Marriage Equality

Kim Davis: The Modern Fundamentalist [VIDEO]

“I am the very model of a modern fundamentalist. I’m not merely judgmental, I’m the absolute judgmentalest! I always follow scripture and I act on God’s authority, Though marital fidelity was never my priority.” Gilbert and Sullivan would approve.

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BRAZIL: Wingnuts Try To Roll Back Gay Marriage

A special committee called by Brazilian Chamber of Deputies President Eduardo Cunha has approved a statute that defines a family as a being headed by a man and a woman. The statute is seen as the first move in an attempt to roll back same-sex marriage rights. World Crunch reports: Rio de Janeiro daily O Globo reports that the text was …

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Pope Francis Backs Kim Davis: Workers Have A “Human Right” To Refuse Gay Marriage Licenses

NBC News reports: Pope Francis appeared to weigh in on the side of anti-gay-marriage clerk Kim Davis, saying government workers have a “human right” to refuse to carry out a duty if they have a “conscientious objection.” While returning from his visit to the U.S., the pontiff told reporters aboard the papal plane Monday that anyone who prevents others from …

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Clinton On Meet The Press: I Did Evolve On Gay Marriage But Now I’m “Thrilled” It’s The Law [VIDEO]

Yesterday on Meet The Press, NBC’s Chuck Todd grilled Hillary Clinton on several policy flip-flops including same-sex marriage, prompting the Democratic front-runner to say, “On same-sex marriage, like a lot of people, including our president, I did evolve. And I was not raised to even imagine this. And I’m thrilled now that it is the law of the land. And …

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NEW YORK CITY: President Obama Embraces Jim Obergefell At DNC’s Glittery Annual LGBT Gala

Last night the Democratic National Committee held its annual LGBT gala at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall, where President Obama warmly embraced SCOTUS champion Jim Obergefell. Over 500 donors attended the event, paying from $1200 to the Federal Election Commission maximum of $33,400 per ticket. CNN reports on Obama’s remarks to the crowd: “One of their leading candidates argued that going to …

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McCain At Duggar Fest: Kim Davis Was Right [VIDEO]

The usually moderate John McCain took the side of Kim Davis yesterday at the Values Voter Summit. Talking Points Memo reports: “I think she was right in that she can exercise the dictates of her conscience and everyone should respect that,” McCain said. “I do not believe that therefore she should violate the law. She should have just said, ‘I …

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Colbert Mocks “Forehead Magnate” Kim Davis [VIDEO]

The Slate recaps last night’s show: “I think everyone should love whoever they want,” Colbert said. “So, I was miffed when Kentucky County Clerk and forehead magnate Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. But I also felt bad for her when that judge sent her to jail and even worse when she was sentenced to send …

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South Dakota To Pay $242K For Marriage Battle

Via the Associated Press: South Dakota on Friday agreed to pay $242,000 to attorneys for same-sex couples who challenged the state’s ban on gay marriages. Attorney Josh Newville said the deal was finalized Friday, bringing to a close the lawsuit filed in federal District Court in May 2014. “I’m glad we don’t have to fight over it anymore,” he said. …

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GERMANY: Bundesrat Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Germany’s Bundesrat today approved a same-sex marriage bill. The Bundesrat is comprised of representatives from Germany’s 16 states. The German federal council (Bundesrat) on Friday approved a bill recognising same-sex marriage by a majority of votes from representatives of the country’s major political parties. The bill, which includes reforms to German civil law, was submitted by the governments of four …

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KENTUCKY: Clerk Casey Davis Says He’s Ready To Go To Jail Too But No Gays Have Asked For Licenses

Kentucky county clerk Casey Davis is jealous of all the attention being heaped on Kim Davis (no relation, allegedly), but so far he hasn’t gotten the chance to turn any gay couples away. Casey Davis says he is willing to accept the same consequences as Kim Davis. He says he’s fully prepared to deny marriage licenses to gay couples. So …

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Scalia’s Worst Nightmare [VIDEO]

Famed HIV/AIDS activist Peter Staley sends us this amusing short film. Just watch. And keep an eye on the books.

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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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