Tag Archives: Sally Kern

Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern’s Farewell Address: Goodbye And Gays Are Still Worse Than Terrorists [VIDEO]

And she leaves our notice the same way she came into it: Sally Kern, the Oklahoma Republican lawmaker best known for repeatedly declaring that gay people pose a greater threat than terrorists, said farewell to the Oklahoma House of Representatives this week the only way she knew how … by comparing gay people to terrorists. In a speech on the ...

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OKLAHOMA: Rep. Sally Kern Again Introduces Bill To Allow Teaching Of Creationism In Public Schools

For the fourth time nutjob Oklahoma state Rep. Sally Kern and her counterpart in the state Senate have induced bills that would allow the teaching of Creationism and other anti-science nonsense in public schools. Arstechnica reports: Billed as a “Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act” (because freedom!), it spells out a whole host of areas of science its author doesn’t ...

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OKLAHOMA: Sally Kern’s “Ex-Gay” Torture Bill Dies Without Coming To A Vote

Via press release from NCLR: This afternoon, a bill introduced to the Oklahoma State House by Representative Sally Kern that would legalize anti-LGBT therapy died without coming to a vote. The defeat follows months of extensive grassroots organizing by national and state organizations working in coalition to educate parents and families about the ineffective and harmful practices of conversion therapy ...

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OKLAHOMA: Bill To Prohibit Regulation Of Ex-Gay Torture Advances In House

With an eye on what has happened in California and New Jersey, today an Oklahoma House committee approved state Rep. Sally Kern’s bill to prohibit the state from regulating “ex-gay” torture therapy. Kern, the chair of the committee, claims her bill is the first of its kind in the nation. Her bill is expected to face strong opposition before the ...

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OKLAHOMA: House Advances Bill To Fire Officials Who Issue Marriage Licenses

Via the Associated Press: Judges or court clerks who issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples would lose their jobs under a bill that has been approved by a House committee. The House Judiciary and Civil Procedure Committee voted 5-3 on Tuesday for the “Preservation of Sovereignty and Marriage Act.” The bill now proceeds to the full House for a vote. ...

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OKLAHOMA: State Rep. Sally Kern Introduces Three New Anti-Gay Bills

Oklahoma state Rep. Sally Kern hasn’t been in the headlines lately and yesterday she acted to change that by introducing three new anti-gay bills. House Bill 1599 is dubbed the “Preservation and Sovereignty of Marriage Act.” House Bill 1598 is called the “Freedom to Obtain Conversion Therapy Act.” A third measure would allow businesses to refuse to provide services to ...

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Sally Kern Vs Gay Rights Activist

Yesterday Oklahoma crackpot Sally Kern battled a local gay rights activist on KFOR-TV’s Flashpoint. Kern predictably railed about ex-gays, the bible, and Jesus. The gay activist, Scott Hamilton of Oklahoma City’s Cimarron Alliance, did a really great job countering all of Kern’s claims. The show (not-embeddable) can be seen here in four parts. You should definitely watch the first clip.

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Sally Kern Has The Oklahoma Sadz

“Homosexuality is not a civil right. It’s a human wrong. Homosexuals are saying this is who we are. This is how we’re born. You tell a lie long enough, people start to believe it.” – Oklahoma state Rep. Sally Kern, speaking to Tulsa television. Kern, you may recall, used the tenth anniversary of 9/11 repeat her infamous claim that homosexuality ...

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Quote Of The Day – Sally Kern

“I find it kind of sad that this tribe is not willing to recognize what 75 percent of the voters of Oklahoma declared years ago, that marriage is a union between one man and one woman. Those of us who are Christians, who believe the Bible, are we going to have to give that up to satisfy the minority group ...

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Sally Kern: Gays Might Try To Kill Me

“I have to be honest with you Rick, when I was sitting there in my car that day and when she told me that those emails were coming from homosexuals, honestly, fear gripped by whole body, because I was very aware of the homosexual lobbyists and the power that they have. And people say, ‘oh you’re so brave, so heroic,’ ...

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Gays Are Worse Than Terrorism

“In the last twenty years, fifteen to twenty years, we’ve had maybe three terrorist attacks on our soil with a little over 5,000 people regrettably losing their lives. In the same time frame, there have been hundreds of thousands who have died because of having AIDS. So which one’s the biggest threat? And you know, every day our young people, ...

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Sally Kern: God Keeps Me In Office

“I wanted to see what kind of traction my opponent was getting so I had a survey done by a good group here in Oklahoma and what we found out which I think, this just shows the Lord’s wisdom and intervention, I have the most conservative district and the most churched district in all of Oklahoma. Now, isn’t that something? ...

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Quote Of The Day – Sally Kern

“To me what is hateful is when those people who say ‘you’re born this way, there’s no hope in change, you’re stuck in this, deal with it,’ that is hate. There’s no hope in that. We’re losing our freedom of conscience. And if the homosexuals get what they want, and as you said it’s not just homosexuality, its immorality or ...

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Sally Kern: PWND

The bit of Onion-pwnage comes via trans attorney Brittany Novatny, whom you may recall made history when she ran against Kern last year.

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Birds Of A Feather

“Sen. Diaz, you are in my prayers. Three years ago I was the target of the homosexuals because of statements I made regarding the dangers of the homosexual agenda. So I know what you are going through. Continue to stand strong on God’s Word. What the homosexuals mean for evil toward you, God will use for His glory, your good, ...

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Quote Of The Day – Anita Bryant

“I was before her time, but Sally Kern is here for such a time as this. I am grateful for her life and her friendship. Reading The Stoning of Sally Kern was at times like déjà vu, reminding me of my stand in Dade County in 1977. I can highly recommend this book to anyone who loves God, their family, ...

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OKLAHOMA: Sally Kern Votes To Approve Her Own Reprimand For Racism

After facing calls for her resignation by GLAAD and the NAACP, Oklahoma lawmaker Sally Kern has voted to approve her own reprimand by the state House for racist remarks made last week. Kern preceded her vote with another apology, this one delivered to the full chamber. “Last Wednesday night while debating a bill, I said some words that were not ...

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GLAAD Joins Call For Kern To Resign

“Given her long and well-documented history of extreme bias towards minorities, this apology means nothing. Republicans and Democrats alike agree that the kind of blatant bigotry from an elected official like Sally Kern has no place in our public sphere. Sally Kern should resign immediately.” – Jarrett Barrios, president of GLAAD, joining the NAACP in demanding that Kern resign.

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NAACP To Sally Kern: Resign Now

The NAACP is calling for the resignation of Sally Kern after the Oklahoma legislator said that black people have higher rates of imprisonment because they are lazy. Via Advocate: NAACP state president Anthony Douglas wants Kern to resign. “This is an outrage. We’re calling for her to go today. She needs to step down now,” he said. Under the leadership ...

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Quote Of The Day – Sally Kern

“We have a high percentage of blacks in prison and that’s tragic, but are they in prison just because they are black or because they don’t want to study as hard in school? I’ve taught school, and I saw a lot of people of color who didn’t study hard because they said the government would take care of them.” – ...

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