This story was originally published by Aspen Daily News on Jun. 14, 2022.
Tim Barton of the ultra-conservative anti-LGBTQ Wallbuilders group delivered the keynote speech Friday at the Christian Home Educators of Colorado’s (CHEC) annual “Homeschool Day at the Capitol.” last Friday.
Anti-LGBT Speaker at Colorado Republican Event Encourages People to “Actively Reject” Supreme Court’s Authority
Leaders of the Republican Party in Adams County will hear tonight from the president of an anti-LGBT group called The Patriot League, which is a nonprofit organization that “seeks to reclaim America’s goodness” by working “to correct unjust laws & influence society towards a consensus on the indispensability of Traditional Marriage, Parental Rights, Religious Liberty & the Humanity of the Unborn, four pillars of moral truth sustaining America’s ability to survive & thrive.”
Colorado’s conservative evangelical community will be represented at Justice Kavanaugh’s swearing-in ceremony at the White House this evening. Jenna Lynn Ellis, who serves as Policy Director for the James Dobson Family Institute, shared her official White House invitation on Facebook.
Anti-LGBT hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is best known in Colorado for suing the state on behalf of a baker who refused to serve a gay couple shopping for a wedding cake.
UPDATE: Alliance Defending Freedom and Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute requested a clarification that CCU was the organizer of the event and that it invited Alliance Defending Freedom. The post has been updated to reflect the Centennial Institute’s role as organizing entity. The source for the original assertion was ADF’s Facebook event page, which says: “Hosted by Jeff Hunt, Centennial Institute, Alliance Defending Freedom,” as well as CCU’s website, “Join Jack Phillips, Colorado Christian University, Alliance Defending Freedom, and faith leaders from around Colorado for a rally.”