Tag Archives: hate groups

CALIFORNIA: State Senate Approves Bill Defining Conversion Therapy As Fraud, Allows Victims To Sue

Courthouse News reports: California is on the verge of shunning treatments that promise to “cure” patients of homosexuality through hypnosis, counseling and even electric shock sessions. The state Senate on Thursday cleared a proposal to list so-called conversion therapy as a fraudulent business practice, bringing it under the umbrella of state consumer-protection laws and opening the door for victims to ...

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Catholic League “Debunks” Pennsylvania Molestation Scandal: It’s Not Rape When The Child Isn’t Penetrated

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today posted a lengthy “debunking” of media reports about the still-unfolding and massive molestation scandal wracking the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. Donohue’s missive includes his usual charges of anti-Catholic bigotry and personal attacks on “salacious” Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. There’s also this: Shapiro said that “Church officials routinely and purposely described the abuse as ...

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COLORADO: Anti-LGBT Baker Sues State Officials After Being Told He Should Have Served Trans Customer

The Denver Post reports: The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop has sued Gov. John Hickenlooper and state civil rights officials, claiming Colorado has renewed its religious persecution by investigating him — in defiance of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision — for refusing to create a cake commemorating gender transition. Jack Phillips of Lakewood brought the lawsuit late Tuesday night in ...

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Tucker Carlson Calls For Ending Birthright Citizenship

“A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies found that more than half of all refugees in this country are currently on food stamps living off of taxpayers largesse and they are not the only ones benefiting from the US welfare state, even illegal immigrants are receiving welfare on behalf of their children who are automatically treated as U.S. ...

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Catholic League: Pennsylvania Pedophile Priests Probe Is A “Scam” Because Other Religions Were Ignored

Via press release from blowhard Bill Donohue: The grand jury report will attract the prurient interest of the public, much to the delight of the media. But when the dust settles, what counts are the facts.  The media are saying that the report will name “more than 300 predator priests.” Not true. Many of those named are not priests: the ...

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Twitter Bans All Accounts For Extremist Proud Boys

Buzzfeed News reports: Twitter suspended several accounts associated with the Proud Boys, a right-wing group present at last year’s Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, ahead of a similar rally in Washington, DC this weekend.  The company suspended the group’s main account @ProudBoysUSA, as well as that of its founder Gavin McInnes, for violating its policy on “violent extremist groups.” ...

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Scott Lively Loses Appeal To Reword Judge’s Ruling That Calls Him Abhorrent, Pathetic, And A Crackpot Bigot

From the Center for Constitutional Rights: Today, the First Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed Scott Lively’s attempt to appeal a ruling from the district court to remove language that harshly criticized his role in the persecution of the LGBTI community in Uganda in the case Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively. In June 2017, the district court granted Lively’s Motion for ...

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SPLC Savages Jeff Sessions For Praising Hate Group: The ADF Advocates For Literally Imprisoning LGBTs

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: During his campaign, President Trump promised to be “a real friend” to the LGBT community. Yet, yesterday, his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, lauded the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a group that vilifies the LGBT community and promotes discrimination against it in the name of religion. What’s more, Sessions attacked the SPLC for calling the ...

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FRC Prays Against California Ex-Gay Torture Ban

The prayer of the day from the Family Research Council: California AB2943 Counseling BAN Vote Expected Tomorrow — Believers are rallying in California to prevent the criminalization of counseling, speech, books, advertising, and every kind of therapy to help people who seek to overcome unwanted same-sex attraction or gender confusion. The U.S. Supreme Court, in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, rebuked ...

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The Daily Show: Meet Jeff Sessions’ RoboChrist [VIDEO]

The Daily Show this afternoon tweeted out the below skit about the DOJ’s just-launched “religious liberty task force” whose mission is to thwart LGBT rights nationwide under the direction of anti-LGBT hate groups such as the Family Research Council and Alliance Defending Freedom. Watch below as “RoboChrist patrols the streets, making the country safe for the Christian right.” Jeff Sessions’s ...

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Catholic League: The Public Doesn’t Care About Trump’s Adultery Because Of Immoral Shows Like Will & Grace

Via press release from blowhard Bill Donohue: Who cares about Stormy Daniels? The media care. Indeed, they are obsessed with the story. They are also angry: they are angry that the public doesn’t care. Nor does the public care about the tapes that President Trump’s former lawyer has about Trump’s alleged sexual encounter with a former Playboy model. How to ...

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Franklin Graham: Pray For DOJ’s Anti-LGBT Task Force

“U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced that the Department of Justice is creating a religious liberty task force. He said the goal of the new task force will be protecting religious groups from persecution. He cited ‘a dangerous movement’ aimed toward stripping away the First Amendment right to freedom of religion as the reason for forming the task force. ...

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Catholic League Launches Burger King Boycott

Via press release from the Catholic League: Over the past several weeks, we have asked Catholics to contact some of the sponsors of Samantha Bee’s TBS show, “Full Frontal,” asking them to discontinue advertising. Our objections are grounded in her relentless assaults on Catholics and her use of the “c-word” to describe the president’s daughter. The following companies honored our ...

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Colbert Mocks Sessions’ Anti-LGBT Task Force [VIDEO]

Deadline Hollywood reports: Using footage of the classic Real Ghostbusters animated series from the ’80s, The Late Show renamed the supernatural hunters as the “Religious Liberty Task Force” and threw in an animated version of Jeff Sessions in a jumpsuit and proton pack ready to battle the evil threat to religion. Spoofing the theme song by Ray Parker, Jr., The ...

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Tony Perkins Hails New DOJ Task Force To Promote Hate Groups: “We Are Witnessing The Revival Of Freedom”

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: In the wake of the Obama administration, we are witnessing a revival of freedom! The announcement of the creation of a new Religious Liberty Task Force by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the launch of the next phase of President Trump’s campaign promise to protect the religious freedoms of all Americans. ...

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Anti-LGBT Hate Group Alliance Defending Freedom Largely Behind DOJ’s New “Religious Liberty Task Force”

Media Matters reports: ADF [Alliance Defending Freedom] was one of the first to break the news of the July 30 “Religious Liberty Summit” in which the task force was announced, noting that the event would feature a panel including the group’s client Jack Phillips, a Christian baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple and who ...

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Liberty Counsel Celebrates New Federal Task Force To Promote And Protect Anti-LGBT Christian Hate Groups

“The establishment of a Religious Liberty Task Force is an historic and positive step by the Trump administration to protect religious freedom and the rights of conscience. Today’s announcement by the Department of Justice is encouraging, and the Trump administration is to be commended for making this 180-degree turn from the past administration which used the federal government to violate ...

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Democrats Denounce Sessions’ “Religious Liberty Task Force” As A “Bigoted” Attack On LGBTQ Civil Rights

Via press release from the Democratic National Committee: Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a “Religious Liberty Task Force” focused on protecting religious-based discrimination. This task force will be dedicated to implementing his previous directive, which outlined the Trump-Pence administration’s position in support of using religious beliefs as a license to discriminate in employment, housing, business, and ...

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Roy Moore Walks Out Of Interview After Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Pedophile Detector” Device Goes Off [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Sacha Baron Cohen’s anti-terror expert Erran Morad was back for the third episode of his fiery new show, “Who Is America?” For Sunday’s episode of the Showtime series, Cohen’s Morad interviewed unsuccessful Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. During their chat, Cohen dressed as Morad, introduced a piece of “technology” to Moore, which he said would help detect ...

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Jeff Sessions Launches DOJ “Religious Liberty Task Force” To “Protect And Promote” Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

The Washington Examiner reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has created a religious liberty task force to “protect and promote religious liberty.” Speaking from the Justice Department in Washington, Sessions said the task force, which he will chair, is to help implementation of the religious liberty memo he signed in October. That 25-page memo outlines 20 guiding principles that federal agencies ...

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