Anti-bullying push in schools is a gay conspiracy, says mega church

By Andy Rice 31 August 2010

Far-right Christian group Focus on the Family says that efforts to address school bullying in America are actually a covert attempt by gays to infiltrate schools. The group's Candi Cushman said "We feel more and more that activists are being deceptive in using anti-bullying rhetoric to introduce their viewpoints, while the viewpoint of Christian students and parents are increasingly belittled." Cushman said she believed in bullying prevention, but certainly didn't like what she perceived to be schools portraying homosexuality as normal, whilst quashing the views of Christian students and parents. "They shouldn't be politicizing or sexualizing the issue of bully prevention," Cushman said. Because, of course, nobody else ever does that. Read more: Gawker and the Denver Post

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