Marriage Equality

Focus On The Family: Christians Put Their Jobs On The Line By Supporting Anti-Gay County Clerk Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Focus Of The Family has posted a recap of last week’s anti-gay rally in support of renegade Kentucky country clerk Kim Davis. According to FOTF, those brave martyred Christians “endangered their livelihoods” merely by showing up to wave misspelled signs about Jesus. In the clip below Davis and her totally not related but probably secretly related fellow clerk Casey Davis ...

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KENTUCKY: Office Of Kim Davis Again Turns Away Gay Couple On Morning After Smackdown By Sixth Circuit Court

Yesterday afternoon the Sixth Circuit Court told Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis to suck it. And today her office again turned away a gay couple seeking a marriage license. Via the Associated Press: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith and constitutional right to religious freedom, since the landmark decision in ...

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Kentucky County Clerk Casey Davis: It’s My Job To Tell Gays They’re Going To Hell & I’ll Fight Gay Marriage To The Death [AUDIO]

Clip 1: “If it takes my life, I will die for because I believe I owe that to the people that fought so I can have the freedom that I have, I owe that to them today, and you do, we all do. They fought and died so we could have this freedom and I’m going to fight and die ...

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BREAKING: Sixth Circuit Court DENIES Stay Pending Appeal Demand By Anti-LGBT Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis

According to the Sixth Circuit Court, Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis has “little to no likelihood” of prevailing upon appeal. Equality Case Files has the ruling: “The injunction operates not against Davis personally, but against the holder of her office of Rowan County Clerk. In light of the binding holding of Obergefell, it cannot be defensibly argued that the holder ...

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AUSTRALIA: Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard Reverses Position, Now Says She Supports Same-Sex Marriage

After voting against a 2012 same-sex marriage bill while Australian prime minister, Julia Gillard now says she’s changed her mind. Via the Sydney Morning Herald: “Given the 1970s feminist in me saw much to be concerned with from a gender perspective with traditional marriage, I thought the better approach was not to change the old but to create something new,” ...

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KENTUCKY: State Faces $2.3M In Marriage Battle Legal Fees

Attorneys for the good guys have handed Kentucky a demand for $2.3M in legal fees. The Lexington Herald-Leader has more: Gov. Steve Beshear hired lawyers to defend the state of Kentucky’s ban on gay marriage for two years in the federal courts, arguing that Kentuckians deserved “finality and understanding of what the law is.” Understanding can be expensive. Two months ...

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Brian Brown Follows Up Maine Humiliation With FADA Money Beg To Stop “Gay Marriage Totalitarians”

“After Labor Day, Congress will return from their recess. We must make sure that FADA is front and center —and that we have the support to get this passed into law. Passage of the First Amendment Defense Act is absolutely crucial. Despite the overwhelming support of Americans to protect the religious liberty of people who believe in traditional marriage, I ...

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Liberty Counsel President Mat Staver To Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear: Allow Anti-Gay Discrimination Or Resign

“Gov. Steve Beshear went far beyond the Supreme Court when he made it Kentucky policy to foreclose any possibility of a religious accommodation for county clerks. Beshear made new law, and disregarded the laws he swore to uphold; he is the official who should do his job or resign. [Kim] Davis is merely asking that her religious convictions be accommodated. ...

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MAINE: Brian Brown Finally Hands Over NOM Donors List, Only SIX Names Are On The List

NOM has finally handed over its donors list in Maine and as we all suspected, the hate group only has a handful of supporters. The Bangor Daily News reports: Jonathan Wayne, executive director of the Maine Ethics Commission, said in a written statement Monday morning that the list had been filed at the commission’s website and that the organization has ...

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KENTUCKY: Thousands Rally In Support Of Renegade County Clerk Kim Davis And Other Clerks [VIDEO]

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: At a rally Saturday behind the Kentucky Capitol, several thousand people sang hymns, prayed, and praised three county clerks who refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. They also heard Republican political candidates, including gubernatorial hopeful Matt Bevin, and legislators criticize Democrats, especially Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway, the Democrats’ nominee for ...

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Michigan Plaintiffs To Marry Today [VIDEO]

They will be married by the black-robed tyrant who first struck down Michigan’s ban! More from WTSP-TV: April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the Michigan couple at the forefront on the battle for marriage equality, will finally say their vows Saturday. The couple came into the public eye as they challenged Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage, arguing that they had a ...

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Wonder Woman Officiates Gay Wedding

“Clark, my country is all women. To us, it’s not ‘gay’ marriage. It’s just marriage.” Gay Star News has the details: Wonder Woman presides over the marriage of two women in a new comic out on 20 August. In latest issue of the Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, Chapter 48, the superhero is sent on a UN mission to Russian ...

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Feds To Retroactively Grant Social Security Spousal Benefits To Couples In States Affected By Obergefell Ruling

If you are living in one of the eleven states that didn’t have same-sex marriage until the Obergefell ruling, the federal government will now retroactively offer Social Security spousal benefits. The Hill reports: Susan Sommer of Lambda Legal said the government’s decision “could right a wrong for hundreds of same-sex spouses” who lived in the 11 states that didn’t recognize ...

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Donald Trump: Gay Marriage Is A Done Deal

“Some people have hopes of passing amendments, but it’s not going to happen. Congress can’t pass simple things, let alone that. So anybody that’s making that an issue is doing it for political reasons. The Supreme Court ruled on it.” – Donald Trump, in a far-ranging interview with the Hollywood Reporter that has already drawn anguished wails in Teabagistan. Trump ...

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Liberty Counsel To Sixth Circuit: Clerk Kim Davis Will Suffer “Irreversible Harm” If She Signs Even One Marriage License

Saying that Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis will suffer “significant irreversible harm” if she’s forced to sign a single same-sex marriage license, last night the Liberty Counsel filed an emergency stay demand with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The filing followed federal Judge David Bunning’s amending of his earlier temporary stay order to add an August 31st expiration date ...

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Jonathan Saenz Has The Legal Fees Sadz

“We salute Katie Lang for holding her ground and for showing how this issue works in law; an employee asserts their First Amendment religious freedom rights and the government must seek to reasonably accommodate those beliefs, as was the case here when Lang delegated her role to another employee. This frivolous lawsuit is about intimidation and money for the LGBT ...

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KENTUCKY: Judge Updates Ruling On Clerk Kim Davis, Sets August 31st Expiration For Stay On Marriage Order

US District Court Judge David Bunning today updated last week’s ruling on county clerk Kim Davis’ demand for a stay on his order that she must issue marriage licenses to all qualified couples. Today’s order clarifies that last week’s temporary stay expires on August 31st unless the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals acts sooner.  Via Equality Case Files, here is ...

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AUSTRALIA: Bomb Squad Responds After Activists Send Glitter-Filled Letter To Marriage Opponent MP

The Australian activist group GetUp sent glitter-filled letters to Parliament members who oppose same-sex marriage. One of them called the police who then sent in a bomb squad. The Guardian reports: Police, bomb squads and hazardous material teams were called to investigate after a staff member of the Liberal backbencher Craig Laundy thought glitter in a letter about same-sex marriage ...

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PUERTO RICO: 60 Couples Wed In Mass Ceremony [VIDEO]

Over 60 gay couples married on Sunday in Puerto Rico’s first such mass ceremony. The Associated Press reports: The event follows the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in late June requiring every state to recognize same-sex marriages. The U.S. island’s governor signed an executive order soon after that ruling to comply. Organizer Ada Conde, an attorney who filed a federal ...

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TEXAS: Gay Couple Settles Marriage Suit Against Hood County Clerk For $44,000 In Legal Fees

The commissioners of Hood County, Texas have agreed to pay the legal fees of the gay couple who sued county clerk Katie Lang, saying that they are saving her from “dealing with the additional expense and significant financial exposure her actions caused the taxpayers of her county.” More from the Dallas Morning News: It has been a month since Joe ...

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