Tony Perkins: Now That More Gays Will Be Marrying Out-Of-Wedlock Births Will Increase

Watch as FRC president Tony Perkins insists nationwide marriage equality will increase the number of out-of-wedlock births.

Does Family Research Council president Tony Perkins not know where babies come from?

That seems a valid question given his latest extreme claims designed to ensure funds continue to flow into his hate group's coffers.

"I think we're going to see the further deconstruction of the family," Perkins warned in an interview with the Washington Examiner on Saturday, after the Supreme Court ruled states cannot ban same-sex marriage.

The nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage by the Supreme Court will have a huge impact on America and the family, Perkins insisted.

"We're going to see the impact on marriage as we've seen in some of the Scandinavian countries," Perkins, pulling old debunked data out of a hat, continued.

"It means we're going to see more children born out of wedlock," Perkins insisted.

When pressed on that claim, Perkins was forced to backtrack, stating, "any policy step - like you go back to no-fault divorce - we have seen this escalation in out-of-wedlock births, we've seen the deescalation of marriage rates as a result of policy changes that move away from the historic meaning of marriage."

Perkins was then forced to further backtrack, saying, "what will be the exact consequences and what will be the timing of them? I don't know."

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