Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer began today’s broadcast by noting that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) had determined that Tony Perkins’ and his organization, the Family Research Council, was a “hate group.”
“The Southern Poverty Law Center has branded the Family Research Council an anti-gay hate group,” Schieffer explained as if it were a warning to his viewers. “We have been inundated by people who say we should not even let you appear because they, in their view — quote — you don’t speak for Christians.”
And Tony Perkins didn’t deny it.
Perkins appeared on FTN with Evan Wolfson of Freedom to Marry refused to appear face to face with Wolfson and have a discussion , and would only appear if it was “back to back.” comments.