The protestors say he uses the airwaves to spread a message of hate and should not be honored.
"If you advocate the taking away of rights for a whole group of people, you may be a Christian, you may be any number of other things, but one thing you certainly are is you are a hater, and you are a bigot. James Dobson is a bigot," said Andy Thayer, Gay Liberation Network.
Dobson received his Hall of Fame award Saturday night at the Renaissance Hotel. The Radio Hall of Fame is a project of the Museum of Broadcast Communications. Chairman Bruce Dumont wrote in the Sun-Times that a nominee's political or religious views aren't taken into consideration by the hall of fame.