Monthly Archives: April 2016

Christian Activist Christine Weick Screams At “Pagan” Christian Kids For Having Easter Egg Hunt [VIDEO]

When we last heard from nutbag Christian activist Christine Weick she was screaming at the father of pop star Katy Perry because his daughter is controlled by Satan. Last weekend Weick decided to scream at kids attending a church-sponsored Easter egg hunt on a Tennessee hill, all while brandishing a stuffed Easter bunny on a cross. For real. Watch below. ...

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Tony Perkins Celebrates Mississippi’s Hate Bill

“Lawmakers should be very encouraged by the overwhelming, bipartisan support among Mississippi voters for legislation that ensures the government does not discriminate against individuals and organizations because of their belief that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. Mississippians of all ages and political persuasions agree with state leaders that no one should be punished by the ...

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Trump Sued Over Rally Violence

The Hill reports: Three people claiming they were attacked or faced racial slurs at a Donald Trump rally are suing the businessman and his presidential campaign. The lawsuit was filed Thursday on behalf of the three protesters from a March 1 rally in Louisville, Ky., alleging Trump encourages an atmosphere of violence, according to NBC News. “Each time he said ...

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MISSISSIPPI: House Democrats Use Procedural Ploy To Delay Hate Bill’s Arrival On Desk Of Gov. Phil Bryant

This morning the Mississippi House voted overwhelmingly to send the state’s hate bill to the desk of Gov. Phil Bryant. But this afternoon Democrats filed a motion to reconsider, which is essentially a procedural delaying tactic meant to buy time in order to build pressure for a veto. Dominic Holden has more at Buzzfeed: Bryant did not immediately respond to ...

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This Is A (Fake) Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Half a million views overnight. Via Entertainment Weekly: Sure, it’s all in the spirit of April Fools’ Day, but that doesn’t make watching the most fearsome fighter in Westeros advertise a brand of bottled water any less fun. Hafthór Júlíus “Thor” Björnsson, who’s placed in the top 3 at the World’s Strongest Man competition every year since 2012, released a ...

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Andrew Sullivan Joins New York Magazine

Andrew Sullivan is coming out of semi-retirement to join New York Magazine as a contributing editor. From their announcement: He will write features throughout the year, and cover the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. He begins his new role today. “I have had the privilege of working with Andrew from the beginning of his career (mine too). He is ...

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Brian Brown Issues Demand That Georgia Legislators Override Hate Bill Veto Of “Cowardly” Gov. Nathan Deal

Just in from hate group leader Brian Brown: Dear Marriage Supporter, As you know, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has become the latest example of a cowardly Republican who has thrown people of faith to the wolves by vetoing extremely modest religious liberty legislation (HB 757) that would have protected pastors, churches and religious groups from having to participate in same-sex ...

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Catholic League Targets “Anti-Catholic Bigot” Real O’Neals Star Martha Plimpton: ABC, Kill This Show

Via press release from loony tunes Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue: Beginning today, the Catholic League is launching a new campaign against the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals.” Our goal is to kill the show. Thus far, we have (a) published a New York Times op-ed page ad against the show (b) implored our members to email Disney-ABC executive Ben ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Hate Bill Lands On Governor’s Desk

From Jackson’s ABC affiliate: The Mississippi House on Friday passed a final version of a bill that allows government employees and private business people to cite religious beliefs to refuse licenses or other services for same-sex couples who want to marry. House Bill 1523 is now headed to Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to sign it into law. The ...

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MIAMI BEACH: Gay Couple Attacked At Burger King

Video below. From Miami’s CBS affiliate: Police are looking for at least one man, and possibly up to three, involved in the violent attack of a gay couple at a Miami Beach restaurant. A Miami Beach police officer was standing in front of the police station when he noticed something going down right across the street. It turns out 25-year-old ...

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Longtime Writer For The Simpsons: I Finally Outed Waylon Smithers As A Show Of Love For My Gay Son

After 27 seasons, Waylon Smithers finally comes out of the closet on Sunday’s episode of the The Simpsons. As it turns out, there’s a great inside story too. Eric Hegedus reports at the New York Post: Longtime show writer Rob LaZebnik tells The Post he penned the episode in support of his own 21-year-old son, Johnny, who is gay. “I ...

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MORE LIES: Donald Trump Claims MSNBC Edited His Abortion Comments To Make Him Look Bad [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: In an interview with Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor Thursday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accused MSNBC of editing down his controversial back-and-forth about abortion in a way that presented his comments out of context. “You really ought to hear the whole thing,” Trump told guest host Eric Bolling. “This is a long convoluted question. This was a ...

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Furniture Magnate Mitchell Gold Denounces North Carolina’s Hate Law On CNBC’s Closing Bell [VIDEO]

Yesterday furniture magnate Mitchell Gold, co-founder of the national chain of upscale home furnishings outlets, appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell to eloquently denounce North Carolina’s hate law. Watch this below. Gold is also a well-known activist, having in 2006 founded the pro-LGBT religious group Faith In America.

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Koch Brothers Donation Convinces George Mason University To Rename Its Law School For Antonin Scalia

From the Wall Street Journal: George Mason University School of Law, named after a founding father known for his refusal to sign the Constitution, is renaming itself after a man famed for a strict adherence to its words: Justice Antonin Scalia. George Mason University’s Board of Visitors, who are appointed by the Virginia governor, voted in favor of the renaming ...

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GREENLAND: Same-Sex Marriage Begins

The Perchy Bird reports: Greenland’s same-sex marriage law went into effect today (April 1st). The marriage bill, which is an adoption of Denmark’s matrimonial laws, was passed unanimously by both the Greenlandic Parliament and Danish Parliament. The two-year long journey from the first marriage bill’s submission to marriage equality in Greenland began back in 2014 when the same-sex marriage bill ...

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Fox Anchor Megyn Kelly Dresses As Seven Of Nine

Megyn Kelly’s new hairstyle has prompted a minor Twitter meme comparing her look to the Star Trek: Voyager character Seven Of Nine, who was a former member of the Borg. Last night Kelly acknowledged the meme by appearing at the end of her Fox News show in a Starfleet uniform. Jokes about Fox News and the Borg are just too ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Wells Fargo Lights Its Charlotte Tower In Support Of Transgender Day Of Visibility

Yesterday was the International Day of Transgender Visibility and in support Wells Fargo lit its 48-story Duke Energy Center tower in Charlotte in pink, white, and blue, which are the colors of the transgender pride flag. Also yesterday Wells Fargo joined the 80+ major corporations who have called for the repeal of North Carolina’s hate law. From the Charlotte Observer: ...

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Liberty Counsel: We’ll Defend North Carolina’s Hate Law

Considering their track record, let’s hope they get the contract. Via press release: Liberty Counsel sent a letter yesterday to the North Carolina House and Senate offering pro bono services in defense of the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act. The Act recently was signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory. However, Attorney General Cooper has refused to defend it. ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Gay Adoption Ban Struck Down

Some GOOD news out of Mississippi! From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger: A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction to bar Mississippi from carrying out its law preventing same-sex couples from adopting, according to a court order filed Thursday. The order was issued the day after the state Senate passed the Religious Liberty Accommodation Act, which would allow businesses to deny services ...

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