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Tag Archives: James Dobson

Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Just one day after the results of a controversial parenting study were released to the public, the research was used – and misrepresented – in a federal court brief defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act....

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July 17, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Crisis pregnancy centers push anti-abortion agenda nationally

Crisis pregnancy centers push anti-abortion agenda nationally

For the average crisis pregnancy center, each abortion stopped is counted as a victory in what is often described, by both sides of the abortion-rights debate, as a war. And while unhappily pregnant women tend to seek out abortion clinics,...

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February 23, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
FoF head Dobson backs Santorum, citing ‘knowledge of international politics’

FoF head Dobson backs Santorum, citing ‘knowledge of international politics’

James Dobson, founder of Colorado Springs-based evangelical Christian empire Focus on the Family, today endorsed Rick Santorum for president. The move comes a week after prominent conservative leaders met in Texas to choose one candidate to rally around in...

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January 19, 2012 Center Well, Politics

VIDEO: Thousands join Perry-led ‘Response’ in prayer for Christian revival in the public square

Following months of hype, speculation and protesting, tens of thousands of worshipers gathered in Houston’s Reliant Stadium Saturday to join Gov. Rick Perry for “The Response,” a prayer and fast event headlined by a who’s-who of major — and sometimes...

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August 8, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics

Western Conservative Summit delivers pizza guy for prez, strange takes on gay rights

The Western Conservative Summit in Denver over the weekend saw former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum backpedaling mightily on New York’s new marriage equality law, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson rushing to the defense of Michele and Marcus...

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August 2, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Influential Focus on the Family affiliate both a critic, former recipient of federal funding for social issues

Provided South Carolina’s GOP can raise enough money to host the coveted first-in-the-South GOP presidential primary, the state will significantly impact which Republican is nominated to face off with President Obama in 2012. A South Carolina conservative policy group, the...

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July 12, 2011 Center Well, Politics

James Dobson’s endorsement could be key in GOP primary

If you're a Republican and you want to be president, there are a number of people around the country considered king makers, and one of them is in Colorado Springs....

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June 28, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Catholics, evangelicals pledge to ignore gay rights and abortion laws

Catholics, evangelicals pledge to ignore gay rights and abortion laws

Religious leaders signed a pledge Friday announcing that they won’t abide by laws that support gay marriage or abortion. Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput and Focus […]...

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November 20, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Gays get rights: Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act sent to President

Gays get rights: Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act sent to President

The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act named for Matthew Shepard, the young man who died at a Fort Collins hospital in […]...

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October 23, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act passes despite GOP opposition

Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act passes despite GOP opposition

On Thursday the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act was passed as part of the National Defense and Authorization Act of […]...

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October 9, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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