Tag Archives: Mat Staver

Liberty Counsel Launches Annual War On Xmas

Via press release: Liberty Counsel has launched its fifteenth annual Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign. The campaign educates, and if necessary litigates, to make sure that Christmas and Christian themes are not censored. Liberty Counsel has been actively monitoring cases across the country where there is intimidation by officials and groups to remove the celebration of Christmas in public and ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel Demands Boston Fly “Christian” Flag

Via press release: Liberty Counsel has sent a demand letter to the City of Boston to approve a permit to raise the Christian flag on a Boston City Hall Plaza flagpole, next to the American flag, as part of a permitted cultural event sponsored by Camp Constitution. The event will celebrate the contributions of Christianity to American freedom and the ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel: Don’t Blame Kim Davis Just Because Kentucky Has To Pay $222K For Her Anti-Gay Actions

“If, at the end of the day the state of Kentucky has to pay for attorney’s fees, whose responsibility is that? It’s not Kim Davis, it’s not Rowan Country, it’s not the current legislative body, it’s certainly not Gov. Matt Bevin. It is the former liberal Democratic Gov. Beshear. Had he [provided a religious liberty accommodation to Davis,] this case ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel: Congress Needs To Do Its Job And Impeach Any Federal Judge That Rules For LGBT Rights

The same old whining, over and over and over. Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: Mat Staver, the attorney behind the Religious Right legal group Liberty Counsel, guest-hosted VCY America’s “Crosstalk” program on June 26, the day that the Supreme Court ruled in the church-state case Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer. While Staver was happy with the Trinity Lutheran ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel Blames SPLC For Virginia Shooting

From a press release published today by Christian Newswire: The D.C. shooter was a Facebook fan of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a reckless organization that falsely labels people and organizations as “haters” or “hate groups.” The SPLC has now admitted James Hodgkinson “liked” the SPLC on Facebook. In 2015, the SPLC wrote an article promoting the idea that ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel: We Just Killed Nebraska’s LGBT Rights Bill (Except The Bill Isn’t Actually Quite Dead Yet)

The Lincoln Journal Star reports: A bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination for those people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender got its three hours in the sun Thursday. But no vote was taken before senators adjourned at noon for their long weekend. If the bill’s supporters can show they have 33 votes, the number needed to break ...

Read More »

Christian Activist Sentenced To Three Years In Prison In The Parental Kidnapping Of Lesbian Mom’s Daughter

And another shoe drops in the case that will hopefully also ensnare Mat Staver and the Liberty Counsel. The Associated Press reports: A Virginia businessman convicted of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for his role in a same-sex couple’s child custody fight was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison. Philip Zodhiates, Waynesboro, drove Lisa Miller and 7-year-old Isabella Miller-Jenkins ...

Read More »

Federal Court Permits Lesbian Mom To Sue Mat Staver And Liberty Counsel In Long-Running Kidnapping Case

We’ve been following this case here on JMG for many years. From the Southern Poverty Law Center: Janet Jenkins has been fighting for years for the return of her daughter, Isabella, and to bring those responsible for Isabella’s kidnapping to justice. In 2002, Jenkins and Lisa Miller, her then-partner, had Isabella. But Miller later renounced her lesbianism and moved to ...

Read More »

JACKSONVILLE: Liberty Counsel Files Lawsuit To Invalidate “Illegal” LGBT Rights Ordinance

Via press release: Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit today to invalidate the so-called Jacksonville “Human Rights Ordinance” or “HRO” because it was adopted in violation of Florida Statutes, the Jacksonville Ordinance Code and City Council Rules. The Jacksonville City Council voted to adopt the HRO, Ordinance 2017-15, on February 14, 2017. The HRO purports to add “sexual orientation” and “gender ...

Read More »

JACKSONVILLE: Liberty Counsel Organizes Hate Rally Urging Mayor To Veto New LGBT Rights Ordinance

Via press release from the Florida Family Policy Council: Liberty Counsel, a national public interest constitutional law firm with offices in Florida, released a three-page legal memorandum today documenting the fact that Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry can still legally veto the Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) 2017-15. The HRO, passed by the City Council last week, can still be vetoed by ...

Read More »

ALABAMA: Christian Groups File Briefs Defending Roy Moore, Say Obergefell Ruling Cannot Be Enforced

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Four amicus briefs have been filed on behalf of Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was given an unprecedented judicial suspension when the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) unlawfully suspended him on September 30 for the remainder of his term, which runs through January 2019. The first brief is from a group of eight ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel: Right Wing Watch Is Totally Spreading Fake News By Always Quoting Us Verbatim [AUDIO]

For more than a decade those deviant commies over at Right Wing Watch have been lying about the religious right by reposting their own videos and quoting their own words verbatim. So says hate group leader Mat Staver, as reported by those liars at Right Wing Watch: Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver apparently does not appreciate our practice of directly quoting ...

Read More »

Mat Staver: Satanic Gay Nazis Are Attacking Christians

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On today’s “Faith and Freedom” radio broadcast, Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver likened the state of Georgia to Nazi Germany, claiming that Christians in the state are coming under satanic attack. Staver was discussing the cases of Kelvin Cochran, who was fired from his position as fire chief in Atlanta for distributing to employees ...

Read More »

Roy Moore Demands That Four Supreme Court Justices Recuse Themselves From Hearing His Appeal

Plus three former justices who probably hate his guts. Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a motion to recuse four of the current Alabama Supreme Court justices and three former justices who sat by designation in his May petition regarding the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). Three of the current justices ...

Read More »

Roy Moore Appeals Being Shitcanned

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has filed an appeal of the decision issued by the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) on September 30 to suspend him for the remainder of his term, which runs through January 2019. A new panel of judges will need to convene to hear the case and ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel Has The Roy Moore Sadz

Via tear-stained press release: Today the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) issued a decision on the charges against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. The Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) requested that he be removed from the bench. Under the COJ rules, removal requires a unanimous 9-0 vote by the members of the COJ, which is made up of judges, ...

Read More »

BREAKING: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended For Remainder Of His Term

AL.com has the big news: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has been suspended from the bench for telling probate judges to defy federal orders regarding gay marriage. The Alabama Court of the Judiciary (COJ) issued the order Friday suspending Moore from the bench for the remainder of his term. “For these violations, Chief Justice Moore is hereby suspended ...

Read More »

NEW YORK: Christian Activist Convicted Of Kidnapping Child Of Gay Parents, Faces Eight Years In Prison

The Associated Press reports: A Virginia businessman was convicted Thursday of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for helping a mother take her daughter out of the country to avoid losing custody to her former partner. A federal jury in Buffalo returned the verdict against Philip Zodhiates, of Waynesboro, on Thursday after hearing during a weeklong trial how he had driven ...

Read More »

NEW YORK: Trial Begins For Christian Activist Charged With Helping Kidnap The Daughter Of Lesbian Mom

We’ve been following this crime for many years here on JMG. The Associated Press reports: A Virginia businessman was being kind, not condemning homosexuality, when he helped a mother move her daughter out of the country and away from her ex-partner, his lawyer said Wednesday at the start of the man’s parental kidnapping trial. Attorney Robert Hemley denied that Philip ...

Read More »

Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver: It’s Time For Christians To Engage In Civil Resistance Against SCOTUS [VIDEO]

“We are coming to the position where we are in the same place that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had to make a decision, where the founders of this country had to make a decision that we will either obey God or we will obey man. And when those two directly, inherently, irrevocably collide with one another. We are in ...

Read More »