Religion

MSNBC Host Steve Kornacki Smacks Down Liberty Counsel Head Mat Staver On Kim Davis Case [VIDEO]

Kornacki: “If she says she has a moral and religious objection to same-sex marriage I think it raises the question, does she have a moral and religious objection to a divorced person getting re-married? Does she have a moral and religious objection to someone who’s engaged in premarital relations getting married? Where does this end?” (Via Towleroad)

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Dan Savage Goes Off On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Last night Dan Savage appeared on MSNBC to declare that Kim Davis “will never have to an honest day’s work ever again in her life” due to her newfound martyrdom. “This is a woman who’s been divorced three times and married four times,” he said, reading from the US News & World Report article that pointed out Davis “gave birth ...

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REPORT: Wife Of Anti-Gay Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Files For Divorce Over His Affair With Staffer

Early this year Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley declared that same-sex marriage is “demeaning to democracy” in a brief filed with the Eleventh Circuit Court. What ISN’T demeaning, apparently, is cheating on your wife with a 30-years-younger staffer. First, the official story from AL.com: Gov. Robert Bentley’s wife of 50 years, Dianne, today filed for divorce, saying “their marriage has suffered ...

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BOMBSHELL: Kim Davis Was Knocked Up With Another Man’s Twins While Married To First Husband

We all knew that Kim Davis has been married four times, but this is some Maury Povich-level fuckery. US News & World Report has the bombshell revelation that she was knocked up with another man’s twins four months before her first divorce. They write: The Kentucky county clerk facing potentially stiff penalties for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses has ...

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CLAIM: Josh Duggar Is Missing From Jesus Rehab

Last week the Duggar family announced that Josh Duggar had checked into a Jesus rehab center where he’d be trained on how to stop obsessively fapping to online triple-penetration interracial gangbang bukkake. But they never said WHICH Jesus rehab center had taken on the Holy Task on curing young Josh of his need to shove his no-no pole into random ...

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Roy Moore’s Foundation For Moral Law Praises Kim Davis: We Hope Millions Will Follow Her Example

The Foundation For Moral Law, which was founded by Roy Moore and advocates for replacing the US government with a “biblical theocracy,” has issued a press release in support of Kim Davis. They write: Kim Davis, Clerk of Court in and for Rowan County, Kentucky, holds religious beliefs that conflict with same-sex marriage. She has therefore declared, “under God’s authority,” ...

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Quote Of The Day – John Corvino

“Many have commented on the fact that Davis herself has been divorced several times. As a strategic matter, this makes her a rather poor poster child for ‘traditional Christian marriage’: Jesus himself treats divorce and remarriage as akin to adultery. But the point is not merely ad hominem: Davis’s willingness to impose a standard of marriage on gays that she ...

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NOM Exploits Kim Davis With Money Beg

“Kim Davis wasn’t going to lie, or violate her faith. She would not allow her name to be used to spread a falsehood — attesting that two men are married to each other, or two women either. If refusing to issue same-sex ‘marriage’ licenses while issuing heterosexual licenses was not permitted, then her solution was to not issue any marriage ...

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Kim Davis Issues Statement: I’ll Never Obey SCOTUS Because I Don’t Want To Go To Hell

The Liberty Counsel has issued a statement from Kim Davis. It reads in full: “I have worked in the Rowan County Clerk’s office for 27 years as a Deputy Clerk and was honored to be elected as the Clerk in November 2014, and took office in January 2015. I love my job and the people of Rowan County. I have ...

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ACLU Files Contempt Of Court Motion Against Kim Davis, Say They Don’t Want Her Incarcerated UPDATE: Hearing On Motion Set For Thursday

The ACLU has filed a federal motion asking that Kim Davis be cited for contempt of court. The motion declares that the ACLU is not seeking to have Davis arrested. From the motion: Plaintiffs have established a prima facia case, in that they have shown by sufficient evidence that Defendant Davis, in refusing to grant Plaintiffs Miller and Roberts a ...

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Hate Groups Praise Kim Davis

Bryan Fischer regularly calls for imprisoning LGBT Americans. Fellow hate group leader, Matt Barber, who three times this year has published columns by gay death penalty advocates, just tweeted that Davis is a “modern day Rosa Parks.”

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KENTUCKY: Fourth Husband Of Kim Davis Says She’s “Standing For God,” Hints He’ll Use Gun To Defend Her

The Associated Press reports: The husband of a Kentucky county clerk who’s refusing to issue gay marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling says his wife is committed to her faith and is “standing for God.” Joe Davis arrived at the Rowan County courthouse Tuesday morning to check on his wife, clerk Kim Davis, shortly after she again denied ...

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BREAKING: Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis Defies SCOTUS, Refuses To Issue Marriage License To Two Gay Couples [UPDATED WITH VIDEO]

Via the Washington Post: The office of Kim Davis, the elected clerk of Kentucky’s Rowan County, rejected requests for marriage licences from the first two same-sex couples to enter the courthouse Tuesday — just hours after the Supreme Court ruled against a request from Davis to be excused from issuing such licenses. Davis did not make an appearance at the ...

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Public Policy Poll: Majority Of Republicans Believe Obama Is Muslim, Only 14% Sure He Is Christian

Last night Rachel Maddow reported on a just-released Public Policy Poll which reveals that 54% of Republicans continue to believe that President Obama is a secret Muslim, with only 14% being “certain” that he is a Christian. Perhaps more amusingly, 40% of Republicans believe Ted Cruz was born in the United States, while only 29% believe that Obama was. See ...

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Tony Perkins: Obama “Shook His Fist In The Face Of God” With White House Rainbow Lights [VIDEO]

Miranda Blue writes at Right Wing Watch: Last week, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins convened an emergency meeting of his “Watchmen on the Wall” pastors’ group to address “the aftermath of the seismic Supreme Court ruling on marriage.” Perkins told the group gathered at a Dallas Baptist church that thanks to the Supreme Court’s decision, “we are at a ...

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What Will Kim Davis Do Today?

From the HRC: “Ms. Davis’ choices are clear: she must either choose to follow the law or resign her public position. A public official’s personal religious opinion does not give her the privilege to trample over the rights of others. Freedom of religion is important, and Ms. Davis has the fundamental right to believe what she likes. But as a ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court REJECTS Appeal By Anti-Gay Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis

The Associated Press reports: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her Christian conviction, or continue to refuse ...

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KENTUCKY: Thrice-Rejected Gay Couple Sues Rowan County And Clerk Kim Davis In Federal Court

After being turned away for a marriage license for the third time last week, a Kentucky gay couple has sued Rowan County and clerk Kim Davis in federal court. Davis is already being sued by the ACLU. Via Lexington’s CBS affiliate: The lawsuit was filed Aug. 25 in U.S. District Court by William Smith Jr. and James Yates, but a summons ...

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Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver: All Kentucky Has To Do Is Take Kim Davis’s Name Off All Marriage Licenses

“Providing religious conviction accommodations is not antithetical for public employees. Throughout our history the courts have accommodated people’s deeply held religious beliefs. The Supreme Court’s marriage opinion does not suggest that religious accommodations cannot be made or that people have a fundamental right to receive a marriage license from a particular clerk. The stay request offers several options such as ...

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Another Stalling Tactic: Kim Davis Re-Appeals

There’s less than an hour to go in the business day in Kentucky and county clerk Kim Davis has filed yet another notice of appeal.  I can’t even tell what this one is really about. Below is a screen shot from Equality Case Files.

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