Tag Archives: Mexico

MEXICO: Catholic Church Joins Anti-LGBT Hate Group To Deliver 500K Petitions Against Same-Sex Marriage

Rex Wockner recaps today’s report from El Universal: The National Front for the Family will go to Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies Tuesday to deliver more than half a million signatures opposing President Enrique Peña Nieto’s initiatives on marriage equality and on inclusion of what opponents call “the ideology of gender” in school teaching. The announcement came from the Archdiocese of ...

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On Mexico’s Surging Anti-LGBT Movement

Buzzfeed reporter J. Lester Feder has done a fascinating deep dive into Mexico’s nascent anti-LGBT movement, which first gained international headlines last month with massive protest marches against the president’s campaign to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. A couple of key excerpts: The national media were stunned, and marriage equality supporters were incredulous. There had never been a serious national anti-LGBT ...

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Mexican Beer To Mock Trump’s Wall During Debate: Our Ad Is The Best Idea From The Best People [VIDEO]

AdWeek reports: Tecate thinks building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico is a great idea — as long as it’s 3 feet tall and is used as a meeting place for guys from both sides of the border (and all sides of the political spectrum) to get together and have beers. The spot below, from Saatchi & Saatchi New ...

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Former Mexican President: Trump Money-Begged Me

The Hill reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada claimed he received a fundraising email from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. It is against federal law for a campaign to solicit foreign donations. The Trump campaign has received several warnings about such solicitations and a complaint has been filed with the Department of Justice. Other foreign officials have claimed to ...

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Pope Applauds Mexico’s Anti-Gay Hate Rally

The Associated Press reports: After having remained quiet while Italy debated civil unions for same-sex couples in May, on Sunday Pope Francis expressed support for the Mexican bishops in their efforts to support the “family and life” amid a burgeoning national debate over gay marriage. “I join willingly the Bishops of Mexico in supporting the efforts of the Church and ...

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MEXICO: 80K March In Anti-Gay Hate Rally [VIDEO]

Telesur reports: At least 80,000 people have attended the anti-gay rally called “rally to defend our families” in Mexico City on Saturday, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said. The protest is organized by Catholics and the ultra-conservative National Front for the Family, who have been calling people to take to the streets to “defend their families and children” against same-sex marriages ...

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WASHINGTON: Brian Brown’s Anti-Gay Protest At Mexican Embassy Draws Humiliating Five Attendees

As I predicted earlier this week, the turnout for Brian Brown’s protest at the Mexican embassy in DC was indeed a “handful of nutjobs.” Tomorrow Brown will be in Mexico City to march with his counterparts in a demonstration against the president’s call for a constitutional amendment which would legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. Same-sex marriage is currently legal in only ...

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WASHINGTON: Brian Brown To Hold Anti-Gay Protest At Mexican Embassy In Advance Of Protests In Mexico

Posted to NOM’s Facebook page: Join us as we gather in front of the Mexican Embassy to the United States on September 23rd at noon for a demonstration in support of the family in solidarity with the Mexican people! We will join together to show support for the efforts by the Frente Nacional por la Familia (FNF) and other leaders ...

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Trump Vows 35% Tax On Cars Made In Mexico

From Trump headquarters at Breitbart: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would impose a 35% tax on any cars made in Mexico to keep companies from moving out of the US. Discussing a scenario where a car company wanted to build a plant in Mexico, Trump stated, “What would President Trump do? So I’d call the head of Ford, ...

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Brian Brown To Take Hate Campaign To Mexico

Via press release from hate group leader Brian Brown: Dear Marriage Supporter, As we told you last week, our friends at Frente Nacional por la Familia (National Front for the Family) are leading a nationwide protest of citizens in Mexico to oppose the attempt of the ruling government party led by President Enrique Peña Nieto, to impose widespread legal recognition ...

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MEXICO: 12 Year-Old Boy Tries To Block Anti-Gay Marriage March, Tells Press He Has A Gay Uncle

Andy Towle reports at Towleroad: Across Mexico over the weekend, thousands of “pro-family” groups protested against same-sex marriage as the country moves toward marriage equality. In one particular march in Celaya, Guanajuato, a 12-year-old boy was photographed in the middle of the street trying to block the march of 11,000 people from moving forward. Journalist Manuel Rodriguez captured an image ...

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MEXICO: Proposed Senate “Anti-Trump” Bill Would Revoke Treaty That Ceded Western United States

The Independent reports: You could call it tit-for-tat with a dash of Mexican drama. Mexico is to consider a proposal to revoke its treaties with the US, including the 1848 agreement that transferred half its territory to Washington if Donald Trump is elected and tries to make the US’s southern neighbour pay for a border wall. A Mexican senator is ...

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Conway: Mexico Will Totally Pay For The Wall [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said the Republican presidential candidate would deliver on his campaign promise to get Mexico to pay for a border wall and that his position has “never changed.” “He will build that wall, and he has been consistent on that since day one of his candidacy; he will have Mexico pay for ...

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Mexican President: Shut Up, Donald Trump, I Already Told You In Person We’ll Never Pay For Your Wall

Business Insider reports: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday called out Donald Trump on Twitter, insisting that his country will “never” pay for the Republican nominee’s proposed massive wall along the US-Mexico border. Peña Nieto was responding to a tweet from Trump earlier Thursday claiming that “Mexico will pay for the wall!” “I’ll repeat what I told you personally, ...

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump Over Mexico Lie [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a new video mocking Donald Trump for failing to negotiate the terms of his proposed border wall during a meeting with the president of Mexico Wednesday. After a surprise meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City, Trump told reporters that the two did not discuss who would pay for the wall. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump’s Immigration Policy Speech

Donald Trump will take the stage at the Phoenix Convention Center at 6PM local time to deliver what his campaign heralded all week as a “major immigration policy speech.” However Trump’s own website has apparently just downgraded tonight’s event to a mere “rally.” Whatever it turns out to be, this speech will get far more attention than his usual stump ...

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TRUMP BUSTED IN ANOTHER LIE: Mexican President Says He Told Trump They Won’t Pay For The Wall

This afternoon Donald Trump told the press that he and Mexico’s president did not discuss who will pay for the wall. Oh, but wait. Via Reuters: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday told Donald Trump that Mexico would not pay for the Republican presidential candidate’s proposed wall along the Mexico-U.S. border, contradicting Trump’s assertion they didn’t discuss payment. “What ...

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Trump Confesses: I Didn’t Ask Mexico’s President To Pay For The Wall That I’ve Been Screaming About [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Donald Trump said that while he had a “substantive, direct and constructive” meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, they “didn’t discuss” who would pay for the border wall that Trump has made a centerpiece of his presidential campaign. Trump arrived in Mexico City this afternoon and took the microphone for a press conference alongside Pena Nieto. ...

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Trump Surrogate Jeffrey Lord: Trump’s Trip To Mexico Is Like When Richard Nixon Went To China [VIDEO]

Because Mexico is a remote, mysterious country that’s been shrouded from western eyes during its decades of communist rule. Via Raw Story: CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord on Wednesday praised Donald Trump for going to Mexico, comparing it to President Nixon’s historic trip to China. Historians have said that Nixon’s 1972 trip to China is in the same league with the ...

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MEXICO: Former President Vicente Fox Denounces “False Prophet” Trump’s “Opportunistic” Visit [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Wednesday morning said that the Mexican people do not want Donald Trump to visit the country, despite Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s invitation for the Republican nominee to attend a meeting. “We don’t like him. We don’t want him. We reject his message. I don’t understand why President Pena has ...

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