Tag Archives: Illinois

Schock Makes Instagram Account Private

A few days ago John Aravosis posted an AmericaBlog column titled The 7 Gayest Aaron Schock Instagram Posts Of 2013 in which he needled Schock’s famous sense of fashion and devotion to bodybuilding. That AmericaBlog post was referenced in yesterday’s Facebook piece on Schock by CBS reporter Itay Hod. And JMG reader Michael reports that Schock today made his Instagram ...

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ILLINOIS: Terminally Ill Lesbian Marries In State’s First Legal Same-Sex Wedding

Illinois today saw its first-ever same-sex wedding after a terminally ill lesbian was granted permission to marry months before the law goes into effect. When Illinois became the 16th state to legalize gay marriage earlier this month, it was bittersweet for the couple, in their mid-60s. They feared that Vernita Gray might not live until the law would allow them ...

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ILLINOIS: Terminally Ill Lesbian Allowed To Marry Before Law Goes Into Effect

An Illinois judge has ruled that a terminally ill lesbian may marry her partner before the same-sex marriage law goes into effect next summer. County Clerk David Orr said he will comply with the court’s order, handed down Monday by Judge Thomas Durkin. A lawsuit was filed Friday by Lambda Legal and the ACLU of Illinois seeking immediate action for ...

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VIDEO: Watch The Full Illinois Marriage Equality Bill Signing Ceremony

In case you didn’t get to watch it live yesterday, the state of Illinois has posted the full video of  the marriage equality bill signing ceremony. The clip is on auto-play, so turn it down before you click over. (Tipped by JMG reader Thomas)

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Bishop Thomas Paprocki Exorcizes Gay Marriage Demons Out Of Illinois

Above is a page from yesterday’s program at the gay marriage exorcism held in Illinois by Bishop Thomas Paprocki. The head of the Springfield Diocese delivered his remarks to a large crowd of worshippers in the cavernous Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception only blocks from the Capitol, where lawmakers approved the same-sex marriage legislation two weeks ago. “I exorcise you, ...

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Thomas More Society Has The Illinois Sadz

“The bill is called the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. But this act is neither free nor fair for people of religious convictions. Because the general assembly left out specific protections for individuals, businesses, religious organizations, and religious charities, we will have to discover the boundaries of this act through litigation. The idea that free people can be ‘compelled ...

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Red-Caped Catholic Loons On IL Marriage

I was looking for news coverage of this afternoon’s signing ceremony and came across the below clip, which I somehow missed when it went up three weeks ago.  But since we’ve already won, that makes this clip damn enjoyable to watch today.

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LIVE VIDEO: Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill At 4:30 Eastern

Watch history happen right here! UPDATE: The video at the first link is sagging a little bit under the demand. Try this one too. UPDATE: And it’s DONE!

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Porno Pete: So Alone, So VERY Alone

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CONFIRMED: Abe Lincoln’s Desk Is On The Stage And Ready For Gay Marriage

Photo by JMG reader Ed Pratt. The signing ceremony should start within the hour.

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Damage Control From Brian Brown

“Dear Joe, The ball is in our court. Same-sex ‘marriage’ activists have launched an unprecedented assault on marriage over the past 12 months. And in that time, we’ve seen some terrible losses for this cherished institution. But the truth is that these radicals targeted the most liberal of states — states like Illinois and Hawaii where the political situation was ...

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Porno Pete Has The Abraham Lincoln Sadz

“It’s bad enough that homosexual extremists for years have been promoting the preposterous lie that Lincoln was ‘gay.’ Now we see his noble legacy on behalf of Black Americans appropriated by the Left to justify homosexual ‘marriage’ – which has nothing to do with civil rights and everything to do with normalizing a changeable sexual sin. Abe Lincoln had a ...

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Gays Caused The Illinois Tornadoes

“The massive tornadoes that hit Illinois after the passing of the same sex ‘marriage’ bill, has stimulated many people to reflection. In it, some see God’s chastisement; others see it as yet one more merciful warning from Providence; others yet deny both options and give various reasons. What do you think? [JMG: Link goes to this bit.] God punishes collective ...

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ILLINOIS: Gov To Sign Marriage Bill Today

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will sign the marriage equality bill today and according to one report he will sign the bill on Abraham Lincoln’s desk, which Quinn is quietly having shipped from the state capital to his office in Chicago. Oh-em-Jeebus, the Tea Things will scream. I’ll post a live stream of the signing ceremony later today.

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At Porno Pete’s Hate Banquet

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Matt Baume: Marriage New Watch

Clip recap: What an end to the year — the marriage bill is a done deal in Hawaii, and before the week is over another will be signed in Illinois. Plus there’s a new lawsuit in Idaho, positive polling in Maine, and we’re one step closer to the ballot in Ohio. But we’re also facing some very tough work in ...

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Quote Of The Day – Cardinal George

“There will be consequences for the Church and society that will become clearer as the law is used to sue for discrimination. The law has made some gays and lesbians happy, and that is not a bad thing in itself. The law, however, is bad law because it will contribute over the long run to the further dissolution of marriage ...

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ILLINOIS: Catholic Bishop Thomas Paprocki To Exorcise State Of Gay Demons After Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Next Wednesday, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will sign the marriage equality bill in a ceremony at the state capitol. At the same time, also in Springfield, Catholic Bishop Thomas Paprocki plans to hold a prayer of exorcism to rid the state of all those happy, dancing, homosexual demons. Seriously. Bishop Thomas John Paprocki will offer “Prayers of Supplication and Exorcism ...

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Brian Brown Has The Hawaii Sadz

“We are at a crossroads. Even though their legislators betrayed them in Hawaii and Illinois — the people continue to stand up and demand that marriage, religious liberties, and the rights of children be defended! In Hawaii, thousands came to the capital to testify in defense of marriage and religious liberty, and at least ten thousand people rallied outside the ...

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Saturday In Illinois: Activists To Protest Annual Fundraiser For Porno Pete

The Gay Liberation Network will protest on Saturday outside the annual fundraising banquet for Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, Porno Pete’s one-man hate “group” that masquerades as an actual organization.  From the protest’s Facebook event page: Just like the Illinois Family Institute, American for Truth About Homosexuality has also spread lies to attack the rights of the LGBTQ community; the ...

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