Tag Archives: Christianists

Missouri House Approves Public School Bible Courses

The Associated Press reports: Missouri House lawmakers have passed legislation to allow public schools to offer elective social studies classes on the Bible. The Republican-led House voted 95-52 to pass the bill Tuesday. “There’s a lot of misconceptions when it comes to separation of church and state. There’s several Supreme Court cases that have upheld similar types of things because …

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Christian Activists Claim Democrats Are Harvesting Absentee Ballots, Which Christians Would Never Do

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Last night, Religious Right pseudo-historian David Barton and his son, Tim, appeared on the Truth & Liberty Coalition’s livestream program, where they warned that unethical Democrats are using ballot harvesting to steal elections, which is something they insisted that Christians would never even dream of doing. The Barton duo asserted that Democrats have …

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PENNSYLVANIA: GOP State Rep Prays For Conversions To Jesus Just Before Muslim Rep Is Sworn In [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A freshman Republican’s opening prayer Monday in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives drew complaints that it was inappropriately divisive. Rep. Stephanie Borowicz began the day’s session with a Christian invocation that thanked Jesus for the honor and President Donald Trump for standing “behind Israel unequivocally.” “At the name of Jesus every knee will bow and every …

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TEXAS: Republicans Advance Bill To Allow Doctors And Many Others To Discriminate Against LGBT Citizens

The Austin Statesman reports: Opening what promises to be one of the most contentious fights of the 2019 legislative session, a Senate committee on Monday approved a bill to give state-licensed professionals — including doctors, lawyers, pharmacists and barbers — broad protection for actions taken according to their religious beliefs. Opponents said the bill, and more than a dozen similar …

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Franklin Graham Condemns Trump’s “Lying Enemies”

“The Mueller report is in and — no evidence of collusion. The sad thing is, America has lost two years and untold millions of dollars on investigations as President Trump’s enemies spouted lie after lie. The liberal media have also been culpable in this shameful nightmare. My prayer is that this is over, and that Democrats and Republicans will now …

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AFA Host Sandy Rios: Muslim Terrorists Are “Totally Islamic” But Christian Terrorists Aren’t “Real Christians”

“Even if what you said is true, that Christianity has been guilty of a lot more violence and death over the centuries than Islam, even if — let’s say that’s true. Let me just tell you that perpetrating violence and death is not Christian. Perpetrating violence and death is totally Islamic. It’s Islamic teaching to kill or convert. It includes …

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Chick-Fil-A Rejected For Texas Airport Location After Filings Show Continued Massive Anti-LGBT Donations

Out In San Antonio reports: The San Antonio City Council voted on March 21 against allowing the opening of a Chick-Fil-A concession at the city’s airport in a vote of 6 to 4 with one abstention. Chick-Fil-A has long had a reputation for being anti-LGBTQ. In 2012, the company’s CEO, Dan T. Cathy, said he opposed marriage equality. It was …

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TENNESSEE: “License To Discriminate” Bill Advances, Would Protect Anti-LGBT Businesses From Punishment

The Tennessean reports: A bill opposed by LGBTQ advocates that would prevent state or local government entities in Tennessee from discriminating against a business based on the company’s internal policies has advanced in the House. House Bill 563, sponsored by Rep. Jason Zachary, R-Knoxville [photo], passed in the House on a 68-22 vote. The legislation seeks to prohibit the state …

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Franklin Graham Meets With Sanctioned Russian

The Christian Post reports: Leading American evangelical Franklin Graham recently met with a Russian official sanctioned by the U.S. government during a trip to Moscow that he says Vice President Mike Pence “wholeheartedly supported.” In addition to a meeting he had with Russian Orthodox Bishop Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and evangelical leaders, Graham also met with the leader of the …

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Alabama Senate Votes 26-0 To End Marriage Licenses

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: The Alabama Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would eliminate marriage licenses and the need to solemnize marriages. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Range, passed 26 to 0. It moves onto the House. Albritton, who first filed the bill in 2015, said it “takes the state out of granting permission, saying who can …

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Pompeo: It’s Possible God Sent Trump To Save The Jews

CBS News reports: During his high-profile visit to Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump could be a present-day Queen Esther, a figure in Hebrew and Christian biblical stories who is said to have thwarted a plan to exterminate the Jewish people. Pompeo said Mr. Trump’s tough stance on Iran gave him the distinction. “Could it be that …

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Jim Bakker Guest: I Prayed Away A Tornado After God Said I’d Be Responsible For Anybody It Killed [VIDEO]

“The Lord said, ‘Bobby, if you don’t get up and rebuke this tornado, I’m going to blow the building away, hurt a lot of people and hold you responsible.’ So I got up and prophesied to the winds – and you can see it – it’s in the film on the Weather Channel. When the prayer goes up to bind …

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Southern Baptist Convention To Close All 170 Stores

The Christian Post reports: LifeWay Christian Resources announced today that it will be closing all remaining 170 stores this year and focusing on online sales. Carol Pipes, director of corporate communications for LifeWay, posted the announcement on the company’s website, explaining that it was “a strategic shift of resources to a dynamic digital strategy.” Dates for store closures will vary …

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Meets With Anti-LGBT US Leaders

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s right-wing president, visited President Trump in the White House on Tuesday and followed up his official business with a Christian Broadcasting Network interview and meeting with conservative religious leaders, including CBN’s Pat and Gordon Robertson. CBN noted that Bolsonaro “has surrounded himself with well-known Brazilian evangelicals,” including influential pastor Silas …

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REVEALED: Nation’s Largest Christian Charity Has Given Tens Of Millions To Viciously Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

The National Christian Foundation reportedly raised over $1.5 billion in tax-exempt donations in 2017 and a lot of that money is being devoted to groups which advocate for imprisoning LGBT persons around the world. Alex Kotch reports at Sludge: The nation’s eighth-largest public charity is pouring tens of millions of dollars each year into a number of mostly anti-LGBT hate …

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SCOTUS Boots Appeal From Anti-Gay B&B Owners

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced it has refused to hear the case of a Hawaii bed and breakfast that sought to refuse service to same-sex couples out of religious objections. The high court indicated it had denied certiorari to Aloha Bed & Breakfast, or refused to take up its case, in …

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Alliance Defending Freedom: The Orwellian Equality Act Would Make LGBT Citizens “More Equal Than Others”

From the Alliance Defending Freedom: First Amendment advocates point out that “equality acts” in states and cities are wielded as weapons to silence creative professionals who serve all but cannot in good conscience communicate every message — particularly messages affirming others’ claimed genders or same-sex marriages. These laws and their spin-offs are used to censor counselors; silence filmmakers, painters, graphic …

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Tony Perkins: The LGBT Equality Act Is A “Farewell To The First Amendment” And Will Destroy Businesses

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Some reporters at yesterday’s Equality Act press conference wondered if they were at a party. And in retrospect, maybe they were — the Left’s farewell to the First Amendment. Religious liberty and free speech have had a good run, but as far as Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) concerned, they’ve stood in …

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Jim Bakker: Civil War With Leftists Is Coming [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: End Times prepper pastor Jim Bakker used his television program today to warn his audience that “civil war is coming to America.” Bakker kicked off his warning by recounting an incident from more than a decade ago when he was on television and God suddenly spoke to him, telling him that “there is …

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UTAH: Republicans Gut GOP Bill To Ban Ex-Gay Torture After Testimony From Anti-LGBT Christian Hate Group

The Associated Press reports: Supporters of a proposed gay conversion therapy ban for minors in conservative Utah said it was gutted Tuesday by changes that would allow therapists to have some discussion about changing sexual orientation with young patients. The changes approved by GOP lawmakers in committee come after opponents marshalled a strong pushback against the plan that’s similar to …

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