“Anti-LGBT activists attend R.I. summit”

Edge Boston: “Representatives from several anti-LGBT organizations gathered in Rhode Island on Saturday, Feb. 27, for a conference billed as the New England Family, Life and Marriage Summit . . . Austin Nimocks, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, made similar statements. He used the fact Catholic Charities in Boston and Washington, D.C., lost their government funding after they refused to allow same-sex couples to adopt children. ‘The state drove them out of the adoption business,’ Nimocks said. ‘This is a question of persecution.’”