Study “eviscerates the born gay myth,” says AFTAH founder
The following is an interview between Christian radio talk show host Janet Mefferd and Peter LaBarbera of Americans For Truth that was published October 3, 2016. The portion with LaBarbera begins at 25:22; click the arrow in the orange circle at the top left to listen, then find the minute mark at the bottom. You can also listen to the program HERE; in fact, if you pause the app below, when you click on it to restart playing it takes you to the permanent SoundCloud URL.
The two discuss a recent study in The New Atlantis journal that comes to some politically incorrect conclusions about homosexuality–e.g., that “childhood sexual abuse” is a disproportionate factor among homosexuals compared to heterosexuals. Go HERE to read a PDF of the study or to order a copy:
Hastert allegedly chose homosexuality for his young student and coach’s assistant, who later died at 42
“…you may be sure that your sin will find you out.” (Numbers 32:23, NIV)
A Denny Hastert Victim? Yorkville, Illinois High School student Steve Reinboldt (shown here in his school yearbook)–told his kid sister Jolene that his first homosexual sex experience was with then-Yorkville High wresting coach Dennis Hastert. The latter abused Reinboldt thoughout the boy’s high school years, according to Jolene, before going on to become a U.S. Congressman and ultimately Speaker of the House. Meanwhile, Reinboldt embraced a “gay” identity and died of AIDS at the young age of 42 in 1995. Reinboldt would be 62 today. See video below and full ABC online story HERE.
Dear AFTAH Readers,
There are few things as evil and tragic in this fallen world as an adult who abuses the trust of a child–be it a son, daughter, niece, nephew, student, family friend, etc.–to fulfill his (or her) own selfish sexual lusts. I urge you to watch the ABC News interview video below, then watch it again–and then share it far and wide. I applaud Jolene Burdge, sister of the late Steve Reinboldt, for fighting for years to get out the story about the former high school wrestling coach who destroyed her brother’s life, then went on to become a famous legislator before the weight of his past sins came crashing down upon him. That man is former Speaker of the House, Republican Dennis Hastert, who has just pleaded “not guilty” to federal charges of lying to the FBI as the target of an alleged extortion scheme involving–according to an anonymous leak–a former sexual victim. Hastert is not being prosecuted for his sexual crimes alleged by Burdge, but he should be.
Trust Abused: Young Steve Reinboldt and his wrestling coach and alleged sexual abuser, Dennis Hastert. Photos taken from Yorkville High School yearbook.
There is a gripping aspect to this story that most media would dare not cover nor investigate: the sad reality that there are many ostensibly “gay” “Steve Reinboldts” out there: victims of adult homosexual predators–victims whose “gayness” was effectively chosen for them by alleged abusers like Hastert. The media and the powerful LGBT Lobby want us to believe that men and women are “born that way,” or at least that being homosexual (or bisexual or transgender) is their “natural” sexual or gender identity. Yet the many testimonies of homosexual men and women who recall being sexual abused as a child by an adult–or an an older teen or a sibling–suggests otherwise. (They might not call it abuse.) Common sense tells us that such predatory assaults scar, confuse and embitter the victim–and influence his or her volitional choice to embrace a deviant and immoral sexual lifestyle. Common sense also tells us that homosexuals who acknowledge childhood sexual abuse in their past yet claim that it has nothing to do with their out-and-proud “gay” identity are in deep, deep denial.
What would have come of young Steve Reinboldt had he not been cruelly detoured in his formative years by a secret pervert’s manipulations? Only God knows, but it is fair to assume that his name would not be carved into a tombstone as it is today. Perhaps he’d be enjoying his children and maybe even his grandchildren. — Peter LaBarbera, AFTAH; Twitter: @PeterLaBarbera
See full ABC Exclusive story by Brian Ross on Jolene Burdge’s startling revelations concerning her brother and Dennis Hastert;
See this compelling Ryan Sorba undercover video that shows several adult homosexual men telling how their first same-sex encounter was being sexually abused by an adult homosexual predator;
See also ex-“gay” and childhood sexual abuse victim Stephen Black’s testimony HERE;
Testimony of openly homosexual CNN host Don Lemon, who was homosexually molested as a boy;
Linda Harvey of Mission America speaks out against pro-homosexual youth programs, outside the homosexual lobby group Human Rights Campaign’s D.C. headquarters. Harvey was the target of vulgar hate-emails after she was mentioned days before in an AFTAH press release announcing the event. Click on photos to enlarge.
This is a good account of our Tuesday press conference against “Gay Pride Month” in front of Human Rights Campaign’s D.C. headquarters — by Cliff Kincaid of America’s Future, which also provided full video coverage of the event [see YouTube videos Part One, Part Two and Part Three]. This article is reprinted from the Renew America website (which we highly recommend), and published June 5, 2013. All photos are from Americans For Truth and can be reprinted provided credit is given to AFTAH.org.
An Obama-allied group that is at the center of the scandal over IRS harassment of conservative organizations was the target of a protest outside its own headquarters.
“The escalation of homosexual activist power is bad for America, and American liberty,” declared Peter LaBarbera of the group Americans for Truth outside the headquarters of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in Washington, D.C. He said Christians and conservatives in favor of traditional values are being subjected to “intimidation, bullying, violence, [and] dirty tricks,” such as the HRC’s acquisition of the National Organization for Marriage’s IRS donor filings, for the purpose of harassing opponents of the gay agenda.
The Huffington Post had also received and publicized the confidential information, a violation of federal law.
A banner, “Homosexuality Is Nothing to Be Proud of, but overcoming it is,” was displayed in reference to President Obama’s proclamation of June as “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.”
Obama previously celebrated the 1969 homosexual riots at a seedy Mafia-run bar known as the Stonewall Inn.
HRC sign “welcomes” AFTAH’s Peter LaBarbera. A few hours later, an HRC spokesman was maligning him and the other pro-family advocates as the “fringe.”
Aware of the planned press conference, the HRC put a “Welcome Peter” sign on its headquarters.
But LaBarbera didn’t return the welcome, saying that “The deviant sexual revolution represented by the Human Rights Campaign headquarters behind us is built on a foundation of lies.”
He called the homosexual revolution “one of the most amazing marketing stories of all time: a sexual sin once defined by Noah Webster as the ‘Crime Against Nature,’ condemned by God for millennia, was repackaged as the supposed basis for ‘civil rights.'”
Matt Barber of Liberty Counsel Action, one of several participants in the news conference, denounced the Human Rights Campaign for its role in receiving and u sing confidential financial records from the IRS to attack donors to the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).
Barber calls for investigation into HRC’s role in IRS-Gate…
Folks, our press conference yesterday directly in front of the world’s most powerful homosexual lobby organization, Human Rights Campaign, was a success (despite the lack of “mainstream” media present). I was touched to see that HRC had put up a “Welcome Peter” sign on their swank headquarters building on Rhode Island Avenue in Washington, D.C. (see video below). But that was just a stunt as a spokesman for the “gay” pressure group quickly reverted to the usual HRC tactic of smearing our pro-family representatives: “Fringe is too polite a term for them.” HRC spokesman Fred Sainztold the Washington Blade, a newspaper for homosexuals. (Other homosexual websites‘ coverage was more hateful.) Perhaps truth is “fringe” to an aggressive Sin Lobby. Watch Cliff Kincaid’s video coverage of the event and decide who the real extremists are. Thanks to all who participated in this event. — Peter LaBarbera, AFTAH
Kincaid’s footage is in three parts, which we will post separately: Part One is below, featuring Matt Barber’s and my presentations; after the jump is a non-verbatim text of my speech:
Speech by Peter LaBarbera at HRC press conference, June 4, 2013
Good morning, and thank you for coming.
The escalation of homosexual activist power is bad for America, and American liberty. Our bottom line here today at the beginning of so-called “Gay Pride” Month — as the banner says — is not about “hate” but that Homosexuality Is Nothing to Be Proud of, but overcoming it is. The deviant sexual revolution represented by the Human Rights Campaign headquarters behind us is built on a foundation of lies. Consider two of the “Founding Fathers” of the “Gay” revolution, Alfred Kinsey and Harry Hay.
This is the third and final part of AFTAH’s interview with Peter Sprigg, the Family Research Council’s top expert on the homosexual agenda. This interview [click HERE to listen] was recorded Thursday, June 28, 2012. AFTAH President Peter LaBarbera and John Kirkwood of Grace Gospel Fellowship Church in Bensenville, Illinois, spend much of the program discussing Sprigg’s excellent brochure, “The Top Ten Myths About Homosexuality.” — including a section on the “born gay” myth and his “Myth Number 8: Homosexuals are no more likely to molest children than heterosexuals.” Note: you can listen to Part One of the Sprigg interview HERE and Part Two HERE.
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CHICAGO—The discovery that former Penn State University defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been molesting boys as young as 10 years old – and that university officials including head coach Joe Paterno did not do more to apprehend this predator – has shocked America. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), said the scandal exposes the continuing problem of homosexual predators in society. He offers the following observations related to the PSU scandal:
Many openly homosexual (“gay”) men, like CNN anchor Don Lemon, were molested as boys or experienced abnormally early sexualization. Yet many of these same men do NOT see their boyhood victimization at the hands of homosexual male predators as causing their homosexuality. (This is due partly to the success of the modern “gay” movement that falsely ascribes “gayness” to a person’s (innate) identity, and emphasizes the ambiguous notion of “sexual orientation” as opposed to behavior that is sinful, destructive and changeable.)
Thus, how many boy victims of homosexual predator Sandusky will end up believing that being homosexual (“gay”) is “who they are”? How many will struggle with sexual identity issues? And how many will be told by LGBT advocates and liberal-minded people just to “accept being gay” as “who they are” because they were “born that way”?
A Special Appeal by Peter LaBarbera, President, Americans For Truth
Walt Heyer, here shown as he is today living as a man, is helping gender-confused men and women avoid the mistake he made of undergoing "gender reassignment surgery." AFTAH's four-part interview with Walt greatly expanded awareness of his ministry.
Dear AFTAH Supporter,
In this David-and-Goliath fight against the Homosexual Lobby – which is 1,000 times better funded and organized than the ragtag band of pro-family warriors fighting the normalization of homosexuality — you might wonder if supporting an organization like Americans For Truth really does any good. You bet it does! Please read below for two examples of how YOUR gifts to AFTAH make a big difference.
PLEASE HELP AFTAH MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
1.Make you gift of $250, $100, $50, $25 or whatever you can give to www.americansfortruth.com/donate/, or mail your check to: Americans For Truth, PO Box 5522, Naperville, IL 60567-5522.
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3. Send this e-mail to your network of family, friends and co-workers, introduce them to AFTAH, and ask them to consider supporting our life-changing work;
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Transsexuals Need Christ, NOT “Sex Change” Surgery
Recently I had the pleasure of doing an in-depth, four-part radio interview with Walt Heyer, a Christian man and FORMER transsexual who once lived as a “woman” named “Laura” (see before-and-after photos above). Walt had the Gender Reassignment Surgery – yes, the one that makes men wince at the mere thought of it. (It is frequently called a “sex-change” operation even though, as Walt stresses, a person cannot change their biological sex.)
Walt discovered too late that finally “becoming Laura,” as it were, through a body-disfiguring operation didn’t solve his severe “gender” problem. But thank God he ultimately DID find healing through the grace of the Lord — who labored through faithful and loving Christians who stood by Walt and helped restore him to the man he was created to be. Now Walt has dedicated the rest of his life to helping others avoid this awful surgery and the “sex-change regret” that he had; instead, he directs them to the healthy CHANGE available through Jesus Christ.
Walt Heyer as “Laura,” his former fantasy-female identity. Heyer underwent radical “gender reassignment surgery” but now warns others not to undergo the disfiguring operation.
This interview with Matt Barber [click HERE to listen] — AFTAH Board Member and Liberty Counsel Director of Cultural Affairs — was pre-recorded and aired August 27, 2011. Barber recently attended (with Dr. Judith Reisman) the “B4U-Act” pro-pedophile conference in Baltimore. He and AFTAH President Peter LaBarbera discuss the proceedings of this shocking event for “Minor-Attracted Persons” (read: pedophiles). Barber says one of the strategies for normalizing pedophilia is to “couch everything in the credibility of science.” He cites as a “natural outgrowth of the homosexual activist movement” Johns Hopkins sexologist Dr. Fred Berlin’s call to declassify pedophilia as a mental disorder. He notes ominously the movement’s goal of classifying pedophilia as a “sexual orientation.”
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