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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:24 AM

Tony Perkins Blames Gays In The U.S. Military For Surge In Suicides

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/31/tony-perkins-gays-military-dont-ask-dont-tell-suicides-surge_n_2590877.html



Tony Perkins Blames Gays In The U.S. Military For Surge In Suicides
Posted: 01/31/2013 11:47 am EST

The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins slammed the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community yet again, linking the controversial repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy to a reported surge in U.S. military suicides.

"The stress in our military, when you look how they have used the military for their social experimentation: driving Christianity out, putting homosexuality in, suicide rate going through the ceiling," Perkins declared in a radio spot, as Right Wing Watch first reported. "I think it was last year, if I recall, the numbers there were 349 suicides in 2012 and I believe thatís more than were killed in combat, thatís the highest number since the Pentagon began tracking suicides back in 2001."

You can listen to audio of Perkins' statements here.

Perkins offered no additional evidence to back up his claims, which are in line with the American Family Association's Buster Wilson, who last year linked the rise in suicides to the government "turning" the U.S. military into "a sexual, social experiment" by repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," as also reported by Right Wing Watch.


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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:34 AM

1. Well okay, Tony. . .ya fake "Christian"

. . .as if Christianity is spozed to be all about killing and wars.

I'm still trying to figure out who elected, appointed, or annointed Tony Perkins, right wing media whore, as the official spokesmodel for a religion.

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:40 AM

2. Tony Perkins is a poor spokesman for suicides in the military or anywhere else.

In fact he is not one who seems capable of telling the truth. He throws out whatever he can to have an audience and I feel sorry for those who falls for their crap. He is shameless.

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 11:04 AM

3. Perkins making shit up, as usual.

I think somebody once said something about not bearing false witness.

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 11:51 AM

4. I know at least one that the "Surge In Suicides" is not working on.

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:11 PM

5. Perkins is sooo creepy descriptions pale in describing his psychological health. n/t

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