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Uproar Over 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Video Game Allowing Same-Sex Relationships

| by Michael Allen

On his daily radio broadcast, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins attacked the video game 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' for allowing same-sex relationships: "In a new Star Wars game, the biggest threat to the empire may be homosexual activists!"

Stephen Reid of Bioware, the game maker, recently announced that players could have “same gender romances with companion characters” as part of “a post-launch feature.”

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But Perkins slammed the game for having “gone to the dark side" and claimed that parents are angry “that their kids will be exposed to this Star Warped way of thinking."