Tag Archives: bigotry

VIDEO: Anti-Gay Alabama Rally

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ALABAMA: Baptist Convention Prays For Judges To Refuse Same-Sex Couples

The Alabama Baptist Convention today issued a resolution in which they pray for the state’s probate judges to refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses. WHEREAS, Court decisions during the past several months have effectively abolished biblical marriage as the only legally sanctioned form in numerous other states across our nation; and WHEREAS, The effect of the panel’s ruling is that ...

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VIRGINIA: Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Have Legalized Anti-Gay Discrimination

John Riley reports at MetroWeek: A Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee dealt the LGBT community in the commonwealth a rare bit of good news after the eight-person panel rejected a bill patroned by Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas Park, Sudley, Bull Run), a longtime foe of the LGBT community, that would have essentially allowed any person or business in the commonwealth ...

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American Family Association: Please Stop Attributing Bryan Fischer’s Batshit-Crazy Comments To Our Organization

In a letter to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the American Family Association today denounced a laundry list of claims by their radio host Bryan Fischer and demanded that such batshit-crazy declarations not be attributed to their organization in the future.   Right Wing Watch provides the text of the AFA’s list: AFA rejects the idea expressed by Bryan Fischer ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Another Attempt To Allow Officials To Duck Marriage Duties

Yesterday was the first day of North Carolina’s legislative session and already there’s an attempt to legalize the refusal to issue marriage licenses and conduct courthouse marriage ceremonies. But since they’d likely fail if they attempted to target only gay couples, the new bill is broader. Sen. Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, filed a bill to allow magistrates to refuse to preside ...

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Right Wing Watch: AFA’s “Firing” Of Bryan Fischer Is A Meaningless Trick

Kyle Mantyla writes at Right Wing Watch: From what we have been able to gather, Fischer has not actually been dismissed by AFA but has rather merely been stripped of his title as director of issues analysis and his role as spokesman for the organization. Fischer will reportedly continue to produce his daily radio program for the AFA’s radio arm, ...

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IDAHO: State House Committee Kills “Add The Four Words” LGBT Rights Bill

Via Boise Public Radio: After more than 20 hours of public testimony, the Idaho House State Affairs Committee decided to kill the “Add the Words” bill that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Idahoans. In the nine years that LGBT activists have been fighting for it, this is the furthest the bill has come. Some of ...

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Catholic & Evangelical Leaders Unite In Statement Against Same-Sex Marriage

Via the National Catholic Register: A coalition of Catholic and Protestant leaders has united to call all Christians to an unwavering defense of the truth of marriage, rooted in nature as well as faith. “We affirm strongly and without qualification, following the clear testimony of holy Scripture, that marriage is a unique and privileged sign of the union of Christ ...

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Tony Perkins Has The Dan Savage Sadz

“Dan Savage says ‘it gets better,’ but don’t be surprised if viewers get bitter after ABC’s newest program. The Disney-owned network, for years a shill for the LGBT agenda, is taking their activism to amazing lows with its plans to bring the controversial ‘sex therapist’ to life in a regular feature. His dark and vile attacks on Christians have been ...

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Idaho House Committee Hears Testimony On “Add The Words” LGBT Rights Bill

On Monday, the Idaho House State Affairs Committee heard public testimony on the bill that would add the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the state’s Human Rights Act. Via the Associated Press: Overall, lawmakers were largely silent during the hearing, asking only a handful of follow up questions and withholding comments. The committee — made up some of ...

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ALABAMA: Gay Lawmaker Threatens To Reveal Colleagues’ Adulterous Affairs

“I will not stand by and allow legislators to talk about ‘family values’ when they have affairs, and I know of many who are and have. I will call our elected officials who want to hide in the closet out. It is pretty well known that we have people in Montgomery who are or have had affairs. I just want ...

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ALABAMA: AG Luther Strange Files Notice Of Appeal To Eleventh Circuit Court

See the notice. The stay on Alabama marriages is presently set to expire on Monday, February 9th. Valentine’s Day is that Saturday, so….

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Scott Lively: Christians Must Protest In The Streets For Kagan And Ginsberg To Recuse Themselves From Marriage Case

“The first line of attack is to demand the recusal of both Ginsberg and Kagan, who have performed ‘gay wedding’ ceremonies, thus invalidating their claim to impartiality, which is a prerequisite to sitting as jurists on any matter. We need a continual presence in front of the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts in every state demanding that Ginsberg and ...

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Alabama GOP Chair Has Marriage Sadz

“The far left-wing radical agenda of Barack Obama and the Democratic Party have brought to Alabama’s front door their effort to redefine marriage. I urge the Attorney General’s office to use every resource available to challenge, to the fullest extent, this ruling and stop the federal government’s overreaching power in this case. The fact that a federal judge in Alabama ...

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TEXAS: Hate Group Claims Petition Goal Reached To Repeal Plano Rights Law

Via the Dallas Morning News: Opponents of Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance say they’ve met the deadline and collected the necessary signatures to force the Plano City Council to repeal the ordinance or place it on the ballot. The group has collected about 7,000 signatures, far more than the 3,822 signatures needed by today’s deadline. “We applaud the citizens of Plano ...

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Liberty Counsel: Anti-Gay Businesses Are Honoring The Legacy Of Martin Luther King

“As we remember today the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are inspired by his courage to combat injustice that had become imbedded in our culture and our law. Marriage as the union of one man and one woman was not created by government or religion. It is rooted in natural law. Today, the legacy of ...

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Brian Brown: God Bless Russia

“It is a great blessing to be with all of you here, in Moscow. I must say I am obviously an American, and I have eight children. We do exist, there are Americans with large families, but I never thought, and after talking to so many other Americans that are here today, I don’t think any of us ever thought ...

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MEXICO: Gay Wedding Stalled After Haters Claim Grooms “Suffer From Madness”

As anti-gay activists wearing surgical masks protested outside Mexicali City Hall, the first same-sex wedding in the state of Baja California was thwarted yesterday after a local Christian group filed a legal complaint that the grooms are mentally ill. Via U-T San Diego: Saturday’s ceremony had been on the civil registry’s calendar for weeks. Hours after a spokesman for the ...

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TEXAS: GOP Rep Introduces Bill To Stop Paying State Employees Who Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

GOP Texas state Rep. Cecil Bell today introduced a bill that would suspend the paychecks of any state employee who issues a same-sex marriage license in the event that becomes legal. Via the Texas Tribune: State Rep. Cecil Bell, R-Magnolia, said he filed HB 623 to prevent any federal court or federal action from allowing gay marriage in Texas. “The ...

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RUSSIA: Trans People Are Now “Mentally Disqualified” From Driver’s Licenses

Via the BBC: Russia has listed transsexual and transgender people among those who will no longer qualify for driving licences. Fetishism, exhibitionism and voyeurism are also included as “mental disorders” now barring people from driving. The government says it is tightening medical controls for drivers because Russia has too many road accidents. “Pathological” gambling and compulsive stealing are also on ...

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