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JACKSONVILLE: Liberty Counsel Appeals LGBT Rights Ordinance On Behalf Of Private Ambulance Company

Via press release: Liberty Counsel filed a brief in the appeal of Jacksonville, Florida residents and businesses against the city’s 2017 ordinance that added “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as “protected categories” under Jacksonville law. The lawsuit, Parsons v. City of Jacksonville, seeks to invalidate the so-called “Human Rights Ordinance” or “HRO” because its authors and sponsors illegally hid the ...

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CALIFORNIA: Assembly Votes To Ban Ex-Gay Torture For Adults Too, List It As “Deceptive Business Practice”

The Los Angeles Times reports: The California Assembly voted Thursday to add gay “conversion therapy” to the state’s list of deceptive business practices, following a debate that focused on the personal experiences of several lawmakers and hinted at potential lawsuits to come. “It is harmful and it is unnecessary,” said Assemblyman Evan Low [photo], the bill’s author. Low, who told ...

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Christian College President Pleads Guilty In Kickback Scheme Involving State Grants Pushed By GOP Reps

Arkansas Online reports: Oren Paris III, former president of Ecclesia College in Springdale, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to a fraud charge in a kickback scheme involving state grants for his school. Paris was scheduled to go to trial Monday alongside former state Sen. Jon Woods (R) of Springdale and consultant Randell G. Shelton Jr., formerly of Alma but currently of ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Anti-Gay Bridal Shop To Close Rather Than Comply With Impending LGBT Rights Ordinance

Christian News reports: The Christian owners of a bridal shop in Pennsylvania who have been receiving threats since declining to assist a lesbian with her wedding last July have decided to close their business due to fears of an impending ordinance that would require them to violate their faith, as well as the inability to market themselves in light of ...

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Tony Perkins Warns Evangelicals That The “Unhinged Left” Will Impeach Trump If Dems Win Back The House

Tony Perkins spoke today at National Religious Broadcasters convention. An excerpt from his remarks: Because of the importance of the evangelical voter, there is an intense effort on the Left to suppress their turnout in the upcoming elections, by dampening the enthusiasm of conservative voters. If they succeed and your listeners and viewers get discouraged and stay home in the ...

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Franklin Graham: I Don’t Hate Gays, I Just Want Them To Know The Truth About Their Evil Sinful Lifestyle

“Why can’t Christians have the freedom to say ‘No’ to what they want to say no to? The LGBT community continues to target Christians to try to get us to accept their lifestyle. It ain’t gonna happen. God calls homosexuality sin — take it up with Him if you don’t like it. He is the one who defines sin, not ...

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KENTUCKY: Gay Man Denied Marriage License By Notorious Bigot Kim Davis Files To Run For For Her Job

The Associated Press reports: David Ermold will return to the Rowan County courthouse Wednesday, nearly two years after Clerk Kim Davis refused to give him a marriage license because he was gay. Only this time, he does not want a license. He wants Davis’ job. Ermold filed to run for county clerk on Wednesday, hoping to challenge the woman who ...

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Roy Moore +17 In Senate Poll, Calls For Impeaching Judge Who Ruled Against Trump’s Trans Military Ban

The Hill reports: Republican Roy Moore leads his Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race by 17 points, according to a new poll. Moore takes 56 percent of the vote, while Democrat Doug Jones takes 39 percent, according to a survey commissioned by the Senate Leadership Fund (SLF), which has ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and conducted ...

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ROMANIA: US Christian Hate Groups Provide Help In Advance Of Referendum To Ban Same-Sex Marriage

Politico reports: Romania is gearing up to hold a referendum to amend the constitution to prohibit gay marriage, a move that civil rights groups warn could put the country on an “illiberal” path alongside the likes of Hungary and Poland. Romania’s civil code forbids same-sex marriage, and civil partnerships — whether between heterosexual or gay partners — are not legal. ...

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Pro-Life Republican US House Rep. Tim Murphy Urged Mistress To Have Abortion, Text Messages Reveal

The anti-gay “family values” hero who last month confessed to adultery is now embroiled in another scandal. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: A text message sent in January to U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy by a woman with whom he had an extra-marital relationship took him to task for an anti-abortion statement posted on Facebook from his office’s public account. “And you ...

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Christian Activist Sheila Zalinsky: The Evil Anti-Christian NFL Is Brainwashing People With Gamma Rays [AUDIO]

“I told you the NFL was out of the bowels of hell and nothing more than a propaganda machine with mindless sheep who are brainwashed every night of the week with the alpha, gamma, theta waves, the delta waves lulling people into trances, slipping people into mass hypnosis. That’s declassified, folks. High-level mind control projects have been exposed, it’s on ...

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Tony Perkins: Democrats Invented Tom Price’s Private Jet Scandal To “Distract” Him From Stopping Abortions

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Knowing Tom Price as I have, there’s no doubt in my mind that he meticulously followed every rule. The department’s legal team would have been consulted before he stepped foot on these charters. In the end, though, this isn’t about Secretary Price’s ethics, it’s about trying to discredit one of the ...

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Christian Prophetess Kat Kerr Waves Scepter To Crush Hurricane Irma With “The Authority Of Jesus” [VIDEO]

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: For some reason, Christian “Prophetess” Kat Kerr thinks she can stop Hurricane Irma by “taking authority over it” and using her scepter to crush the weather. Because Jesus. “I make a ruling that storm will leave this area, will leave the coast. I will not tolerate its presence anywhere on the coast of ...

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KENTUCKY: State Officials Revoke Ark Encounter’s $18 Million Tax Break Over Sale To Evade Local Safety Tax

Yesterday I reported that Ken Ham’s creationist for-profit company had sold the Ark Encounter to its non-profit division for $10 in order to evade a 50-cents per ticket local sales tax meant to pay for the additional fire and police protection required by the attraction. Well, THAT fucking backfired on them big time. Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: ...

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Michele Bachmann: Donald Trump Is Completely Normal

The Pioneer Press reports: The first thing to understand about President Donald Trump, former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann said Wednesday, is that the billionaire president is a normal person. “He is quite honestly one of the most regular guys you would ever meet,” said Bachmann, an adviser to Trump on faith issues who prayed over the president in the Oval ...

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Margaret Court: Gays Are Like Hitler, Trans Kids Are Possessed By Satan, And Tennis Is Full Of Lesbians

Perth Now reports: Margaret Court has reaffirmed her opposition to homosexuality, telling a Christian radio station that tennis is “full of lesbians”. Speaking to 20Twenty Vision Christian radio host Neil Johnson on Monday, Court said when she was on the professional tennis tour lesbian players would try to influence younger players. “When I was playing there was only a couple ...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Adds Alliance Defending Freedom To Official List Of Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

The Washington Blade reports: The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday announced it has designated an anti-LGBT legal organization as a hate group. The Southern Poverty Law Center, which is based in Montgomery, Ala., describes the Alliance Defending Freedom as “a legal advocacy and training group that specializes in supporting the recriminalization of homosexuality abroad, ending same-sex marriage and generally ...

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FRC’s Prayer Of The Day: Please White Jesus, Don’t Let Obama Pull Any Last Minute Anti-Christian Moves

From the Family Research Council’s prayer of the day: May God restrain the Obama administration and prevent them from writing harmful regulations that the next administration will have to overturn. May God give our new president and his transition team guidance to choose personnel who will bring righteous leadership to bear — leadership that God can bless. May every wrongful, ...

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KENTUCKY: Father On TLC’s “Quiverfull” Christian Reality Show The Willis Family Arrested For Child Rape

Yet another scandal for one of TLC’s Christian reality shows. NBC News reports: The patriarch of a family featured on the TLC reality television show “The Willis Family” was arrested Friday and charged with rape of a child stemming from an alleged sexual encounter around 12 years ago, authorities said. Toby Nathaniel Willis, 46, was arrested in Greenville, Kentucky, by ...

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OKLAHOMA: Legislature Makes Performing Abortions A Felony, Bill Heads To Desk Of GOP Governor

Reuters reports: An Oklahoma bill that could send any doctor who performs an abortion to jail headed to the governor on Thursday, with opponents saying the measure is unconstitutional and promising a legal battle against the cash-strapped state if it is approved. The bill to make abortion a felony punishable by up to three years in prison was approved by ...

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