Religion

FRC Launches Petition Supporting NC Gov. Pat McCrory Against “Hypocritical Bathroom Bullies” [VIDEO]

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: North Carolina lawmakers were greeted by thousands of North Carolinians today as they returned to Raleigh for the start of their legislative session. Citizens from across the state rallied at the state capital in support of state leaders who are standing up to Big Business and LGBT activists by refusing to …

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Haters: Boycott Target, Buycott Walmart

From the anti-LGBT group Faith Driven Consumer: Today, amidst growing consumer backlash over Target’s (Faith Equality Index Score 39/100) announcement that it will allow men in women’s bathrooms and changing rooms, Faith Driven Consumer is calling on its community of 41 million who spend $2 trillion annually to engage in a national #BUYcottWalmart effort by choosing Target’s archrival Walmart (FEI …

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CALIFORNIA: American Family Association Runs Full-Page Ad In PayPal’s Hometown Newspaper

From the American Family Association: North Carolina isn’t the first state that has experienced corporate bullying by companies like PayPal. Indiana, Georgia, Arkansas, Mississippi and many others have all experienced corporate bullying in the last year or so. When states attempt to protect religious liberty via legislation, Fortune 500 companies threaten and bully states into submission. Sadly, these companies blindly …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Hundreds Of Haters Counter-Protest As State Assembly Gets HB2 Repeal Bill [VIDEO]

At this writing a growing crowd of about 1000 are protesting in support of North Carolina’s anti-LGBT hate law as Democrats introduce a repeal bill in the state Assembly. LGBT activists led by Equality North Carolina and the Human Rights Campaign started the day by delivering petitions calling for the law’s repeal. Local news video reports are below. Thousands gather …

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COLORADO: State Supreme Court Rejects Appeal By Bakery That Refused To Serve Same-Sex Couple

Yet another loss for Alliance Defending Freedom. Via press release from the ACLU: The Colorado State Supreme Court decided today to let stand an appellate court ruling that Masterpiece Cakeshop violated Colorado’s anti-discrimination law when it refused to sell a same-sex couple a cake for their wedding reception. “The highest court in Colorado today affirmed that no one should be …

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BANGLADESH: Editor Of Nation’s First LGBT Magazine Found Hacked To Death, Islamists Suspected

The Mirror reports: The editor of Bangladesh’s first ever LGBT magazine has been hacked to death by suspected Islamist militants in a horrific attack, it is reported. Julhas Mannan, 35, who worked for ‘Roopbaan’, was killed alongside his friend, Tanay Mojumdar, in an apartment in the capital of Dhaka, a police official said. A third person was injured in the …

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Target Boycott Petition Nears 500,000 Names

It hasn’t yet been a week and already nearly half a million have allegedly signed the American Family Association’s boycott petition against Target. RedState is thrilled: Target may have misjudged the size of the audience they were choosing to make uncomfortable. The press continues to frame this as an “LGBTQ-friendly” policy or a “trans” policy, but of course nobody is …

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CHARLOTTE: United Methodist Church Holds Same-Sex Wedding In Protest Of Anti-LGBT Policy [VIDEO]

Via press release: On Saturday, retired Bishop Talbert co-officiated with Rev. Val Rosenquist at the wedding of Jim Wilborne and John Romano at First United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C., with other clergy present in support. The ceremony may immediately jeopardize the pastoral credentials of Rev. Rosenquist because the current anti-LGBTQ policy of The United Methodist Church (UMC) pointedly instructs …

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Anti-Gay Catholic Activist Michael Voris Confesses: I Used To Live A Sinful Life With Homosexual Men

Thanks in part to pressure from virulently anti-gay and comically bewigged Catholic activist Michael Voris, last week the Catholic Church fired its news service editor for tweeting against North Carolina’s hate law. Yesterday Voris posted a video on his website, Church Militant, in which he confesses that for most his thirties, he lived a sexually sinful life of “live-in relationships …

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Janet Porter: Let’s All Call ESPN To Complain About The First Amendment Which I Totally Don’t Understand

“ESPN’s Curt Schilling was fired for suggesting men should use the men’s room. Because of a Facebook post that suggests people ought to use bathrooms that match their biological gender, ESPN said: ‘Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated.’ Let ESPN know what’s unacceptable is letting grown men share …

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American Family Association: 200,000 Have Signed Our Target Boycott Petition So Send Us Some Money

From the American Family Association: In just a little over 24 hours since AFA called for a boycott of Target, more than 200,000 people have signed an online pledge to no longer shop at the retail giant. Target announced earlier this week that men are welcome to enter women’s restrooms and dressing rooms anytime, even if little girls were already …

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Pat Boone: The Feds Should Outlaw Blasphemy And Punish SNL If They Blaspheme Again [AUDIO]

Earlier this week Pat Boone declared that the Satan worshipers at Saturday Night Live would “pay the consequences” from White Jesus due to their sacrilegious mocking. Today Boone declares that every performer should pay consequences to the federal government should they commit blasphemy. Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: In an interview last night with Alan Colmes, Boone said …

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UTAH: State Rep. Todd Weiler Says Easy Availability Of Porn Violates His Right Not To View Porn [AUDIO]

Earlier this week Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution which declares internet porn to be a “public health crisis.” Yesterday the bill’s chief sponsor, GOP state Rep. Todd Weiler, appeared Tony Perkins’s radio show where he complained that the easy availability of porn violates his right not to have to see it. Listen below.

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Tony Perkins: Liberal Bullies At ESPN Fired Curt Schilling Merely For Expressing A “Colorful Opinion”

Via press release: Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is used to throwing people out — not being thrown out. But after the former World Series Champ expressed his colorful opinion about the bathroom debate in North Carolina, ESPN fired him. Although Schilling made the comments on his personal page (which included a disclaimer that the opinion was 100% his), it …

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ISRAEL: Marijuana Ruled Kosher For Passover [VIDEO]

From the Times Of Israel: Getting baked on Passover is no longer just for matzah, a leading Orthodox rabbi ruled, after sniffing (but not smoking) some cannabis leaves. Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, widely considered the leading living ultra-Orthodox halachic authority, ruled that marijuana is kosher for Passover and can be either eaten or smoked over the eight-day Jewish festival, during which …

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Ex-Gay Nutjob Christopher Doyle: Out Of Control LGBT Activists Want To Traumatize Kids In Bathrooms

“The LGBT lobby is like a kid in a candy store with unlimited credit. The kid is high on sugar and bouncing off the walls while demanding more, all the while disturbing the other customers. The North Carolina Legislature and Governor are the brave candy store owners by saying no, and now the kid is out of control and will …

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AFA Launches Target Boycott Over Trans Policy

This WAS expected. Via press release: The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women’s restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores. On its web site this week, Target announced, “[W]e welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility …

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MISSOURI: House Committee Delays Vote On Anti-LGBT “License To Discriminate” Bill [VIDEO]

In the face of international furor over North Carolina’s hate law, the Missouri House Emerging Issues Committee yesterday delayed a vote on SJR39, the anti-LGBT “license to discriminate” bill which last month passed in the state Senate after an epic 39-hour filibuster by Democrats. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: “A few of them (committee members) have asked for more time, …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Hate Groups Cancel HB2 Loyalty Oath After It Blows Up In Their Faces [VIDEO]

NC Capitol reports: A coalition of religious groups that pressed the General Assembly to pass House Bill 2 last month quickly scrapped a plan Wednesday to have state lawmakers sign a pledge to support it. Rep. Darren Walker, D-Wake, said the pledge erases any doubts that House Bill 2 is discriminatory legislation. “It says it right here and makes it …

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NORTH CAROLINA: At A Day Of Silence Walkout

GLSEN’s anti-bullying Day Of Silence was on Friday and Winston-Salem’s Fox affiliate reports on high school students that walked out in protest: On a day where thousands of people nationwide stayed silent in support of the LGBT community, another group gathered outside a local school for a prayer vigil in response. About 100 people joined in, on the outskirts of …

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