Christian groups have issued a "gay alert" over a new children's video starring SpongeBob SquarePants and other 'toon characters that they say promotes gay acceptance. The video, which is being shipped to 61,000 schools nationwide by the nonprofit We Are Family Foundation, features SpongeBob, Barney and Winnie the Pooh singing the 1979 hit "We Are Family" in a bid to encourage diversity. But at least two Christian groups are taking issue with the foundation's tolerance pledge, which asks people to respect the sexual identity of others along with their abilities, beliefs, culture and race. "Their inclusion of the reference to 'sexual identity' is not only unnecessary," says Focus on the Family's Dr. James Dobson, "but it crosses a moral line." Be careful, Jimmy your horns are showing. Additional reporting by Daniel R. Coleridge
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