Tag Archives: Alabama

ALABAMA: Public Television Officials Fired For Objecting To Crackpot David Barton

The Alabama Educational Television Commission has fired two local PBS executives after they objected to the planned airing of a series by historical revisionist David Barton. Barton is known for claiming that there’s a biblical basis to every aspect of American law. AETC Commissioner Rodney Herring, an Opelika-based chiropractor, had provided the series to APT for broadcast consideration. Herring joined …

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AL Senate Advances Divorce Bill

A so-called “covenant marriage” bill that restricts the ability to divorce in some cases has advanced out of an Alabama state senate committee. Sen. Phil Williams, R-Rainbow City, said his bill to create a covenant marriage is designed to decrease Alabama’s high divorce rate. Alabama is often ranked near the top in the nation when it comes to divorce. “To …

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Photo Of The Day – SPLC Protest

That appears to be Liberty Counsel douchebag Matt Barber holding the banner on the right. Note the martyrdom and victimhood in their slogan. Yeah, tell that to all the LGBT people murdered every year in the name of God. (Photo via JMG reader Fritz)

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Anti-Gay Hate Groups To Protest SPLC Naming Them Anti-Gay Hate Groups

Remember last year when every anti-gay hate group issued press releases declaring that it was a “badge of honor” that the Southern Poverty Law Center had added them to their list of hate groups? Well, it turns out that their widdle feewings were really hurt after all because today they’re going to march up and down outside the SPLC headquarters …

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ALABAMA: Court Offers Jail Or Church

An Alabama court is offering criminals the option of a jail sentence or mandatory year-long attendance at a church. The ACLU is looking into the situation, which is covered below by Christian television.

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ALABAMA: Gov Signs Anti-Immigrant Bills

In Alabama it’s now a crime to “knowingly give a ride” to an undocumented immigrant. It’s also a crime to enroll your undocumented child in public schools. And cops are now permitted to research the immigration status of any person stopped for any reason. Gov. Robert Bentley said the law is the nation’s toughest, and groups including the American Civil …

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Crazy Eyes Gets Crazy Competition

An aide to former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore revealed today that Moore plans to join the GOP 2012 presidential field. Moore was booted from office in 2003 after refusing to abide by a federal ruling that he had to remove a two-ton monument bearing the Ten Commandments from the state courthouse. The aide, Zachery Michael, said Moore’s platform …

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Gay Preacher PWNS Haters

Clip description: The Gay Preacher: A small group of Christian radicals came to Auburn University screaming at the students about how the are living unholy lives and how they are all going to hell, the students decided to respond back to the radicals. I love that he quotes the scripture of RuPaul.

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Non-Apology Apology

“If anyone from other religions felt disenfranchised by the language, I want to say I am sorry. I am sorry if I offended anyone in any way. I will never deny being a born-again Christian. I do have core beliefs and I will die with those core beliefs.” – GOP Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on his highly-criticized statement that non-Christians …

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AL GOP Gov. Robert Bentley: If You’re Not A Christian, You Need To Convert

Newly-elected GOP Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley made it clear yesterday that non-Christians will have a tough time under his regime. Bentley made the remarks during a speech at Dexter Street King Memorial Baptist Church, the Montgomery church once led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., saying that non-Christians were “not my brother” and he hoped they would convert to …

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Billboard Of The Day

The latest installation in the American Atheists’ national billboard campaign has gone up in Huntsville, Alabama declaring that “You KNOW they’re all SCAMS.” The sign contains symbols for five of the world’s major faiths and promotes the group’s regional conference, which takes place later this month. The group’s last billboard, “You KNOW it’s a MYTH,” went up over the holidays …

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Beetlejuice’s Otho Dies At Age 58

Actor and gay activist Glenn Shadix, best known as the snobby interior designer in Tim Burton’s 1988 hit comedy Beetlejuice, has died at the age of 58 after a fall at his Birmingham, Alabama home. “He was having mobility problems, and he was in a wheelchair,” Susan Gagne, Shadix’s sister, said. “It looks like he fell and hit his head …

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Ruh Roh!

“I will be their fierce advocate to make sure they are getting the compensation they need to get through what is going to be a difficult season.” – President Obama, promising Gulf coast business owners that he’ll make sure that BP pays up.

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