Tag Archives: Christianists

Michigan Marriage Trial: Day One

The Detroit News has recapped today’s start of the federal trial to overturn Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage. First, the good guys: Research shows a wide variety in how men and woman parent, but their gender is irrelevant to child outcomes, an expert testified Tuesday in a federal court trial challenging Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage and adoption law. “Both ...

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Mitt Romney: Veto The AZ Hate Bill

“He’s a RINO, Just ignore him,” said every teabagger. UPDATE: And this makes three McCains.

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Teabag Radio Shrieker Dana Loesch: Arizona’s Hate Bill Is Anti-Slavery

Loesch retweeted the above message to her 188K Twitter followers.

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Intel & Yelp: Veto The Hate Bill

Details.

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Perkins Wins: CPAC Boots Atheist Group

This morning I reported that KKK-affiliated hate group leader Tony Perkins was VERY upset about CPAC’s decision to allow American Atheists to rent a booth. Perkins has now gotten his way. (Tipped by JMG reader TJ)

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REPORT: Brewer Likely To Veto Bill
UPDATE: Brewer Denies Veto Story

Sources close to Gov. Jan Brewer say today that she is likely to veto Arizona’s hate bill. Brewer, who has been in Washington attending the annual National Governors Association meeting this week, has publicly said she still has to look closely at the bill, but plans to “do the right thing for Arizona.” But privately, sources closer to Brewer say ...

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One Million Moms Vs Chrysler

Just in via email: Joe, A commercial for the Ram pickup aired multiple times during Sunday’s Daytona 500 broadcast on Fox network, when millions of families with children were watching. Everyone knows children repeat what they hear. In the commercial, the announcer says, “A man will ask a lot of his truck. Can it tow that, haul this, make it ...

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NFL: We Are Watching Arizona

“Our policies emphasize tolerance and inclusiveness, and prohibit discrimination based on age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other improper standard. We are following the issue in Arizona and will continue to do so should the bill be signed into law, but will decline further comment at this time.” – NFL spokesman Greg Aiello, stopping short of calling for ...

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83 Companies: Veto The AZ Hate Bill

In last night’s post about Apple, it was reported that 83 other companies have also demanded that Gov. Jan Brewer veto Arizona’s hate bill. Above is the list – here is the letter. Even if seems likely that Brewer will issue a veto at this point, activists must continue to make noise so that other states get the fucking message. ...

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ARIZONA: Alliance Defending Freedom Pens Op-Ed Defending Hate Bill

The Arizona Republic has published an op-ed from Alliance Defending Freedom, the co-authors of  the bill that would legalize anti-gay discrimination. It begins: Opponents of the proposed amendment to Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act are putting the people of Arizona in a high-risk disaster zone when it comes to their First Amendment freedoms. In America, we live by the basic ...

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Tony Perkins: Hysterical Liberals Are Lying About Arizona’s Hate Bill

“Work isn’t a ‘faith-free zone’ — but try telling that to Arizona liberals. There, the Left’s propaganda machine is in full force, cranking out one distortion after the next in what should be a non-controversial debate over religious liberty. The hysteria started late last week, when the state’s legislature gave the green light to a bill that protects business owners ...

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CALIFORNIA: Christian Groups Fail In Bid To Repeal Transgender Rights Law

A coalition of Christian and anti-gay hate groups has failed in their campaign to force a public vote on a repeal of the California law that protects transgender students from discrimination. But it was close. The law’s opponents needed at least 504,760 signatures to force a public vote on the statute approved by the California Legislature and signed by Gov. ...

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Apple To Brewer: Veto Or Else

The “or else” is implied because Apple is set to open a new plant in Mesa that will employ 700 workers. More from the Arizona Capitol Times: With its veto request, Apple joins other anti-SB1062 business groups that have asked Brewer to veto the controversial bill. The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Technology Council, Greater Phoenix Economic Council and ...

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GEORGIA: House Committee To Hear Arizona-Style Hate Bill Today

Apparently deaf to the new wave of GOP opposition to Arizona’s hate bill, Republicans (and three Democrats) in the Georgia House are going to try the same thing today. Via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Last week, the Arizona House and Senate passed a bill intended to give individuals, businesses and other entities, including government employees, the right to discriminate against gay ...

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INDIANA: House Committee Approves Bill To Legalize Anti-Gay Employment Discrimination By State Contractors

Indiana GOP House Rep. Eric Turner, whose marriage ban failed* last week, now wants to make it legal for state contractors to discriminate against LGBT employees. His bill Via the Indianapolis Star: Some state contractors would be allowed to discriminate against employees based on religion under a provision state lawmakers slipped into an unrelated bill during a House committee meeting ...

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Hate Group Defends Arizona Bill: People Are Lying About This Legislation

Alliance Defending Freedom is one of the co-authors of Arizona’s hate bill. CNN reports: Today on New Day, CNN’s Chris Cuomo spoke with Kellie Fiedorek, a lawyer for the Alliance Defending Freedom which helped draft Arizona’s controversial bill that would allow business owners, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gay and lesbian customers. In ...

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ARIZONA: Two More GOP State Senators Reverse, Call For Hate Bill Veto

This morning I reported that Arizona GOP state Sen. Mike Pierce has flip-flopped and is now calling for a veto of the hate bill that he voted for last week. Add two more GOP state senators to the list. Via LGBTQ Nation: Sen. Bob Worsley says he and Sens. Adam Driggs and Steve Pierce sent a letter to Brewer Monday ...

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Arizona GOP Rep. John Kavanagh: I Believe That Brewer Will Veto The Bill

Michelangelo Signorile has tipped me that GOP Arizona state Rep. John Kavanagh, who was destroyed by Anderson Cooper on Friday, has refused to appear on Signorile’s SiriusXM show today, saying that he believes the hate bill will be vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer. SiriusXM producer Sean Bertollo recaps the conversation for us: I reached out to his office and spoke ...

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John Kerry Reacts To Ugandan Law: We Are Reviewing US Assistance Programs

“This is a tragic day for Uganda and for all who care about the cause of human rights. Ultimately, the only answer is repeal of this law. The United States is deeply disappointed in the enactment of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. For the four years since the bill was introduced, we have been crystal clear that it blatantly violates ...

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Photo Of The Day

Remember how Scott Lively melted down when activists disrupted his press conference on Friday? Afterwards he smugly posed for a photo with them. He writes: The conference was briefly disrupted when three LGBT activists (one of them a non-English-speaking Russian) stood up to try to read a statement. We did not allow them to control the room, and asked the ...

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