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19 Kids and Campaigning (For Anti-Gay Candidates)

By Gary D. Robertson | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
The Duggar Family from TLC’s "19 Kids and Counting" have taken their hootenanny act to the conservative campaign trail again, this time for anti-gay GOP US Senate hopeful Rev. Mark Harris from North Carolina

Reject the Gays, Says Va. Congressman

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 5, 2013
A Virginia House Republican is causing friction among colleagues by pushing the House GOP campaign to withhold support for the party’s gay candidates.

Despite Lesbian Sister, Neb. Gubernatorial Candidate Won’t Back Gay Marriage

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Nov 1, 2013
Despite having a lesbian sister, Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Republican Pete Ricketts says marriage is meant for a man and a woman.

Anti-Gay Pastor Announces Plans to Run for Governor of Mass.

By EDGE | Tuesday Oct 1, 2013
Controversial anti-gay pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity, announced on Monday his intentions to run for Governor of Massachusetts.

Cain Campaign Assails Accuser Bialek

By Shannon McCaffrey | Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain went on the offensive Tuesday against the only woman to publicly accuse him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the latest in a series of claims that have threatened his White House ambitions.

No Home In North Carolina: LGBT Group Warns "We Will No Longer Accept Hate Crimes at Ballot Box"

Wednesday Sep 14, 2011
GetEQUAL responded to yesterday’s vote by the North Carolina State Senate to send a homophobic state constitutional amendment to the voters in May 2012, by issuing lawmakers and leaders a blunt warning: "We will no longer accept state-sponsored hatred."

Anti-Gay Pol, Husband, Refuse to Address ’Therapy’ Questions

By Brian Bakst and Patrick Condon | Wednesday Jul 13, 2011
A gay activist’s undercover video is drawing unwanted attention to a counseling clinic co-owned by GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, with footage apparently showing a counselor offering to help the activist overcome his homosexual urges.

No gay adoptions, says GOP’s Angle

By Michael R. Blood | Friday Aug 6, 2010
Republican Sharron Angle believes the clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit and opposes laws allowing gays to adopt children, according to a questionnaire by the Nevada Senate hopeful that was obtained by The Associated Press.

Target apologizes for Minn. political donation

By Brian Bakst | Friday Aug 6, 2010
The head of Target Corp. apologized Thursday over a political donation to a business group backing a conservative Republican for Minnesota governor, which angered some employees and sparked talk of a customer boycott.
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