Focus On The Family Gives Up On Millennial Outreach

Focus on the Family announced yesterday that it is putting an end to their millennial outreach program, which has been attempting to market the organization’s virulently anti-gay and anti-choice messages to young Americans since 2009. Although Focus’ statement says the group is making a “strategic turn of direction” because their millennial outreach program has “accomplished in the short run what we’d hoped to achieve,” polling has consistently shown increasing support for LGBT equality among religious millennials, particularly young evangelicals. Last year, Focus on the Family’s president conceded that his far-right group had “lost” on same-sex marriage.