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Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) to Speak at NOM’s Anti-gay ‘March for Marriage’ Rally in D.C.

Tim_HuelskampRepresentative Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) has become the first member of Congress to sign up to speak at the National Organization for Marriage’s 'March for Marriage' next month in Washington D.C. - a rally that bills itself as "an essential and indispensable vehicle for voicing the values of pro-marriage Americans in a way that cuts through the biased media narrative"

Huelskamp, you may recall, blasted last summer’s Supreme Court DOMA ruling as an attack on Jesus Christ and harmful to children. He also reintroduced the Federal Marriage Amendment last year, which (if passed) would constitutionally ban same-sex marriage nationwide.

Other speakers at the hate rally include Mike Huckabee, NY state senator Ruben Diaz, Gary Bauer, and Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr. 

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Family Research Council Heralds' 'Ex-Gay Pride Month' with Launch of Two New Hate Organizations

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Hate group Family Research Council is planning a dinner and reception to announce two new 'ex-gay' rights organizations and a line-up of familiar anti-gay wingnuts has been invited to speak, the HuffPost reports:

The event is scheduled for the end of July, just weeks after the Supreme Court's landmark rulings in favor of gay rights. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been extended an invitation as an honorable attendee.

The Family Research Council's legislative affiliate, FRC Action, will officially launch two new ex-gay rights organizations, Voice of the Voiceless and Equality and Justice For All, during the dinner in Washington, D.C., on July 31.

"Come celebrate the lives of former homosexuals and hear about their unique stories and achievements!" reads the invitation.

In addition to Bachman, the Heritage Foundation's Jim DeMint, the Liberty Counsel's Matthew Staver and Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) -- who on Friday introduced a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage -- have all been invited to speak.


David Gregory Slaps Down Rep. Tim Huelskamp for Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Plans: VIDEO

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On Meet the Press Sunday, Rep. Tim Huelskamp defended his plans to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage, explaining that it would protect children.

David Gregory challenged Huelskamp on his bogus claims: "Children tend to prosper in homes where there is a loving marriage. There is really not evidence to suggest that if you are a same-sex couple or a heterosexual couple that it makes one difference one way or the other."

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Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) Says DOMA Ruling Is Attack On Jesus Christ, Harmful To Children: VIDEO

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Representative Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas), who has already announced his plan to reintroduce the Federal Marriage Amendment later this week, has been making the media rounds to express his strong disagreement with the Supreme Court's marriage equality rulings. Earlier today, Huelskamp appeared on a Christian radio program to discuss how gays and the left are "turning government against the church." Right Wing Watch reports:

Huelskamp accused the justices of trying to "rewrite the Constitution" and of attacking Jesus Christ himself. "The idea that Jesus Christ himself was degrading and demeaning is what they've come down to," he said.

The congressman also added that the left is bent on "ramming their views down the throats of Americans."

Earlier this week, Huelskamp appeared at a Heritage Foundation summit to discuss the real reason behind his crusade: the children

"Decades of social science research and centuries of American history has shown that every child deserves a mom and a dad. With this ruling they have further redefined marriage and I think children will be hurt."

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Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) To Introduce Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

TimRepresentative Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) is waisting no time in his push to to see gay marriage outlawed nationwide. Today, Huelskamp announced his intention to introduce the Federal Marriage Amendment later this week. The Huffington Post reports:

Huelskamp said he plans to introduce the Federal Marriage Amendment later this week, a measure that would define marriage as between one man and one woman. DOMA did the same thing, but was a federal law, not a constitutional amendment. As such, the Federal Marriage Act is more far-reaching but also a tougher climb. It requires the support of two-thirds of the House and Senate, and ratification by three-fourths of the states, or 38 states.

"This would trump the Supreme Court," Huelskamp told The Huffington Post.

Huelskamp said his bill has no cosponsors yet, but said its language will be almost identical to past Federal Marriage Amendments introduced in Congress. The last time Congress voted on the proposed constitutional amendment was in July 2006, when it failed 236-187. It needed 290 votes to pass. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were among those who voted for the amendment at the time. 

You will recall back in March Huelskamp introduced a bill to prohibit gay marriages on military bases and protect anti-gay service members


Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) Introduces Bill to Prohibit Gay Marriages on Military Bases and Protect Anti-Gay Service Members

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) last Thursday introduced the Military Religious Freedom Protection Act in the House, the Washington Blade reports:

HuelskampThe legislation has two parts. The first states that the religious and moral beliefs of service members and military chaplains concerning human sexuality won’t be the basis of adverse personnel action or discrimination in the armed forces. The section section states chaplains may not be forced to perform a rite that is contradictory to their religious teachings, which would include same-sex marriages.

The second section states that a military base can’t be used for any marriage or marriage-like ceremony other than the union of one man, one woman.

Huelskamp is known for pushing anti-gay legislation in the House. Last year, on the same day that President Obama endorsed marriage equality, Huelskamp amended major funding legislation on the House floor to reaffirm the Defense of Marriage Act.

Huelskamp's bill has six co-sponsors: Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Steve King (R-Iowa), Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) and Tim Walberg (R-Mich.)


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