Tag Archives: Gainesville

FLORIDA: Hundreds Protest But Campus Speech By Nazi Richard Spencer Goes Off With Little Incident

The BBC reports: Hundreds of protesters have marched on the University of Florida to decry a speech by a white nationalist. Richard Spencer’s event in Gainesville has prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency, and hundreds of police have also flooded the campus. Mr Spencer struggled to speak over a crowd of protesters, who jeered and chanted “go ...

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FLORIDA: City To Fine Would-Be Koran Burner $180K For Security Costs

The city of Gainesville, Florida says it is sending Dove World Ministries a bill for $180,000 to pay for all the extra police protection they had to provide Pastor Terry Jones during the week-long media circus as he threatened to burn the Koran. Stand by for the teabagger fundraising to commence.

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BREAKING: Pastor Terry Jones Agrees To Cancel Burning Of Korans

Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida’s Dove Outreach Ministry agreed late this afternoon to cancel his planned burning of Korans on September 11th. Additionally, Jones will fly to NYC this weekend and speak with the imam backing the Cordoba House about finding another location for the so-called “Ground Zero mosque.” The agreement was announced by an imam from the Central ...

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Anderson Cooper Vs. Pastor Terry Jones

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Pastor Terry Jones: I’m Asking God If I Should Burn All Those Korans

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“Death To Obama”: Afghans Protest Florida Pastor’s Plan To Burn The Koran

News of Pastor Terry Jones’ plan to burn Korans has reached Afghanistan. Hundreds of Afghans shouted anti-American slogans and called for President Obama’s death at a rally yesterday to denounce an American church’s plans to burn the Islamic holy book to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. The crowd in Kabul, numbering as many as 500, ...

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National Burn A Quran Day

From voiceover artist DC Douglas. Brilliant.

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Bigot Said What?

Dove World Pastor Terry Jones wants to send a “clear radical message” to Muslims that “advocate the stoning of homosexuals.” This, from the same guy who lead Gainesville’s “No Homo Mayor” campaign.

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Florida Pastor: Hundreds Of Armed Militia Will Guard Us As We Burn The Koran

Dove World Outreach Pastor Terry Jones says that when his Gainesville, Florida church conducts it’s plan burning of the Koran on 9/11, he and his flock will be protected by an “armed militia.” Terry Jones has accepted the support of Right Wing Extreme, which he said offered to come to the church with between 500 and 2,000 men on September ...

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FLORIDA: Church Denied Koran-Burning Permit, Plans To Proceed Anyway

Gainesville’s Dove World Outreach Ministries has been denied a permit to burn a pile of Korans on September 11th, but says it plans to proceed with the ceremony anyway. Gene Prince, the interim chief of Gainesville Fire Rescue, said Wednesday that under the city’s fire prevention ordinance, an open burning of books is not allowed. Dove World has made international ...

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Signorile Talks To Koran Burning Pastor

Michelangelo Signorile has interviewed Pastor Terry Jones, the Gainesville, Florida head of the Dove World Outreach Church, which plans to hold a Koran burning ceremony on September 11th. Jones’ church was also behind last year’s unsuccessful “No Homo Mayor” campaign in Gainesville. Listen as Mike ties Jones up in logical knots.

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FLORIDA: “No Homo Mayor” Church Plans “International Burn The Koran Day”

Gainesville’s Dove World Church, made famous last year for it’s “No Homo Mayor” campaign, is planning to burn Korans on September 11th. RELATED: You might recall this gem from one of Dove World’s pastors.

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Craig Lowe Wins Recount In Gainesville

The Gainesville Sun reports that openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe has won the vote recount from Tuesday’s election. Lowe’s narrow 25-vote win triggered the recount. His final margin was 42 votes. Lowe’s campaign had been plagued by repulsive anti-gay rhetoric from Christian groups, including from one local church that’s had its tax-exempt status challenged because of its “No Homo ...

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Gainesville, FL Elects Openly Gay Mayor

In a nail-biter of a runoff election, tonight openly gay Gainesville, Florida mayoral candidate Craig Lowe was declared the winner, pending a mandatory vote recount triggered by his razor-thin win by 35 votes. Lowe’s candidacy was marked by repulsive anti-gay rhetoric by Christianist activists, including “No Homo Mayor” signs in front of one church and the below false flier campaign ...

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Fear Of The Tax Man: Gainesville Church Drops “Mayor” From Its “No Homo” Sign

After the Americans For Separation of Church and State filed a complaint with the IRS, Dove World Outreach in Gainesville, Florida has dropped the word “mayor” from their infamous “NO HOMO MAYOR” sign. The Dove World Outreach Center, the Gainesville church that has gotten national attention for its incendiary stance against Islam, has backed off its anti-gay message — at ...

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Anti-Gay Florida Church Targeted For Tax-Exempt Status Violations

Americans United for Separation of Church and State have called on the IRS to investigate Gainesville, Florida’s Dove World Outreach Center for violating their tax-exempt status. Earlier today I posted the latest video from Dove World’s Pastor Luke Jones in which he calls for homosexuals to be put to death. Dove World Outreach Center erected a sign on its property ...

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God Hates Spellcheck

After their “no more homo faggots and gays” clip got yanked from YouTube for TOS violations, Pastor Luke Jones of Gainesville, Florida’s Dove World Outreach Center responds with this rant about censorship, adding that “homosexuality is a sin that should be punished by death.” Jones also claims that 30% of gay men admit to having sex with minors, we all ...

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FL Pastor: No More Homos And Fags!

Pastor Wayne Sapp of Gainesville, FL’s Dove World Outreach Center goes off on a 6-minute rant against openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe, saying “the world don’t need no more homos and fags.” Check out his YouTube channel for other gems such as Nigger! Is It A Good Word? Last year Sapp and others sued the Alachua Country School Board ...

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Gainesville FL: Gay Mayoral Candidate Craig Lowe Finishes First, Faces Runoff

Craig Lowe, the openly gay candidate for mayor of Gainesville, Florida, finished first in a field of five yesterday, sending him and the second place candidate to an April 13th runoff. Lowe has been the target of a despicable anti-gay campaign, which included hoax fliers promising that he would bring the city “gays in the women’s restrooms.” Gainesville is a ...

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Fake Fliers Mock Gainesville Gay Mayoral Candidate Craig Lowe

Anti-gay activists in Gainesville, Florida are handing out hoax fliers urging support of openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe, promising that he will bring the city “gays in women’s restrooms” among other gay gay gay things. “Please help to make this town more like San Francisco, CA,” the flier reads. “Don’t let Traditional Value Activists use scare tactics against you!” ...

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