Tag Archives: Hitching Post

IDAHO: Coeur d’Alene Declares Hitching Post Exempt From Anti-Discrimination Law

Via Boise’s NPR station: The city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, said a for-profit wedding chapel owned by two ministers doesn’t have to perform same-sex marriages. Initially, the city said its anti-discrimination law did apply to the Hitching Post, since it is a commercial business. Earlier this week, Coeur d’Alene city attorney Mike Gridley sent a letter to the Knapps’ attorneys ...

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ADF Vs Coeur d’Alene, Continued

In an attempt to swat away reports that Alliance Defending Freedom and its allies have consistently lied about the Hitching Post situation in the tiny Idaho town of Coeur d’Alene, the ADF has posted a response to the letter sent them on Monday by the town’s attorney. First, an excerpt from the town’s letter: And here is how the ADF ...

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Hitching Post Fact Check

As we learned yesterday, claims about Idaho’s Hitching Post wedding venue are a total lie. But that hasn’t stopped the avalanche of screeching out of Teabagistan – if anything, they’ve gotten louder.

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Perkins Slams Obama On Constitution, Claims Idaho Marriages Are Stopped

“For a constitutional law professor, President Obama still has a lot to learn about the 14th Amendment. After years of leading Americans on, the former states’ rights, natural marriage defender finally came full circle yesterday, publicly defending the courts’ activism on an issue that still fiercely divides the country. ‘Ultimately,’ the President told the New Yorker, ‘I think the Equal ...

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AFA Launches Idaho Petition

From the American Family Association: TAKE ACTION: Once again, homosexual bullies have targeted Christian-owned businesses in their attempt to silence all opposition to their sinful lifestyle. Coeur d’Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer is the chief executive officer for the city. We have prepared an email you can send to Mayor Widmyer. Or, you can call Mayor Widmyer or post a comment ...

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The Entire Idaho Story Is A Lie

JMG reader Baltimatt points us to this: City officials in Coeur d’Alene say they have not received any formal complaints that the Hitching Post wedding chapel has violated the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance by refusing to solemnize same-sex marriages. A lawsuit filed in federal court Friday on behalf of Don and Lynn Knapp, ordained ministers and owners of the Hitching Post, ...

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Tony Perkins On Idaho Wedding Venue

“If homosexuals get their way, Pastor Donald Knapp won’t be behind the pulpit — he’ll be behind bars. That’s the stunning development in Idaho, where the day liberals promised would never come is already here. Two ministers — a husband and wife team — have been told by their city government that refusing to ‘marry’ a same-sex couple will send ...

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