Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Peter Sprigg, MDiv Biography

Title:
Vice President for Policy at the Family Research Council
Position:
Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“I must be quite blunt here. The notion that people are ‘born gay’ is nothing less than The Big Lie of the entire homosexual movement. Science has not proven that there is a ‘gay gene’ or that people are ‘born gay.'”

Outrage: How Gay Activists and Liberal Judges Are Trashing Democracy to Redefine Marriage, 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Vice President, Policy, Family Research Council (FRC)
  • Oversees FRC research, publications, and policy formulation, and coordinates the work of FRC’s Center for Human Life and Bioethics and Center for Marriage and Family Studies
  • Policy expertise in human sexuality and the “homosexual agenda,” religion in public life, and the arts and entertainment
  • Spokesperson for FRC in many major newspapers, including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The Washington Times
  • Interviewed or participated in debates on major broadcast and cable television networks, including NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News
  • Ordained Baptist minister and served as pastor of Clifton Park Center Baptist Church in Clifton Park, NY
  • Worked in community development and in government, including service as an aide to U.S. Rep. Robert F. Drinan (D-MA)
  • Spent ten years as a professional actor and unit leader with Covenant Players, an international Christian drama ministry
Education:
  • MDiv, cum laude, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • BA, summa cum laude, Political Science and Economics, Drew University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?