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Tony Perkins Chased Out of Building by Pro-LGBT Disrupter

Tony Perkins Chased Out of Building by Pro-LGBT Disrupter


GetEqual leaders directly confronted hate leader Tony Perkins, holding his feet to the fire for LGBT murders and suicides.

Donald Trump spent seven hours Tuesday successfully persuading evangelical Christian leaders to support his presidential campaign. Among the participants was the head of the anti-LGBT Family Research Council, Tony Perkins.

The LGBT advocacy group GetEqual was also at the meeting in New York. GetEqual codirector Heather Cronk stood up and addressed Perkins. "Your lies are causing violence against the LGBT community," she said as event organizers moved to remove her. Cronk stood her ground.

It didn't stop there. After the meeting, GetEqual's other director, Angela Peoples, loudly told Perkins his anti-LGBT rhetoric is taking lives. Peoples literally chased Perkins through a parking garage and out into the street.

Perkins might still be able to get on cable TV, pretending to represent the Christian viewpoint, but there's a constant movement to expose his antigay views as extreme. Perkins has said kids are made gay because of immoral parents, that the Secret Service prostitution scandal was a result of the adminstration's repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," and that JCPenney should've been boycotted because after it chose a lesbian spokeswoman in Ellen DeGeneres. Perkins isn't fringe either, having taken a public role in drafting the Republican Party's platform plank on marriage equality in 2012. After the Supreme Court ruled for marriage equality in 2015, Perkins said, "We pay a price for this incoherent, ideological campaign by havoc in our homes and blood in our streets."

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