Tag Archives: Matt McLaughlin

CALIFORNIA: AG Shoots Down Another Attempt By Gay Death Penalty Advocate

Yesterday California Attorney General Kamala Harris rejected another attempt to place the Sodomite Suppression Act on the 2016 ballot. This time Christian activist Matt McLaughlin tried a different angle. In his first public comments since proposing the original “Sodomite Suppression Act” in February, Matt McLaughlin expressed outrage that Harris’ office, which is charged with preparing ballot measures, summarily dismissed his ...

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CALIFORNIA: AG Kamala Harris Wins Battle Against Sodomite Suppression Act

Yesterday the California Assembly approved a resolution which denounces the Sodomite Suppression Act, the proposed 2016 ballot measure to have all gay people put to death. The Assembly’s move is now moot as a Superior Court judge has approved Attorney General Kamala Harris’ request to strike the measure before petition signature gathering can begin. The court’s ruling comes despite the ...

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Alma Mater Of Sodomite Suppression Act Author Declines To Condemn Referendum

Christian activist Matt McLaughlin, author of the Sodomite Suppression Act, graduated from law school at Virginia’s George Mason University. Today the Washington Post published their reaction: Emails to various members of the Mason community have informed us that Matthew McLaughlin, a 1998 graduate of this law school, has filed a ballot initiative in California where he has apparently lived for ...

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BREAKING: California AG Asks Court To Quash Gay Death Penalty Referendum

“As Attorney General of California, it is my sworn duty to uphold the California and United States Constitutions and to protect the rights of all Californians. This proposal not only threatens public safety, it is patently unconstitutional, utterly reprehensible, and has no place in a civil society. Today, I am filing an action for declaratory relief with the Court seeking ...

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CALIFORNIA: Activist Charlotte Laws Files “Jackass Initiative” Ballot Measure

In response to the proposed Sodomite Suppression Act, activist Charlotte Laws has filed her own California ballot measure titled the “Jackass Initiative.” Any person, herein known as an “Intolerant Jackass,” who brings forth a ballot measure that suggests the killing of gays and/or lesbians, whether this measure is called the Sodomite Suppression Act or is known by some other name, ...

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Editoral Of The Day

From the editorial board of the Sacramento Bee: Delusional causes are no strangers to California’s initiative process. Outlawing divorce, criminalizing campaign lies, mandating Christmas caroling for public school children — all of these have been tried. Right now, anyone with $200 can submit an idea to the attorney general, who then must draft a title and summary for the measure. ...

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Foreign Press Reports On Proposed Death Penalty For Homosexuality In California

It took the news that the Sodomite Suppression Act will go to the petition-gathering stage for the international press to sit up and take notice.

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CALIFORNIA: Christian Activist Files Ballot Measure For Executing All Homosexuals

A Christian activist named Matt McLaughlin has filed a proposed ballot measure with the California Attorney General’s office which would ask voters to approve the death penalty for homosexuality.  Wonkette has tried to identify McLaughlin: The ballot initiative filing with the AG’s office offers little in the way of clues to McLaughlin’s identity, but there is an address that matches ...

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