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TOLEDO: God Burns Prophetess Opal Covey’s Van

A few years ago “prophetess” Opal Covey, Toledo’s tongues-speaking perennial mayoral candidate, warned that God would rain fire down on the city if she wasn’t elected. So this just happened: Opal Covey’s now famous campaign van caught fire on Navarre Avenue in east Toledo. She says the motor shut down as she was driving. When she tried to restart the ...

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Todd Starnes Reassures Haters: Don’t Worry, Trump’s Religious Order Gives Anti-LGBT Power To Jeff Sessions

Todd Starnes wants to reassure his fellow haters that the Trump administration still plans to destroy LGBT rights. He writes: An Army of militant atheists and LGBT activists are hell-bent on eradicating Christianity from the public marketplace and punishing Christians who follow the teachings of Christ. That’s why President Trump signed an executive order on religious liberty today in the ...

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Brian Brown Rages: Donald Trump Has Again Failed To Protect Christians From Persecution By Homosexuals

Just in from hate group leader Brian Brown: President Trump has repeatedly promised that he would do everything in his power to protect the religious liberty of people of faith and faith-based groups. It was a major factor in his election. However, an executive order he signed today, while containing some helpful provisions for pastors and religious medical providers, falls ...

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Bryan Fischer Blames Ivanka: Trump’s Religious Liberty Order Does Nothing To Protect Christians From LGBTs

American Family Association radio host Bryan Fischer is ever so pissed at “liberal Ivanka” for the lack of an overty anti-LGBT message is her father’s religious liberty order. He wails: The draft of this executive order that was leaked to the liberal media in February contained robust protections for Christians engaged in business from being compelled by government to violate ...

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Ben Carson: True Compassion Means Not Making Public Housing Comfortable Enough So People Want To Stay

The New York Times reports: Ben Carson does not like the creature comforts, at least not for low-income Americans reliant on the government for a helping hand. As he toured facilities for the poor in Ohio last week, Mr. Carson, the neurosurgeon-turned-housing secretary, joked that a relatively well-appointed apartment complex for veterans lacked “only pool tables.” He inquired at one ...

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Death To Gays Pastor: The Goal Of Public Schools Is To Turn Kids Into Transgender Communists [AUDIO]

Pastor Kevin Swanson, best known for hosting a 2015 GOP forum at which he issued a spittle-flecked endorsement of the bible’s edict to execute homosexuals, has a typically deranged opinion about public schools. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: “The state has an agenda with your children,” he warned. “I realize that this may sound a little bit hyperbolic, ...

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Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint Resigns After Board Members Vote Unanimously To Shitcan Him

Politico reports: Jim DeMint’s ouster from The Heritage Foundation came as a shock to the hundreds of scholars and staffers who’ve seen the organization’s political influence grow thanks to DeMint’s controversial decision to align the leading conservative think tank closely with Donald Trump. But interviews with over a dozen sources at the center of the drama suggest Heritage’s stewards — ...

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KENTUCKY: Federal Appeals Court Greenlights Damages Lawsuit Filed By Gay Couple Against Clerk Kim Davis

Reuters reports: A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a damages lawsuit against Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 refused to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it conflicted with her Christian beliefs. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said a lower court judge erred in finding that damages claims by David Ermold ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Hate Groups And Religious Leaders Jointly Call On Trump To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Almost four months into President Trump’s term, we’ve made progress on so many key issues. Now, it’s time for the administration to make its leadership felt on the country’s First Freedom. Featuring First Liberty Institute’s Mike Berry, Dr. Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Archbishop William Lori, West Modder (U.S. Navy), ...

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Rachel Maddow Reports On The Two Nutcase Anti-LGBT Science-Deniers Just Appointed By Trump [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow reported on the two anti-abortion and anti-LGBT activists just appointed by Trump. As I reported over the weekend, Theresa Manning, a former Family Research Council staffer, is completely loony tunes and has flatly declared that contraception simply does not work. But getting more attention is HHS appointee Charmaine Yoest, who has been busy in recent days ...

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For Second Time SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal Of California’s Landmark 2012 Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

Bloomberg reports: The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a California law that bans licensed therapists from working with children to change their sexual orientation from gay to straight, rejecting an appeal that said the measure violates religious rights. The rebuff leaves intact a federal appeals court decision upholding California’s 2012 first-of-its-kind law. The measure prohibits the form of counseling known ...

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Jim Bakker Guest: Anti-Trump Protesters Are Protesting God Because They’re Possessed By Satan [VIDEO]

According to end times nutjob Joel Richardson, anybody protesting against Donald Trump has been possessed by Satan and therefore they’re actually protesting against God His Damn Self. Or something. Brian Tashman has the quote at Right Wing Watch: Richardson said that Satan has involved himself in the protests: “It’s not against Donald Trump. On the outside, in the natural [world], ...

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Trump Appoints Anti-Abortion Activist Who Worked For FRC To Run Federal Family Planning Programs

The Hill reports: President Trump has picked an anti-abortion advocate to lead federal family planning programs. Teresa Manning, who has worked for the Family Research Council, will serve as the deputy assistant secretary for population affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, The Hill confirmed Monday. In her role, Manning will help oversee the distribution of Title X ...

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On Russia and The American Right Wing

The Washington Post today reports on how the American right is increasingly turning to Russia. They write: Growing up in the 1980s, Brian Brown was taught to think of the communist Soviet Union as a dark and evil place. But Brown, a leading opponent of same-sex marriage, said that in the past few years he has started meeting Russians at ...

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Franklin Graham Attacks Democrats For Proposed Ex-Gay Torture Ban: Homosexuality Is An Abomination

“Now Democrats are proposing a bill to ban conversion therapy in the United States, saying that LGBTQ people were born perfect. Actually, they are very misled. We were all born imperfect, with sinful natures — yet loved by God who offers us forgiveness and wholeness through faith in His Son, Jesus Christ. “Homosexuality is defined by God as sin, an ...

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Fox News Contributor Erick Erickson: LGBTs Should Expect To Be Punched For Violating “Cultural Norms”

Earlier this week Republican US Sen. Mike Enzi declared that if a man walks into a bar wearing a tutu, he should expect to be punched. After an immediate uproar, Enzi issued a seemingly sincere apology which he followed up on today with a personal phone call the man he was thought to be referencing. Via the Casper Star Tribune: ...

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Trump Appoints Anti-Abortion Activist To Senior Post With Department Of Health & Human Services

The Associated Press reports: The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services. Charmaine Yoest, who actively supported Trump in his campaign, will serve as assistant secretary of public affairs at HHS. From 2008 until February 2016, she was president ...

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OKLAHOMA: State Senate Kills House-Approved Bill To Display Ten Commandments In Public Schools

The Oklahoman reports: A bill that could have allowed the Ten Commandments on government property was quietly pulled from consideration Thursday, severely hurting its chances to become law. House Bill 2177 was on the Senate agenda, but Floor Leader Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, announced that it wouldn’t be heard before moving on to other business. House bills must be heard ...

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Ted Cruz Backs Breakup Of Ninth Circuit Court To “Free States Of Corrosive Left Wing Influence” [AUDIO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says that breaking up the 9th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals is “certainly a possibility.” “The 9th Circuit is the largest federal court of appeals,” he said Thursday on “The Jack Riccardi Show.” “I think that’s a topic I can easily see the [Senate] Judiciary Committee taking up, and we’ll have to see ...

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GOP House Rep. Randy Weber Sobs As He Begs God To Forgive America For Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Last night, nearly two dozen members of Congress joined Religious Right activists in Washington, D.C., for the annual “Washington – A Man of Prayer” event, held in Statuary Hall inside the U.S. Capitol. Over the course of an hour and a half, 20 different members of Congress took to the podium to lead ...

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