When you hear the name Southern Poverty Law Center, it immediately evokes images of Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Freedom Rides... all iconic symbols of the civil rights movement. And rightly so, for these are the events that inspired it’s founding. Founded in 1971, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) made a name for itself by defending the poor and disenfranchised against organized forces of hate and bigotry in a society torn by racial tension. Unfortunately, as the years have passed, SPLC has allowed its work to become less about defending the constitutional rights of all Americans and more about...
Scott Barefoot, a columnist for Forward in Christ magazine, would beg to differ. He led a gay life for years before leaving it, and can testify contrary to your claims. My one uncle in California can also testify that you're wrong. And he didn't just have to overcome same-sex attraction. He also had to overcome numerous drug addictions.
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