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American Family Association: Gay 'Archie' Characters Destroying America's Youth - VIDEO

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The recent storylines in Archie comics, which focus on gay characters, have the American Family Association wringing their hands in concern. Last month, Archie spin-off Life With Archie drew headlines — both for a climactic scene where Archie takes a bullet for a gay friend, and for the comics' depiction of a gay wedding (an interracial couple including a gay soldier, no less).

On the American Family Association's program Today's Issues, Religious Right commentator Larry Tomczak discussed the comics, trotting out the usual "will somebody please think of the children" rhetoric.

Via Right Wing Watch, AFA's Ed Vitagliano, one of Today's Issues' hosts, responded to Tomczak's concerns:

I know I sound like an old crank but when kids grow up being fed lies, why should we surprised if they believe lies? Why should we be surprised if they say there is nothing wrong with same-sex marriage?[...]These kids grew up watching their parents laugh at Will & Grace, which changed people’s opinions, and now the kids don’t have a problem with it.

Check out an excerpt via YouTube AFTER THE JUMP, or head to Vimeo for the whole segment, if you need that in your life.

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Wingnut Bryan Fischer Accuses Obama Of Using MH17 Tragedy To 'Normalize Homosexuality'

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Wingnut Bryan Fischer has accused Barack Obama of using the MH17 tragedy to “advocate for the normalization of sexual deviancy,” reports On Top Magazine.

Bryan fischer tweetReferring to those on MH17 who were on their way to the AIDS 2014 conference in Australia, Obama said:

“In this world today, we shouldn't forget that in the midst of conflict and killing, there are people like these. People who are focused on what can be built, rather than what can be destroyed. People who are focused on how they can help people they've never met…[the United States] is going to continue to stand for the basic principle that people have a right to live as they choose, that nations have the right to determine their own destiny, and that when terrible events like this occur, the international community stands on the side of justice and on the side of truth.”

However Fischer, head of hate group the American Family Association, told his Focal Point radio listeners that the president was using the tragedy “to advance the normalization, the legitimization, of homosexuality.  President Obama politicizes this event to turn it into an opportunity to advocate for the normalization of sexual deviancy.”


AFA Issues Action Alert About Burger King's 'Homosexual Conduct-Promoting' Proud Whopper

BURGER_KING-PROUD_WHOPPERThe American Family Association has issued an action alert warning concerned citizens of the potential dangers posed by Burger King’s recent “Proud Whopper” promotion. The burger, which comes wrapped in rainbow packaging, was sold at a select number of Burger King locations to commemorate gay pride month. Unless there is  substantial pushback from the public, the AFA warns, the fast food chain might expand the marketing in the future.

“Unless Burger Kings sees a backlash for promoting cross-dressing and homosexual conduct as normal behavior, it will expand the promotion to other cities and additional stores next year.” The organization intoned grimly on its website.

Ever the helpful bunch, the AFA has set up a campaigning portal that will generate perturbed e-mails designed to let Burger King know just how terrifying you think rainbow wrappers are.

“I am offended by Burger King's stunt in offering a so-called "Proud Whopper" in San Francisco. What were you thinking?” The e-mail template reads. “I hope you will learn from this publicity blunder and realize that while most stores did not participate in the corporate-approved program, the damage has been done and affects the image of all Burger King outlets.”

Burger King boasted 32.7% profit increase earlier this after after a round of cost saving cuts and menu restructuring.

Watch Burger King’s promotional Proud Whopper ad here AFTER THE JUMP...

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Bryan Fischer Does Not Want To Think About Gay Sex While He Eats a Whopper: VIDEO

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Wingnut Bryan Fischer is not happy with Burger King’s limited edition Pride-themed burger, reports Right Wing Watch.

Speaking on Focal Point, Fischer said that the the American Family Association, the hate group which he runs, is thinking about issuing an “action alert” because if Pride burgers are not contained in San Francisco, “this kind of nonsense, then it's going to be spreading across the entire fruited plain and you're going to be going to your Burger King in Des Moines, Iowa and you're going to have a rainbow color wrapper for your Whopper."

Fischer goes on to say that the Proud Burger will be a disaster for Burger King because people do not want to have to think of two men having sex when they sit down to eat a hamburger.

Watch Fischer's rant, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Wingnut Bryan Fischer: 'Ordinary Americans' Fed Up With LGBT Advertising - VIDEO

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Bryan Fischer has warned that advertisers face a backlash from "ordinary Americans" because of ads aimed at the LGBT community.

In recent months there has been a marked increase in LGBT-focused advertising.

A recent spot for Chevrolet which includes both same-sex and single parent families with the voice-over "while what it means to be family hasn't changed, what a family looks like has,” are representative of this shift towards LGBT-friendly advertising.

Speaking to Press Telegram, Bob Witeck, president of strategic communications firm Witeck Communications said:

“What we’re witnessing is the idea that you don’t have to isolate gay ads and messaging to markets only intended for gay people. Families all look different from the traditional family Americans grew up with 50 years ago. They are far more multiracial, more single parents, more gay couples raising kids. If you start leaving them out, you’re not only erasing gay people, but you’re also erasing people who are part of people’s family.”

However, Fischer, Director of Issues Analysis for fundamentalist Christian non-profit group The American Family Association, which maintains OneMillionMoms.com, argued:

“I think eventually this LGBT advertising push is gonna trigger a blowback from ordinary Americans. I think that ordinary Americans are getting fed up with having the homosexual agenda shoved down their throats when they’re watching TV with their families. What American families are gonna begin to react to is that they are recognizing that this is no longer about advertising a product. This is about propaganda for a sexually deviant lifestyle.”

Watch the gay-themed Chevrolet ad which may have aroused Fischer's furor, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Bryan Fischer Warns of Gay Fairy Tale Book Tainting the 'Tender Young Souls' of Children

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The Princes and the Treasure, a revisionist fairy tale which finds its duo of handsome princes (on a quest to save a damsel in distress, mind you) falling in love with each other, is likely sitting on the shelf of your local public library. Written by University of the Pacific professor Jeffrey A. Miles, the book is a welcome and exciting breath of fresh air for a genre which has steadfastly stood by its heteronormative foundations. Bryan Fischer feels differently.

Book Patrol reports:

Bryan Fischer, the director of issue analysis for the nonprofit Christian organization, talked with the Christian Post recently and had these nuggets of close-mindedness to share:

“The stories and the images that children store up in their minds from fairy tales have a very powerful imprinting effect on their tender young souls.”

“And the bottom line is that no responsible library should ever include a book like this on its shelves, and no responsible school should ever use this book as a part of its curriculum."

Unsurprisingly, Fischer's definition of "responsible" lies within a Judeo-Christian value system, one which he believes all families should adhere to.

“Christian parents don’t want to be concerned only about their own children, they want to keep this kind of warped literature out of the hands of other children as well.”

“And if parents want this book for their children, there’s nothing to stop them from going to Amazon and buying it with their own money. But taxpayer dollars should not be spent on tripe like this.”

“[Because] of the power [of] fairy tales, this book is a particularly pernicious form of sexually perverse propaganda.”

Thank you for the words of warning, Mr. Fischer. If you'll excuse me, I have a "pernicious" gay fairy tale to read.

You can buy a copy of The Princes and the Treasure online here.


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