Tag Archives: marriage equality

Oath Keepers: The Liberty Counsel Doesn’t Want Us And We Won’t Be “Defending” Kim Davis From Rearrest

The heavily-armed Oath Keepers militia tonight announced that upon the request of the Liberty Counsel, as an organization they will not be defending Kim Davis from a potential rearrest by federal marshals. However, if any individual Oath Keepers want to show up anyway, Oath Keepers wish they wouldn’t, but that’s up to them. From a statement published on their website: ...

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Mat Staver: I Don’t Know What Kim Davis Will Do On Monday, But She Won’t Surrender [VIDEO]

Megyn Kelly has hosted hate group leader Mat Staver for the umpteenth time so that he could declare that while he doesn’t know what Kim Davis will do when she gets to work on Monday, he knows that she’ll never resign and never “surrender her Christian faith.” Legal observers believe that if Davis attempts to interfere with her deputy clerks, ...

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Meet Aaron Schock’s Anti-Gay Replacement In Congress

Illinois GOP state Sen. Darin LaHood, who fought against same-sex marriage and LGBT rights, has won the special election to replace disgraced and totally-not-gay former US Rep. Aaron Schock. The Associated Press reports: LaHood, easily won a special election Thursday to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, sending a familiar name to Washington from Illinois. The younger LaHood’s victory brings ...

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Oath Keepers Leader: We Will Protect Kim Davis From “Dictatorial Powers” Who Try To Arrest Her

“Now we see the rise of an imperial judiciary that not only legislates from the bench but is attempting to expand their ‘contempt’ power to likewise swallow up our Bill of Rights and circumvent jury trial. Both methods are used to allow the powerful office holder to merely point his finger and have his opponent thrown behind bars without a ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: All Magistrates In McDowell County Refuse To Officiate At Any Marriages

Back in May, the GOP-dominated state legislature of North Carolina passed a law which allows magistrates to opt out of performing all marriages as long as someone else is available to perform those duties. That’s not working out so well for McDowell County. Newsweek reports: Officials in McDowell County in North Carolina are being forced to ship in magistrates from ...

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KENTUCKY: Heavily Armed “Christian Patriot” Militia Vows To Stop Future Arrests Of Kim Davis [AUDIO]

The Oath Keepers, the heavily armed and self-described “Christian patriot” militia who recently appeared in Ferguson, Missouri to “help” the police quell civil unrest, will be on the other side of the law in Kentucky where they have vowed to prevent federal marshals from ever arresting Kim Davis again. Right Wing Watch reports: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes announced yesterday ...

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Kim Davis Is Spending Time With “Gentleman Jesus” And Her Three Dogs (But Not That Dog Her Daughter Allegedly Stole That Time)

“I am deeply moved by all those who prayed for me. All I can say is that I am amazed and very grateful. I am enjoying spending time with my husband, my family, and my three dogs. I have also been spending time reading boxes of letters expressing support and prayers from people around the country. I haven’t even made ...

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Kim Davis Editorial Cartoon Nails It

JMG reader Rick points us to editorial cartoonist Steve Sack, who succinctly tears down the asinine Kim Davis/Rosa Parks comparisons today for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

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Kim Davis Got Piles Of Fan Mail

Buzzfeed reporter Davis Mack tweets: “#KimDavis to return to work Monday, lawyers say. Spent today reading fan mail.” In a follow-up tweet, he quotes Davis: “I am heartened that God’s people are not huddled up in a corner, but they are standing strong.” How many of those letters include a check? Below is the full photo. (Tipped by JMG reader ...

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KENTUCKY: Rowan County Deputy Clerk Says He’ll Defy Kim Davis If She Forbids Him From Issuing Licenses

Dominic Holden breaks the story at Buzzfeed: Brian Mason, a deputy for Rowan County clerk Kim Davis, told BuzzFeed News on Wednesday that he would issue marriage licenses even if Davis instructs him not to when she returns to the office. “I would issue licenses,” Mason told BuzzFeed News. Asked to confirm he would issue licenses even if Davis says ...

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Pat Robertson: Kim Davis Is A Tramp, But We’ll Take Our Christian Heroes Where We Can [VIDEO]

Pat Robertson today acknowledged the now-famous past of Kim Davis, saying, “She’s not exactly that champion we’d all want to stand up for our beliefs but nevertheless she did it and she’s the heroine of the piece.” Robertson went on to declare that Christianity has now been criminalized in the United States and anybody who says they follow Jesus will ...

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No Kim Davis Showdown Today

Those of you predicting the immediate rearrest of Kim Davis will have to wait until at least Friday, as she is taking a couple of Personal Jesus days. In the meantime there’s a flotilla of national press milling around rural Kentucky with nothing to do for at least 48 hours.

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Ben Carson To Congress: Protect Kim Davis [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: Ben Carson modified his position on Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and now says the government has a responsibility to accommodate her religious beliefs. Carson, a longtime advocate for traditional marriage, said that Kim Davis’ beliefs should be protected by the First Amendment, which guarantees the ...

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Kim Davis: It Was Worth It

Triumphantly flanked by hate group leader Mat Staver and Mike Huckabee, Kim Davis stopped sobbing long enough to offer the press a smile, nodding “yes” when they asked if her jailing had been worth it. Unsurprisingly the haters are spinning Davis’ release as a victory even though nothing has changed at her office.

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Rasmussen Poll: Only 26% Back Kim Davis

According to a poll issued today by the right-leaning Rasmussen, only 26% of Americans believe that Kim Davis should be free to defy the Supreme Court. The result of a second question as to whether Davis belongs in jail has not been disclosed at this writing.

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Liberty Counsel Accuses HRC Of “Consumer Fraud” For Buying URL That HRC Didn’t Actually Buy

All of Teabagistan is aflame today with outraged claims that the HRC deviously bought FreeKimDavis.com and redirected the URL to their donation page.  Even the Liberty Counsel has joined the “How DARE they?” stampede. Slight problem – the HRC just confirmed to me that they did NOT buy the URL and they don’t know who did. As I noted the ...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Kim Davis Is Not A Patriot

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has written a blistering denouncement of Kim Davis for TIME Magazine. An excerpt: Americans have a long history of using religion to rationalize atrocious behavior. Confederate President Jefferson Davis echoed many Civil War Southerners when he validated slavery by claiming that it “was established by decree of Almighty God…it is sanctioned in the Bible, in both ...

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KENTUCKY: County Closes Schools Over “Traffic Concerns” About Huckabee’s Kim Davis Hate Rally

Kentucky’s Carter County has ordered the closures of five schools today because the 3PM Kim Davis hate rally might bring too much traffic for parents and school buses to transport students home. So ridiculous. Let’s spin it this way: Why does Mike Huckabee want to deprive children of an education?

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Gov. Steve Beshear: Kim Davis Can Stay In Jail

Yesterday the Liberty Counsel filed an emergency motion to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, demanding that he release Kim Davis from jail. This morning Beshear told the Liberty Counsel to suck it, saying that he will not even respond to their motion. BOOM!

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Matt Baume On The “Kim Davis Cloning Act” [VIDEO]

“Imagine if there was a whole army of Kim Davises turning away same-sex couples at every level of government, and there was no way to make them to obey the law. That’s just what Congress is considering: a bill that would create unlimited Kim Davis copycats across the entire country. Not only would it let anyone refuse to recognize same-sex ...

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