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Television Station Pulls Antigay AFA Program

A 60-minute infomercial described by American Family Association as revealing “the truth about the radical homosexual agenda and its impact on the family, the nation, and religious freedom,” though scheduled to air last month on a Grand Rapids, Michigan, television station, has been pulled.

Speechless: Silencing Christians, which is still viewable online at and may still run in other markets, is hosted by conservative talk show host Janet Parshall, who in 2006, suggested on CNN’s Larry King Live that Matthew Shepard’s lifestyle was responsible for his murder; Parshall also called gay adoption “state-sanctioned child abuse.”

Joe Solmonese, Human Rights Campaign president, said he was proud of HRC members who called the television station in protest of “the lies and distortions of the AFA and stopped this campaign of hate and deception.

“Our community stood up and would not let those lies stand,” Solmonese concluded. – by Nancy Ford


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