WATCH: Kirk Cameron Bashes Gay Marriage (Again) in "Pro-Marriage" Video

The former Growing Pains star draws the ire of GLAAD after appearing in a video promoting "traditional marriage"

Maybe Kirk Cameron should take advice from 30 Rock's Liz Lemon (Tina Fey). Remember what she told Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) after he made a homophobic remark during a stand-up routine? "Why did you have to offend the gay community?" Lemon cried. "It is the most organized of all the communities! They make the Japanese look like the Greeks."

And yet this week, the former Growing Pains star, now 41, has draw the ire of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) by appearing in a video from the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), an organization that -- despite its title -- only believes certain people (i.e. straight people) should tie the knot. In the video (which you can watch below), an organization spokesperson hails Cameron as "one of America's most important champions of marriage" in the wake of his vocal, public denunciation of same-sex unions.



In the video, Cameron is interviewed on his views and is also shown lecturing at conferences, emphasizing the importance of protecting heterosexual marriage. "God speaks with authority on every subject, including marriage," Cameron tells an audience. "And his advice trumps Oprah's every time."

Just how against same-sex marriage is NOM? Consider their latest press release, which praises Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's stance against the legalization of gay marriage.

"Governor Romney has it exactly right that marriage as the union of one man and one woman is a pro-family policy that uplifts American families, especially in the black community," NOM president Brian Brown said in the statement, which was released Wednesday. "The strongest supporters of traditional marriage include African Americans, 70 percent of whom have voted for traditional marriage. We commend Governor Romney and the rank and file members of the NAACP for recognizing the importance of traditional marriage."

Naturally, GLAAD has responded to the efforts of Cameron and NOM with its own comments to the media. "Kirk Cameron and the anti-gay activists at NOM are making a claim that Americans know to be false," GLAAD President Herndon Graddick said in a statement following the release of the NOM video. "This rhetoric won't work anymore. Communities across this country love and cherish their LGBT neighbors, friends and family members. This includes people in families headed by LGBT people. Their implication that LGBT couples can't create loving and stable homes is not only outdated and irrelevant; it's designed specifically to hurt those families."

Of course, this isn't the first time Cameron has found himself in hot water over his stance on the issue. After Piers Morgan asked Cameron's opinion about gay marriage back in March, Cameron called homosexuality "unnatural," "detrimental" and "ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization." GLAAD and other high-profile celebs immediately spoke out out against what many considered to be Cameron's "hate speech."

This hot-button issue doesn't seem to be going away, and with a presidential election coming this fall, we're bound to hear a lot more from both sides.

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