It is still unclear whether the suspect targeted the conservative Family Research Council because of its political views, but officials say that will be part of the investigation into the incident Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Looks like Rudy Giuliani has changed his tune when it comes to gay marriage. Giuliani reportedly told Family Research Council leader Tony Perkins that he would support a constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage—a bit of news, the Huffington Post points out, that might surprise Rudy’s former roommates.
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, falsely argued on “Hardball” that homosexual men are likelier to abuse children than heterosexuals. With comments like this, one might argue conservatives are likelier to abuse gays, not to mention the truth. (Video & Transcript)
Want to see unbridled hate masquerading as a defense of “values”? Watch Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-Colo) call the prevention of gay marriage “the most important issue we face today.” (More important than global warming, terrorism, etc.)
ThinkProgress lifts the lid on a weekend “Values Voter Summit” conference attended by the likes of Tony Snow, Alberto Gonzales and Sen. George Allen. One speaker, the founder of a ministry (for God’s sake), reminisced about the halcyon days of his youth when he lambasted weak-kneed people as “faggots.”