Tag Archives: Mat Staver

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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Mat Staver: Financial Backers Of Pro-Transgender Bills Are “Actively Promoting Pedophilia” [AUDIO]

Right Wing Watch has the quote: “The fact is we know sexual assaults occur,” he said, “they are going to occur with or without these laws, there’s no question about that. People commit sexual assaults, they commit them in buildings, they commit them in restrooms; but what you have now done, knowing that sexual assaults occur, knowing that they occur ...

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Liberty Counsel President Can’t Name A Single Instance Of Crimes Resulting From Pro-LGBT Laws [VIDEO]

Props to Alan Colmes! Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Last month, Liberty Counsel President Anita Staver said that she plans on “taking a Glock .45 to the ladies room” after Target announced a new policy prohibiting discrimination against transgender customers. Liberty Counsel is a notorious anti-LGBT group that has taken credit for shaping discriminatory laws such as North ...

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Roy Moore Has Had Enough Of Your Gay Shit [VIDEO]

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, flanked by his hate group leader wife and Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver, this afternoon held a press conference to denounce the mentally ill “atheists, homosexuals, and transgenders” who conspired with the SPLC to file ethics complaints against him with the state Judicial Inquiry Commission. AL.com reports: The JIC, which could determine whether ...

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ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore To Hold Presser On SPLC Ethics Complaint

Yesterday the Liberty Counsel announced that crackpot Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will hold a press conference at 3PM today about the SPLC’s ethics complaint against him. According to a columnist for the Montgomery Advertiser, Moore’s removal from the bench is all but guaranteed. From the Liberty Counsel: The Chief Justice and his attorneys will address complaints filed ...

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CBS News: Liberty Counsel Is Behind Anti-LGBT Hate Laws In At Least 20 States [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Lawmakers in state after state are passing bills to protect those who cite religious beliefs for refusing to serve or employ gay or transgender people. CBS News wondered why so many of these laws — including some that limit access to public restrooms — are surfacing now … and who’s behind all of this? We went and ...

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Liberty Counsel: We’ll Defend North Carolina’s Hate Law

Considering their track record, let’s hope they get the contract. Via press release: Liberty Counsel sent a letter yesterday to the North Carolina House and Senate offering pro bono services in defense of the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act. The Act recently was signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory. However, Attorney General Cooper has refused to defend it. ...

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Liberty Counsel Loses AGAIN As SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal Of New Jersey’s Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

The Supreme Court has denied cert on Liberty Counsel’s appeal seeking to overturn New Jersey’s ban on ex-gay torture. How many losses does this make for Liberty Counsel in just the last year? Mat Staver is missing Antonin Scalia: “In a country born on the will to be free, it is a sad day when that nation turns its back ...

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VIRGINIA: Liberty Counsel Loses Battle To Overturn School District’s LGBT Nondiscrimination Policies

And yet another big loss for the Liberty Counsel. Via the Washington Blade: A Virginia judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Fairfax County School District’s nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. FCPS Pride, a group that represents LGBT employees of the Fairfax County School District, welcomed the decision from the Fairfax County Circuit Court. “Our ...

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Family Research Council Prayer Of The Day: Ask God To Protect Those Who Kidnap Children Of Gay Parents

Earlier this month a pastor was ordered to spend 27 months in prison after losing the appeal of his conviction for abetting the kidnapping of a child of a lesbian mother. Today the Family Research Council asks their followers to pray that God “strongly supports” people who commit such kidnappings. May God strongly support Pastor Miller, Lisa and young Isabella, ...

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Hate Groups: Block Any Obama SCOTUS Appointment

Anti-LGBT hate groups, unsurprisingly, are unanimous in declaring their opposition to any SCOTUS appointment by President Obama. From Family Research Council head Tony Perkins: “I join the nation in mourning the passing of Justice Scalia, a man who had a deep love for our nation, the Constitution, and as the father of nine children, was passionate about the institutions of ...

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KENTUCKY: Federal Court Rules That Kim Davis Has Obeyed Orders To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A federal judge today ruled moot the ACLU’s lawsuit against Kim Davis, declaring that same-sex marriage licenses she refused to sign are valid under Kentucky law. The Associated Press reports: United States District Judge David Bunning denied the American Civil Liberties Union’s request to order Davis to reissue licenses she had altered to remove her name and title or face ...

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BREAKING: Pastor Kenneth Miller Ordered To Prison For Kidnapping Daughter Of Lesbian Mother

Last month a federal appeals court upheld the conviction and today, finally, there’s a little bit of justice for lesbian mom Janet Jenkins. Via the Associated Press: A Mennonite pastor convicted of helping a former Vermont woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with her former same-sex partner has been ordered to prison. On Monday, the ...

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Mat Staver: Homosexuals Have Imposed An Islam-Style “Jizya Tax” On American Christians [AUDIO]

“Deep in the Islamic tradition is jizya, a tax which forces non-Muslims to pay an exorbitant fee for living within a Muslim state. Now, from farmers in New York to those offering wedding cakes, photography and other services, all have been fined thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand dollars for having and acting on a religious belief that ...

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Republican Rep. Jim Jordan: I Had No Idea Kim Davis Was Getting Her SOTU Seat Through My Office

The Huffington Post reports: It’s been a mystery all day on Capitol Hill: Which member of Congress invited controversial Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis to the State of the Union address? Well, we finally have an answer. It was House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). There’s a reason the secret was kept so well. Jordan did not know he ...

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Mat Staver: Kim Davis Will Be At The SOTU To Remind America Of Obama’s Attack On Religious Liberty

“Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk jailed for her faith, and her attorney, Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, will be present for President Obama’s final State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, January 12, 2016. While the President will be extolling his ‘accomplishments’ of the last seven years, Kim Davis and Mat Staver will be a ...

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FRC Arranges For Kim Davis & Mat Staver To Attend President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

The wingnut Washington Times reports today that the Family Research Council has arranged for Kim Davis and Mat Staver to attend President Obama’s State Of The Union address, presumably as guests of a GOP member of Congress. Over the weekend the White House announced that Jim Obergefell will be seated with the First Lady. We can only imagine the dueling ...

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Liberty Counsel: We Lost Everything But Send Money

As you know, the Liberty Counsel lost virtually every single battle this year. Same-sex marriage: LOST. Ex-gay torture: LOST. They couldn’t even fucking keep Kim Davis out of jail. But send money! They’re heroes! From Mat Staver: Earlier this year, Liberty Counsel asked, “What would happen if, instead of quiet retreat, many thousands of individuals, agencies, charities, churches and schools ...

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VIRGINIA: Liberty Counsel Sues County School Board For Protecting LGBT Students From Discrimination

Via press release: Today Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit against the School Board of Fairfax County, Virginia, for illegally changing its nondiscrimination policy so that it conflicts with the state’s policy. Virginia law explicitly prohibits local governing bodies from adding to, or removing protected classes from, the state’s nondiscrimination policy. In direct defiance, Fairfax has added new groups to its ...

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