I Spoke to a Hate Group Last Week

by Dr. Everett Piper

This past week, I served as the closing keynote speaker at the World Congress for Families, held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This conference brought together approximately 3,300 people of different faiths from around the world to support something very simple: the idea that it is a good thing for one man and one woman to be committed to one another in marriage as they raise their children. Put simply, the World Congress for Families believes in the family. It believes our sons and daughters do best when they have confidence that their mother and father are committed to each other and committed to them. It believes people are healthier, countries are freer, and children are happier when a dad and a mom raise their own kids.

And for this controversial idea, the World Congress for Families has been branded a hate group.

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) leads the great thinkers of the Left who say they can’t tolerate any conservative’s intolerance, as they rush to excoriate the World Congress for Families for its terrible views. Showing its penchant for self-refuting fallacies, the SPLC bemoans the World Congress for Families for its belief in—shocking as it sounds—the “natural family.” The SPLC seems to believe it actually makes sense to belittle organizations such as the National Organization for Marriage, the Family Research Council, Focus on the Family, the Center for Family and Human Rights, and Americans United for Life, for promoting marriage, focusing on the family, centering on individual rights, and uniting in the defense of every human being’s right to life…


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