January 29, 2014
Why Is the Southern Poverty Law Center Trying to Crush a Small Jewish Organization?
It almost seems as if certain purported civil-rights activists think homosexuals are like some organized-crime groups: you can join the gang, but the only way you can leave is feet first. A case in point is a lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey against JONAH International -- a Jewish organization that helps people overcome unwanted same-sex attractions (SSA) -- and some of its associates by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). And what is the basis for the lawsuit? As co-founder of JONAH Arthur Goldberg explained to me: [T]he lawsuit was filed under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act alleging the commission of a consumer fraud on the unproven theory that same-sex attraction is inborn and unchangeable. Therefore, the programs and counselors to which we refer people have allegedly committed a consumer fraud because those seeking such services allegedly cannot change. Their goal is to put us (and other small organizations like ours) out of...(Read Full Article)