Liberty Counsel
Read the latest news about Liberty Council, an antigay organization helmed by Mathew Staver. A longtime supporter of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, Liberty Counsel is a faith-based law firm that is affiliated with Liberty University and its antigay founder Rev. Jerry Falwell. It has been involved with a number of landmark cases that have determined the progress of LGBT rights, including Lawrence v. Texas. Read more about Liberty Counsel and other organizations that influence the gay rights movement in America.
Religious Right: Supreme Court Letting Marriage 'Burn to Ashes'
October 06 2014 6:35 PM ET

Religious Right: Justices Let Marriage 'Burn to Ashes'

Trudy Ring

That's one of the choice quotes from the right wing in the wake of today's decision not to take up marriage equality cases, along with calling the action the 'Roe v. Wade of sodomy-based marriage.'

Marco Rubio to Keynote Fund-raiser for Org. Backing 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
November 12 2013 2:03 PM ET

Marco Rubio to Address 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Supporters

Sunnivie Brydum

The Florida Republican will serve as the keynote speaker at the antigay Florida Family Policy Council's annual fund-raiser this week.

Federal Court Upholds New Jersey's Ban on 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
November 09 2013 9:08 AM ET

Federal Court Upholds New Jersey's Ban on 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Sunnivie Brydum

A federal district judge ruled Friday that licensed therapists do not have a constitutional right to practice the scientifically discredited therapy that aims to turn gay people straight.

WATCH: Antigay Activist Says 'Sodomy Was Created to Spread Disease'
September 27 2013 7:22 PM ET

WATCH: Antigay Activist Says 'Sodomy Was Created to Spread Disease'

Daniel Reynolds

Antigay activist Peter LaBarbera bemoans 'homosexual activists' and the purported health risks of gay sex.

Right Wing Roundup: Hilary as Lesbian President, Pope Francis And Satan Are Besties
September 23 2013 5:06 PM ET

Right Wing Roundup: Ellen Proves LGBT Equality Isn't a Civil Right?

Sunnivie Brydum

Whether they're claiming that Hillary would be the first lesbian president or that gay rights aren't civil rights because black people didn't have Ellen DeGeneres, these are the highlights of the latest right-wing hysteria.

Right-Wing Group Sues Over N.J. Ex-Gay Therapy Ban
August 23 2013 2:46 PM ET

Right-Wing Group Sues Over N.J. 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban

Trudy Ring

Liberty Counsel filed the suit Thursday; one attorney with the group says Gov. Chris Christie is making war on Christianity.

Liberty Counsel Claims 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban Harms Minors, Plans Lawsuit
August 20 2013 3:30 PM ET

Liberty Counsel Plans Lawsuit After Jersey Bans 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Jase Peeples

The antigay organization hopes to overturn New Jersey legislation that outlaws reparative therapy for minors in the state.

More Panic From the Right: Polygamy, Religious Persecution
June 26 2013 4:34 PM ET

More Panic From the Right: Polygamy, Religious Persecution

Trudy Ring

The over-the-top reactions to today's Supreme Court rulings continue.

'Porno Pete' LaBarbera Protests Pride at HRC Offices
June 04 2013 5:03 PM ET

'Porno Pete' LaBarbera Protests Pride at HRC Offices

Sunnivie Brydum

Antigay leaders from Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, Liberty Counsel, and Mission America picketed the Washington, D.C., office of the Human Rights Campaign to protest LGBT Pride Month.

Boy Scouts' Decision Draws Heated Reaction From All Sides
May 24 2013 12:39 PM ET

Boy Scouts' Decision Draws Heated Reaction From All Sides

Trudy Ring

Pro-LGBT forces say it doesn't go far enough, while right-wingers say churches may leave scouting.

Huckabee: What About Gays Who 'Decide' to Be Straight?
April 19 2013 8:15 PM ET

Huckabee: What About Gays Who 'Decide' to Be Straight?

Trudy Ring

The right-wing politician turned pundit worries about the effect of a California law banning 'ex-gay' therapy.

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