From the March 24 edition of Fox Broadcasting Company's Fox News Sunday:
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From the February 29, 2012 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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During an interview on Fox & Friends, Gary Bauer, president of conservative group American Values, claimed that the "overwhelming majority of the American people think that marriage is between a man and a woman." In fact, multiple polls conducted in 2011 show that a majority of Americans favor legalizing gay marriage.
In an August 3 Washington Times column, Gary Bauer, president of American Values and chairman of the Campaign for Working Families, criticized a California law that requires public schools to include historical contributions of the LGBT community. Bauer referred to the LGBT community as "one of the most conspicuous, strident and disproportionately influential groups in American life." From the Times:
In July, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a first-of-its-kind bill mandating the teaching of a subject about which he thinks Golden State public school students remain unacceptably unenlightened.
But the latest addition to the California public school curriculum will not help our children learn how to write a complete sentence, locate their home state on a map or even run a mile.
Instead, it aspires to sensitize students, as early as kindergarten, to the travails of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. The FAIR Education Act requires the inclusion of the contributions of "sexual minorities" in California public school history lessons and textbooks.
As this new law suggests, homosexual rights advocates have convinced many Americans that they are large in number but short on influence. The opposite is true. In fact, LGBT Americans have become one of the most conspicuous, strident and disproportionately influential groups in American life.
Politico published an op-ed by Gary Bauer that falsely claimed that "a January Pentagon report found that 61 former detainees [of the prison at Guantánamo Bay] had engaged in terrorist activities." In fact, according to the Pentagon, 18 former Guantánamo detainees have been "confirmed" to have "return[ed] to the fight," while an additional 43 former detainees are "suspected" of having done so. Even the Pentagon's "confirmed" figure has been questioned by analysts.
On Fox News' The Big Story with John Gibson, American Values president and former GOP presidential candidate Gary Bauer asserted that "the American people" believe that a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage "is important." In fact, according to recent polling, when asked to prioritize the most pressing issues facing the country, most respondents have cited the war in Iraq, the economy, energy prices, terrorism, and immigration, but very few listed same-sex marriage.