill Clinton. Weeks before that, Obama's administration had defended DOMA, setting off a flurry of protests from his gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender-whatever allies. DOMA — which only Congress can repeal — passed overwhelmingly in 1996 with bipartisan consensus (a mere 14 Democratic Senators voted "No"). It protects states from being forced to recognize out-of-state "gay marriages." Its...
  • Homosexuals more likely to seek psychological help (Hard to believe)

    08/20/2009 4:31:57 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies · 865+ views
    One News Now ^ | August 20, 2009 | Charlie Butts
    A new study shows that homosexuals and lesbians seek mental health counseling far more than heterosexuals. The UCLA School of Public Health found that to be true in California, but there have been other studies with similar results. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality says homosexuals usually respond that they would not have so many problems if society would simply accept their behavior as normal. "You can't just keep going back to homophobia and societal stigma to account for this huge difference between straights and homosexuals with regard to various pathologies," he contends. "First of all, we're talking...
  • Former Homosexual DL Foster Says Hook-up Culture that Killed George Weber Is Common in Gay World

    03/29/2009 9:58:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies · 1,357+ views
    Americans For Truth About Homosexuality ^ | March 29,2009 | Peter LaBarbera
    “I probably will get hate mail for saying this but this type of hookup culture is common in the homosexual world. Another guy in NY who did the same thing was murdered. And yes heterosexuals do it to, but no matter what type of sexual proclivity it is, SIN leads to death. The best course of action is to get out of the deadly sin business and live for Christ.“ –DL Foster, former homosexual and publisher of Gay Christian Movement Watch, commenting on the murder of homosexual New York City newsman George Weber. DL Foster, founder of Gay Christian Movement...
  • Former Homosexual Comments on George Weber Sex-Murder by Young ‘Sadomasochist’

    03/27/2009 10:32:25 AM PDT · by DirtyHarryY2K · 36 replies · 1,811+ views
    Americans for Truth ^ | March 26th, 2009 | Peter LaBarbera
    New York ABC radio reporter George Weber, 47, was murdered by a young, self-described “sadomasochist” with whom he had hooked up for sex on Craigslist.com. A former homosexual, David, who has become a friend of AFTAH, says hook-ups, anonymous sex and “instant gratification” are “part and parcel of the male homosexual lifestyle.” Folks, the greatest threat of violence to homosexual men comes from … other homosexual men. The stabbing murder of WABC reporter George Weber in New York is a terrible tragedy and yet it is instructive about the perils of promiscuous “gay” life. There is simply nothing that approaches...
  • Outrage, complaints shut down D.C. orgy: Hotel nixes homosexual 'pig sex' party (Warning)

    01/17/2009 8:53:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies · 4,894+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 17, 2009
    Caution: The following contains a report on activities many will find objectionable. Peter LaBarbera at Americans for Truth about Homosexuality announced today that a Washington, D.C., inaugural week event that originally was described in an e-mail as a "pig sex" orgy has been cancelled after concerned citizens complained to the Doubletree Hotel hosting the event. "A big 'Thanks' to each of you who called the Doubletree and its parent company, Hilton Hotels," said LaBarbera in a statement, "urging them to not allow this unbelievably depraved and unhealthy homosexual event to occur in public conference rooms." LaBarbera continued, "We learned that...
  • Doubletalk from the Doubletree: Klingenschmitt Uncovers Hotel's Lies About Orgy

    01/17/2009 5:27:17 AM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 28 replies · 2,218+ views
    Americans for Truth About Homosexuality ^ | January 16, 2009 | Peter LaBarbera
    Dear Readers, below is message sent out yesterday by Navy Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt following up on our story yesterday about a twisted homosexual “pig sex” orgy planned for tomorrow (Saturday) night at the Doubletree Hotel Washington (1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., just blocks from the White House). Chaplain Klingenschmitt wrote to me, concerned that the story about the orgy at Doubletree was an Internet rumor. I wrote him back affirming that it was not: our source was an e-mail sent by the perverted orgy group itself (Fort Troff) to a homosexual. The reason for the confusion is that...
  • Inauguration Abboration of Prayer and faith

    01/15/2009 4:15:40 PM PST · by FutureRocketMan · 4 replies · 403+ views
    AFTAH ^ | 1/13/09 | Peter LaBarbara
    New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson — who was given the female name “Vicki” at birth — speaking at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s “Creating Change” conference last year in Detroit. [Watch the speech on YouTube HERE.] By giving an Inaugural prayer to a homosexual activist who claims the Bible is “holy” while he brazenly flouts its teachings, President-elect Barack Obama is himself undermining Christian faith and morals. Traditionally, men of God preached against sin, but Robinson is busy celebrating sin or redefining it: at this same conference in which Robinson praised the Task Force, the homosexual group...
  • Gay Pride Parade Features Obscene Act (Barack Obama Marched In This 2004 Parade

    08/27/2008 6:38:06 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 25 replies · 165+ views
    TVC ^ | July 2, 2004 | Peter LaBarbera
    July 2, 2004 - Peter LaBarbera, head of the Illinois Family Institute was an eyewitness to obscene sexual behaviors at a "Gay Pride" parade in Chicago last weekened. Caution: The descriptions may be offensive. Here's the IFI press release: ... There were children in the nearby vicinity, as there were throughout the parade route. ... I [Peter Labarbera] videotaped this indecent act for documentation purposes.
  • Root cause of AIDS being ignored, says activist

    08/07/2008 12:26:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies · 192+ views
    onenewsnow.com ^ | Aug. 7, 2008 | Jim Brown
    Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality is calling on church and political leaders to confront the unhealthy lifestyle choices contributing to the majority of the country's HIV infections. The 17th International AIDS Conference will wrap up in Mexico City on Friday (August 8). In attendance is California mega-church pastor Rick Warren who says HIV-AIDS is a "global pandemic" that the church can help solve by "show[ing] compassion, kindness and the love of Christ." However, Peter LaBarbera says while he commends the idea of a church-based effort to fight AIDS in Africa, he is troubled that many church and...
  • Homosexuality takes Congress by storm

    06/13/2008 1:05:49 PM PDT · by CWWren · 55 replies · 256+ views
    One News Now ^ | 6/13/2008 | Jeff Johnson
    The two openly homosexual members of the U.S. House of Representatives have recruited 50 of their colleagues to officially join them in promoting the homosexual agenda in Congress. Democrats Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin are the only open homosexuals serving in Congress. They have joined with Republicans Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida and Christopher Shays of Connecticut, and 50 other Democrats to create the House Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, says it is a sad day when Congress enshrines official promotion of sexual immorality. "How interesting that...
  • NY must recognize homosexual 'marriages'

    05/09/2008 7:11:14 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies · 1,695+ views
    One News Now ^ | May 9, 2008 | Jeff Johnson
    The State of New York has been ordered to recognize homosexual "marriages" performed in U.S. states and foreign countries where the practice is legal. New York's highest court – the Court of Appeals – refused to review a lower-court ruling that ordered recognition of so-called foreign "same-sex marriages" performed outside the State of New York. Such unions must now be honored in New York if they were created legally -- for example, in Massachusetts or Canada. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality says activist judges are now forcing homosexual marriage on New York citizens. "[T]his is a very...
  • 'Gays' shut down discussion of faith

    05/03/2008 4:05:54 AM PDT · by Man50D · 10 replies · 71+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | May 02, 2008 | Bob Unruh
    A discussion on religion, homosexuality and therapy that had been scheduled during the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting in Washington has been shut down following an attack by a "gay" publication on some of the people planning to participate. The symposium called "Homosexuality and Therapy: The Religion Dimension," had been in the plans for months at the APA convention in Washington, and was to feature advocates for homosexuality including New Hampshire Bishop Gene Robinson of the Episcopal church and was to be moderated by Harvard psychiatrist John Peteet. Others scheduled to be on the podium included Grove City College professor...
  • Virginia parents succeed against pro-homosexual book

    02/24/2008 10:31:03 AM PST · by wagglebee · 24 replies · 115+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 2/22/08 | Jeff Johnson
    Parents in one Virginia County have successfully forced the removal of a book, which promotes homosexuality, from their local elementary school.The book, titled And Tango Makes Three, is based in part on the story of two male penguins that temporarily form a couple to raise a penguin chick. Peter LaBarbera with Americans for Truth About Homosexuality says he is not surprised that the homosexual propaganda piece is still showing up in elementary school libraries. "One of the more insidious aspects of the homosexual agenda has been its willingness to manipulate young people's minds to promote homosexual behavior," he warns. "We shouldn't...
  • Huckabee only pro-family hope: RFFV founder Peter LaBarbera blasts Romney, McCain, media

    02/04/2008 12:55:00 PM PST · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 11 replies · 90+ views
    RFFM.org ^ | Feb. 4, 2008 | Daniel T. Zanoza
    Commentary by Daniel Zanoza, Executive Director It has been an amazing experience. I have watched this year's race for the Republican presidential nomination with jaw-dropping awe. The Republican Party's elite, the dominant media and supposed conservative talk radio have done everything possible to marginalize Mike Huckabee--the only true pro-family Republican in the race--while doing so with a straight face. Here's a message I hope no pro-family voter will ignore or mistake for political gamesmanship. There is a movement at hand in the GOP to marginalize the pro-family element of the Republican Party. The attack is coming from the Republican elite...
  • Mitt Romney's Liberal Paradigm Shift: a Republican FOR Homosexual 'Special Rights'

    02/04/2008 10:22:25 AM PST · by Ol' Sparky · 108 replies · 85+ views
    MEDIA ADVISORY, Feb. 4 /Christian Newswire/ -- Peter LaBarbera, founder of Republicans For Family Values, today criticized GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his "novel pro-homosexual positioning in the GOP." On Dec. 16, Romney (the alleged "conservative" in the race) told NBC's "Meet the Press" that "it makes sense at the state level" to enact pro-homosexual "sexual orientation" laws. (Last week, CNN's Roland Martin reported that Romney told him that he opposes "gay marriage," but supports "gay rights.") LaBarbera issued the following statement: Mitt Romney just doesn't get it on the homosexual agenda, and if he doesn't get at after...
  • Hillary ripped for special funding of 'gay' activist group

    01/28/2008 4:31:58 PM PST · by wagglebee · 9 replies · 55+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 1/28/08 | Jeff Johnson
    A pro-family group wants to inform voters about the depths of Hillary Clinton's pro-homosexual activism before the upcoming Super Tuesday primaries. Conservative watchdog groups exposed Senator Clinton (D-New York) last week for garnering 261 pork projects ("earmarks") for her supporters -- more than five times as many as any other presidential candidate currently serving in Congress. Earmarks are vague, written instructions attached to federal agency budgets that are often used as a "backdoor" to fund pet projects. Now Peter LaBarbera with Republicans for Family Values is drawing attention to one $300,000 funding earmark Clinton secured. "One of the recipients was the Gay Men's Health Crisis...
  • Pro-Family Truth Campaign Helped Sink Romney in Iowa

    01/05/2008 9:31:25 AM PST · by Ol' Sparky · 189 replies · 249+ views
    NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 4 /Christian Newswire/ -- Peter LaBarbera, founder of the Republicans For Family Values website, issued the following statement on Mitt Romney's stunning Iowa Caucuses defeat Thursday: There is a story the media missed in its reporting of Mitt Romney's humiliating loss in Iowa to the comparatively vastly under-funded Mike Huckabee: how a dogged "truth campaign" by pro-family advocates -- mostly from Romney's own state of Massachusetts -- to educate social conservatives on his liberal record on abortion and homosexuality helped seal his defeat. Much as Romney tried to run away from his pro-abortion and pro-gay past --...
  • Pro-Gay Romney Upsets Family Values Leader

    12/30/2007 9:31:41 AM PST · by Ol' Sparky · 61 replies · 305+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 12/30/2007 | Michelle Vu
    WASHINGTON – A prominent pro-family leader is urging fellow conservatives to withdraw their support for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney over his recent expressed support for a “sexual orientation” non-discrimination law. Romney during an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press” said he supports the contentious Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which adds “sexual orientation” to a list of federally protected classes that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The bill upsets conservative leaders because it grants special protection to employees based on their “actual or perceived” sexual orientation. Moreover, it would force Christian organizations...
  • Romney's Christmas Present to the 'Gay' Lobby Should End Pro-Family Support for his Candidacy

    12/26/2007 10:12:23 AM PST · by Ol' Sparky · 104 replies · 1,748+ views
    CHICAGO, December 26, /Christian Newswire/ -- Peter LaBarbera, longtime pro-family advocate and founder of the Republicans For Family Values website, is calling on pro-family leaders who have endorsed Mitt Romney to withdraw their support for his candidacy in light of his recent comments on NBC's "Meet the Press" supporting pro-homosexual "sexual orientation" state laws. "Mitt Romney's Christmas present to the homosexual lobby disqualifies him as a pro-family leader," LaBarbera said. "Laws that treat homosexuality as a civil right are being used to promote homosexual 'marriage,' same-sex adoption and pro-homosexuality indoctrination of schoolchildren. These same laws pose a direct threat to...
  • White House helped craft 'gay'/transsexual rights bill

    10/21/2007 4:53:23 AM PDT · by Man50D · 34 replies · 535+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | October 21, 2007
    Staff members for President Bush have helped congressional staffers work on "religious exemption" language for a new "anti-discrimination" proposal that actually would codify in federal statutes an anti-Christian bias, and that will make it harder for him to veto, according to an activist group. "Americans For Truth has learned that a White House official has boasted to pro-family leaders attending a private administration briefing that White House staffers were involved in the negotiations to craft expanded religious exemption language for the new ENDA bill," according to Peter LaBarbera's Americans For Truth organization. "At the briefing, the White House official did...
  • Fox News Channel blasted for supporting pro-homosexual group

    09/12/2007 5:08:18 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies · 603+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 9/12/07 | Allie Martin
    The president of an Illinois-based pro-family group says many fans of the Fox News Channel would be surprised -- and perhaps even upset -- to know that the network, which describes itself as "fair and balanced," supports a conference for homosexual journalists.   The program guide for the recent conference of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association in San Diego featured an ad by Fox News Channel. A representative for Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) also attended the conference, which featured homosexual media and mainstream media strategizing around a pro-homosexual perspective. AFTAH president Peter LaBarbera says Fox News...
  • LaBarbera: Dems 'grovel before hard-core homosexual activists' in GLBT forum

    08/10/2007 1:53:16 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 26 replies · 823+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 8/10/07 | Jim Brown
    Six of the Democratic White House hopefuls threw plenty of red meat to the 'gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender' (GLBT) community last night at the first-ever presidential forum on homosexual issues. The candidates all expressed support for homosexual civil unions and their desire to get rid of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell” policy. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) boasted he has the best "track record of working with the GLBT community," noting as a state senator, he was the chief sponsor of Illinois' version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Former Senator John Edwards said,...
  • Report: Wealthy homosexual donors swaying local, state elections

    07/04/2007 8:21:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies · 870+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 7/3/07 | Jim Brown
    Peter LaBarbera says what he calls "big gay money" is becoming a huge force in state and local politics in America. The pro-family activist is urging grassroots conservatives to counter those contributions that are being used to finance the campaigns of candidates who favor same-sex "marriage."   Former Washington Times reporter Peter LaBarbera says many grassroots Americans are unaware that pro-family lawmakers who support state marriage amendments are being targeted by wealthy homosexual donors. National Public Radio (NPR) reports that last year, wealthy homosexual activists "funneled millions of dollars into dozens of carefully selected campaigns." One of those donors was...
  • Hate bloggers, death threats and apologies abound

    02/16/2007 10:55:46 AM PST · by Woodland · 8 replies · 1,050+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | 02/16/07 | J. Matt Barber
    Media outlets have given the story fairly wide coverage. Presidential candidate and former Senator John Edwards (D- North Carolina) recently named two leftist, anti-Christian bloggers to high profile positions with his campaign. In the past, Amanda Marcotte and Melissa McEwan have spewed anti-Christian venom containing language that might even make Howard Stern blush. Despite a chorus of disapproval, Edwards said he’d keep the ladies – if you can call them that – on his campaign payroll. But the two women apparently decided they’d rather devote their full attention to anti-Christian hatemongering, and quickly resigned. But another story, with perhaps more...
  • AFT's LaBarbera Says Death Threats Won't Deter Mission

    02/14/2007 9:33:54 AM PST · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 7 replies · 416+ views
    RFFM.org ^ | Feb. 13, 2007 | Daiel T. Zanoza
    Pam Spaulding, a self-described lesbian activist, admitted a blog, which she administers, titled "Pam's House Blend," posted a death threat against a popular conservative activist. Spaulding, who lives in Durham, North Carolina, oversees the website which promotes the homosexual lifestyle. The blog, originally posted by Barry Wick of Rapid City, South Dakota, was on "Pam's House Blend" from mid-January until February 7, 2007. The target of the death threat was Peter LaBarbera, founder and president of Americans For Truth (AFT) [www.americansfortruth.org], a non-profit organization, headquartered in a suburb of Chicago. LaBarbera was previously employed by Accuracy In Media (AIM), Concerned...
  • 'Truth' organization wants GOP 'gays' to come out

    11/11/2006 7:09:53 PM PST · by kindred · 241 replies · 3,667+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 11, 2006 | unknown
    Saturday, November 11, 2006 'Truth' organization wants GOP 'gays' to come out Critics says presence undermining values Republicans say they support Posted: November 11, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern ? 2006 WorldNetDaily.com The president of Americans for Truth says it's time for the homosexuals in the Republican Party to come out of the closet. "In recent weeks, homosexual activists have sought to 'out' various high-level GOP staffers and leaders as homosexuals, to highlight their hypocrisy in working for a socially conservative party," said Peter LaBarbera. "Now we in the pro-family movement are calling for full disclosure for a different reason: because...
  • Homosexuality and Pedophilia

    11/02/2006 5:56:25 AM PST · by Mike Bates · 13 replies · 580+ views
    Media Monitor ^ | 11/2/2006 | Cliff Kincaid
    In connection with media coverage of the Mark Foley sex scandal, the pro-homosexual media enforcers have been attempting to refute the idea that there is any connection between homosexuality and pedophilia. Yet Foley targeted young boys. This is something you are not supposed to write or talk about because it undermines the cause of homosexual rights. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth says, "isn't it telling most of the tiny number of homosexual male U.S. Congressmen have been caught in sex scandals-remember Barney Frank, who let his male lover, a hustler, run a prostitution ring out of his D.C. apartment?...
  • Group scolds Walgreens for being a Gay Games sponsor

    10/19/2005 10:23:13 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 55 replies · 1,200+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/19/2005 | Lorene Yue
    A conservative Illinois Christian group is once again chastising a corporation for sponsoring the 2006 Gay Games in Chicago. The Illinois Family Institute in Glen Ellyn is squaring off against Walgreen Co. for its $100,000 contribution to Olympic-style games to be held in July. Walgreens joins PlanetOut Inc., which runs an online network for the gay community and the national gay television network Q Television, as a Platinum-level sponsor of the event. The Illinois Family Institute recently attacked Harris Bank and Kraft Foods for each contributing $25,000 to the Gay Games VII. "The Gay Games are about homosexuality, and I...
  • Chicago politicians divided on Gay Games

    07/21/2005 10:18:00 AM PDT · by SmithL · 37 replies · 1,366+ views
    AP ^ | 7/21/5
    CHICAGO - The five Republicans on the county board withdrew their names from a routine proclamation welcoming the 2006 Gay Games to Chicago. The Illinois Family Institute is urging Democratic commissioners to do the same. "There's a big difference between tolerating and celebrating homosexuality," said Peter LaBarbera of the group. "For governments to be using taxpayer money and big corporations spending money to sponsor this, we think the average Joe sees that as being just a little bit off." The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the ceremonial proclamation without opposition last month as one of a group of routine...
  • Experts Weary of ''Homosexual Agenda'' in Public Schools

    05/18/2005 11:09:47 AM PDT · by scripter · 47 replies · 1,279+ views
    Some experts are saying there is a trend in public education toward pro-homosexual programs and curricula that may pose a serious danger to children. "Radical gender and homosexual advocacy groups influence teacher-training programs dealing with 'sexual orientation' and 'diversity,' creating school environments that are heavily biased against Christian moral teachings," stated Peter LaBarbera, founder of Americans for Truth and executive director of the Illinois Family Institute (IFI). According to Agape Press (AP), LaBarbera has monitored the homosexual movement for 15 years, with special focus on its “campaign to penetrate schools." He said groups like GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education...
  • IFI's LaBarbera Calls on Catholics to Reject Gay 'Rainbow Sash' Activism

    05/15/2005 1:10:53 PM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies · 1,391+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | May 15, 2005 | U.S. Newswire
    CHICAGO, May 15 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Peter LaBarbera, executive director of Illinois Family Institute, released the following statement today in response to the latest protest by the homosexual group "Rainbow Sash" in Catholic churches on Pentecost Sunday (May 15):"Illinois Family Institute encourages Catholics throughout Illinois to ignore the homosexual activist group 'Rainbow Sash,' which stoops to a new low by using the Sunday Mass as a platform for advancing a sinful lifestyle. We applaud Cardinal Francis George of Chicago for properly rejecting Rainbow Sash demands-- and for not welcoming them as have some Catholic leaders, including Cardinal Roger Mahoney of...
  • Homosexual Pressure May Have Forced Target's Salvation Army Eviction

    12/16/2004 7:15:00 AM PST · by ZGuy · 102 replies · 2,849+ views
    AgapePress ^ | 12/15/04 | Bill Fancher and Jenni Parker
    Pro-family groups based in Washington, DC, and in Illinois say homosexuals are behind a new policy at Target stores that has resulted in banning Salvation Army kettle drive activities on the retail chain's premises nationwide. The familiar Salvation Army bell ringers and their red kettles have been barred from Target stores this Christmas season, and the official reason given by the retailer has to do with its policy prohibiting all nonprofit soliciting at Target locations. However, Bob Knight of the Culture and Family Institute is suspicious of the company's explanation. While it is true that Target has maintained a long-standing...
  • Respecting Ramadan, Banning "Christmas" (School District Favors Muslims Over Christians)

    12/13/2004 8:27:50 PM PST · by Kuksool · 213 replies · 4,733+ views
    Illinois Family Institute ^ | December 2 , 2004 | Peter LaBarbera
    Political correct “diversity” advocates are often more solicitous of Muslim and non-Christian “holy days” than those celebrated by Christians, despite our nation’s Biblical heritage. In Naperville, in my own back yard, school District 204 (Indian Prairie School District) not only tolerated but encouraged school remembrance of the Muslim holiday, Ramadan (which ended last month). The following email was sent to administrators of School District 204 in Naperville-Aurora, urging special recognition of the Muslim holiday, Ramadan. I have yet to receive a return call from the author of the memo, Donna Crawford, Assistant Superintendent Elementary Education, asking if the same official...
  • Sears' Money Goes to Assist Already Affluent Homosexual Community

    06/19/2003 10:37:10 AM PDT · by Buffalo Bob · 104 replies · 1,284+ views
    AFA.NET ^ | June 18, 2003 | Bill Fancher and Chad Groening
    (AgapePress) - The largest homosexual advocacy organization in America has received a large financial grant from Sears, Roebuck and Company. Last week, an article in The Washington Post newspaper confirmed what critics of homosexual advocacy have been saying for nearly a decade: homosexuals are among the most affluent segments of American society. So Peter LaBarbera of the Culture and Family Institute was surprised to find out one of the nation's largest retailers is trying to help homosexuals out with a grant. Peter LaBarbera "We've learned that Sears Roebuck, the retailer that's so well-known to Americans, has awarded a $200,000 grant...
  • IFI's LaBarbera supports Keyes and Criticizes Topinka for Embracing Homosexual Lobby

    09/02/2004 3:27:03 PM PDT · by outlawcam · 21 replies · 541+ views
    Yahoo News/PR Newswire ^ | 9/2/2004 | Press release
    GLEN ELLYN, Ill., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Family Institute Executive Director Peter LaBarbera said today that GOP Senate candidate Alan Keyes' willingness to debate conservative ideas is a "breath of fresh air in an age desensitized to moral truths," and said his comments on Mary Cheney's homosexuality are far closer to the truth than the views of his politically correct critics. ADVERTISEMENT "We may not always agree with the way he says things and I think he could be more gracious, but Keyes' fearlessness in discussing issues is a refreshing change from cookie-cutter candidates who lack courage or run...
  • IL GOP chairman prominent in Gay Pride Parade

    06/29/2004 3:18:52 PM PDT · by Mini-14 · 13 replies · 563+ views
    Illinois Leader ^ | June 28, 2004 | The Leader-Chicago Bureau
    IL GOP State Party chair Judy Baar-Topinka was in Sunday's Gay Pride Parade. Over 400,000 people lined the streets, parade organizers said.Photos courtesy of John Birch   Obama blue signs were prominent at the Gay Pride parade. CHICAGO -- While President George W. Bush promotes the sanctity of marriage by promoting a constitutional amendment to define marriage as between one woman and one man, the Republican State Party Chairman Judy Baar-Topinka was featured on her own float in the Gay Pride parade yesterday on Chicago's Northside. In a pre-parade interview with the Chicago Tribune, Topinka took time away from...