Tag Archives: Liberty Counsel

Catfight! Porno Pete Vs. Bam Bam Barber

America’s two most-reviled homophobes are battling each other about a repulsive remark that Peter LaBarbera attributed to the Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber. It all started over Barber’s announcement that he would lead a wingnut boycott of CPAC if GOProud was allowed to remain a co-sponsor. Round One, Porno Pete: It boils down to this: there is nothing “conservative” about — ...

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Liberty Counsel: We Are SO Not Doing CPAC If GOProud Is There!

Matt Barber says that if the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) allows Log Cabin Republicans splinter group GOProud to remain as a co-sponsor, he will lead a boycott of the event by anti-gay groups. Oh NOES! Porno Pete breathlessly reports: Folks, for years religious conservatives have been complaining about getting the shaft from CPAC, the annual Conservative Political Action ...

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Anti-Gay Hate Group Liberty Counsel Files FCC Complaint Over Adam Lambert

Never one to miss a publicity opportunity, premiere closet case Peter LaBarbera has announced that the anti-gay Liberty Counsel has filed the first FCC indecency complaint (PDF) over Adam Lambert’s performance on the American Music Awards. The Lambert performance featured, among other things, simulated oral sex, suggestive crotch grabbing, simulated digital penetration, sadomasochistic conduct, and homosexual open-mouth kissing. The Lambert ...

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It’s A JMG Media Frenzy

If you’re not really bored with the story, here’s a roundup of some of the news coverage about Peter LaBarbera, Matt Barber, and the Liberty Counsel calling the FBI about this here website thingy. Like an internet game of “Telephone,” the story bounced from one wingnut site to another, getting worse along the way until it looked like I, myself, ...

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Peter LaBarbera: The Liberty Counsel Has Called The FBI Over JMG Commenters

According to arch homophobe Peter LaBarbera, the Christianist legal firm Liberty Counsel has called the FBI to report “terrorist threats” made by JMG commenters. Dear Readers, Homosexual activist blogger Joe Jervis of “Joe.My.God” website contains a post attacking AFTAH founder Peter LaBarbera followed by a reader comment suggesting that “domestic terrorism” against pro-family leaders who oppose the homosexual agenda is ...

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Liberty Counsel: Adopt A Liberal!

The Liberty Counsel, the Christianist outfit behind any lawsuit for Jeebus, has launched an “Adopt A Liberal” campaign, asking for prayers for people they judge to be working for Satan. Since the landmark 2008 general election, there can be no doubt that a very large percentage of our Nation’s leaders have a liberal mindset. The undeniable fact is that the ...

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Pay Up Or Go To Hell

Saying that putting the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) logo at the top of their stationery “portrays the debtor as a sinner who is going to hell” and therefore violates the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, one debt collection agency is suing another and has filed a federal class action suit to force the removal of the logo. The agency ...

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New From the Liberty Counsel

(Via – Good As You)

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PhoboQuotable – Matt Barber

“If H.R. 1913 becomes law, actual violence or injury need not take place for a “hate crime” to occur. For example, if a group of Christians are at a ‘gay pride’ parade and a one of them gently places his hand on a homosexual’s shoulder and shares that there is freedom from homosexuality through a relationship with Jesus Christ, then, ...

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Tomorrow: Florida Supreme Court Hears Gay Adoption Case

Tomorrow the Florida Supreme Court will hear the case regarding the Florida Bar, which recently supported a repeal of the ban on gay couples adopting. Wingnuts lawyers contend that the Bar cannot do that and still claim to represent Christian lawyers. Via the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council: In January, the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar voted ...

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Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver: Gay Marriage Will Lead To A Nation Of Violent Criminals

Liberty Counsel radio host Mat Staver spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) yesterday to warn everybody that the kids of married gay parents will grow up to be serial killers. Or something. Apparently, having no father figure around the home is a guaranteed express ticket to the big house. Hmm, what if you have two father figures at ...

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Wingnuts Losing It Over White House LGBT Rights Agenda

Matt Staver of the Liberty Counsel appeared on Mike Huckabee’s show to complain about the LGBT rights agenda posted on the White House’s site “just FIVE minutes!!” after Obama was sworn in. Staver uses all the same old tired examples (Ocean Grove pavilion, New Mexico wedding photographer) to predict the stifling of religious dissent. (Via – Good As You)

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Wingnuts Call On Governator To Condemn Marriage Activists

The Liberty Counsel has gathered 12,000 signatures on an “emergency petition” demanding that Arnold Schwarzenegger condemn the “hate-filled” marriage activists in California. Following California’s statewide vote affirming one-man, one-woman marriage, radical homosexual activists have resorted to hostile protests against churches and pro-marriage advocates. These attacks pose a threat to safety and civility across the nation. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ...

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Infighting Among Prop 8 Backers, Liberty Counsel Banned From Joining Court Battle

The backers of Proposition 8 have begun to splinter. Protect Marriage, worried about being associated with the “extreme fringe” elements of the Christianist movement, has convinced the California Supreme Court to bar the Liberty Counsel from representing the Campaign For California Families in the coming legal battle. The group that persuaded California voters this month to pass Proposition 8, which ...

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PhoboQuotable – Matt Barber

“With a unified voice amplified several million-fold through the ballot box megaphone, African-Americans have spoken on the issues of marriage, family and human sexuality. Whether young or old, male or female, Democrat or Republican, blacks are justifiably fed up with the deceptive antics of the self-described and craftily contrived “gay rights movement.” “For decades now, well-organized, well-funded and highly influential ...

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Gay Marriage Killed WaMu!

From the Liberty Counsel, comes this insight into the REAL cause of Washington Mutual’s demise. Google’s cofounder and President of Technology, Sergey Brin, posted a statement Friday on the company blog against Proposition 8, the proposed constitutional amendment that would protect marriage in California as the union of one man and one woman. The blog post admitted that marriage was ...

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Haters Fail Again In CA

Another failure by the Liberty Counsel in their desperate last minute bid to stop California’s gay marriages: A California state appeals court on Tuesday refused a motion by a conservative group to halt the rush by same-sex couples to marry. The Campaign for California Families argued that marriage licenses should not be issued until the legislature amends dozens of state ...

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Wingnut Lawyers Offer To Defend Students Who Sit Out Day Of Silence

The Liberty Counsel, a right-wing group that provides free legal defense on issues of religious liberty and “family values” has issued a counter-protest advisory in advance of next week’s National Day Of Silence, the annual protest of anti-gay bullying in public schools, and is asking students who feel discriminated against to contact them. Liberty Counsel is encouraging students to mount ...

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