Tag Archives: Repent America

Petition Of The Day

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims writes: The time has come for our Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to include a basic level of protection for members of the LGBT community in Pennsylvania. That’s why I’ve not only co-sponsored House Bill 300 this legislative session, but am also working hard with Prime Sponsors Rep. Dan Frankel and Rep. Chris Ross to build ...

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Hate Group That Got Pennsylvania’s Hate Crimes Law Overturned Protests At Washington DC Pride

In 2004 eleven members of Repent America were arrested for disorderly conduct at Philadelphia’s Outfest after refusing police orders to disperse and stop blocking the street. The arrests became a major cause of national anti-gay hate groups who claimed that Repent America members were arrested merely for “reading the bible in public.” Their subsequent lawsuit resulted in the 2008 overturn ...

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Skateboarder Stops Koran Burning

You might recall the Texas group Repent America as the nutjobs that called for a boycott of Houston after they elected a lesbian mayor. Yesterday their plan to burn a Koran was thwarted by a quick-thinking skateboarder.

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American Talibangelists Destoying Lives Of Swingers In Texas

Dan Savage notes that the bizarre Christian group Repent Amarillo is staking out a Texas swingers club and calling the employers, employees, and families of its patrons in order to wreck their jobs and home lives. You might recall Repent America, their parent group, for their call for a boycott of Houston due to their newly elected lesbian mayor. In ...

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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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