Last updated on: 10/17/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Traditional Values Coalition Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“The American Civil Liberties Union claims to be dedicated to protecting the freedoms of all Americans. But its legacy is one of defending pornographers, child molesters, abortionists, and stripping our nation of its Judeo-Christian heritage.”

TVC Special Report, “The ‘Anti-Christian Liberties’ Union (ACLU),” July 30, 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“Traditional Values Coalition is the largest non-denominational, grassroots church lobby in America. Founded in 1980, by Rev. Louis P. Sheldon, Chairman, TVC has sought to empower people of faith through knowledge.”

“About TVC,” Traditional Values Coalition website (accessed Oct. 17, 2007)

Mission:

“With an emphasis on the restoration of the values needed to maintain strong, unified families, Traditional Values Coalition, focuses on such issues as religious liberties, marriage, the right to life, the homosexual agenda, pornography, family tax relief and education.”

“About TVC,” Traditional Values Coalition website (accessed Oct. 17, 2007)

Other:
Lobbying organization
Quoted in:
  1. Should the ACLU Challenge Government Sponsorship of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)?
  2. Is the ACLU Anti-Christian?