A traditional marriage organization is disappointed with AARP's
support of pro-"gay" liberalism.
Family Association says part of AARP's membership fees and
profits are used to advocate same-sex "marriage," homosexual
adoption and the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act, not to
mention special rights for immoral behavior.
Buddy Smith, AFA executive vice president, says that by
promoting the homosexual agenda, the AARP is not serving its
clients or representing their values.
"When you reach the age of a person like myself and you begin to
get information from the AARP saying that they will represent you
and your values and standards, you'd better be careful," he tells
"This group is a very, very powerful Washington lobby, and you
just may be very surprised and disappointed to see those things
that they are promoting and those things they are opposing."
According to Smith, AFA is not directing people to other seniors
groups, but is advising people on AARP's position on the marriage
"Be very careful that you know what your fees are going for
because the AARP is not on your side," Smith adds. "If you are a
Christian and believe in biblical values, you can pretty much count
on the fact that everything that you are in favor of, the AARP is
Editor's Note: The American Family Association is the parent
organization of the American Family News Network, which operates
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