Content Filed Under: Eye on the Opposition

In the fight for non-discrimination protections, it is important to be aware of the activities of opposition groups and coalitions as they work against protections being made law. Here, a list of actions by such opposition groups.

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NYT: How Some Presidential Hopefuls Are Twisting the First Amendment Beyond Recognition

By Megan Clayton • November 19, 2015, 3:06 pm In case you missed it, Katherine Stewart’s column in Monday’s New York Times, "Ted Cruz and the Anti-Gay Pastor," is worth a read.
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Eye on the Opposition: Salt Lake City Conferences Outline Anti-LGBT Animus

By Megan Clayton • October 28, 2015, 12:42 pm Salt Lake City, Utah is a busy town this week. Conservative evangelical activists, many with long-standing anti-LGBT agendas, from across the country and around the world are meeting in Utah this week at the World Congress of Families conference.
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Eye on the Opposition: Why Rand Paul is Wrong About Non-Discrimination Laws

By Adam Polaski • October 15, 2015, 11:01 am Yesterday, United States Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) made offensive comments about LGBT individuals in his continued attempt to twist the reality about non-discrimination laws in the United States.
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Eye on the Opposition: KY Senator on RFRA’s Discriminatory Motivations

By Megan Clayton • September 22, 2015, 4:10 pm WATCH: When asked about religious freedom Kentucky Senator Rand Paul bluntly states that Kentucky's RFRA law allows public officials the ability to opt out of their duties, a common and dangerous twisting of state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.
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Eye on the Opposition: The First Amendment Defense Act’s Extreme Supporters

By Megan Clayton • August 5, 2015, 5:44 pm To understand the true intentions of the so-called "First Amendment Defense Act," one need look no further than the list of cosponsors and supporting organizations.