Marriage Equality

Kim Davis To Gov. Beshear: This Is All Your Fault

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, hauled to jail for defying a series of federal court orders and refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, filed a 40-page court document Thursday, blaming Kentucky governor Steve Beshear for all her legal woes. The day the Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in June, Beshear sent a letter to …

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Brian Brown: The Pope Is A Hero On Gay Marriage

“Pope Francis gave a historic address to Congress and other political leaders in Washington just minutes ago and made it clear in his own words that the overall theme of his visit to America is that he wishes to uphold the family, and support marriage. Here’s what he just told our political leaders: ‘It is my wish that throughout my …

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Ben Shapiro: The Pope Is A Traitor On Gay Marriage

“The Pope’s more conservative supporters must have been excited to hear him speak about the family as he transitioned into a discussion of his upcoming appearance at the World Meeting of Families: ‘It is my wish that throughout my visit the family should be a recurrent theme. How essential the family has been to the building of this country! And …

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Scalia Still Has The Obergefell Sadz

The Huffington Post reports: With less than two weeks before the start of the new Supreme Court session, Justice Antonin Scalia is still lamenting Obergefell v. Hodges, the June ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. At a Tuesday speech at Rhodes College, which his grandson attends, the justice blasted the decision, calling it the “furthest imaginable extension of the Supreme …

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This Is An Actual Thing: Kim Davis Erotica

Move over Ted Cruz, you’ve got company. Via the New York Daily News: Kim Davis was apparently the inspiration for a character in a new exotic novella that finds lesbian love after she’s jailed for taking a religious stand on marriage. The author, Lilith St. Augustine, is using her creative writing skills to poke fun at Davis, the Kentucky county …

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Kim Davis Dodges Direct Questions On Whether Non-Christians Should Also Get Work Exemptions [VIDEO]

Put up the Bat Signal because Kim Davis is Gotham City on her way to getting her Martyr For Jesus Award at Duggar Fest in DC. Tonight she appeared on Fox where she evaded Megyn Kelly’s direct questions on whether non-Christians should get the same religious accommodations she is demanding. Here’s how Davis responded: “You have millions of Christians who …

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Aaaand Yet Another Loss For Kim Davis

The Liberty Counsel’s batting record STILL stands at 0.000.

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Searching For The “Gay Friends” Of Kim Davis

Yesterday Kim Davis told ABC News that she not only has gay friends, she’s personally denied them a marriage license.  The search for these alleged friends is now on. First, let’s hear from Kentucky Equality: Does Kim Davis have gay friends whom she has denied marriage licenses as she claimed to ABC’s Good Morning America? Are you one of her …

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Kim Davis: If I Had A Gay Child, He Wouldn’t Get A Marriage License From Me [VIDEO]

ABC News is spreading their Kim Davis interview across several shows, starting with GMA this morning, then The View, with more to come tonight on Nightline. A few days ago Mat Staver twice outrageously claimed that somebody on The View had called for Davis to be killed, but sadly they did not address that lie today. According to ABC reporter …

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Kim Davis: It’s A Privilege To Be Used By God To Impose My Religion On Unwilling Americans

Another Kim Davis interview is out this afternoon and this one is with Todd Starnes, so of course it’s Chock-Full-O’Jesus. Starnes writes: Mrs. Davis is a follower of the Apostolic Christian faith and a devoutly religious woman. She is uncomfortable in the public spotlight. “I’ve been called Hitler, a homophobe, a hypocrite — words I didn’t even use when I was …

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Mat Staver: The ACLU Wants The Scalp Of Kim Davis To “Hang On The Wall As A Trophy”

“They want her scalp to hang on the wall as a trophy. Kim Davis has made a good faith effort to comply with the court’s order and has not prevented the issuance of marriage licenses by Deputy Clerks. While these licenses do not have her name on them, the Governor said last Monday they were valid. Judge Bunning also said …

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Channel Island Of Jersey Approves Gay Marriage

By a vote of 37-4, the legislature of the Channel Island of Jersey today voted to approve same-sex marriage. Jersey (formally: the States Of Jersey), population 100,000, is not a part of the United Kingdom and is a “self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial, legal and judicial systems,” according to Wikipedia. Other “Crown dependencies” such …

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Kim Davis: I’m Ready To Go Back To Jail [VIDEO]

Good Morning America this morning aired their interview with an always sobbing Kim Davis, who says that she’s prepared to return to jail and that God is the only authority she obeys. Davis added that the licenses issued since her release from jail “are not valid in God’s eyes.” Oh, and she TOTALLY has gay friends. Via ABC News: “What …

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BREAKING: ACLU Tells Court That Kim Davis Is Defying Judge By Altering Marriage Licenses

Via the Wall Street Journal: Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against a Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples filed a motion Monday evening arguing that she is once again violating a federal court’s orders and asking a judge to enforce them. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds, spent …

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Kim Davis To Make First TV Interviews

Via the Hollywood Reporter: After spending nearly a month in the public eye, Kim Davis has agreed to her first formal interviews. The divisive Kentucky county clerk will appear on the Sept. 22 episode of ABC’s Good Morning America and the Sept. 23 episode of Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File. ABC News will tease its Kentucky visit between Paula …

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Video Game: Condemn Kim Davis

JMG reader Andrea points us to a just-launched game for smartphones: Fight Kim, Defeat Kim, Condemn Her. Battle against bigotry and achieve equality for all. Join us in a battle for the ages. On one side of this virtual battle field littered with shredded paper and sadness, festers Kim – an agent of civil discrimination. On the other side, the …

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David Sedaris On Obergefell

David Sedaris has written a piece on the Obergefell ruling for the New Yorker. Most of the piece is classic Sedaris sardonic hilarity, but let’s jump to the finish: It wasn’t until the following day that the reality set in. I was out on the side of a busy road with my litter picker, collecting the shreds of a paper …

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Andy Samberg Rips “Intolerant” Kim Davis And “Racist” Donald Trump In Emmys Monologue [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: In addition to his opening song about the over abundance of TV and some more jokes about the television industry, host Andy Samberg worked a few political jokes into his Emmy Awards monologue. “Donald Trump, of course, is running for president, to the delight of uncles everywhere,” Samberg said. “But I’ve gotta say, sure, Donald Trump seems racist…. …

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KENTUCKY: Lawyer For Deputy Clerk Brian Mason Says Kim Davis Defied Judge By Altering License Forms

The Associated Press reports: The attorney for one of the deputy clerks in Kim Davis’ office says Davis disobeyed a federal judge’s order when she altered marriage license forms for same-sex couples. Deputy Clerk Brian Mason has been issuing marriage licenses in Rowan County over the objections of Davis, the elected county clerk who believes same-sex marriage is a sin. …

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Tweet Of The Week: Jim Obergefell

BOOM! Obergefell’s tweet links to today’s batshittery in Tennessee, where two of God’s Own Lawmakers have vowed to void the Supreme Court with a bill just like all the dozens already struck down. This time it will WORK, people! Bryan Fischer is ecstatic: “Two Tennessee lawmakers are showing the rest of the United States the way to strike a lethal …

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