Religion

Hate Groups Praise Kim Davis

Bryan Fischer regularly calls for imprisoning LGBT Americans. Fellow hate group leader, Matt Barber, who three times this year has published columns by gay death penalty advocates, just tweeted that Davis is a “modern day Rosa Parks.”

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KENTUCKY: Fourth Husband Of Kim Davis Says She’s “Standing For God,” Hints He’ll Use Gun To Defend Her

The Associated Press reports: The husband of a Kentucky county clerk who’s refusing to issue gay marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling says his wife is committed to her faith and is “standing for God.” Joe Davis arrived at the Rowan County courthouse Tuesday morning to check on his wife, clerk Kim Davis, shortly after she again denied …

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BREAKING: Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis Defies SCOTUS, Refuses To Issue Marriage License To Two Gay Couples [UPDATED WITH VIDEO]

Via the Washington Post: The office of Kim Davis, the elected clerk of Kentucky’s Rowan County, rejected requests for marriage licences from the first two same-sex couples to enter the courthouse Tuesday — just hours after the Supreme Court ruled against a request from Davis to be excused from issuing such licenses. Davis did not make an appearance at the …

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Public Policy Poll: Majority Of Republicans Believe Obama Is Muslim, Only 14% Sure He Is Christian

Last night Rachel Maddow reported on a just-released Public Policy Poll which reveals that 54% of Republicans continue to believe that President Obama is a secret Muslim, with only 14% being “certain” that he is a Christian. Perhaps more amusingly, 40% of Republicans believe Ted Cruz was born in the United States, while only 29% believe that Obama was. See …

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Tony Perkins: Obama “Shook His Fist In The Face Of God” With White House Rainbow Lights [VIDEO]

Miranda Blue writes at Right Wing Watch: Last week, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins convened an emergency meeting of his “Watchmen on the Wall” pastors’ group to address “the aftermath of the seismic Supreme Court ruling on marriage.” Perkins told the group gathered at a Dallas Baptist church that thanks to the Supreme Court’s decision, “we are at a …

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What Will Kim Davis Do Today?

From the HRC: “Ms. Davis’ choices are clear: she must either choose to follow the law or resign her public position. A public official’s personal religious opinion does not give her the privilege to trample over the rights of others. Freedom of religion is important, and Ms. Davis has the fundamental right to believe what she likes. But as a …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court REJECTS Appeal By Anti-Gay Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis

The Associated Press reports: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her Christian conviction, or continue to refuse …

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KENTUCKY: Thrice-Rejected Gay Couple Sues Rowan County And Clerk Kim Davis In Federal Court

After being turned away for a marriage license for the third time last week, a Kentucky gay couple has sued Rowan County and clerk Kim Davis in federal court. Davis is already being sued by the ACLU. Via Lexington’s CBS affiliate: The lawsuit was filed Aug. 25 in U.S. District Court by William Smith Jr. and James Yates, but a summons …

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Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver: All Kentucky Has To Do Is Take Kim Davis’s Name Off All Marriage Licenses

“Providing religious conviction accommodations is not antithetical for public employees. Throughout our history the courts have accommodated people’s deeply held religious beliefs. The Supreme Court’s marriage opinion does not suggest that religious accommodations cannot be made or that people have a fundamental right to receive a marriage license from a particular clerk. The stay request offers several options such as …

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Another Stalling Tactic: Kim Davis Re-Appeals

There’s less than an hour to go in the business day in Kentucky and county clerk Kim Davis has filed yet another notice of appeal.  I can’t even tell what this one is really about. Below is a screen shot from Equality Case Files.

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PETITION: Make Kim Davis Pay

Over 4000 have signed a Change.org petition to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, demanding that county clerk Kim Davis be held personally liable for the legal costs associated with her battle against same-sex marriage. From the petition: Kim Davis is the Rowan county, KY court clerk who continues to defy the law by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples …

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Janet Porter: I Prayed Dubya Into Office [VIDEO]

Not only did loony tune Janet Porter personally pray George W. Bush into office, a friend of hers “anointed” a bunch of military ballots with Holy Jesus Oil before delivering them to the Florida Supreme Court, guaranteeing their ruling against Al Gore.

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Matt Baume: The History Of Ex-Gay Torture [VIDEO]

“Did you know people have tried to cure homosexuality with forced cuddling, horse stroking, and monkey testicles? Let’s take a disturbing tour of the last hundred years of insane ex-gay cures, some of which are still being practiced by quacks to this day.”

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KENTUCKY: Barring Action From SCOTUS, Kim Davis Must Issue Marriage Licenses By The End Of Today

Unless the US Supreme Court acts on her stay demand, Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis must begin issuing marriage licenses to all qualified couples by the end of today’s business day. It was just last week when the federal appeals court upheld a ruling ordering the Kentucky clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Two straight couples and two …

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Pastor Rick Perry: Like Jesus, I’ll Clear The Money Changers From The Temple, “Onward Christian Soldiers!” [VIDEO]

He’s out of money and his campaign manager already quit, but Rick Perry went all crazy preacher at a “Stand With God” rally in South Carolina this weekend, comparing himself to Jesus and literally shaking his fist at the “money-changers” in Washington. “Jesus was angry. I’m angry. I hope you’re angry. What are you willing to die for? Are you …

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Exorcism Of The Day [VIDEO]

“Chad didn’t understand the rage inside. Bob Larson discovered an ancestral soul-tie, going back to times of slavery. An ancestor murdered and that was behind the explosive anger that Chad exhibited.”

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Kentucky Paper Slams “Un-American” Liberty Counsel

The editorial board of the Lexington Herald-Leader doesn’t think much of the Liberty Counsel, who are representing anti-gay clerk Kim Davis. They write: On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to delay Bunning’s order that Davis resume issuing marriage licences by Monday. The panel said Davis has “little or no likelihood” of winning …

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KENTUCKY: Trans Man Outs Himself As Having Been Granted Marriage License By Office Of County Clerk Kim Davis

LGBT activists and allies are once again outside the Rowan County courthouse this morning where local trans man Camryn Colen (third from left in photo) just outed himself to the press as having been issued a marriage license by the office of anti-LGBT county clerk Kim Davis.  JMG reader Tom Morgan is on the scene and he tells us that …

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Signorile: A Loss For Kim Davis Is A Win For The GOP

Michelangelo Signorile believes that while Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis will surely lose her battle, that loss will be a win for the GOP’s “religious liberty” crazies. He writes: If the Supreme Court denies Kim Davis’s stay the ball is back in a federal judge’s court. Because she is an elected official, only the legislature can remove her in an …

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KENTUCKY: Court DENIES Stay Extension Demand By County Clerk Kim Davis, SCOTUS Stay Demand Remains Pending

Kim Davis is having a VERY bad day.

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