FRC leader Tony Perkins has been working himself into a lather over the prospect of gays with weapons serving their country. The hate group has been phone banking and sending out e-mail blasts to supporters encouraging them to call their senators to tell them to vote against funding the U.S. military if it means the gays get to stop hiding.
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Talking Points Memo reports:
The group says that the only way to stop the "pro-homosexual agenda" is for Senators to vote against cloture. The FRC could be right, as far as it goes -- most say that unless the DADT repeal moves toward a vote soon, debate over repeal could be kicked over to the next Congress where it's far less likely to find quarter. So far only, three Republican Senators -- Scott Brown (MA), Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) -- have announced they support repeal. And even then, there are stipulations attached to their support.
FRC President Tony Perkins writes in the Action Alert that he hopes Republicans can stop the growing chorus for repeal dead in its tracks tonight.
"Senator Reid has arranged it that pro-family Senators do not have an opportunity to offer any of their own amendments to counter his political abuse of our military," Perkins wrote in the alert. "This means the only way to stop this monstrosity is to vote against proceeding to the bill."