Tag Archives: Liberty Counsel

NORTH CAROLINA: Court Hearing Begins On Lawsuit To Overturn Magistrates’ Same-Sex Marriage Opt-Out Law

The Associated Press reports: Roughly 5 percent of North Carolina’s magistrates are refusing to marry same-sex couples for religious reasons, and lawyers for the state say people suing in federal court have no standing to challenge these opt-outs as unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn scheduled a hearing for Monday in Asheville in part to consider a motion by the ...

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Sen. Marco Rubio: My Keynote Address For The Liberty Counsel Is Nothing But A Celebration Of Faith

Next week Sen. Marco Rubio will keynote an Orlando event hosted by the extremist anti-LGBT Liberty Counsel. The event falls two months to the day after the Pulse Massacre, about which Rubio cried crocodile tears of faux solidarity before declaring that the attack convinced him to run for reelection after all. The Tampa Bay Times asked Rubio how he reconciles ...

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ALABAMA: Liberty Counsel Loses Yet Again, Federal Court Rejects Lawsuit Over Roy Moore’s Suspension

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge has refused to overturn the suspension of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, ruling Thursday that doing so would improperly interfere with the state judicial proceeding that could result in Moore’s ouster for an order he issued about same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge Harold Albritton threw out Moore’s lawsuit against the Alabama Judicial Inquiry ...

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Marco Rubio To Headline Liberty Counsel Event

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: When Marco Rubio cited the deadly attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando as a reason he was changing his mind and running for re-election to the U.S. Senate, many LGBT allies immediately noted that the Florida senator and failed presidential candidate has never been an ally of the LGBT community. “To be ...

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Liberty Counsel: We Stopped Gay Marriage In Romania

Two days ago I reported that anti-gay groups affiliated with the Eastern Orthodox Church won a court ruling in Romania that will allow a national referendum on a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Today the Liberty Counsel takes credit. Via press release: In a major victory for natural marriage and the right of Romanian citizens to determine their own destiny, ...

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Liberty Counsel Help Wanted Ad Promises “Eternal Rewards” For Lawyers That Fight LGBT Rights

If you work for Liberty Counsel, you are totally spending eternity in heaven. Via press release: Are you a highly-motivated Christian attorney who is passionate about advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and family values? Do you have an unquenchable desire to be on the front lines of the culture war that is raging against America’s Christian heritage? ...

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KENTUCKY: Appeals Court Upholds Contempt Ruling Against Kim Davis For Refusing Marriage Licenses

Via press release from the ACLU: A federal appeals court today dismissed Kim Davis’s appeals in the Rowan County marriage licensing case. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Miller v. Davis left in place the order that found Davis in contempt. ACLU LGBT Project Staff Attorney Ria Tabacco Mar has this comment: “Kentucky’s new marriage law ...

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Today’s Ridiculous Lie From Matt Barber

Remember when the Liberty Counsel faced national humiliation over their quickly debunked lie that 100,000 Peruvians had gathered in a soccer stadium to pray for Kim Davis? Well, last night Matt Barber may have outdone that ridiculousness when he tweeted out a poorly photoshopped image which claims that not only did our Kenyan usurper illuminate the White House in rainbow ...

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KENTUCKY: State Attorney General’s Office Says Kim Davis Illegally Withheld Requested Public Documents

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis violated the Kentucky Open Records Act by refusing to produce documents related to her legal battle last year against same-sex marriage, the state Office of the Attorney General said in an opinion released Tuesday. The Campaign for Accountability, a Washington nonprofit that says it works “to expose misconduct and malfeasance in ...

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Mat Staver Has The Mississippi Sadz

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel:  An Obama appointed, former ACLU, federal district court judge, Carlton Reeves, blocked the Mississippi law, known as “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act,” moments before it would have gone into effect. Reeves, who served on the board of the ACLU of Mississippi before he was appointed by President Obama, issued an ...

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Matt Barber Has The Stonewall Monument Sadz

Hate group radio host Matt Barber says it’s a “disgrace” that President Obama supported the creation of the Stonewall National Monument. From BarbWire: “Police were investigating that particular homosexual bar based on numerous complaints about adult homosexual men assaulting underage boys which — as the Archives for Sexual Behavior and other studies indicate — is far too common within the ...

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Roy Moore’s Next Court Date: August 8th

From the Liberty Counsel: The Court of the Judiciary (COJ) has set an August 8 hearing for oral arguments regarding Chief Justice Moore’s motion to dismiss charges brought by the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). The order states that the court would treat the motion to dismiss as a motion for summary judgment, meaning that the hearing could dispose of the ...

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Mat Staver Slams Churches That Reacted To Orlando With Kindness: It Was A Homosexual Love Fest [AUDIO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Staver went on to lament that some churches turned memorial gatherings following the terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando into a “homosexual love fest.” “Even in the situation following what happened in Orlando,” he said, “churches got involved and they led in some cases and in other cases they followed and ...

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Roy Moore: Dismiss Those Charges Against Me

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today, Liberty Counsel has filed a motion asking the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) to dismiss charges brought by the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Today was the deadline of the 14-day extension granted by the COJ for filing a response to the JIC Complaint. Liberty Counsel and ...

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BarbWire: Gays Brought This On Themselves

Posted today on Matt Barber’s hate site BarbWire: Contrary to the professions of the Left, diversity is not America’s strength. Diversity is a weakness. For America as a nation, unity is our strength and we have lost it. Certainly, there can exist diversity among a united people. But the unifying identity that Americans once shared has been discarded as unnecessary, ...

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ALABAMA: Federal Court Issues Permanent Injunction Barring State From Enforcing Gay Marriage Ban

Roy Moore can suck it. AL.com reports: A federal judge, citing the unwillingness of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and others to go along with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last year making same-sex marriage legal nationwide, this week entered a permanent injunction barring state officials from enforcing laws banning gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Callie V. Granade, ...

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ALABAMA: Liberty Counsel Sues State Judicial Ethics Commission For Suspending Chief Justice Roy Moore

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today Liberty Counsel filed a federal lawsuit against the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) raising constitutional challenges to the charges against Chief Justice Roy Moore and the automatic removal provision of the Alabama Constitution. Liberty Counsel is also asking the court to immediately reinstate the Chief Justice. The JIC previously filed a complaint ...

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OKLAHOMA: Liberty Counsel Slams Gov. Mary Fallin’s “Despicable” Veto Of Abortion Bill, Calls For Override

The Liberty Counsel is VERY UPSET with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, who on Friday vetoed a bill which would have made it a felony to perform an abortion. Via press release: SB 1552 was authored by Sen. Nathan Dahm. Yet this legislation was initiated by a local pastor, Paul Blair, with the support and guidance of Liberty Counsel. Mat Staver ...

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OKLAHOMA: Liberty Counsel Takes Credit For Pending Criminalization Of Abortion, Offers To Defend Law UPDATE: The Governor Has VETOED The Bill

Major update below! Via press release: Yesterday the Oklahoma Senate passed a bill 33-12 that would allow for the revocation of medical licenses for doctors who perform abortions on demand. The measure has an exception to save the life of the mother. SB 1552, which previously passed in the House 59-9, now heads to Governor Mary Fallin for consideration. SB ...

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Mat Staver: Alabama’s Judicial Ethics Commission Has No Jurisdiction Over Roy Moore’s Judicial Ethics

Mat Staver is trying to out-spin Tony Perkins. Via press release: “The six charges are based on the JIC’s interpretation of how to apply the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage opinion to Alabama, and such a determination is beyond the jurisdiction of this committee,” said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, which represents Chief Justice Moore. “The Alabama ACLU, ...

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