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Juan Alberto Ovalle, Former Focus On The Family Employee Sentenced For Sex Crimes

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A former Focus on the Family radio-ministry employee has been sentenced to five years of intensive probation for attempting to lure an underage teen i...

Just Listen - Stuff Your Turkey With Giving Thanks

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Make giving thanks the center piece of your Thanksgiving by having each person give a Power Thank You.

Thank You, Mr. President, for Offering Us a Seat at the Table

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Thank you, Mr. President for taking this bold stand. Hopefully, love will win out and your message of civility for all will resound across the land.

Focus On The Family Donates Nearly $100,000 To Maine Gay Marriage Ban Movement

The Colorado Springs Gazette | Mark Barna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last year, Focus on the Family donated nearly $450,000 to support a California proposition outlawing gay marriage. This year, the Colorado Springs-ba...

Fighting For Civil Rights Has Consequences

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

In the past year, I've led a series of boycotts against CEOs and business owners who fund campaigns to ban same-sex marriage across the country.

Health Care Reform Debate A Boon To Focus On The Family And The Christian Right

The Washington Post | Jacqueline L. Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Christian right, facing questions before the presidential election about its continuing potency as a force for cultural and political change, has ...

Max Blumenthal vs. The Far Right "God" Of Dumb Hate

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Frank Schaeffer

Once in a while a book comes along about which one can say: If you love our country read this! Blumenthal's Republican Gomorrah is one such book.

When Hatred Turns into Insanity

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joan E. Dowlin

Why do some Evangelicals believe this toxic dribble about gays being immoral, that God condemns us, and that being homosexual is a choice?

Let the Money Laundering Begin

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Mormon Church has been destroying lives, intimidating people and demonizing an entire class to solidify their base and raise millions and millions of dollars.

Focus On The Family Drops Ex-Gay Program Due To Budget Shortfall

Minnesota Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Focus on the Family, James Dobson's anti-LGBT empire and the largest organization in the religious right, announced earlier this week that it would be...

The Anti-Gay Violence to Come

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Tiller's death illustrates the danger posed by the violent language used by fanatics, and the aggressive tactics used against abortion providers are seeping into the anti-gay movement.

Anti-Abortion Leaders Jailed Protesting Focus On The Family

Colorado Independant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The longstanding feud between hard-line abortion foes American Right to Life Action and Focus on the Family founder James Dobson came to a head in a C...

The Watchdog for Gay Equality

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

Californians Against Hate are deeply disappointed with today's majority decision issued by the California Supreme Court who just took a giant step backwards.


Stephanie Gertler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Gertler

What we don't know about women in their fifties, when we are in our twenties, is that we can not only make it down a flight of stairs, but our hearts and souls still feel as they did in our twenties.

HelpingYour Son or Daughter Select a College? Use The Genius of Their Instinct, Not a College Advisor!

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

The best school a college bound student can get into is not necessarily the right school. Shelter-seeking tells you to help your son or daughter pick the right school.

James Dobson Gives Up: "We Can't Stop Them"

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Politically, James Dobson has surrendered. At least for the time being. Today, the Focus on the Family founder devotes his typically family-focused ra...

Only Anti-Abortion White House Officials Invited To Prayer Day Event: Paper

US News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Focus on the Family founder James Dobson scolded the White House for neglecting to send a representative to yesterday's National Day of Prayer event a...

Focus On The Family: We Don't Oppose Gay Supreme Court Nominee

The Plumline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a move that will surprise gay activists and liberals, a spokesperson for Focus on the Family, a top religious right group, tells me that his organi...

James Dobson: We Have "Lost" Culture Wars, US "Awash In Evil"

Washington Monthly | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James Dobson delivered a farewell speech to the Focus on the Family staff, and conceded that the culture war he helped start hasn't turned out well fo...

Bible Narrator For Religious-Right Group Charged With Luring Teen Girl For Sex

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Colorado Springs man who narrates the Bible in Spanish on CDs and works in the Spanish broadcasting department of Focus on the Family was charged Mo...

Religious Right Crack-Up? Many Conservative Christians "Finished With Politics"

Washington Monthly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

n general, the most noticeable fissure among politically conservative evangelical Christians is generational. In this dynamic, older evangelicals see ...

Keep Religion out of Military

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Sadly, powerful military leaders are behaving more like missionaries than soldiers entrusted with fulfilling military missions.

No New Dobson: Retirement Leaves Evangelical Power Vacuum

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The long-expected resignation of Focus on the Family's James Dobson highlights an open secret among America's roughly 70 million evangelicals: There a...

Texas Evangelicals Funded Attempt To Stop Palin Troopergate Probe

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New state gift disclosures show it cost Liberty Legal Institute and the two law firms working with it $185,000 to represent six Alaska legislators in ...

Word Thief To Lead Focus on the Family's DC Lobby Shop

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Wayne Besen

Tim Goeglein is a perfect hire as lead Washington lobbyist for Focus on the Family. He resigned from the Bush White House, after it was discovered that he had plagiarized 19 of 38 columns.