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Peter Sprigg

Evangelism as Therapy

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Encountering the Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg in the D.C. Council Chambers on June 27 took me back five years to our battles over the District's marriage equality bill. This time it was a hearing on a bill to prohibit conversion therapy for minors.

'Family' Group Representative Advises Mom To Pursue 'Ex-Gay' Group For Daughter Who Came Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.19.2014 | Gay Voices

No stranger to anti-gay declarations, the Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg advised a mother to pursue organizations which advocate for reparativ...

Peter Sprigg And The Values Victim Caucus

Wayne Besen | Posted 07.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

Having lost the culture war, the religious right's latest tactic is to falsely cast themselves as martyrs who are defending the faith and the right to free speech against an increasingly totalitarian majority. Perhaps the biggest crybaby is the Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg.

Wave That Magic Wand!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

We have truly entered a new era. Prior to the inauguration, the National Organization for Marriage and the Family Research Council condemned any strides forward by the gay community, but now they have waved a magic wand to make our struggles disappear! It is so nice of them!

Is This Really Just 'Mainstream Christian Advocacy'?

Zinnia Jones | Posted 10.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Zinnia Jones

In asking us not to call this hateful, Dana Milbank is asking us to accept people wanting us demonized, detained, deported, and dead as a normal part of American political and religious life. We're the ones being told that we must tolerate this as a simple difference of opinion.

Family Research Council Distorts Obama's Record On LGBT Rights

Alvin McEwen | Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

Sprigg is not only an employee of FRC but a pastor, yet he feels no problem with bearing false witness in the name of his definition of God. Apparently, Sprigg (and the Family Research Council) must follow a different Bible that approves of lying about the LGBT community.

Prop 8's Supporters Were Too Scared to Testify, But They Still Whine After the Fact

Alvin McEwen | Posted 04.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

Prop 8 was built upon deliberate lies that Maggie Gallagher, Tony Perkins, Peter Sprigg, and the rest of those pushing it were too fearful to defend in court. None of these people had the guts to take an oath and attest to the veracity of the claims they made.

'Godless' Group's Campaign Against The Religious Right

Roll Call | Ambreen Ali | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

A group of self-described Godless Americans is defying predictions of the Rapture to kick off a new campaign this week against the religious right....

Anti-Gay Hate Groups Waiting In The Wings

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wayne Besen

The Southern Poverty Law Center report is a sober reminder that we must remain vigilant in combating extremism. There are well-organized and wealthy hate machines waiting in the wings, poised to cause tremendous harm to LGBT people.

'Top Ten Myths About Homosexuality' Is a Huge Homophobic Fraud

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

From time to time, religious right groups will publish "studies" or "resource guides" which they claim give the true picture of homosexuality. The latest comes from the Family Research Council.

Kagan, Gays, and the Bogus Right Wing Ideas Factory

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

As Elena Kagan has emerged a front-runner for President Obama's nomination to the Supreme Court, the right wing's opposition playbook has not been updated in decades. But the world has changed around it.

FRC's Peter Sprigg Supports "Criminal Sanctions" Against the Gay Community

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Family Research Council spokesperson Peter Sprigg proved that in a head-to-head debate with facts on hand, religious right groups can't get away with their nonsense.