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Vocal Protest by Gay Activists Outside Christian Liberty Academy

Sun October 25 2009 11:15 am  https://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?p=15803
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Video of protest activity by gay activists outside a banquet with guest Speaker Matt Barber inside the Christian Liberty Academy Saturday night.

Arlington Heights police stood by at Christian Liberty Academy while gay activists conducted a peaceful, but vocal protest, outside the school near the parking lot at Euclid Avenue and Walnut Avenue. Inside the school was an AFTAH banquet with Matt Barber as guest speaker that ran from about 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. AFTAH is the acronym for Americans for Truth About Homosexuality — an advocacy group dedicated to traditional marriage and against pro-gay legislation. Peter LaBarbera and Matt Barber were speaking about liberal school bias in schools that is pro-gay. Barber is a constitutional lawyer that is involved in exposing what he believes is the truth about homosexuality. LaBarbera — a journalist by trade — is the founder of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality.

In 2005, Matt Barber was fired by Allstate in 2005 after writing a column opposing homosexuality. His critics point out that he was fired because he used Allstate company equipment and mentioned that he worked for Allstate in the article.

Whatever the truth is in that situation, Matt Barber has gay activists agitated enough for them to expose what they believe is the truth — that people like Matt Barber are bigots that hate homosexuals. Matt Barber would point out that he is against homosexuality, not the people who practice homosexuality. Nevertheless, the issues about gay agenda or bigotry, depending upon your point of view, end up as a cultural clash with active protests. The gay activists chanted, held posters, and shared stories on a bullhorn about oppression of gays in public schools by bigots — that learn bigotry at home and in their churches. Another speaker, who said he was a minister, reported that he lost a gay friend to suicide the same morning as the protest ‘because that person was gay.’ Protesters also chanted ‘shame’ shame!’ and pointed in the direction of the Christian Liberty Academy at 502 West Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights. At one point in the evening they chanted a play on words, calling Christian Liberty Academy, ‘Christian Hate Academy.’

Quotes from notable conservatives about Matt Barber …

“Our country is at a crossroads. Now, more than ever, we need strong voices to stem the tide of liberalism that is washing away America’s Judeo-Christian heritage. Matt Barber is one of those voices…”
– Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee

“… Matt Barber is fighting back. The Right Hook is a must read for anyone who seeks to preserve America’s Godly heritage.”
– Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich

“We are thankful that God picked Matt Barber out of the boxing ring and placed him in the national ring to go head to head with the adversaries of our country.”
– Tim and Beverly LaHaye

“Matt Barber needs to be heard by every American … the kind of leader people should follow.”
– Congressman Tom Delay

No arrests were made and protesters left peacefully about 8:00 p.m. — well before most of the participants of the banquet left. The Arlington Heights police incident commander assigned to oversee the protest met with protesters before the event, set guidelines for the protesters, and proclaimed that the police force was at the scene to protect each protester’s constitutional right to free speech.

More info …
Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) — americansfortruth.org
The Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches — chicagowelcomingchurches.org
Concerned Women for America — cwfa.org

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