Tag Archives: Christianists

ARIZONA: State Supreme Court Rules For Anti-LGBT Hate Group On Phoenix Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The Phoenix New Times reports: In a 4-3 opinion, The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Phoenix-based Brush & Nib Studio, a small business that refused to produce wedding invitations for LGBTQ couples. The case pitted the business owners against the city of Phoenix, with key elements including the concepts of artistic freedom, religious rights, and anti-discrimination laws. …

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Christian Radio Host: Depression Is Caused By Sinning

“One of the reasons that you are seeing all of these Christians who are depressed and having suicidal thoughts and committing suicide and living just like the world is because they are still of the world. Satan is still their daddy. When you don’t sin, folks, you are not going to have all those issues. “Perfect and holy people do …

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TEXAS: City Councilman Protects Town From “Witches And Satan Worshipers Through Shed Blood Of Jesus”

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Nothing weird about this. Just a Christian guy who’s staking out a local park before the sun comes up in order to keep the “witches and satan worshipers” away with his Jesus prayers. I would normally just dismiss him as a kook… except that kook is Tim Kelly, a man who won a …

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Research Shows Mike Pence Once Argued That Since Homosexuality Is A Choice, Gays Don’t Deserve Rights

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence once argued that homosexuality was a choice during his fight in the early 1990s against local efforts in Indiana to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation. Pence’s opposition to LGBT equality has long drawn the scorn of gay rights activists and made him a champion of the Religious Right. But scrutiny of Pence’s record …

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Liberty University Students Protest Falwell [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Students at Liberty University in Virginia have gathered to protest in the wake of news reports containing allegations that school president Jerry Falwell Jr. “presides over a culture of self-dealing” and improperly benefited from the institution. The News & Advance reports the students gathered Friday at the private evangelical university in Lynchburg. Photos show students holding …

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Jerry Falwell: If The FBI Doesn’t Want To Prosecute My Accusers, I’ll Still “Expose” Them With A Civil Lawsuit

Charisma News, the site best known here for its anti-witchcraft tutorials, its claim that the lifespan of gays is shortened by 20 years, its warning that burning breakfast eggs can summon demons, and its declaration that yoga is white witchcraft, is today quite naturally the place where Jerry Falwell turns to make his case against his accusers. “We have nothing …

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TODAY: Liberty University Students To Protest Against Jerry Falwell Jr. As He Vows Revenge Against His Critics

Religion News Service reports: In the wake of reports alleging objectionable rhetoric and conduct by Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., students at the evangelical Christian school plan to call for internal and external investigations into the president and administration at a protest on campus Friday (Sept. 13). “We are not calling for Falwell to resign right now,” said Elizabeth …

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Mike Pence To Meet With Anti-LGBT Group Days After White House Claimed He Can’t Possibly Be Anti-LGBT

Oliver Willis reports at Shareblue: Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with the group Concerned Women for America (CWA), a virulently anti-gay conservative group, days after the White House insisted that Pence was not “anti-gay.” Under the “core issues” section of the CWA’s website, the group declares, “CWA believes that marriage consists of one man and one woman.” CWA laments …

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Jerry Falwell Rages: Forwarding My Emails Is A Crime And I’ve Now Hired The “Meanest Lawyer In New York”

Ars Technica reports: Reuters today published a selection of emails in which Falwell used insulting or disparaging language to describe Liberty University students, staff, and parents to other administrators. “I’m not going to dignify the lies that were reported yesterday with a response,” Falwell told the AP, but he said he hired “the meanest lawyer in New York” to pursue …

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Falwell: I Never Said I Wasn’t At That Miami Nightclub And I Was Only There 30 Minutes To Hear The Music

The Christian Post reports: A photographer has pushed back against any suggestion that images he captured of Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. at a Miami Beach nightclub in July 2014 were photo-shopped as the Christian college leader admitted Wednesday to being at the club for about 30 minutes. In a statement to Politico, Jerry Falwell allegedly denied the existence …

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Conversion Therapy Linked To Trans Suicide Attempts

NBC News reports: Exposure to “conversion therapy” — efforts by a secular or religious professional to change a transgender person’s gender identity — is associated with thoughts of and attempts at suicide, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Dr. Jack Turban, the study’s lead author and a resident physician in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, …

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Trump’s Faith Advisor: I Anointed White House As Holy Grounds Dedicated “By The Superior Blood Of Jesus”

“You better believe I’m praying. You better believe I’m up there singing the name of Jesus. You better believe I’m walking around those parameters saying, ‘I lift this up and I dedicate every ounce of this place as holy ground and I dedicate it by the superior blood of Jesus.’ “Every door that God opens for me, I invoke the …

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CALIFORNIA: 12 Church Leaders Charged With Forced Labor Of Homeless And Theft Of Public Benefits [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been indicted by a federal grand jury, accused of forced labor of mostly homeless people, a US attorney said. Imperial Valley Ministries leaders recruited people by promising food and shelter, and instead forced them to beg for money for nine hours a day, six days a week and to give …

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NY Post Editor Cites Drag Queen Story Hour As Proof Christians Will Be Executed If Democrats Take Power

Yahoo News reports: A debate billed as a major showdown between competing visions of religious conservatism last night revealed, more than anything, the profound fear that drives the “culture war” on the right: that Christians will face literal extermination at the hands of Democrats if Republicans lose power. That’s not just a metaphor: One side, represented by a prominent Catholic …

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Perkins Defends Trump’s Dorian Lies: Liberals Say He’s Anti-Science But They Don’t Even Understand Gender

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Even experts have trouble forecasting a storm’s path. To say that the president is “anti-science” because he — a non-meteorologist — couldn’t prophesy where the hurricane would hit is a pathetic fight for his opponents to pick. Especially, as many of us would point out, based on the Left’s flat-out denial …

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Jerry Falwell: I Called The FBI On Liberty U Traitors

The Rising reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. told Hill.TV on Tuesday that he has begun sharing information with the FBI in what he alleged was a criminal conspiracy against him by former board members at the school. Falwell said in an exclusive interview that in the coming days the FBI will review university documents at the Lynchburg, Va., …

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Christian Radio Host: All Asians Look Alike To Me

“I can’t tell, they all look alike to me. Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Japan, what’s the difference? This guy [Andrew Yang] is pure beta male. Beta male! And he’s a communist and he’s from a communist country. I believe it’s China. It sounds like China; Taiwan or wherever he came from. “And so I’m saying that’s not allowed in America, …

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Uber Fires Driver Who Kicked Out Lesbian Couple

News 12 New Jersey reports: Uber has fired a driver who kicked out two Camden County women from her car after they kissed, the company confirmed in a statement. One of the women, Kristin Michele, recorded the incident and had posted it on her personal Facebook page – and it went viral. She says the driver told them to get …

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Uber Driver Ejects Lesbian Couple Over Kiss [VIDEO]

NewJersey.com reports: An Uber driver kicked two Camden County women out of her car for being gay, according to the couple. One woman recorded the incident and posted it on her personal Facebook page. Kristin Michele and Jenn Mangan were in an Uber on their way to a Zac Brown Band concert in Camden on Friday night when Michele leaned …

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AUSTRALIA: Anti-LGBT “Religious Freedom” Bill Intro’d After Rugby Star Sacked For Anti-Gay Instagram Posts

Reuters Australia reports: Australia on Thursday proposed legislation to protect people who express their religious faith outside of the workplace, a few months after Rugby Union international Israel Folau was sacked for posting on social media that hell awaited “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers”. Attorney-General Christian Porter said the proposal would allow Australians to express their religious beliefs away from the workplace …

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