Lead image by AP Photo. Pro-gay rights groups, in contrast, are bringing in more and more money, said Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association. In more recent years, they also have embraced liberal views on an array of social justice causes, such as climate change, human trafficking and immigration reform. A study published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science journal showed that when a person is viewed as having a more diverse friend group, others are less likely to view their actions as motivated by bias toward minorities. Topics LGBT rights. And despite alleged support for his LGBT colleagues, he also claimed in a article for National Review that court cases surrounding gay marriage are part of the liberal "social agenda. The gathering was organized by Matthew Vines, who by then was enjoying modest fame for a YouTube video in which Vines, looking even younger than his 21 years, delivers an hour-long lecture arguing that the Bible does not, in fact, condemn all same-sex relationships.
I knew it in my heart, but I had never been told that from the pulpit.
Former co-workers and longtime friends of Gorsuch, however, describe him as being supportive and accepting of LGBT people. Now, Christian political groups, including Focus on the Family and the National Association of Evangelicals, have virtually stopped campaigning on the issue, shifting their focus to legal efforts to shield religious business owners from having to cater to gay weddings. They're both "originalists. During the primary campaign, gospel singer Donnie McClurkin, who has called homosexuality a curse, spoke at Obama events in South Carolina, leading to charges Obama was thumbing his nose at gay supporters in order to win over blacks.
Bruce Hausknecht, judicial analyst for Focus on the Family, said opponents of gay marriage currently have no plans to introduce new ballot measures banning same-sex marriage outside the 31 states where it is already illegal.