Religion

Janet Porter Has The Georgia Sadz: Gov. Nathan Deal Has Totally Criminalized Christianity With His Veto

“Georgia Governor Nathan Deal just pulled a ‘Mike Pence’ and vetoed their Religious Liberty Bill. But the Georgia Bill didn’t protect the corporate or individual religious freedom rights of the bakers and florists, it would have only protected the religious freedom of pastors and religious organizations! “That’s right, the vetoed bill vehemently opposed by Disney, Time Warner, CBS, MGM, NBC ...

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Linda Harvey: Boycott The NFL & The NBA

“North Carolina’s GOP leaders did not cave to pressure from the NBA, now proudly inclusive of depravity, which threatened to move the All-Star game. What happened to real men in pro sports? Or are their spiteful lesbian lawyers calling the shots? Time for some boycotts, sports fans. The battle in Atlanta came from homosexual allies in the business community, with ...

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ILLINOIS: Bed & Breakfast Fined $80K For Refusing To Host 2011 Civil Unions Ceremony For Gay Couple

The Springfield News-Gazette reports: A bed-and-breakfast near Paxton that turned down a same-sex couple’s request to hold a civil-union ceremony there in 2011 has been ordered to pay $30,000 in damages to the couple and $50,000 to their attorneys and to stop violating the Illinois Human Rights Act. Michael R. Robinson, an administrative law judge appointed by the Illinois Human ...

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Pat Robertson: I’m Am Sick At My Stomach That The NFL Supports LGBT Rights, It’s Ludicrous [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Pat Robertson once again expressed outrage over the NFL’s strong opposition to an anti-LGBT bill in Georgia today, telling “700 Club” viewers that the league’s stance has made him “sick at my stomach.” Yesterday, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed the bill, which would have created broad protections for businesses that openly discriminate against ...

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Evangelical Leader Richard Land Has The Georgia Sadz: Gov. Nathan Deal Choose Finances Over Freedom

“Whether or not Gov. Deal realizes it, religious liberties are being stripped away from people of all faiths every day. A religious liberties bill is not intended to discriminate, but instead to protect. Discrimination goes both ways. But choosing not to protect the faithful and their beliefs—a freedom that the U.S. Constitution affords us—discriminates against those who live their lives ...

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LGBT Religious Group Faith In America Denounces North Carolina Law: It’s Transphobia, Plain And Simple

The LGBT religious group Faith In America gets to the core of North Carolina’s hate bill: Yet again, the religious right has hijacked religious narratives to justify their anti-LGBT bigotry. Ill-informed and misguided religious beliefs are being used against the transgender community in North Carolina. “North Carolina revoked a basic human right for their transgender community — to use public ...

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AUSTRALIA: Catholic Church’s Insurance Company Withholds “Vast Secret Archive” Of Pedophile Reports

The Age reports: Victims of some of the worst sexual abuse perpetrated by the Catholic Church are being denied access to a vast archive of clergy crime, as the church continues to ensure the offending is kept secret, despite the files being handed over to the royal commission. The nearly 2000 files – which include evidence about at least 63 ...

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Today’s US Capitol Shooter Shouted “I’m A Prophet Of God!” During 2015 Protest In House Gallery

It turns out that Capitol Police already knew this guy. From the Daily Beast: ABC and NBC News report police have identified Larry Dawson of Antioch, Tennessee as the gunman who allegedly drew a gun at the visitors center on Monday. Dawson was shot by a police officer and taken to the hospital. In October, Dawson was caught yelling he ...

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Todd Starnes Has The Georgia Sadz

Todd Starnes wails for Fox News: Georgia’s Republican governor stunned the state’s religious community Monday by vetoing legislation that would have protected preachers who refuse to perform LGBT marriages. “It’s open season on people of faith in our state,” said State Sen. Josh McKoon, the author of the 2014 Religious Freedom Restoration Act. “It’s a slap in the face to ...

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Animal Rights Activists Disrupt Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Because Ham Is Eaten On Easter [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: A teacher from North Carolina was arrested after he and a handful of animal rights activists disrupted the noon Easter Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Security guards wasted no time sprinting toward Jacob Martin during the packed Midtown service, ushering the 23-year-old down the empty aisle as he yelled into a bullhorn, according to ...

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Democrats Launch #ImWithWally Tweetstorm In Support Of Gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster

As I’ve reported here several times, openly gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster is under attack in the Dominican Republic, where anti-LGBT activists and the Catholic Church have launched a joint campaign calling for his resignation for spreading “homosexual indoctrination.” Today US House Democrats launched a tweetstorm in support of Brewster using the hashtag #ImWithWally. Brewster stands accused in part because ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Holds Press Conference, Media Expects Anti-LGBT Bill Decision UPDATE: Deal Will VETO The Bill

UPDATE: Deal will VETO the bill. Earlier, from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Gov. Nathan Deal has a 10 a.m. press conference on his calendar. Chances are good that it’s about HB 757, the “religious liberty” bill. No doubt, by now you’ve heard about that email from Chris Riley, chief of staff for the governor, to Spiro Amburn, top aide to House ...

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Franklin Graham Attacks San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

“San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he is banning all city employees from job-related travel to North Carolina in protest of the action NC Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly just took to preserve basic privacy and protect its citizens from perverts and sexual predators. Can you believe it? I think Mayor Lee needs to focus on the problems ...

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Glenn Beck: Ted Cruz Was Divinely Anointed By God And Raised From Birth To Be President [VIDEO]

“I have seen this man’s life. I have watched this man. I have prayed about this man. I have prayed about it by myself, out loud, in quiet, with my family, with my staff, and I happen to believe that Ted Cruz actually was anointed for this time. Would there not be someone that was in the pool that might ...

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Buzzfeed’s Dominic Holden Explains North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law On PBS NewsHour [VIDEO]

Last night Buzzfeed News reporter Dominic Holden appeared on PBS NewsHour to deliver a succinct recap of North Carolina’s nasty new anti-LGBT law. Watch below. Holden: What the city council did in Charlotte was very common in the United States. There are about 200 cities with ordinances like these that ban discrimination against LGBT people. What the lawmakers did in ...

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Tony Perkins Applauds North Carolina

Via press release: Leaders in North Carolina achieved more in a day than many state leaders have been able to accomplish in years. In a single-day special session, legislators passed and the governor signed into law protections for the privacy of children and women using school and public bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms in the Tar Heel state. Governor Pat ...

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Legal Groups To North Carolina: Get Ready For Lawsuits

Via press release: Today, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina, and Equality North Carolina condemned North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signing into law a sweeping anti-LGBT measure, HB 2, and announced that the organizations are exploring legal challenges to the discriminatory law. “We expect the ACLU’s and Lambda Legal’s Legal Help Desks will light ...

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BREAKING: North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Signs Bill Legalizing Anti-LGBT Discrimination Statewide

From the Associated Press: Gov. Pat McCrory signed House Bill 2 into law shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, overturning Charlotte’s controversial transgender ordinance. McCrory’s office released a statement Wednesday night, saying “the basic expectation of privacy in the most personal of settings, a restroom or locker room, for each gender was violated by government overreach and intrusion by the mayor ...

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Franklin Graham: Christians Must Stand Up To The NFL

“Atlanta is a great location for the Super Bowl but the NFL has come out against Georgia’s religious exemptions bill, threatening that it could impact Atlanta’s consideration in the Super Bowl selection process for 2019 and 2020. LGBT forces and corporate super powers are using this threat to try to stop the bill that would protect pastors from performing same-sex ...

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BREAKING: Every North Carolina Senate Democrat Walks Out As GOP Senators Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination In 31-0 Vote, Bill Goes To Governor

Every North Carolina Senate Democrat just walked out of the chamber rather than vote on the bill which legalizes anti-LGBT discrimination. The remaining GOP Senators then approved the bill 31-0. Having passed the state House earlier by a more than 3-1 margin, the bill now goes to the desk of GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, who will surely sign it. UPDATE: ...

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