Tag Archives: Baltimore

Karl Rove Gets Occupied

Things start at 1:45: “Mic check! Mic check! Karl Rove is the architect of Occupy Iraq! Karl Rove is the architect of Occupy Afghanistan!” Rove kind of loses his shit at that point and most of the audience is on his side, of course.

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BALTIMORE: Whole Foods Solicits Donations For Anti-Gay Charity

Today JMG reader John convinced the manager of a Baltimore-area Whole Foods to temporarily remove a placard which solicits donations for a local charity which trumpets the below mission statement on its website. We believe that God has commanded that no intimate sexual activity be engaged in outside of a marriage between a man and a woman. We believe that …

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BALTIMORE: Five Year Sentence In Attack On Transgender Woman

To the dismay of LGBT activists, one of the women convicted of assaulting a transgender woman in a Baltimore McDonald’s has only received a five year sentence for the hate crime. “The whole incident is unfortunate and demonstrates the lack of knowledge and understanding, and discrimination against transgender people,” said Patrick Wojahn, board president of the Equality Maryland Foundation. “If …

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MARYLAND: Guilty Plea In McDonald’s Attack On Transwoman

One of the teenagers caught on video in a brutal attack on a transwoman at a Baltimore McDonald’s has pleaded guilty. Teonna Monae Brown, 19, pleaded guilty in a Baltimore County court to one court of first-degree assault and one count of a hate crime in the attack on Chrissy Polis, 22, said Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger. The …

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Baltimore Orioles – It Gets Better

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MARYLAND: Hundreds Attend Rally Against Anti-Transgender Violence

Last night hundreds of protesters crowded the street outside a Baltimore McDonald’s in a rally against anti-transgender violence. The event was spawned by last week’s brutal attack against Chrissy Lee Polis, a local transwoman who was beaten by two female McDonald’s patrons for daring to use the ladies room. Kevin Naff reports at Washington Blade: “The turnout tonight is wonderful, …

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MARYLAND: Hate Crimes Vigil To Be Held Tonight At Baltimore McDonald’s

Via Metro Weekly: A candlelight vigil is scheduled to take place at the McDonald’s at 6315 Kenwood Ave. in Rosedale, Baltimore, at 7 p.m. on Monday night where on April 18 a transgender woman was physically attacked, before appearing to have a seizure, in an incident recorded on a portable phone by a McDonald’s employee. The victim says she plans …

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MARYLAND: Transgender Victim In McDonald’s Attack Speaks Out

In an interview with the Baltimore Sun, Chrissy Lee Polis, 22, speaks out about the attack on her at a Baltimore McDonald’s.

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BALTIMORE: McDonald’s Fires Staffer Who Filmed Attack On Transgender Woman

McDonald’s has fired the staffer who laughed and offered no assistance as he filmed two patrons viciously beating a transgender woman at a Baltimore franchise location. Action is pending against other restaurant staffers. “My first and foremost concern is with the victim,” franchise owner Mitchell McPherson said in a statement, adding that action might be taken against other restaurant workers …

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MARYLAND: Trans Woman Brutally Attacked At Baltimore McDonald’s

Baltimore police have made two arrests in the brutal attack on a transgender woman at a McDonald’s, where staffers filmed the assault with their cell phones, then urged the assailants to flee before police arrived. The only person that appears to come to the victim’s aid is an elderly female customer, although the restaurant’s manager did attempt to pull the …

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Baltimore Archbishop Calls For Day Of Fasting To Prevent Same-Sex Marriage

Baltimore Archbishop Edwin O’Brien is calling on Maryland’s Catholics to pray and fast on this Friday in order that God hears their call to prevent same-sex marriage. Good As You has the rest of his message: “The institution of marriage can only belong to the union of one man and one woman because nature – not social prejudice – has …

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Archdiocese Of Baltimore Launches Ad Campaign To “Promote Marriage”

It’s rather a mild message as these things go, but the Archdiocese of Baltimore has launched an ad campaign to “promote marriage.” Maryland is at the top of the list of states where same-sex marriage may next be a reality. (Tipped by JMG reader Dominic)

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Catholic Church: We Need More Exorcists

More than fifty Catholic bishops and priests are in Baltimore this weekend for a training event on how to perform exorcisms. Signs of demonic possession accepted by the church include violent reaction to holy water or anything holy, speaking in a language the possessed person doesn’t know and abnormal displays of strength. The full exorcism is held in private and …

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Bidding War

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Baltimore Weatherman Goes Crazy

Well, it got him on CNN. I can’t wait to see his reaction to tomorrow’s storm, which promises another 10-20 inches for the mid-Atlantic.

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There Can Be Only One

Baltimore police are mulling filing charges against a John Hopkins University student who killed an intruder in his garage with a samurai sword. Two laptops and a Sony PlayStation had been stolen by burglars Monday from the home, on University Parkway just blocks from the school, said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Early Tuesday, one of the four Hopkins students who …

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