Tag Archives: Mat Staver

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 ...

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Court Dismisses Remaining Suits Against Kim Davis As Moot Because Gays Are Marrying “Without Incident”

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: A federal judge on Thursday dismissed three lawsuits pending against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis over her refusal to issue marriage licenses in 2015, following the legalization of same-sex marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court. The issue is now settled, U.S. District Judge David Bunning wrote in his order. At Davis’ request, Gov. Matt Bevin and ...

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Hillary Slams Trump For Liberty Counsel Address

The Clinton campaign this afternoon forwarded to the media a blistering Huffington Post article which denounces Donald Trump for his address today to a group of anti-LGBT activists hosted by the Liberty Counsel. Here is the article in full: Donald Trump has said he’s the best ally to the LGBT community in this election cycle. The best, just the greatest. ...

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ORLANDO: DNC Denounces Trump And Rubio For Headlining Today’s Anti-LGBT Hate Group Convention

Via press release: “Instead of honoring the memory of those we lost at Pulse two months ago, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio have come to Orlando to headline a gathering of some of the nation’s most incendiary anti-gay bigots. We at the DNC join all people of good conscience in expressing our solidarity with the Orlando LGBT community as they ...

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Donald Trump To Headline Anti-LGBT Hate Group Event, Will Be Grilled About “Homosexual Totalitarianism”

Donald Trump proclaims himself to be a defender of the LGBT community. Which is why he has agreed to appear alongside Marco Rubio at the Liberty Counsel’s hate fest in Orlando on Thursday. Right Wing Watch reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to attend a radical anti-LGBT event in being held in Orlando this week exactly two months ...

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ALABAMA: Court Orders Trial For Justice Roy Moore

A very late update from AL.com: Suspended Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore will go on trial next month on judicial ethics charges after the Alabama Court of the Judiciary late Monday issued an order that denied Moore’s request to dismiss the charges. The court, in a brief one-page order, also denied a motion by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission ...

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ALABAMA: Haters Rally For Justice Roy Moore As Court Says It Will Soon Decide On Booting Him From Bench

ABC News reports: Alabama’s Court of the Judiciary said it will soon decide whether to remove Alabama’s suspended chief justice, Roy Moore, from office after hearing Monday from both sides on his misconduct charges. Moore is accused of violating judicial ethics by urging probate judges to defy the federal courts and keep denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians, months ...

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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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Liberty Counsel Fake-Screams After Satanic Temple Announces Launch Of “After School Satan” Clubs

The Satanic Temple has once again gotten the goat of the right wing with its announcement of a national rollout of “After School Satan” clubs. From the Washington Post: The group plans to introduce its After School Satan Club to public elementary schools, including one in Prince George’s County, petitioning school officials to allow them to open immediately as the ...

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Liberty Counsel Yanks Support For FADA Because New Language Also Legalizes Anti-Straight Discrimination

Two weeks ago the Family Research Council abruptly withdrew its support for the so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) because of new language that also legalizes discrimination against married straight couples on the basis of “religious belief or moral conviction.” Today the Liberty Counsel did the same. Via press release: In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on ...

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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: 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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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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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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