Family Research Council Founder: ‘We Lost The Entire Culture War’ With Same-Sex Marriage Decision


The man who founded both the Family Research Council and Focus on the Family laments the Supreme Court's marriage decision.

A decade ago James Dobson was hailed as "the nation's most influential evangelical leader." Today, the man who founded Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council (and left before it became a certified anti-gay hate group under the leadership of Tony Perkins) is little more than a footnote on decades of anti-gay hate, his name fading fast from mainstream America.

Last week Dobson sat for an interview with Andrew Womack, a Christian evangelical televangelist and faith healer who says humans have the power to bring people back to life.

As Right Wing Watch reports, Dobson admitted to feeling he had a "black cloud" over him after the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. 

And Dobson said the decision ushered in not just marriage rights but many other issues related to "the entire culture war."

"It hit me like a ton of bricks," Dobson said. "What had hit me is that that decision is not really about gay marriage. it's about everything else," the 79-year old host of "Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson" said.

"It's about control of the public schools and it's what happens in universities," Dobson insisted. "It's about the economy and it's about business and it's about the military and it's about medicine. It's about everything."

"We lost the entire culture war with that one decision," Dobson admitted, adding, "it's going to touch every dimension.



Image: Screenshot via Andrew Womack Ministries
Hat tip and video: Right Wing Watch