Perry Launches New Anti-Gay Ad In Iowa

Rick Perry’s floundering campaign is attempting to build traction with Christian caucus-goers in a new Iowa ad buy that attacks the gay community. In the new commercial, Perry reused a line from his open letter to Herman Cain supporters calling it wrong that gays can serve openly in the military but kids cannot “openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school.” Touting his Christian faith, Perry claims he’ll “end Obama’s war on religion” and “fight against liberal attacks on our religious heritage.” The commercial echoes nasty comments he made yesterday in response to the Obama administration’s plan to advance LGBT human rights around the world, which Perry called a “war on traditional values.” Watch it: