Tag Archives: Bobby Jindal

BREAKING: Louisiana Governor Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBT State Employees From Discrimination, Rescinds Jindal’s Order Legalizing Anti-LGBT Bias

Via press release: Today, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order providing employment protections for state employees and employees of state contractors on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, disability, or age. This executive order also prohibits discrimination in services provided by state agencies, and recognizes an exemption for churches ...

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Bobby Jindal Endorses Marco Rubio [VIDEO]

TIME reports: Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became the latest Republican leader to endorse the presidential campaign of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, following Rubio’s better than expected finish in Iowa. “Marco can unify our party,” Jindal said on Fox News Friday. “I think he’s a principled conservative. I think he’s the right guy.” Jindal, who left office in January, was ...

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LOUISIANA: Bobby Jindal Out, Gov. John Bel Edwards In, 100,000 Residents To Gain Access To Medicaid

Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards was sworn in yesterday and as Bobby Jindal hits the exit things will immediately get better for the state’s impoverished families. Via Daily News Bin: Edwards says that he’s signing off on Medicaid expansion this Tuesday. That means at least 100,000 low-income residents of Louisiana will gain access to health care immediately. The Affordable ...

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IOWA: GOP Candidates Refuse To Denounce Attendance At “Death To Gays” Convention

The Des Moines Register reports: Three Republican presidential candidates spoke at a forum in Des Moines this month hosted by a pastor who raved approvingly that the Bible justifies killing gay people — “and I am not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ.” But neither Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (since endorsed by Iowa’s Congressman Steve King) nor Louisiana Gov. ...

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BREAKING: Bobby Jindal Calls It Quits

Via USA Today: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ended his long-shot campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. Jindal made the announcement on Fox News, saying “it’s not my time.” While Jindal’s campaign showed some progress in Iowa — site of the Feb. 1 caucuses that open the Republican nomination contest — he had trouble gaining traction in other ...

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The New York Times Finally Notices That GOP Candidates Attended “Death To Gays” Convention

The notice only comes via an op-ed column but it’s better than nothing. From the column: The comfortable thing to do would be to dismiss Mr. Swanson as just another wombat from the embarrassing fringe of American politics. But that would be a mistake. Mr. Swanson’s murderous imaginings did not interfere with his ability to attract senior Republican figures to ...

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Anti-Gay Activist: Candidates Wouldn’t Have Attended “Death To Gays” Event If They’d Known In Advance

Anti-gay activist Michael Brown, who makes a living writing a series of vile anti-LGBT books, says that GOP candidates would never have attended Kevin Swanson’s “death to gays” convention if they’d been warned in advance of Swanson’s views. Of course we know that they WERE warned, over and over, especially Ted Cruz, who was asked about his attendance by CNN’s ...

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Michelangelo Signorile Calls Out Media For Ignoring GOP Candidates’ Embrace Of “Death To Gays” Pastor

As I noted again in the post below this one, so far only Rachel Maddow has reported on last weekend’s “death to gays” convention, where three GOP presidential candidates were interviewed by Pastor Kevin Swanson in between his calls for the genocide of LGBT Americans. Today Michelangelo Signorile calls out the rest of the mainstream media. He writes: Where is ...

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Death To Gays Pastor: LGBT Abominations Are Worse Than Tyranny Of King George [VIDEO]

Over the weekend Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, and Bobby Jindal spoke at a “religious liberty” convention, where Pastor Kevin Swanson called for executing homosexuals, but only after we’ve been given a chance to repent. Also speaking was Pastor Philip Kayser, who distributed pamphlets calling for the death penalty for homosexuality, witchcraft, and blasphemy. Keyser told the audience that Christians must ...

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Pastor Kevin Swanson: Let’s Not Execute Homosexuals Until They Have A Chance To Repent [VIDEO]

“Leviticus 20:13 calls for the death penalty for homosexuals. YES! Romans 1:32 – the Apostle Paul does say that homosexuals are ‘worthy of death.’ HIS WORDS, NOT MINE! And I am not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ! And I am not ashamed of the truth of the word of God! And I am willing to go to jail ...

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Cruz, Jindal, & Huckabee To Speak At Event Organized By “Death To Gays” Pastor Kevin Swanson [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, and Mike Huckabee are all scheduled to speak at an Iowa event organized by Pastor Kevin Swanson, who regularly calls for a return to the “biblical punishment” for homosexuality. Right Wing Watch points us to the press release: Over 1,600 Christians around the country are gathering for a National Religious Liberties Conference, Freedom 2015, November 6th-7th ...

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Bobby Jindal Blames Father Of Oregon Shooter

According to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, the real culprit in the Oregon massacre is the shooter’s father for being an anti-gun advocate who was never in his son’s life. Seriously. Apparently single mothers bear zero responsibility in the outcome of their children. Talking Points Memo reports: “This killer’s father is now lecturing us on the need for gun control and ...

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OPEN THREAD: GOP Kids Table Debate

The undercard GOP debate begins on CNN at 6PM ET. Watch along with us and join the traditional JMG homo-snark fest. Unlike Fox News did last time, CNN is live-streaming the debate on its website and no cable provider login is required.

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Matt Baume On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

“What happens if a clerk doesn’t approve of a couple that wants to get married? Can a clerk keep their job AND follow their conscience?”

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OPEN THREAD: GOP Kids’ Table Debate

Watch along and weigh in here during the Kids’ Table Debate, which begins at 5PM eastern. This and the later debate at 9PM will be streamed live at Fox News, but you’ll need your cable system login to watch.

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LOUISIANA: Done And Done

(Tipped by JMG reader TJ)

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Whatcha Gonna Do NOW, Bobby?

Last night Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ignored the rulings of SCOTUS and the Fifth Circuit Court, declaring that the state would not recognize same-sex marriages until the original ruling by the district court was rescinded. The Fifth Circuit gave that court until July 17th to act, but it did so today. From the ruling: IT IS ORDERED that this Court’s ...

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LOUSIANA: Bobby Jindal Blocks State Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage

SCOTUS has ruled, the Fifth Circuit has ruled, but Bobby Jindal just doesn’t care. Gov. Bobby Jindal delayed — for the second time — the recognition of same-sex marriage by the Louisiana state government on Wednesday evening. The governor refused to let Louisiana agencies acknowledge same-sex marriage following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last Friday. At the time, he said ...

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LOUISIANA: First Marriage Takes Place, Gov. Bobby Jindal Says Clerks Can Opt Out

Louisiana has seen its first same-sex marriage but Gov. Bobby Jindal is following the lead of Texas and today declared that state employees can opt-out if they have religious objections. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration has said Louisiana court clerks and other state employees who don’t want to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of religious objections won’t have to ...

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Bobby Jindal Has The Sadz

“The Supreme Court decision today conveniently and not surprisingly follows public opinion polls, and tramples on states’ rights that were once protected by the 10th Amendment of the Constitution. Marriage between a man and a woman was established by God, and no earthly court can alter that. This decision will pave the way for an all out assault against the ...

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