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Falwell issued an attack in his National Liberty Journal, citing a Washington Post " In / Out " column which stated that lesbian comedian Ellen DeGeneres was " out " as the chief national gay representative, while trendy Tinky Winky was " in.
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" Both evangelists came under attack from President George W. Bush for their statements, for which Falwell later issued an apology.
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The episode also mocks the hatred and misunderstandings about homosexuality often expressed by zealots and right-wing extremists who regularly attack LGBT people and culture, including Christian ministers Jerry Falwell and Fred Phelps.
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In February 1999, an unsigned article that media outlets attributed to Falwell was published in the National Liberty Journal – a promotional publication of the university he founded – claimed that the Teletubby named Tinky Winky was intended as a gay role model.
The Passion of the Christ received support and endorsement from most known evangelical leaders and representatives of USA's conservative church organizations: Billy Graham, James Dobson, Mission America Coalition, Salvation Army, Promise Keepers, National Association of Evangelicals, Campus Crusade for Christ, Focus on the Family, Pat Robertson, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Trinity Broadcasting Network, Rick Warren, Southern Baptist Convention, Jerry Falwell, Max Lucado, Young Life, Tim LaHaye, Chuck Colson, Lee Strobel, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Mothers of Pre-Schoolers ( MOPS ), Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The network was founded in 1979 as the National Christian Network, and took the name FamilyNet in 1988 under the ownership of Jerry Falwell.
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In 1971, Jerry Falwell founded Liberty University, a Christian liberal arts university in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Among them are Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry, Focus on the Family's James Dobson, the 700 Club's Pat Robertson, Prison Fellowship's Charles Colson, columnist Cal Thomas, preacher and author Tim LaHaye, former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, and Liberty University and Moral Majority founder Jerry Falwell.
* Lynchburg, Virginia, home to Liberty University, the largest evangelical Christian university in the world, founded by Jerry Falwell in 1971.
Liberty Baptist Fellowship is a fellowship of independent Baptist churches that grew up around Jerry Falwell, Thomas Road Baptist Church of Lynchburg, Virginia, and Liberty University.
The site was created by Chris Harper, who obtained his Master's Degree in English Literature from George Mason University in 1993 after being expelled from Liberty University ( founded by Jerry Falwell ) in 1989 for producing a satirical radio show which Liberty's administration found offensive.
The estate was purchased by Liberty University in the late 1970s as the headquarters of the university administration, including the main office of university founder Jerry Falwell.
The estate now serves mostly as a tourist site for the historically restored mansion as well as the Falwell office, while the upstairs portion of the mansion has been converted to a bed and breakfast for Liberty University guests.
" Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. said the decision was spurred by the interest shown by current School of Communication students and is inline with Liberty ’ s commitment to future expansion of academic offerings and academic facilities.
On December 9, 2009, Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. announced that " Liberty University has received Level VI accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ( SACS ).
In May 2012, Liberty University Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell Jr announced the school's intention to pursue NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision ( FBS ) conference affiliation for all 20 varsity sports.
John Lofton of The American View Christian radio show accused Liberty University of not being " a truly Christian college " when Jerry Falwell gave permission for the debate team to debate in favor of abortion when required.
In 2007 Liberty was between $ 20 and $ 25 million in debt, but when Falwell died in May 2007, he had a $ 34 million insurance policy, which was used to pay off the debt.
In January 2009, Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. announced the university's plans to freeze tuition for Liberty University Online and lower tuition for residential students for the 2009-2010 academic year.
In May 2012, Liberty University Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell Jr announced that the school's net assets are worth $ 1 billion, in part from the success of its online learning program and from accelerated facility expansion.
The bond offering is part of Liberty University's campus transformation plan which will include several renovations and additions to academic buildings and student housing, as well as fund the new Jerry Falwell Library and formation of a medical school.
" Liberty University founder Jerry Falwell stated that the source of the funds does not influence his ministry: " If the American Atheists Society or Saddam Hussein himself ever sent an unrestricted gift to any of my ministries, be assured I will operate on Billy Sunday's philosophy: The Devil's had it long enough, and quickly cash the check.
Liberty University President and Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr., subsequently stated that the university had not banned Democrats from campus nor had the club been banned from meeting and that neither the university nor its officials said that a person cannot be both a Christian and a Democrat.
The front lawn of " Montview " is the burial site of Dr. Jerry Falwell, founder of Liberty University.
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One unusual link between Falwell and Conservative rabbi Arnold Resnicoff, a Navy chaplain, was created when President Ronald Reagan surprised the participants at Falwell's " Baptist Fundamentalism ' 84 " convention in Washington, D. C., by choosing to read Resnicoff's on-site report of the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing as his keynote address.
Jerry Falwell blamed homosexuals ( among others ) for indirectly causing the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D. C. on September 11, 2001, by provoking the aggression of Islamic fundamentalists.
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In 1978, he left the Roman Catholic Church and became a minister in the California-based evangelical / pentecostal Church of the Word ; since then Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson have been personal friends.
In 2004, Liberty Counsel became affiliated with Liberty University / Falwell Ministries and Liberty Counsel opened an office at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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In 1979, Falwell founded the Moral Majority, which became one of the largest political lobby groups for evangelical Christians in the United States during the 1980s.
In 1977, Falwell supported Anita Bryant's campaign, which was called by its proponents " Save Our Children ", to overturn an ordinance in Dade County, Florida prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and he supported a similar movement in California.
Falwell repeatedly denounced certain teachings in public schools and secular education in general, calling them breeding grounds for atheism, secularism, and humanism, which he claimed to be in contradiction with Christian morality.
Funding for the film was provided by " Citizens for Honest Government ," to which Jerry Falwell paid $ 200, 000 in 1994 and 1995.
In October 1999 Falwell hosted a meeting of 200 evangelicals with 200 homosexuals at Thomas Road Baptist Church for an " Anti-Violence Forum ", during which he acknowledged that some American evangelicals ' comments about homosexuality entered the realm of hate speech that could incite violence.
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell,, extended the " actual malice " standard to intentional infliction of emotional distress in a ruling which protected a parody.
The variety of resources available to the Moral Majority at its founding facilitated this rapid expansion, which included Falwell ’ s “ Old Time Gospel Hour ” mailing list.
On the broadcast of the Christian television program The 700 Club, Falwell made the following statement ( for which he later apologized ):
Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell,, was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held, in a unanimous 8 – 0 decision ( Justice Anthony Kennedy took no part in the consideration or decision of the case ), that the First Amendment's free-speech guarantee prohibits awarding damages to public figures to compensate for emotional distress intentionally inflicted upon them.
While Hustler magazine has always been known for its explicit pictures of nude women and for what many consider crude humor, the prominent fundamentalist Protestant minister Jerry Falwell objected to the parody ad the magazine printed in 1983 targeted at him, in which Falwell related having an incestuous encounter with his mother in an outhouse.
The Hustler parody featured a picture of Falwell, and a fictional " interview " in which " Falwell " describes his first sexual experience as occurring " with Mom " in an outhouse while both were " drunk off our God-fearing asses on Campari.
Because the district court found in favor of Flynt on the libel charge, there was no dispute as to whether the parody could be understood as describing facts about Falwell or events in which he participated.
The controversy, which surprised the Sesame Workshop, was short-lived and died down after Kofi Annan and Jerry Falwell praised the Workshop's efforts.
Charges surfaced that Falwell's interest in PTL and Heritage USA was solely an attempt to gain control of its profitable cable television network, something which Falwell was unsuccessful in establishing for his own ministry despite numerous requests to the Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ) for permission to obtain a satellite license.
He threatened to sue PFLAG and any television station that aired the project's ads, which showed clips of anti-LGBT quotes from several people, including Robertson, Jerry Falwell, and United States Sen. Jesse Helms.
Joshi is also the author of God's Defenders: What They Believe and Why They Are Wrong ( 2003 ), an anti-religious polemic against various writers including C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, T. S. Eliot, William F. Buckley, Jr., William James, Stephen L. Carter, Annie Dillard, Reynolds Price, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Guenter Lewy, Neale Donald Walsch and Jerry Falwell, which is dedicated to theologian and fellow Lovecraft critic Robert M. Price.
Created by Jerry Falwell in November 2004, its birth was in large part fueled by the results of the 2004 Presidential Election, where exit-polling indicated that an estimated 21 % of voters focused mainly on moral values as the central issue when deciding which candidate to choose.