Tag Archives: Bobby Jindal

HRC: Facts About Bobby Jindal

“Throughout his political career, Bobby Jindal has routinely opposed efforts to move toward LGBT equality, and he’s bragged that he was not a politician who was going to change his anti-LGBT positions based on “polling.” He’s even worked against existing Louisiana protections that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.”

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Bobby Jindal: I’m Runnng For President

Via the Washington Post: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a one-time rising star in the Republican Party now struggling to become one again, announced Wednesday that he is running for president in 2016. Jindal made his entry into the race on Twitter, ahead of a planned formal announcement in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner later this afternoon. There had been ...

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IBM Cancels Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony With Jindal Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

Via the New Orleans Fox affiliate: IBM has cancelled Monday’s ribbon-cutting for its new National Service Center in Baton Rouge because of Governor Bobby Jindal’s executive order. The event on June 22 had been reserved for months, according to several city leaders, including Davis Rhorer, executive director of the Downtown Development District.The technology giant IBM voiced “strong opposition” to Louisiana’s ...

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Bobby Jindal To Announce On June 24th

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NOM Exploits Jindal With Money Beg

Brian Brown would like NOM’s followers to “thank” Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal by signing up for NOM’s email money beg list. He writes: When Louisiana State House Bill 707, which would have blocked the government from penalizing companies because of the owner’s stance on same-sex marriage, was defeated in the state house’s Civil Law and Procedure over fears that it ...

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Tony Perkins Raves About Bobby Jindal

“If liberals thought they could lie their way to victory in Louisiana, they’ve got another thing coming. After steamrolling leaders in Indiana, the Left has met its match in Governor Bobby Jindal (R). Frustrated by the legislators’ cowardice, Governor Jindal heeded the wishes of 67 percent of the state and issued an executive order to do what the state house ...

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LOUISIANA: Bobby Jindal Issues Executive Order Legalizing Anti-Gay Discrimination

Earlier today a Louisiana House committee rejected the bill that would have legalized anti-gay discrimination. That rejection came after big business, including IBM, denounced the bill. Unswayed, Gov. Bobby Jindal has already followed through on his vow to issue an executive order that bypasses the state legislature. Dominic Holden reports on the reactions at Buzzfeed: “This executive order falls into ...

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LIVE AUDIO: Tony Perkins Hosts Bobby Jindal After Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Fails

Starting now. Listen here. UPDATE: Tony Perkins has the sadz. “These ten legislators voted today against freedom and against two-thirds of Louisianans who support the Marriage and Conscience Act,” said Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and a supporter of the bill. “This is a failure of leadership and goes to the heart of what’s wrong with American ...

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LOUISIANA: Bobby Jindal Vows To Issue Executive Order On “Religious Liberty” Bill Just Killed by State House Committee

“We are disappointed by the committee’s action to return the Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act to the calendar. We will be issuing an Executive Order shortly that will accomplish the intent of HB 707 to prevent the state from discriminating against persons or entities with deeply held religious beliefs that marriage is between one man and one woman. This Executive ...

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LOUISIANA: House Committee Rejects “Religious Liberty” Bill For 2015 Session

This is the bill that Bobby Jindal has been using to sell his presidential bid. From last month: Jindal insists the law is not about discrimination, but rather prohibiting the state from enacting punitive measures against people who act, in the words of the proposed law, “in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction about the institution of marriage.” ...

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IOWA: Bobby Jindal Launches “Religious Liberty” Ad Campaign On Local TV

Via Breitbart: American Future Project, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s issues advocacy group, is running ads starting today in Iowa touting the need for protection for religious liberty in America. “Our religious liberty must in no way ever be linked to the ever-changing opinions of the public,” Jindal is quoted as saying in a speech he gave to Liberty University to ...

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Maggie Goes Gaga For Bobby Jindal

“Kudos, kudos, kudos to Jindal. Who else will step up to the plate? It is only the question of whether the Judeo-Christian ethic in America will be tolerated or whether government will be used to punish and strip the livelihoods of people who cannot in conscience serve a particular marriage. Nationally, the pledge would be to fight for the Marriage ...

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Bobby Jindal: Save Your Breath, I’ll Always Oppose Civil Rights For LGBT Americans

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today published an op-ed for the New York Times in which he vows to continue his battle against same-sex marriage and for discriminatory anti-LGBT legislation. An excerpt: As the fight for religious liberty moves to Louisiana, I have a clear message for any corporation that contemplates bullying our state: Save your breath. In 2010, Louisiana adopted ...

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IBM To Gov. Bobby Jindal: Stop RFRA

Big Blue has again waded into the RFRA battle, this time with a letter to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal: IBM has made significant investments in Louisiana including most recently a technology services delivery center in Baton Rouge, creating new jobs for Louisiana workers. We located the center in Baton Rouge because we believe Louisiana has great talent and would continue ...

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Bobby Jindal: I Won’t Cave On RFRA

“Let me be crystal clear – I absolutely intend to fight for the passage of this legislation – and any other that seeks to preserve our most fundamental freedoms. The truth is, this should not be a conservative vs liberal debate. Last I checked, we were all in favor of the Bill of Rights. And here in Louisiana, as long ...

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Bobby Jindal: Be Careful About Creating “Special Rights” For LGBT Americans

Via Mediaite: Louisiana is considering a so-called “religious freedom” act similar to Indiana’s. Critics allege the bills are Trojan Horses that allow for discrimination against gays and lesbians. Jindal would not comment on his state’s legislation specifically, but said that people too easily defaulted to government, especially in the case of protected statuses against discrimination. “I have faith and confidence ...

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LIVE: GOP Leaders Speak At CPAC

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Gov. Bobby Jindal Backs Latest Attempt To Pass Federal Marriage Amendment

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Your Jindal

Hey, we’ve all made typos, particularly on Twitter where there’s no way to edit.

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Fox Anchor Bails On Anti-Gay Convention

Yesterday actor Gary Sinese canceled his speaking gig at the Florida convention of Catholic anti-gay activists. Today AdWeek reports that Fox News anchor Bret Baier has done the same. Baier had been among the confirmed speakers at the 2015 Legatus Summit later this month in Naples, FL. But he’s canceled the appearance following recent revelations that the group’s publication insisted ...

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