Tag Archives: Mat Staver

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Pastor In Kidnapping Of Daughter Of Lesbian Mother

Longtime readers will surely remember this case. Via Reuters: A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of a Mennonite minister accused of helping a woman flee to Nicaragua with her daughter to evade court orders giving her former lesbian partner visitation rights. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld the conviction of Kenneth Miller, ...

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Liberty Counsel Money Beg: We Are God’s Hands And Feet In Defending Youth Against Wickedness

The Liberty Counsel is a little late to the hate group year-end money beg cavalcade. They write:  The past year has been an incredible journey for Liberty Counsel. A special free report contains an overview of some of the situations and cases that our legal team handles every day. We advocated for youth in New Jersey when the government dictated ...

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Mat Staver: Obama’s America Is Like Nazi Germany

“We are living under an oppressive regime that is pushing America’s Christians into a ‘spiral of silence.’ I am calling on every friend of Liberty Counsel to rise up and be heard! German political scientist Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann coined the term ‘spiral of silence.’ Noelle-Neumann began her career working for a newspaper during Hitler’s era. She found that people conceal their ...

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HYPOCRISY ALERT: Liberty Counsel To Defend Florida County Against Man Seeking Religious Liberty

As we all know, the Liberty Counsel spends every minute of every day jumping up and down and screaming about religious liberty. But apparently that religious liberty only applies to Christians and it CERTAINLY doesn’t apply to non-Christians seeking to give the invocation before a governmental body in the Liberty Counsel’s backyard. The Orlando Sentinel reports: Lake County Commission Chairman Jimmy ...

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Liberty Counsel: The Associated Press Has Put Our Lives In Danger And Defamed Us By Reporting That We Are A Lying Hate Group

The Liberty Counsel has written a furious letter to the legal team at the Associated Press, accusing them of defamation for correctly reporting that the Liberty Counsel is a lying hate group. According to Mat Staver, the AP’s report has put his life in danger. Nutjob Austin Ruse, who himself has called for executing liberal college professors, writes at Breitbart: ...

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Mat Staver: That Kim Davis Isn’t In Any Photos With The Pope Proves She Met Privately With The Pope

Yesterday Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver announced that the Vatican has finally posted its official photo galleries of the papal visit to the United States. And since Kim Davis isn’t IN any those photos, well – that just proves that she did indeed have a private audience with Pope Francis. Seriously.  Mat Staver: “The meeting with Kim Davis was unlike ...

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Mat Staver To Court: Gays Don’t Want Marriage Licenses, They Just Want To Punish Christians

“The Plaintiffs are showing their true colors in this latest filing. It has never really been about a marriage license—Rowan County has issued the licenses—it is about forcing their will on a Christian woman through contempt of court charges, jail, and monetary sanctions. Kim wouldn’t give up the job she loves, so the Plaintiffs are asking the court to put ...

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Theodore Shoebat: Anybody Who Refuses To Submit To Christianity Must Be Put To Death [VIDEO]

Theodore Shoebat is apparently so revered among those on the religious right that he was chosen to star in Janet Porters latest anti-gay hate film alongside Mike Huckabee, Rep. Louie Gohmert, Rep. Steve King, Porno Pete, and other leading anti-gay figures. Porter’s film has been endorsed by Mat Staver, World Net Daily, David Barton, and Matt Barber – the last ...

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Liberty Counsel: We Are Totally Not A Hate Group

Over the weekend the Associated Press matter-of-factly noted that the Liberty Counsel has been in classified as a hate group. Their report, somehow, has been treated as breaking news in much of the mainstream media even though progressive and LGBT sites have reported on the Liberty Counsel’s hate group status for years and years. (But better late than never, of ...

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Headline Of The Day

The Daily Beast eviscerates the Liberty Counsel in a column today by Brandon Ambrosio. An excerpt: The most glaring irony here is that evangelicals are notorious for their negative views of Catholicism, and in particular the pope. Some evangelicals believe the Catholic Church is the Whore of Babylon described in the Book of Revelation. Those beliefs may be limited to a ...

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Associated Press Calls Out Lying Liberty Counsel

The Associated Press today published a story which rips the Liberty Counsel’s “imaginary” Peruvian soccer stadium story and points out that the SPLC has very good reasons for categorizing them as a hate group. Nothing in the story will be a bombshell to regular JMG readers, but it’s good to see the mainstream national media report on what we have ...

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Vatican Observers: It’s Likely That The Pope Will Shitcan The Guy Who Sprung Kim Davis On Him

According to a report published today by the New York Times, Vatican observers expect US Papal Nuncio Carlo Vigano to be removed at the “first respectable opportunity” for his “grave misstep” in secretly orchestrating the Pope’s meeting with Kim Davis. They write: Archbishop Viganò is turning 75 in January, the age at which bishops must submit a formal request to ...

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Liberty Counsel’s Anita Staver: The Vatican Disavowed Kim Davis Due To Death Threats From Radicals

We don’t usually hear much about Liberty Counsel co-founder Anita Staver, wife of Mat Staver, but we’re guessing this tweet will get her a bit of attention. Anita Staver’s Twitter profile photo, it must be pointed out, shows her peering through the scope of a rifle pointed at the camera. (We assume it’s Mrs. Staver on the end of that ...

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Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver Calls Out Lying Media: We Never Said Pope Francis Supports Kim Davis

He just doesn’t fucking know when to stop: “Neither Kim Davis nor Liberty Counsel ever said the meeting was an endorsement of her legal case. Rather, the meeting was a pastoral meeting to encourage Kim Davis in which Pope Francis thanked her for her courage and told her to ‘Stay strong.’ His words and actions support the universal human right ...

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Headline Of The Week

As the Liberty Counsel’s web of lies spectacularly implodes this morning, props are being given to Esquire writer Charles Pierce, who yesterday speculated that enemies of Pope Francis conspired to insert Kim Davis into a receiving line of others scheduled to meet him. Scott Kaufman writes at Salon: Pierce wrote that we must “stipulate that there are more than a ...

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Liberty Counsel: Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear Has Nothing Left But “Childish Name-Calling”

Mat Staver is ever so pissed at the latest court filing by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, who called their ridiculous lawsuit against him absurd, forlorn, and obtuse.  Via press release: Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday filed a brief arguing that he has no duty to provide religious accommodations to county clerks like Kim Davis who hold a deep religious ...

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Peruvian Pol Won’t Take The Heat For The Liberty Counsel’s Lie: That Kim Davis Rally Never Happened

After the Liberty Counsel was busted in that whopping lie about 100,000 Peruvians gathering in a soccer stadium to pray for Kim Davis, they tried to pin the ridiculous story on their (now probably former) pal, Peruvian congressman Julio Rosas, whom they claim told them about the event and gave them the photo. Slight problem: Rosas is flatly denying that ...

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Liberty Counsel: Our Fake “100,000 Peruvians Rally For Kim Davis” Photo Was An Honest Mistake

“We have no reason to puff the Kim Davis story. Her name has become known around the world. The people in Peru were very much aware of Kim Davis because her story was broadcast on a variety of media. However, the photograph was an honest mistake. Make no mistake, however, that there is widespread support for Kim Davis. Last week ...

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Matt Barber Quietly Deletes All Columns By Gay Death Penalty Advocate Theodore Shoebat

Back in October 2014, Matt Barber’s BarbWire ran a column by Phillip Stallings, who advocates for the “lawful executions of the sodomites.” The column was deleted the following day after Right Wing Watch published an expose of Stallings’ views. Barber then tweeted that he’d been unaware of Stallings’ “appalling position.” In February 2015 BarbWire ran a column by Tim Brown, ...

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Liberty Counsel Busted In Ridiculous Lie: 100,000 Peruvians Prayed For Kim Davis [VIDEO]

This weekend at the Values Voter Summit, Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver told the assembled crackpots that 100,000 Peruvians gathered in a Lima stadium to pray for Kim Davis. Staver showed the audience the photo in this post as proof of the event. That sent internet sleuths scrambling for evidence that this actually happened and you’ll be SHOCKED to learn ...

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