Tag Archives: bigotry

Miami Archdiocese: If You Say You Back Gay Marriage, You Will Be Terminated

Via Miami’s NBC affiliate: The Archdiocese of Miami is warning employees that they could be fired for any conduct that is “inconsistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church” in the wake of the start of same-sex marriages in Florida. The letter, from Archbishop Thomas Wenski, told employees that “because of the Church’s particular function in society, certain conduct, inconsistent ...

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FLORIDA: Fourteen Counties Will End All Weddings Rather Than Serve Gays

Yesterday we thought the number was only five counties. Via the Tampa Bay Times: To comply with the judge’s ruling, clerks have said they will issue marriage licenses. But in recent weeks and months, the majority of clerks in the conservative Panhandle have chosen to stop performing courthouse weddings. Some said their offices were too cramped and they had too ...

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FLORIDA: Liberty Counsel Claims “Victory” In Ruling By Federal Judge Robert Hinkle

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: In a highly anticipated ruling to clarify an August preliminary injunction in the federal case Brenner v. Scott, the district judge agreed with Liberty Counsel that the injunction does not require Florida clerks of court outside Washington County to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on January 6. Indeed, the new order clarifies ...

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FLORIDA: Three County Clerks To End All Weddings Rather Than Serve Gays

Three northeast Florida county clerks have jointly decided to end all courthouse weddings rather than perform ceremonies for same-sex couples. Via the Florida Times-Union: If same-sex marriage is allowed across the state, Duval Clerk of Courts Ronnie Fussell, Clay Clerk Tara Green and Baker Clerk Stacie Harvey will have no choice but to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. But ...

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AFA Issues Year-End Money Beg, Warns Of New Top Secret Anti-Gay Weapon

“Early next year, AFA will launch a new project unlike any other in the pro-family movement. It’s been almost a year in the making and we’re just about ready to release it. Because atheists and homosexual activists will go all out to attack AFA and this revolutionary new tool for Christians and their families, I can’t go into much detail ...

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Matt Barber: Christians Must Fight Gay Marriage Even If They Are Put In Chains

“As faithful Christians we cannot, indeed we must not, endorse or participate in that which God calls evil. ‘Woe to those who call evil good and good evil’ (see Isaiah 5:20). We must reject sin. Stand your ground. I suggest that when any Christian business owner, magistrate or county clerk is told that he must participate in a sinful ‘gay ...

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TEXAS: San Antonio GOP To Vote On Resolution To Repeal LGBT Rights

Via Gay Star News: A resolution that will be presented at the 8 January meeting of the Bexar County Republican Party’s executive committee in San Antonio is demanding the ‘repeal of our local governments’ pro-homosexual policies’. Although same-sex marriage is not legal in Texas, domestic partnership benefits were extended to same-sex couples employed by the city and county in 2011. ...

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Tony Perkins On Trans Military Service

“Three years into the disaster of open homosexual service, and the Left is already trying to check the next box on its wish list. Of course, we heard the same sound bites in 2011, when the radical Left wanted to throw open the door for homosexuals. Now, deep into the pro-homosexual era, Americans are finally seeing the consequences of that ...

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Liberty Counsel: The Fight Against Gay Marriage Is The Next Civil Rights Movement And We’re Rosa Parks

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Tony Perkins Cheers Fayetteville Repeal

“Arkansas voters got an early Christmas present when Fayetteville put the city council on notice that it wouldn’t tolerate a Houston-type ordinance. In an incredible victory, voters turned out in droves — even in an ultra-liberal college town — to roll back a measure that would have given locals the ‘right’ to use either gender’s bathroom, shower, locker room, or ...

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Human Rights Campaign: Does TLC Know How Hateful The Duggars Really Are?

From the HRC’s blog: Last night, LGBT equality took a step backward in Arkansas following a Fayetteville vote to repeal a citywide non-discrimination ordinance that included protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a vicious, months-long campaign, anti-LGBT activists painted Ordinance 119 — a non-discrimination law — as something that would allow “sexual predators … to enter gender-private ...

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Fayetteville Repeals LGBT Rights Law

Thanks to the Duggars, this will fuel repeal campaigns nationwide.

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KANSAS: “Religious Freedom” Bill Is Back

A bill that would make it legal to discriminate against LGBT citizens might be resurrected in the Kansas legislature.  Some religious leaders in Kansas are asking lawmakers to bring back House Bill 2453 this legislative session. Also known as the “religious freedom bill”, HB 2453 says it protects businesses, clergy and some government workers from having to provide services for ...

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TEXAS: AG-Elect Signs Letter Opposing LGBT Rights Ordinance In Plano

Texas Attorney General-elect Ken Paxton has signed an open letter to Plano city officials, demanding that they table a proposed LGBT rights ordinance. From the letter: Honorable Mayor and City Council: As members of the Plano delegation to the Texas legislature and the Collin County Commissioners Court, we are appealing to you to postpone any vote relating to an ordinance ...

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Quote Of The Day – Robert Stacy McCain

“In last year’s Windsor decision, the Supreme Court decided that its own ‘Emerging Awareness Doctrine’ made sodomy the lawful equivalent of holy matrimony. Those of us who criticized that decision were ridiculed as alarmists for warning that Justice Anthony Kennedy’s decree would have bad consequences. Am I the only one who has noticed that the news has gotten increasingly weird ...

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ARIZONA: Hate Pastor Doubles Down: The Government Should Execute Gays

“I believe in the bible. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be a Baptist.” Watch a local news anchor do an admirable job tangling with nutcase Pastor Steven Anderson. Jeremy Hooper weighs in at Good As You: “Let me be the first to say to Steven Anderson: PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE KEEP SPEAKING. I can literally hear the clicking of the lightbulbs ...

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MISSOURI: Lawmakers Seek Standing To Appeal Marriage Recognition Ruling

Via the Moonie Times: Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey and House Speaker Tim Jones have filed a motion asking to intervene in a Jackson County court case so they can appeal it to the state Supreme Court. Judge ...

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Linda Harvey: Boycott Macy’s

“I have not been inside a Macys since 2011. I used to spend quite a bit of money during the holidays at our local Macys—but no longer. This decision was reinforced as I watched and photographed the huge Macys’ red star balloon flying high above the Columbus ‘gay’ pride parade in both 2013 and 2014. The banner carried by the ...

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JAMAICA: Mat Staver To Headline Event To Keep Homosexuality Criminalized

Miranda Blue writes at Right Wing Watch: American Religious Right leaders Mat Staver and Judith Reisman are scheduled to be featured speakers at a conference in Jamaica this weekend hosted by a group that has been working to preserve the country’s criminal ban on consensual gay sex. The annual conference, hosted by the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society, will ...

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Pastor Says World Could Have “AIDS-Free Christmas” If All Gays Are Executed

“Turn to Leviticus 20:13 because I actually discovered the cure for AIDS. ‘If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be upon them.’ And that, my friend, is the cure for AIDS. It was right there in the ...

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