Tag Archives: religion

DPV Positive

According to a priest in the Westminster Catholic diocese in the UK, one of the causes for homosexuality is demonic possession. And apparently, once you get a demon in you, you’re contagious. It’s a virus, people! Offering what may be an explanation for the explosion of homosexuality in recent years, Fr. Davies said, “Among the causes of homosexuality is a ...

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Christianists Call For End To PBS

Donald Wildmon, the founder and head of the American Family Association, is asking its members to petition Congress to end all funding for PBS. The AFA is pissed because of an upcoming PBS show, The Bible’s Buried Secrets, which according to the AFA , contradicts long-held beliefs. From the AFA’s “Action Alert“: Take Action Sign the petition urging Congress to ...

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Worst Person In The World: Stuart Shepard

Last week I told you about Focus On The Family Anus spokespig Stuart Shepard asking for Christians to pray for rain at Barack Obama’s outdoor speech at the DNC. Last night Keith Olbermann tapped Shepard as the “Worst Person In The World.” UPDATE: Good As You reports that Focus On The Family has pulled Shepard’s video. Out of shame, we ...

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Canada To Phelps: Stay Out!

Citing laws against hateful acts, Canadian border officials turned back members of the Westboro Baptist Church yesterday, saying that they may not enter the country to make their planned protest at the funeral of the man murdered on a Greyhound bus last week. Members of an anti-gay group which describes itself as a church have been barred from entering Canada, ...

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Focus On The Family: Pray For It To Rain On Obama’s Speech

Christianist group Focus On The Family is asking its members to pray for rain during Barack Obama’s outdoor speech at Denver’s Invesco Field at the end of the Democratic convention.

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Christianists Take Gov. Paterson To Court Over Gay Marriage Recognition

Tomorrow the New York Supreme Court will hear the petition of the Alliance Defense Fund, who is suing Gov. Paterson over his order that state agencies recognize out of state gay marriages. Hilariously, their suit claims that Paterson doesn’t understand the dictionary definition of marriage. The Alliance Defense Fund is suing Mr. Paterson, citing an online dictionary’s definition of the ...

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CA Bishops: Marriage Is For Making Babies

The bishops of the California Catholic Conference, which comprises all of that state’s dioceses, have signed on with the haters of Protect Marriage, saying that marriage is meant for procreation. They then went on to condemn marriages for infertile men and post-menopausal women. PSYCH! From their press release: Same-sex unions are not the same as opposite-sex unions. The marriage of ...

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Bipartisan Crazy

An Indiana preacher is reaching out to everybody. Cute. (Via – Wonkette)

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Transwoman Gives Eyewitness Account Of Knoxville Church Shooting

Michelangelo Signorile has interviewed Carla Lewis, a transgender woman who was inside the Knoxville Unitarian Church when last week’s shooting happened. Signorile: This is a clip from my interview with Carla Lewis, who was inside the Tennessee Valley Universalist Unitarian Church when a gunman opened fire little over a week ago. She came on the program last week to take ...

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Westboro Church Burns

The Westboro Baptist Church was set on fire this weekend (only minor damage, pity) and the Crypt Keeper blames “fags and fag enablers.” Oh, and while the fire department put out the fire, church members picketed them. Seriously. These loonbags are the best thing to happen to gay rights, like, ever.

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Unshocking: Church Shooter A Fan of Michael Savage, Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly

Police searching the home of Tennessee church shooter Jim David Adkisson found the following books: “Liberalism is a Mental Health Disorder” by radio talk show host Michael Savage, “Let Freedom Ring” by talk show host Sean Hannity, and “The O’Reilly Factor,” by television talk show host Bill O’Reilly. I’m sure those three’s chests are swelling with pride today. Seriously. I ...

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Tennessee: Two Killed, Seven Injured In Shooting At Gay Friendly Church, Shooter’s Letter Says He Hates Liberals And Gays

Days after the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville put up a sign welcoming gays to worship, yesterday a gunman shouting “hateful words” killed two people and injured seven others during a youth performance of the musical Annie at the church. The gunman was tackled by congregants and eventually taken into police custody. Jim D. Adkisson, 58, was charged ...

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You Are Not Going To Heaven

While I don’t personally subscribe to the concept of heaven or hell, Pam Spaulding tips us to the latest question on WayToGod.org, which she describes as a “fundie Dear Abby.” Question: I am a born-again Christian, having come to faith 10 years ago when I admitted to Christ I was a sinner, believed that Christ is God’s Son and that ...

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Christianists Gets Pennsylvania’s Hate Crimes Law Overturned

Acting on a petition filed by the Christianist group Repent America, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that struck down that state’s 2002 hate crimes law, saying it was inappropriately attached to an unrelated bill. Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision striking down amendments that added sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, gender, and mental ...

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Pat Condell On Secularphobia

Catching up on my YouTube subscriptions, I watched this latest post from my favorite anti-theist, Pat Condell. A one-time stand-up comedian, Condell is much more appealing to me than rant kings Christopher Hitchens or Richard Dawkins. Still, I’m almost surprised that his famous 2007 post, The Trouble With Islam, hasn’t gotten him killed.

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Obama Campaign: Faith-Based Funding Will Not Hurt Gays

Barack Obama’s campaign has assured Pam Spaulding (author of Pam’s House Blend) that his faith-based initiative funding will not be allowed to be used for “ex-gay” therapies or for any project that advocates for a particular faith. Via Pam: A source with Senator Obama’s campaign (Director of the LGBT Vote, Dave Noble) has now confirmed to Pam’s House Blend that ...

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Boycott Launched Against CA Hotelier

A coalition of marriage equality advocates and a hotel workers union in California are calling for a boycott of Hyatt hotels owned by San Diego tycoon Doug Manchester after he donated $125K in support of Proposition 8, the November ballot measure that would overturn gay marriage. The group’s message Thursday was to urge residents and tourists to stay at other ...

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Anonymous Takes On Scientology at Toronto Pride

I got an email from anti-Scientology group Anonymous hipping me to the above clip which combines information about Scientology’s anti-gay policies with images from the Anonymous protest in front of Scientology offices during last week’s Toronto Pride, during which Scientology members threatened protesters with physical violence. Anonymous plans on bringing hate crimes charges against the cult, which says that gay ...

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Wingnut Peter LaBarbera Issues List Of Top 20 Best LGBT Activists

Via Good As You: Drooling idiot Peter LaBarbera of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality has issued a hit list of ” 20 …good reasons why Christians (or anyone) should never feel guilty about a single-minded focus in countering the homosexual/transsexual activist and pro-abortion lobbies.” The list includes bloggers Jeremy Hooper (of Good As You), Pam Spaulding, and Wayne Besen. Others ...

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Gay Man Sues Bible Publishers For $70M

Wingnut site WorldNetDaily is reporting that a gay Michigan man is suing two local Christian publishing houses for a combined $70M for putting out versions of the Bible which he says featured deliberately changed Biblical admonishments against homosexuality. Bradley Fowler, 39, claims the changes by Zondervan and Thomas Nelson Publishing caused his family to ostracize him and created twenty years ...

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