Tag Archives: bigotry

NEW YORK: Long Island Grade School Cancels Mock Election After Pro-Trump Students Insult Minorities


ABC News reports: An elementary school in New York has canceled its mock presidential election after teachers and staff raised concerns about kids repeating “negative rhetoric about minorities,” according to the school’s principal. “Teachers have said they’ve heard some kids in the cafeteria chanting ‘Trump! Trump! Trump!’ or saying they don’t want Muslims here,” said Glen Rogers, principal of Jericho ...

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Washington Post Poll: 60% Say Trump Is A Bigot


The Washington Post reports: If Clinton’s goal was to force a public discussion of Trump’s bigotry and chauvinism, well, the Post poll finds that a large majority of Americans agree with her that Trump is biased against women and minorities, including among the voter groups that Trump needs to improve among in order to win. The Post poll, which found ...

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Eagle Forum: It’s Not Racist To Hate Mexicans


The St. Louis Dispatch reports: Ed Martin, who ran for Missouri attorney general four years ago and now is the chief spokesman and ally to conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly, said at a Tea Party rally in the St. Louis area Sunday: “You’re not racist if you don’t like Mexicans. They’re from a nation. If you don’t think Muslims are vetted ...

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NOM “Demands” President Obama Leave Empty Seat At SOTU To Represent 50 Million American Bigots


L to the O to the L. Via press release: The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today sharply condemned President Obama for inviting Jim Obergefell, one of the plaintiffs whose case was used by the US Supreme Court to impose same-sex ‘marriage’ on the nation, to attend the State of the Union speech and called for the Republican leadership to ...

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KENTUCKY: Anti-Gay County Clerk Casey Davis Is Biking Across The State For His “Sister-In-Christ” Kim Davis [VIDEO]


Anti-gay Kentucky county clerk Casey Davis, who says the he’ll die to stop gay marriage because homosexuals deserve to know they are going to hell, has launched a new stunt. Via the Associated Press: Casey County Clerk Casey Davis has begun a bike ride across Kentucky to bring attention to the circumstances of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who has ...

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ARKANSAS: Another Renegade Clerk


After consulting with the Liberty Counsel, the county clerk of Van Buren County, Arkansas has distributed a memo which declares that her office will not be issuing same-sex marriage licenses.  Via the Arkansas Times: Pam Bradford, the Van Buren County clerk, circulated this memo to all county clerks today announcing her intention to defy the U.S. Supreme Court and have ...

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SOUTH CAROLINA: GOP Rep Rants About “Abomination” Rainbow Flag During Debate On Confederate Flag Removal

Via Jezebel: The debate is airing live on C-SPAN, which is a great time for some states’ rights grandstanding by Republicans looking to win reelection bids. Republicans like State Senator Lee Bright, who is circulating a petition to keep the flag, writing on Facebook, “Right now, we have an opportunity to protect the symbol of our Southern heritage. The Confederate ...

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OREGON: Final Ruling Says Anti-Gay Bakers Must Pay $135K To Gay Couple


Via Oregon Live: Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian on Thursday ordered the owners of a former Gresham bakery to pay $135,000 in damages to a lesbian couple for refusing to make them a wedding cake. Avakian’s ruling upheld a preliminary finding earlier this year that the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa had discriminated against the women on the basis ...

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ITALY: Hundreds Of Thousands Rally In Rome Against Same-Sex Marriage


Breitbart celebrates: Hundreds of thousands of people travelled from all over Italy and Europe yesterday to protest against the proposed legalisation of gay marriage, and the teaching of ‘gender theories’ in schools. Gathering in the San Giovanni Square in Rome, with estimates of participants running from 300,000 to a million people, the protest put the ‘anti-Austerity’ protests held in London ...

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BREAKING: North Carolina House Votes To Override Governor’s Veto On Magistrates Same-Sex Marriage Refusal Bill


The override passed by a mere three votes. UPDATE: From the Campaign For Southern Equality. “Senate Bill 2 is unconstitutional, and will undoubtedly be challenged in court. This bill, which will now become law, is discriminatory and treats gay and lesbian couples as second class citizens. We are more determined than ever to achieve full equality for LGBT people in ...

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Meet Ireland’s Duggar/Westboro Family


Last night I came across the below videos from an Irish anti-gay marriage group calling themselves Mandate For Marriage.  From their “about” page: Mandate for Marriage is a website established by Mr Sean Burke, who lives in Castlebar, Co. Mayo with his wife and family. He presents the case that marriage is between a man and a woman, and that ...

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Fallout Begins For Michigan Car Shop


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Concernstipated Women: GLSEN’s Day Of Silence Stifles Our Right To Bully


“On the Day of Silence, GLSEN encourages students to go to school and remain silent all day. Their website says the day seeks to ‘call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.’ And therein lies the irony, doesn’t it? In light of all we know today, how the pro-LGBT radicals are bullying Christians into silence, ...

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INDIANA: Pizza Parlor Will Give Some Of Windfall To Florist In Washington State


Via the Daily Mail: In an exclusive first interview inside Memories Pizza restaurant since it closed down last week, owner Kevin O’Connor and daughter Crystal emerged from hiding and told Daily Mail Online they had been heartened by the support of 29,000 people who donated and many more who wrote to them. They revealed they are set to share their ...

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Liberty Counsel To SCOTUS: Don’t Approve Same-Sex Marriage Because Sodomy Should Still Be Illegal Anyway


The Liberty Counsel today filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court, arguing that same-sex marriage must not be legalized nationwide because homosexuality should still be criminalized in the first place. An excerpt: Nearly seven decades of Kinseyan cultural transformation have shown that Kinsey’s promises of a freer, more enlightened and safer society were, at best, illusory, and at worst, ...

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MISSOURI: Springfield Readies For Repeal Vote On LGBT Non-Discrimination Laws


Colin Murphy reports at Boom LGBT: Mirroring a wave of anti-equality efforts in state legislatures and cities across the nation, opponents of a recently passed LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in Missouri’s third largest city are asking voters to repeal the law on April 7. In a 6-3 vote on Oct. 13, The Springfield City Council passed City Ordinance 6141, a bill ...

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Quote Of The Day – Amanda Marcotte


“[B]igots cannot wait to play the victim. Don’t give them legitimate cause. Just as with the people sending glitter bombs to anti-choicers. Yes, it’s funny watching a bunch of people who would literally force you to give birth against your will whine because they have glitter in the carpet. But these folks are dying for any angle they can get ...

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Mat Staver: Gays Are Like Hamas


“Their agenda doesn’t stop until they are completely dominating anybody who ultimately does not not only agree but promote and affirm their lifestyle. Their agenda will not stop, it will ultimately result in fines and prosecution. This is an intolerant agenda. This is like dealing with terrorists, negotiating with people who have a zero-sum game and they don’t want you ...

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Country Radio Stations Pull Hit Single Following Complaints About “Gay Agenda”

Country radio stations nationwide have ceasing playing a hit single after listeners wrongly complained that the song promotes homosexuality. Via the Washington Post: Alana Lynn, a morning co-host on country music station 104.3 FM in Boise, Idaho, was excited to play Little Big Town’s latest single for her listeners. “Girl Crush,” a powerful ballad about a woman envious of her ...

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Liberty Counsel Event Speaker: Militant Homofascists Are Taking Over America

Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: This weekend’s Awakening conference, an annual event hosted by the Religious Right legal group Liberty Counsel and attended by any number of far-right activists and a few GOP presidential candidates, was dominated by the theme that the Christian Right is in a spiritual war against a satanic coalition of LGBT rights, Islam and ...

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