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SIGN THE PETITION! – Tell CNN To STOP Portraying Hate Group Leader Tony Perkins As A “Christian”

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Carlos Maza of  Equality Matters writes:

More than 32,000 people have signed a petition asking CNN to stop hosting anti-gay hate group leader Tony Perkins to speak on behalf of America’s Christians following Perkins’ appearance on the network to discuss the Supreme Court’s recent marriage equality decisions.  Just minutes after the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, CNN invited Perkins – president of the anti-gay hate group Family Research Council (FRC) – to peddle lies about the decision’s impact on religious liberty. No other Christians were interviewed during the segment, despite the fact that a majority of Christians oppose DOMA.

It’s long past time that we stand up and demand integrity and accountability from CNN and other news outlets that host Perkins and portray him as the voice of “Christian American” on political and LGBT subjects when he is not.  Would CNN have KKK Grand Wizard David Duke on to discuss the Zimmerman verdict?  No.  Because the outrage would be far too great.  It’s time for us to show some outrage.  GLAAD will not ask CNN directly to ban Perkins it might upset the very people who don;t give a damn about us.  So if they won’t do it, we must.

Sign the petition!

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It’s time to get Perkins off the air once and for all and show those who have him on that we will no longer stand  for it.

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Will Kohler is one of America's best known LGBT historians, He is also a a accredited journalist and the owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced on such notable media venues as BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Daily Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story. Back2Stonewall has been recently added to the Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive. Mr. Kohler is available for comment, interviews and lectures on LGBT History. Contact: Will@Back2Stonewall.com

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