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FRC has long been identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a prominent anti-LGBT hate-group, and Perkins himself has a notorious reputation for his anti-LGBT vitriol. Though he often tames his rhetoric in mainstream news appearances to sound like his anti-gay views represent all U.S. Christians, he then tells FRC’s audiences things like that homosexuality leads to “eternal damnation” and is “harmful” to individuals “and to society as a whole.”
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Anthony Perkins (born 1962; not to be confused with the Psycho actor of the same nameWikipedia's W.svg) is a professional homophobe and the president of the Family Research Council. After a gunman shot up his group's offices in 2012, Perkins partially blamed the Southern Poverty Law Center for the incident, claiming that their branding of the Family Research Council as a hate group inspired the shooter. [2]

In 2012 alone, Perkins said kids are made gay because of immoral parents, that the Secret Service prostitution scandal was a result of the administration's repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," and that JCPenney should have been boycotted because it chose a lesbian spokeswoman in Ellen DeGeneres. [3]

He is known to have associations with White Supremecists, such as David Duke and the council of conservative citizens. After attending a convention run by the latter he claims he was unaware of the latter's racist intentions (despite blatantly speaking in front of a confederate flag).[4] He also hypocritically attacked Trump for refusing to disavow the former.[5]

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The Lord destroyed your home in a great flood? You know what that makes you in any Noah analogy...
—Betty Bowers to Perkins[6]

On the 17th of August 2016, Perkins — who has claimed that natural disasters are God's way to punish gays — has his own Southern Louisiana home ravaged by massive flooding.[7]

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