Tag Archives: Christianists

Trump’s Most Reliable Mouthpiece Is Christian TV

Politico today published a fascinating (and frightening) deep dive into the growing influence of rabidly pro-Trump Christian television networks. An excerpt: In the past two years, largely out of view of the coastal media and the Washington establishment, a transformation has taken place. As Christian networks have become more comfortable with politics, the Trump administration has turned them into a …

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Republicans Introduce Joint Bill To Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination By Adoption Agencies Nationwide

Hate group leader Tony Perkins is thrilled: If federal lawmakers want to show they care about children and families, there’s perhaps no better opportunity in the near term than by passing the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act (CWPIA). Pending in the House as H.R. 1881 (introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Penn.)), and in the Senate as S. 811 (introduced by …

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Liberty Counsel Claims California’s Ex-Gay Torture Ban Prohibits Sales Of The Bible (Of Course, It Doesn’t)

Just in from hate group leader Mat Staver: The California Assembly approved a bill 50-18 that would ban counselors from providing counseling and adults from receiving counsel regarding unwanted same-sex attraction, behavior or gender confusion. The bill is so far reaching that it also prohibits printed material and even books. The bill was sent over to the state Senate for …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Nutjob GOP State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Calls Gay Rep. Brian Sims A “Lying Homosexual”

The Associated Press reports: A Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania is calling a colleague a “lying homosexual” in a Facebook post attacking liberal legislators. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe also is defending his comments, which he made Friday. He tells The Associated Press that he mentioned the sexual orientation of Democratic Rep. Brian Sims of Philadelphia because Sims has spoken openly about …

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Evangelicals Pray To Protect Trump From Witches

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: When tsunami-stopping and ant-reviving pastor Frank Amedia appeared on “The Jim Bakker Show”, he was joined by several members of his POTUS Shield organization, who collectively engaged in an extended prayer to protect President Trump from the “evil forces” of the deep state, in addition to the “witches and warlocks” who have been …

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Bill Donohue: “Christophobes” Need Conversion Therapy

Just in from Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue: It is the fastest growing phobia in the nation. Christophobia. To be sure, the fear of Christians is not overcoming America, but it has unquestionably overcome a large swath of non-believers, or those who profess no religious belief. Within this segment of the population, there are the indifferent at one end, and …

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Liberty Counsel: Predators Can Use “Pornographic” Sex Ed Materials To Groom Entire Classrooms All At Once

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Before today’s kindergarteners graduate from high school, around 4.5 million students in America will experience sexual abuse at the hands of a school employee. After more research, Liberty Counsel discovered that the laws in 43 states have exemptions from obscenity laws that permit sexually explicit materials in schools that can facilitate this kind …

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CALIFORNIA: Assembly Votes To Ban Ex-Gay Torture For Adults Too, List It As “Deceptive Business Practice”

The Los Angeles Times reports: The California Assembly voted Thursday to add gay “conversion therapy” to the state’s list of deceptive business practices, following a debate that focused on the personal experiences of several lawmakers and hinted at potential lawsuits to come. “It is harmful and it is unnecessary,” said Assemblyman Evan Low [photo], the bill’s author. Low, who told …

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Liberty Counsel: Sexual Education Is Satanic [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Mary McAlister, who is senior litigation counsel for the anti-LGBTQ organization Liberty Counsel, appeared on Cliff Kincaid’s “USA Survival” program yesterday, where she declared that sex ed programs in public schools are satanic. McAlister and Kincaid were discussing the upcoming “Sex Ed Sit Out” effort being organized by Religious Right activist Elizabeth Johnston, …

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HRC Takes On The “Real” Mike Pence [VIDEO]

“Mike Pence has made a career out of attacking the rights and equal dignity of LGBTQ people, women and other marginalized communities. Now as vice president, he poses one of the greatest threats to equality in the history of our movement. With the world distracted by Donald Trump’s scandal-ridden White House, Mike Pence’s nefarious agenda has been allowed to fly …

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Five New Felony Charges For Evangelical Pastor As Victims Come Forward Saying Abuse Lasted For Years

The Birmingham Herald reports: The young male victims accusing an Alabama evangelist of multiple sex crimes told investigators the misconduct lasted months, and sometimes years, according to new court records filed on Wednesday. One of the victims, a teen boy over the age of 12 but under the age of 16, said Acton Bowen exposed him to deviate sexual intercourse …

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ALABAMA: Kayla Moore Has The Pulitzer Prize Sadz

AL.com reports: The wife of failed Senate candidate Roy Moore is criticizing Pulitzer for recognizing journalists who covered allegations her husband had sexual contact with teenage girls in the 1970s. “When journalism becomes a political tool to assassinate someone’s character with false accusations because they disagree with him politically, it is no longer journalism and not worthy of any prize,” …

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MASSACHUSETTS: Nutjob Scott Lively Vows To Be The Voice For Homocons In His Gubernatorial Campaign

Vicious anti-LGBT activist Scott “Pink Swastika” Lively, who last year won dismissal in a “crimes against humanity” suit for his role in Uganda’s “kill the gays” bill, is running once again for governor of Massachusetts. Today Lively unveiled a decidedly unique campaign ploy. He writes: In reality there are a great many conservative homosexuals in our society today whom we …

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Not One Anti-LGBT Bill Has Passed So Far This Year

The Associated Press reports: In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting economic backlash if they are depicted as discriminatory. In the thick of this year’s legislative sessions, LGBT activists were tracking about 120 proposed bills that …

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Christian Hate Group Won “Church” Status By Claiming All 600 Of Its Staffers Are Ministers AND Congregation

Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: We reported in February that Focus on the Family, the influential Religious Right organization founded by James Dobson, is now classified as a church by the IRS, meaning that it does not have to file publicly available tax documents like most nonprofits do. In response to our request, the IRS sent us copies …

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Tony Perkins: Gays Have Subpoenaed Our Secret Anti-Transgender Messages To Trump, So Send Us Money

Just in from hate group leader Tony Perkins: As a trusted friend of FRC, I wanted to make you aware of this developing situation and ask for your prayers. You’ll recall that last July, President Trump kept his pledge to end the Obama era of social experimentation in our nation’s armed forces. Moving away from political correctness and putting the …

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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer For Roy Moore Exposé, Ronan Farrow Wins For Sexual Harassment Reporting

The Washington Post reports: The Washington Post was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, capturing journalism’s most prestigious honor for its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and for its coverage of the 2017 Senate race in Alabama, in which The Post broke the story of sexual misconduct allegations against the Republican candidate, Roy Moore. The reporting about …

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ALABAMA: Wife Of Evangelical Arrested For Sex With Teen Boy Wants Restraining Order, Divorce, Their House

Earlier this week locally famous Alabama evangelical Acton Bowen was arrested on multiple charges of sex with a boy under 16 years old. Now his wife says she’s physically afraid of him and wants a divorce, a restraining order, the house, and her maiden name back. The Birmingham Herald reports: Ashley Nabors Bowen filed for divorce from Acton Bowen on …

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Tony Perkins: Mike Pompeo Is A Ray Of Anti-Gay Hope After Years Of Obama’s Harassment Of Christians

Just in from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Under Barack Obama, world leaders were furious with the way the president used the State Department to export his LGBT agenda globally. Trump’s predecessor not only sent openly gay ambassadors into countries that are culturally opposed to homosexuality, they used foreign aid to bully other nations into accepting Obama’s twisted agenda. He …

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Todd Starnes: Cory Booker Is An Anti-Christian Bigot For Asking Pompeo If He Thinks Gay Sex Is Perverted

Canned ham spokesmodel Todd Starnes writes: Mike Pompeo, President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, faced an offensive line of questioning from Sen. Cory Booker – demanding to know if he opposed same-sex marriage and if he thought gay sex was perverse. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for people of the Christian faith to practice their religion in the public marketplace. …

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