The man who founded both theÂ Family Research Council and Focus on the Family laments the Supreme Court's marriage decision.
A decade ago James Dobson was hailed asÂ "the nation's most influential evangelical leader." Today, the man who founded Focus on the Family and theÂ 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 forÂ an interview with Andrew Womack, a Christian evangelical televangelist and faith healer who says humansÂ have the power to bring people back to life.
As Right Wing WatchÂ 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.Â
And Dobson said the decision ushered in not just marriage rights but many other issues related toÂ "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 ofÂ "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.