Tag Archives: Obergefell

Marriage Equality Linked To Decrease In Teen Suicide

PBS reports: State legalization of same-sex marriage appears to be linked to a decrease in adolescent suicide, based on a new analysis published today in JAMA Pediatrics. The results give more context to the potential effects of social policy on mental health. The researchers found that suicide attempts by high school students decreased by 7 percent in states after they ...

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TENNESSEE: GOP Lawmakers Flee Protesters At Presser For Bill To Defy SCOTUS On Obergefell [VIDEO]

Nashville’s CBS affiliate reports: A press conference was abruptly ended when protesters began shouting and yelling over the Republican lawmakers speaking at the podium. State Representative Mark Pody (R–Lebanon) and State Senator Mae Beavers (R–Mt. Juliet) held the press conference to discuss the recently proposed “Bathroom Bill” and “Defense of Marriage Act.” The room was full of people who, at ...

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REPORT: Scalia Clone Neil Gorsuch Emerges As Leading SCOTUS Contender, Nomination Likely Next Week

ABC News reports: ABC News has learned that Judge Neil Gorsuch has emerged as the leading contender to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, and his nomination is expected as early as next week, according to sources familiar with the selection process. Gorsuch, 49, is currently a judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, to which he was nominated by ...

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LIVE VIDEO: President Obama Delivers Farewell Speech

From laughter at Trump to sorrow and deep abiding thanks to President Obama, whose farewell speech begins at 9PM Eastern. ABC News reports on what to expect: In a farewell address to the American people Tuesday night, President Obama is expected to reaffirm his belief in the ability of ordinary Americans to bring about positive change in country, according to ...

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Sessions Spox: Obergefell Is Settled Law [VIDEO]

This morning Sarah Flores, the spokesperson for Jeff Sessions, appeared on CNN to declare that despite his history of loudly opposing same-sex marriage, Obergefell is “settled law at this point” and unlike his predecessor, Sessions will “enforce the laws as they’re written, not as the Justice Department wishes they were.” Flores added that Sessions will make the DOJ “an enforcement ...

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NOM Issues Year-End Money Beg To Facilitate New Anti-LGBT Laws And The “Likely Overturn Of Obergefell”

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: We have only about 60 hours left in our $100,000 matching gift challenge, and I am very concerned that we are going to come up well short of our goal. As of this morning, we’ve raised $71,249, meaning that could lose out on $28,751. Please, don’t let us lose out on money ...

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How To Reverse Obergefell In Three Steps [VIDEO]

Just in from activist Matt Baume: “The National Organization for Marriage says that now Donald’s president, they have a plan to undo marriage equality. But can they do that? Is marriage equality really at risk? Well, yes — and in fact, they could weaken or roll back marriage in just three steps.” Watch below.

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Bible Website: Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Tops Trump’s Win In Searches For “End Times”

The Chicago Tribune reports: As the 2016 presidential campaign built to a fever pitch during the summer and fall, then reached a widely unexpected conclusion with Donald Trump’s win, many people speculated — some jokingly and some with real concern — about whether the end times were near. But it turns out, according to data published by Bible Gateway on ...

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Brian Brown Has The Trump Sadz

Via press release from hate group leader Brian Brown: You may have heard the disappointing statement by President-elect Trump that same-sex “marriage” is settled law. This is simply not true. Same-sex “marriage” is not settled law; just as Roe is not settled law. What the Supreme Court has fabricated out of thin air, the Court can also overturn. Though we ...

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Haters Scream Over Trump’s Obergefell Statement

Last night Donald Trump bizarrely declared that Obergefell v Hodges is “settled law” – but Roe v Wade is somehow not. As you can see, hate group leaders are furious. Right wing commentator Rod Dreher says the hate groups should surrender on same-sex marriage and focus on other ways of destroying LGBT civil rights. From his column today in the American ...

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Tony Perkins: If The Left Thinks Obergefell Ended The Marriage Battle, They’re In For A Major Surprise

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: America may recognize same-sex marriage now — but not because voters asked it too! And if the Left thinks the Supreme Court has finally decided the issue, they’re in for a major surprise. Turns out, the court of public opinion has its own verdict on the subject — and new polling ...

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Evan Wolfson On Trump: Freedom To Marry Is The Law Of The Land And No One Is Taking That Away From Us

From Evan Wolfson, founder of Freedom To Marry: The election was a catastrophe and much of what we all care about and have worked for, our country, and even the world are in real danger. Like pretty much everyone I heard or know, I was wrong about how it would go, so it’s okay to take a moment for some ...

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NOM Issues Plan To Work With Donald Trump For “Inevitable Reversal” Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

And pretty much every other LGBT advance achieved by the Obama administration. From hate group leader Brian Brown: Donald Trump has won a historic election, an unprecedented victory that has turned the establishment upside down. We heartily congratulate him and his team on their incredible win. President-elect Trump will now turn his attention to governing, and NOM is committed to ...

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New FRC Ad: Vote Donald Trump Or We Won’t Able To Impose Our Religion On Others Anymore [VIDEO]

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: A presidential term doesn’t last a lifetime — but their Supreme Court picks do! So when voters head to the polls next Tuesday (or before), they’re not just voting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton — they’re voting for at least one, and maybe as many as three or four, high ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Storms Out Of Lottery Drawing To Select Retired Judges To Hear His Appeal [VIDEO]

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: Just as court staff prepared to draw names of retired judges to hear suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore’s appeal of his ethics convictions last month, Philip Jauregui, an attorney for Moore, introduced a motion to continue the lottery. The Alabama Supreme Court recused itself from hearing Moore’s appeal earlier this week. But with Moore looking on ...

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TEXAS: GOP Calls On State Supreme Court To Abolish Spousal Benefits For Houston’s Gay Employees

The Austin Statesman reports: Ratcheting up pressure on the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court, Gov. Greg Abbott and other leading GOP officials Friday urged the court to revive a lawsuit that seeks to abolish employee benefits the city of Houston provides to married same-sex couples. The case has become a rallying point for the state’s social conservatives, with the stakes growing ...

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Roy Moore Files Motion Against Former Colleagues: I Won’t Clean Out My Office And You Can’t Make Me

Last week the Alabama Supreme Court fired Roy Moore’s three law clerks and told him to clean out his office and turn in his keys. Here’s his response via Liberty Counsel press release: Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a Motion to Countermand in response to Justice Lyn Stuart’s two letters sent last week stating he needs to clean out his ...

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SAD TROMBONE: Acting Chief Justice Tells Roy Moore To Clean Out His Office And Turn Over His Keys

SNORK. AL.com reports: Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has been asked to turn over his keys and clean out his office. Acting chief justice Lyn Stuart sent two letters to Moore’s home in Gallant (Etowah County) on Monday. In one letter Stuart states that since Moore was recently found guilty of the ethics charges he must contact the court’s ...

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Roy Moore Demands That Four Supreme Court Justices Recuse Themselves From Hearing His Appeal

Plus three former justices who probably hate his guts. Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a motion to recuse four of the current Alabama Supreme Court justices and three former justices who sat by designation in his May petition regarding the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). Three of the current justices ...

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Roy Moore Appeals Being Shitcanned

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has filed an appeal of the decision issued by the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) on September 30 to suspend him for the remainder of his term, which runs through January 2019. A new panel of judges will need to convene to hear the case and ...

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