Religion

ALABAMA: State House Committee Advances Bill To Replace Marriage Licenses With Contracts

Alabama News reports: An Alabama House committee has approved a bill that would replace state-signed marriage licenses with contracts in a bid to free probate judges from signing licenses for gay couples. The House Judiciary committee voted Wednesday for the bill, which passed the Senate in March. Republican Sen. Greg Albritton’s bill would require couples to file a form to …

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Christian Prophet: God Will Murder Trump’s Enemies Just Like He Made Megyn Kelly “Violently Ill” [AUDIO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: On Monday, “Trunews” host Rick Wiles [photo] invited self-proclaimed prophet Mark Taylor to his End Times news program to discuss “his amazing 2011 prophecy that Donald Trump has been marked by God to lead America.” Taylor explained that God told him that Donald Trump will be the next president and that anyone who …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Hate Groups Demand Legislators Sign Loyalty Oath Against Repealing Anti-LGBT Law

The three main anti-LGBT hate groups that conspired to push through North Carolina’s hate law are demanding that state legislators sign a pledge vowing to oppose the repeal of any portion of the law. The Charlotte News & Observer reports: The Keep N.C. Safe Coalition includes three conservative religious organizations: Tami Fitzgerald’s N.C. Values Coalition, Mark Creech’s Christian Action League …

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One Million Moms Vs ABC’s Once Upon A Time

Just in via press release: ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” introduced a lesbian couple during this week’s episode which 1MM and parents find completely unnecessary. On the other hand, the producers said the inclusion of homosexuality in a show popular with kids was “important.” Many families watch the program based on beloved children’s fairytales, but unfortunately, ABC has distorted and …

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Catholic League’s Bill Donohue: Watching Gay Dodgeball Is Definitely Better Than Watching Gay Wrestling

Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue today took a break from a streak of more than a dozen posts calling for boycotts of various ABC/Disney advertisers to express surprise that there’s such a thing as a gay dodgeball league, as was depicted on last night’s episode of The Real O’Neals. He writes: It makes no more sense to be proud of …

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American Family Association: Satan Is Making People Distort The Truth About Anti-LGBT Laws [VIDEO]

“This is spiritual warfare. Satan is not bound by good, certainly, but basically distorts truth and he is a master of that. I believe the media, Hollywood, they understand what this bill, or new law, actually does but they are distorting it because that’s the only way that Satan plays and Satan will try to attempt to win is through …

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NOM Launches Campaign Demanding Congress Take Action On Anti-LGBT “First Amendment Defense Act”

Hate group leader Brian Brown is VERY UPSET that there’s been no action on the so-called First Amendment Defense Act. He writes: It’s been ten months since Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador introduced the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) protecting the right of Christians and people of faith to live out the truth of marriage in their daily …

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Pat Boone: Those Satan Worshipers At Saturday Night Live Will Face Consequences For Defaming God

“God has a sense of humor. Why else would he invent the porcupine and the giraffe? Something can be devilishly funny, but this skit is diabolical. God has only one real enemy — Satan. Satan ridicules faith, and they’re taking Satan’s side. They’re also ridiculing me and the film, telling impressionable young people not to see it because it’s ridiculous. …

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DIGITAL SHORT: SNL Rips On Anti-LGBT Hate Laws

Raw Story sets up the video: In the clip — from the makers of God On The Run and Angel In Denim: The Kim Davis Story — cast member Vanessa Bayer plays a “small town baker without a care” until a same-sex couple demands she bake their wedding cake, causing her faith to be “tested.” Despite being told by a …

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REPORT: Disgraced Former NY Assembly Speaker Had Affair With Lobbyist Hired By Catholic Church

As you’ll see, the affair is only the tip of the scandalous iceberg. Federal authorities yesterday unsealed records which show that disgraced former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had affairs with two women, one of whom is a former aide turned lobbyist who was hired by the Catholic Church to pressure legislators against a bill that would have extended …

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Bill Maher’s New Rule: Tax The Church [VIDEO]

Maher’s best line: “You wanna tax tobacco so kids don’t get cancer? OK. Then let’s tax Sunday school so they don’t get stupid.” Mediaite recaps: “Now that it’s April 15,” he said, “all U.S. taxpayers must call out the deadbeats who ride for free, which includes giant corporations like GM and United Airlines, which this year are going to pay …

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Bernie Sanders Meets The Pope [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders met with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Saturday, calling the short visit an “honor and a joy.” “Today certainly was the highlight of the trip,” Sanders told NBC News of his 6 a.m. (midnight ET) meeting with the pontiff outside the papal residence’s breakfast room. He called the pope “one of …

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Satanic Giants Built Stonehenge [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Televangelist Jim Bakker invited Dr. Dennis Lindsay on to his program on Wednesday to discuss Lindsay’s latest discovery in the realm of Creation Science: the truth behind Stonehenge. Hold on to your hats: Stonehenge, it turns out, was built by giants who were created by Satan. Lindsay told Bakker that these giants were …

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MISSISSIPPI: Governor Signs Guns-In-Church Bill

Praise the lord and pass the ammunition. Literally. From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger: Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law the Mississippi Church Protection Act to allow churches to legally have armed security if they choose. Bryant said in a Twitter post he signed the bill because “churches deserve protection from those who would harm worshippers.” State Rep. Andy Gipson, who …

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Tim Tebow For Congress?

From the right wing Washington Times: The sudden retirement announcement of veteran GOP Rep. Ander Crenshaw has ignited speculation about a potential high-profile successor: former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow. The district now represented by the 71-year-old Mr. Crenshaw includes the Jacksonville area, where Mr. Tebow maintains a residence, a business — XV Enterprises, a sports-consulting firm — and …

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Catholic Church Forces Out Their News Service Editor Over Tweets Critical Of Anti-LGBT Hate Laws

From the National Catholic Reporter: Tony Spence, director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service since 2004, unexpectedly resigned from that position Wednesday at the request of a U.S. bishops’ conference official. In recent days Spence had been attacked by conservative Catholic blogs for tweets he had posted about controversial religious freedom bills in North Carolina and Georgia. These sites accused …

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True Or False With Pat McCrory [VIDEO]

Yesterday a spokesman for North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory called the Human Rights Campaign “a shadowy, left-wing group funded by anonymous donors that is recklessly leading the charge to mislead the public and smear North Carolina.” Today we get the below HRC clip with calls McCrory out on his lies.

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TENNESSEE: Governor Vetoes Bible Bill

The Associated Press reports: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday vetoed a bill seeking to make Tennessee the first state to designate the Bible as its official book. Haslam, who considered entering a seminary before deciding to join the family truck stop business after college, said in his veto message that the bill “trivializes the Bible, which I believe is …

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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant: Churches Would Be Sued Into Closing If I Didn’t Sign That Hate Law [AUDIO]

Yesterday Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appeared on the American Family Association’s radio show to declare that he signed his state’s anti-LGBT bill in order to protect churches from being closed because they won’t host same-sex weddings. Seriously. Right Wing Watch has the transcript: “This is about the churches,” Bryant said. “The next stop will be American Family Radio and it …

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CBS News: Liberty Counsel Is Behind Anti-LGBT Hate Laws In At Least 20 States [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Lawmakers in state after state are passing bills to protect those who cite religious beliefs for refusing to serve or employ gay or transgender people. CBS News wondered why so many of these laws — including some that limit access to public restrooms — are surfacing now … and who’s behind all of this? We went and …

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