Anti-LGBT activist and Mission:America head Linda Harvey said in a column for the Christian website BarbWire on Wednesday that the crackdown on bullying in schools is actually a shock tactic of the what she called the “gay-stapo,” who are seeking to undermine traditional morals and indoctrinate children.
Right Wing Watch reported that Harvey shrilled with alarm that “vicious homosexual bloggers” and LGBT rights groups are the real bullies, jackbooted sexual fascists who are “corrupting children with misinformation and hyperbole about bullying, all laced with explicit ‘gay’ sexual messages.”
Good, Christian students are being made into the victims of “troubled ‘gay’ adolescents whose destructive actions went unpunished” in today’s schools, Harvey said.
Meanwhile, she said, LGBT rights groups “exploit vulnerable and fragile kids, all the while espousing great compassion and, disingenuously, ‘tolerance’ as a motive.”
“And let’s just be frank,” she said, “there’s one type of bully in the current climate almost never held accountable: the verbally combative homosexual, lesbian or cross-dresser who taunts and insults others.”
The power of these groups has expanded unchecked, she said, and “‘anti-bullying’ policies are now perceived as essential in public schools nationwide and are often a cover for mandated ‘LGBT’ indoctrination and suppression of any objections.”
Insidious forces are “pushing kids toward homosexuality and gender change while demonizing conservative values that would steer them elsewhere. The teacher’s unions are on board, and the gay-stapo hopes no concerned parent or astute student recognizes that hand grenades are being thrown into the school environment.”
Harvey was one of the many anti-LGBT activists who vociferously protested the Christian group World Vision’s change of policy earlier this week allowing LGBT Christians to work for the humanitarian group. Since then, the group has reversed its decision, caving to pressure from Christian extremists like Harvey, American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer, and Peter LaBarbera of Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality.
Harvey has also been vocal about her opposition to same-sex marriage, saying that because the central aim of the relationships isn’t procreation, then inevitably gays will take younger and younger partners until they are coupling with children.
“(H)ere’s how it works with homosexuality,” she said. “Since no pregnancy threat exists, some people think there’s no reason to prohibit behavior in the young, even the very young.”
“And that’s one of the big reasons by homosexual marriage is wrong: because the young are raised on the mores and traditions of the adults and if same sex marriage is accepted, then children will begin to consider dating and forming relationship in these very different ways; ways that will be very destabilizing to many of them and to our society,” she wrote in December of 2012.
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