Tag Archives: California

Apple Sued Over Storage Claims

Apple has been hit with a class action suit for deceptive advertising practices over the amount of usable storage in its mobile devices. Via Yahoo News: The suit filed early this week in US District Court in Northern California argues that while Apple touts 16 gigabytes of digital storage on lower price models of gadgets such as hot-selling iPhones, about ...

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CALIFORNIA: Health Officials Issue Alert After HIV Transmission During Porn Shoot

Via the Associated Press: California public health officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot. The Department of Public Health said Monday that the male actor tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS after engaging in unprotected ...

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Mat Staver: “Ex-Gay” Torture Bans Are An Assault On Almighty God

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Prop 8 Backers: SCOTUS Will Reject Gay Marriage So Send Us Lots Of Money

“I am confident that the Supreme Court will uphold the states’ rights to define marriage. Even as Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013, he did so because it infringed upon the states’ authority over marriage. He relied on the states’ ‘essential authority to define the marital relation,” and ...

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LOS ANGELES: Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Law Mandating Condoms In Porn

Via the Associated Press: A Los Angeles County ordinance requiring actors in pornographic films to use condoms does not violate the porn industry’s First Amendment rights of free expression, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The decision from a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the industry’s contention that having actors use condoms would interfere ...

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TRAILER: San Andreas

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Massive Fire In Downtown Los Angeles

Via the Los Angeles Times: A massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early Monday engulfed an apartment tower under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed. The northbound 110 Freeway remained closed as of 5 a.m., but Caltrans reopened the 101 Freeway and the southbound 110 at around 4:30 a.m. Caltrans says it hopes to reopen ...

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CALIFORNIA: 12 Year-Old Boy Cheerleader Commits Suicide Over Anti-Gay Bullying

A twelve- year-old California boy has reportedly committed suicide following anti-gay bullying because he enjoyed being a cheerleader for his middle school. Ronin Shimizu, a former student at Folsom Middle School in Folsom, California, took his life on Wednesday afternoon but police are not releasing any further details about his death. The school district has confirmed that the boy’s parents, ...

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Charles Manson Gets Marriage License

When news of the engagement broke back in August, I wrote, “LGBT Americans cannot marry in 31 states – but Charles Manson can get married in prison.” What a difference the last few weeks have made. Manson, by the way, turned 80 last week and has been imprisoned for 43 years.

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The Lord’s Army

From Stuff Fundies Like: “These are college students at West Coast Baptist College. The dean of students is leading them in singing a popular fundy children’s song. With motions. Which is a pretty good example of how they view student maturity at WCBC.” (Via Christian Nightmares)

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New From Rep. Scott Peters

Here’s the latest campaign ad from Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA), who has been endorsed by NOM because the only thing worse than another pro-LGBT Democrat would be gay Republican Carl DeMaio. Despite an avalanche of DeMaio scandals, the race remains locked in a dead heat.

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SAN DIEGO: Appeals Court To Hear Case Of Man Busted For “Indecent” Pride Outfit

A California appeals court is about to hear the case of Will Walters, a gay man arrested at San Diego’s gay pride event in 2011 because his outfit did not fully cover his rear end. Charges were dropped after the man spent the night in jail, but Walters is suing on the grounds that police targeted the pride event while ...

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Protest At Boehner’s DeMaio Fundraiser

Several protest behind home where DeMaio fundraiser is taking place http://t.co/Yk39TMi5kr pic.twitter.com/vivecrTi25 — 10News (@10News) October 11, 2014 The DNC organized the protest. Several people protested Saturday behind the Pacific Beach home where a fundraiser for congressional candidate Carl DeMaio took place. DeMaio was seen leaving the home after the fundraiser. His supporter, Speaker of the House John Boehner, left ...

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New From Rep. Scott Peters

Another attack on Carl DeMaio.

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CALIFORNIA: Anti-Gay Activists Call For “Tactical Vote” Against Carl DeMaio

Anti-gay groups hate Democrats, but if there’s anything they hate even more, it’s gay Republicans.  Therefore a coalition of anti-gay activists today issued a joint letter calling for a “tactical vote” against homocon House candidate Carl DeMaio and a vote for the incumbent Democrat, Rep. Scott Peters. Christian conservatives face a moral dilemma in a key San Diego election race. ...

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Homocon Carl DeMaio: I Am A Proud Gay American, Not A Tea Party Extremist

Not only that, he’s an ORPHAN. The Voice Of San Diego reacts: DeMaio released an ad this week in his congressional race that cements a shift that played out far longer than the others, but one that’s no less dramatic and a lot more personal. DeMaio looks straight into the camera for most of the ad, and leads off by ...

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Boehner To Fundraise For Carl DeMaio

Much to the anger of anti-gay groups, House Speaker John Boehner will be in San Diego on Saturday to fundraise for homocon House candidate Carl DeMaio. Via The Hill: Boehner’s trip to the Golden State marks the second leg of his fall tour to expand House Republicans’ 17-seat majority. The GOP’s efforts to broaden the playing field include races in ...

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Scott Peters Vs Homocon Carl DeMaio

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American Conservative Union Rages Against California’s Plastic Bag Ban

The ACU is the group that puts on CPAC.

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California Bans Plastic Bags

California today became the first state to outlaw plastic bags after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the ban into law. SB270 prohibits stores from providing disposable plastic grocery bags to shoppers, and requires them to charge for paper bags. The bill, which proponents called a national model, represents a step toward elimination of the plastic checkout bags which have been a ...

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