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Sour Note: Christian Rock Group With Hateful Message Plays Iowa Public School

When Dunkerton, Iowa, school officials invited a band known as “Junkyard Prophet” to play at a special student assembly, they got much more than they bargained for – or so they say.

Junkyard Prophet is a Minnesota-based musical group affiliated with “You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International,” a fundamentalist Christian youth ministry whose founder, Bradlee Dean, has made homophobic and misogynistic statements. Dean also serves as the band’s drummer.