Tag Archives: AFA

Christianists File Suit Against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Over Hate Crimes Act

According to World Net Daily, a group of Christian pastors and head of the Michigan chapter of the American Family Association have filed suit against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, claiming that the recently passed hate crimes act violates their civil right to be hate-filled anti-gay bigots. Which, of course, it doesn’t. The complaint states Christians now can become the ...

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American Family Association Radio Host: It’s Time To Imprison All Gays

American Family Association radio host Bryan Fischer has called for sending homosexuals to prison for forced reparative therapy, a move he says is sanctioned by the Bible. Below, he responds to an email from a complaining listener. Thanks for writing me about my comments on my program regarding homosexuality. It might be worth noting that what I actually suggested is ...

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Benefits Bill For Partners Of Federal Employees Headed To Full Senate Vote

Yesterday the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee approved a bill authorizing benefits for the partners of federal employees. The bill will now go to the full Senate. The benefits would include: health care, retirement and disability plans, family, medical and emergency leave, group life insurance, long-term care insurance and access to worker’s comp. Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) ...

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Wingnuts Want Obama’s Nobel

According to the American Family Association, President Obama has 60 days to turn his Nobel Prize over to Congress because he didn’t get their permission to accept it. A clause in Article I, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution states: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office or Trust under ...

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The Right’s Newest Martyr

As expected, the wingnutosphere is rallying around fired Maine reporter Larry Grard, who was dismissed from the Morning Sentinel after 19 years following his “in your face” email to the Human Rights Campaign on the morning after the vote to repeal same-sex marriage. Catholic League: As a Catholic, Grard has a right to hold, express and defend the teachings of ...

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Rescue Marriage! You Can’t Have Spousal Abuse Without A Spouse!

The hilarious folks at Rescue Marriage, the group that faked out the American Family Association with their tongue-in-cheek campaign to ban divorce in California, have really stepped up their game.

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AFA Suspends Gap Boycott

Saying they are going on “good faith” that a coming ad from Gap properly acknowledges Christmas, the American Family Association is suspending their boycott of the company’s three retail chains. But only until they see the commercial. Via press release: According to Bill Chandler, vice-president of Gap corporate communications, Gap’s Old Navy division will launch a new television commercial this ...

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Gay Pagan Witches Will Abort Your Kids!

The Maine Family Policy Council has picked up the American Family Association’s “witchcraft” charge against Gap’s holiday commercial. Aaaand somehow it all becomes about abortion and euthanasia. Oh! And don’t forget the witchcraft of gay marriage! Solstice is a holiday celebrated by “pagans,” and paganism is repackaged witchcraft, and witchcraft slowly darkens, withers, and kills the human soul. Modern day ...

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AFA: Gap Stores Support Witchcraft!!!

One day after I wondered if Gap’s new holiday ad wasn’t a giant “fuck you” to the American Family Association’s boycott claim that the company was “anti-Christmas,” the AFA has sent out an “action alert” describing the commercial as supporting witchcraft. Gap has responded to AFA’s call for a Christmas boycott of their Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic stores ...

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Is This GAP’s “Fuck You” To The American Family Association?

After being targeted with a boycott by the American Family Association as an anti-Christian retailer, GAP began airing a commercial that does use the word “Christmas.” But it also mentions Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the pagan-y Winter Solstice. It even says you should celebrate however “you wannukah.” MEOW. The ad’s been running for a least a week and popped up on ...

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AFA Expands “Christmas” Hit List

After last week announcing a boycott of all stores under the GAP umbrella because its three chains don’t use the word “Christmas” in their holiday ads, this weekend the American Family Association published an expanded list of national retailers “for and against Christmas.” Based on current advertising, below is a list of companies that avoid, ban, or use the term ...

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American Family Association’s OneNewsNow Falls For Divorce Ban Parody

Remember back in September when i told you about John Marcott’s hilarious plan to have divorce banned in California? Marcotte’s Rescue Marriage site has the tagline “”You said ’til death do us part.’ You’re not dead yet” which should have given it away to the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow: The traditional marriage advocate points to the Bible as validating marriage ...

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American Family Association Calls For Expulsion Of All Muslims From U.S. Military

Taking a short break from their relentless campaign to demonize LGBT people, the American Family Association has announced that in light of the Fort Hood shooting, now is the time to expel all Muslims from the U.S. military. From the AFA’s “action” site: Of course, most U.S. Muslims don’t shoot up their fellow soldiers. Fine. As soon as Muslims give ...

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AFA Launches GAP Boycott

Ho hum, another holiday season, another wingnut boycott of a retailer over the “Christmas Sale Vs. Holiday Sale” nonsense. This week, the American Family Association announced a two-month boycott of Gap stores and the company’s other store brands, Old Navy and Banana Republic. The boycott is based on the store’s refusal to use the term “Christmas” in its advertising campaigns ...

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Kalamazoo’s First Non-Discrimination Ad

In January, the American Family Association forced the repeal of Kalamazoo’s new LGBT rights law. The issue has been put to a public vote and here is the first ad in support of next month’s ballot.

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PhoboQuotable – Tim Wildmon

“In its never-ending quest to shred America’s Judeo-Christian value system, the left is planning to hurriedly push through a ‘thought crimes’ bill. So-called ‘hate crimes’ laws are really laws that criminalize thought, because they punish an individual not for what he did but for what he thought. Politically incorrect thoughts about homosexual behavior will result in enhanced criminal sanctions under ...

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American Family Association Claims 500K Are Boycotting Pepsi Over Gay Support

The American Family Association is claiming that 500,000 of its members have signed a pledge to boycott PepsiCo because of the company’s support of the “homosexual culture war.” American Family Association asked PepsiCo to be neutral in the culture war and not support the homosexual agenda. PepsiCo refused. The company continues to give financial support to homosexual organizations. PepsiCo gave ...

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The Anthem Of The New Revolutionaries

Those wacky wingnuts have an anthem to go along with their “Tea Party Movement.” The music reminds me of the theme song from a 70’s sitcom – it’s very Jeffersons. (If Ja’net Du Bois had sung about “socialist schemes” that “kill the American dream” instead of dee-luxe apartments in the sky-y-y, that is.) The American Family Association claims to have ...

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Someone At The AP Doesn’t Like Us

At the bottom of the Associated Press story I excerpted in the post below this one, readers are directed to three sites: On the Net: Marriage Equality USA: http://www.marriageequality.org Join the Impact: http://jointheimpact.com Family Research Council: http://www.frc.org Family Research Council? Really?

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Michigan TV Station Under Siege Over Anti-Gay Program From The American Family Association

A Michigan television station that was slated to run Silencing Christians, the hate-filled informercial from the American Family Association, has canceled its running twice as the station receives pressure from Christiantist and LGBT groups over the show. A controversial one-hour paid program on the “radical homosexual agenda” scheduled for WOOD-TV is delayed for the second time as partisans on both ...

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