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Court: MI Counties Can Prosecute Abortion Providers

The Detroit Free Press reports: A court order that sought to bar enforcement of a dormant law criminalizing most abortions in Michigan does not apply to county prosecutors, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The massively consequential ruling means the 1931 law banning all abortions except those done to protect the life of a pregnant person essentially takes effect …

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Gab CEO: Christians Will “Take Dominion” Over You

Via email from Gab CEO Andrew Torba: We are forming a Christian Nationalist movement and in order to be in any position of influence or leadership in the movement you must be a Christian. We are no longer going to answer to people who do not share our values and represent a diametrically different worldview that only 2% of the …

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Indiana Senate Passes Near-Total Ban On Abortion

The Associated Press reports: Indiana state senators narrowly passed a near-total abortion ban Saturday during a rare weekend session, sending the bill to the House after a contentious week of arguments over whether to allow exceptions for rape and incest. The Republican-controlled Senate voted 26-20 after about three hours of debate, passing the bill with the minimum 26 votes needed …

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NYC Mayor Stands By His Accused “Bling Bishop” Pal

The New York Daily News reports: A day after allegations emerged that Bishop Lamor Whitehead bilked a Brooklyn woman out of her life’s savings, Mayor Adams defended his longtime friend on Friday, saying he’d continue to “try to mentor” the flashy preacher. “The bishop lost his dad — Arthur Miller was his name — during a police incident,” Adams said …

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Florida To Defy Federal LGBTQ Student Protections

ABC News reports: Florida advised school districts to ignore protections for LGBTQ students that President Joe Biden’s administration is trying to implement, saying the anti-discrimination language is not binding law and following the guidance could result in breaking state law. Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz wrote to school districts Thursday saying they should not change current practices because of proposed …

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Donohue: Trudeau Is Guilty Of “Cultural Genocide”

Via press release from the Catholic League: Pope Francis is in Canada apologizing for Christians who cooperated with Canadian government officials in assimilating Indigenous persons into society. The most serious charge against them, as outlined on p. 1 of the Introduction to the Report by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, is that of “cultural genocide.” “Cultural genocide” is …

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One Million Moms Vs “Blatantly LGBTQ” Netflix

Via email from hate group leader Monica Cole: Parents need to be aware of Netflix’s deliberate LGBTQ agenda, even in its animated series aimed at younger viewers. Episodes of both Dead End: Paranormal Park and Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous contain blatant LGBTQ content. Dead End: Paranormal Park (rated TV-Y7) is about “two teens and a talking pug [who] team up …

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Brian Brown Rages At Sen. Ron Johnson’s “Betrayal”

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: We are perilously close to losing marriage in America. It’s outrageous that so many members of Congress – Democrats and Republicans alike – are willing to betray their constituents (over 50 million of whom voted to define marriage as one man, one woman) to curry favor with the LGBT lobby. Take a …

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NYC “Bling Bishop” Robbed Of $1M In Jewelry During Sermon Calls His Critics “Fat Pig” And “Faggot” [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: In an exchange this week on the online show Larry Reid Live, the bishop accused the host and his guest, Pastor Geneses Warren, of mocking footage of the robbery, calling Warren “fat” and lobbing a homophobic slur at Reid. “You want to sit here and validate homosexuality because you just admitted that you’re a [slur],” Whitehead said to …

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Republican AGs Sue USDA Because Food Assistance Programs Can’t Discriminate Against LGBTQ Recipients

The Texas Tribune reports: Ken Paxton and more than 20 other attorneys general are challenging the federal Food and Nutrition Service’s new policy that recipients of food assistance funds update their nondiscrimination policies to protect LGBTQ people. Paxton and his counterparts claim the guidance issued by the USDA is “unlawful” because states were not consulted and did not have an …

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Details Emerge On Latest Haggard/Meth Allegations

The Christian Post reports: The former megachurch pastor allegedly asked a young male church member to whom he was providing counseling to buy him methamphetamine and said he was planning to use it to celebrate his upcoming birthday. Rev. Kirk Sethman said when they got to Haggard’s house, Haggard gave him a briefcase to throw away. “He asked us to …

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Graham Condemns Med Students For Walking Out

Posted to Franklin Graham’s Facebook page: Incredible. Yesterday, dozens of University of Michigan medical students walked out of a White Coat Ceremony when Dr. Kristin Collier, a pro-life assistant professor of medicine, got up to the podium to speak. Why? Because she values and defends life—she wants to protect the unborn, as well as the mother. Pro-abortion students had already …

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DeSantis Moves To Yank Drag Venue’s Liquor License

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports: The state of Florida has gone after a Miami-area restaurant after videos surfaced of its drag queen shows in front of kids, saying the sexy shows violated the sensibilities of children. After videos appeared of drag queens wearing pasties and dollar bills flowing from a bikini bottom in the presence of children in the audience, …

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Hate Group Coalition Claims Marriage Equality Bill Will Legalize Polygamy, Open Marriage, Incestuous Marriage

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Senate Republicans are feeling the pressure to defend marriage and the natural family, as two large grassroots coalitions warn them that a controversial bill will fuel frivolous litigation and subject the most fundamental unit of society to an infinite variety of experimentation and tampering. H.R. 8404, which proponents of redefining marriage have …

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Ted Haggard Once Again Accused Of …YOU KNOW

The Denver Gazette reports: National evangelical Christian powerhouse Ted Haggard, who founded New Life Church in Colorado Springs in 1984, grew it to 14,000 worshipers and was excommunicated in 2006 amid accusations that he paid a male escort for sex and was using methamphetamine, is facing new allegations from another congregation he started in 2010, Saint James Church. Two young …

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POLL: 25% Of Republicans Oppose Interracial Marriage

Playbook PM reports: Facing a bleak midterms environment — and spying an opening to enshrine civil rights gains into law — Dems on the Hill are hustling to codify same-sex and interracial marriage access. Our latest POLITICO/Morning Consult polling makes clear that the bill enjoys the support of a majority of registered voters, potentially putting Republicans on the defensive on …

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Christianists Ramp Up Push For Public School Prayers

The Washington Post reports: A month has passed since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Washington state football coach who knelt at midfield to pray and was joined by student-athletes. The court wrote, in a 6-3 decision, that Bremerton High School assistant coach Joseph Kennedy’s prayers were protected by the Constitution’s guarantees of free speech and religious exercise, …

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SCOTUS Leak Thwarted Roberts’ Bid To Save Roe

CNN reports: Chief Justice John Roberts privately lobbied fellow conservatives to save the constitutional right to abortion down to the bitter end, but May’s unprecedented leak of a draft opinion reversing Roe v. Wade made the effort all but impossible, multiple sources familiar with negotiations told CNN. Multiple sources told CNN that Roberts’ overtures this spring, particularly to Kavanaugh, raised …

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Alabama Pastor Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Child

Huntsville’s CBS affiliate reports: A man has been arrested for sex abuse of a minor on Monday. Authorities say that David Andrew Brown, 65, of Huntsville, was arrested and charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old. On two social media accounts, Brown lists himself as the human resource director at Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville …

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FRC: The GOP Is Selling Out Evangelicals On Marriage

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Never underestimate the Republican Party’s ability to self-destruct. That’s the one thing years of cultural battles have taught everyone. Heading into November with the elections on a silver platter, the men and women who rebranded themselves as the forces of anti-wokeness have suddenly gone soft on an issue that should be a …

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