Tag Archives: Iowa

Tweet Of The Day – NOM’s Hate Bus

How’s THAT for hilarious hypocrisy? NOM “respects the state laws”? Like all those campaign finance disclosure laws that they brazenly and proudly FLOUT in every single state? UPDATE: As explanation, NOM is claiming to have video of “the Tim Gill paid group” breaking Iowa law somehow as they followed the Hate Bus today.

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IOWA: Wingnut GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Speaks To Tens Of NOM Supporters

NOM had a whopping 42 people show up at the first stop yesterday’s Hate Bus Tour, where loony tunes GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX) railed against them there activist judges. Twice as many pro-gay counter-protesters were there.

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NOM’s Iowa Hate Bus Launches

NOM’s Brian Brown is excitedly tweeting photos from their Iowa Hate Bus Tour, which launches today with wingnut GOP Rep. Steve King on board.

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Quote Of The Day – Roy Moore

“People are tired of activist judges who rule not according to their own constitution and laws of their state. If they are removed, it will stop this judicial activism. What they are saying is that they can give rights to individuals that were at one time unimagined. If that’s not judicial activism, what is? What’s to stop them from letting …

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Iowa Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Same-Sex Marriage

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NOM To Launch Iowa Bus Tour Against Pro-Marriage Supreme Court Justices

Next Monday NOM launches their third bus tour, this time in Iowa to support the Christianist campaign to defeat the state’s Supreme Court justices. In one sweeping decision unelected judges decided that it is all right to purposefully deny a child a mother and a father and that millennia of tradition and the views of a large majority of Iowans, …

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IOWA: Christianists Launch Ad Comparing Gay Marriage To Legalized Incest

The Iowa Independent reports: Tim Hicks, who created and posted the video on YouTube, is a member of Cornerstone World Outreach in Sioux City. In fact, nearly half of the videos he’s posted on YouTube are of the church’s pastor, Cary Gordon. The church is facing a possible IRS investigation over its campaign to convince other pastors around the state …

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Quote Of The Day – Pastor Cary Gordon

“We’re tired of the hypocrisy of these people because they desire to ensconce, and frankly they’re doing it, secular humanism as the new state religion of the United States of America in violation of the original intent of the First Amendment. I have never, nor will I ever, get a message from the Holy Spirit and then go check with …

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How To Vote Out Those Activist Judges

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Iowa State Rep: Legalization Of Gay Marriage Was The Worst Day Of My Life

Polling indicates that Iowa voters may eject the three state Supreme Court justices up for retention in November. (Via – Good As You)

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Iowa For Freedom (From Civil Rights)

From the Iowa For Freedom website: Iowa law wisely allows for a check and balance of the Supreme Court through a retention vote by you, the citizens. In April of 2009, we all witnessed blatant judicial activism by the Iowa Supreme Court. The court legislated from the bench…they governed from the bench…and, they even attempted to amend our constitution from …

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IOWA: Anti-Gay Christianists Attempting Sioux City Government Takeover

According to the Des Moines Register, anti-gay Christianists are getting themselves appointed to the Sioux City Human Rights Commission and then suing pro-gay advocates for religious discrimination. Protecting rights has taken an odd turn in Sioux City, where a faction on the city’s Human Rights Commission has itself been filing religious discrimination charges with the state – against its own …

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IOWA: Exposing NOM’s Lies

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NOM’s Latest Attack In Iowa

(Via – Good As You)

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IOWA: Haters Step Up Campaign To Oust Pro-Marriage Supreme Court Judges

With the assistance of NOM and Republican politicians, the campaign to oust Iowa’s pro-equality Supreme Court justices is now in full swing. “We need to vote them off the bench to send a message across Iowa that we, the people, still have the power,” said Bob Vander Plaats, a Republican politician who is spearheading the campaign. “Not only will it …

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Even In Iowa

The “Ground Zero mosque” nonsense has reached into elections in the nation’s heartland as the GOP misses no opportunity to demonize a minority.

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Gingrich & Pawlenty: Voters Should Toss Out Any Gay-Friendly Judges

Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty, both of whom may run for president in 2012, are supporting a campaign in Iowa to toss out the state Supreme Court judges that ruled in favor of marriage equality. The effort to oust the judges was launched last week by former GOP candidate for governor of Iowa, Bob Vander Plaats. Gingrich: “Iowans are unique …

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Concerned Women Are Concernified About God Recalling Defective Homosexuals

Concerned Women for America’s Tamara Scott at NOM’s Hate Tour in Des Moines: “I’d rather have man mad at me than be a stench in the nostrils of God Almighty.” Because God just might recall all those defective homosexuals, just like Toyota did for cars with faulty brakes. Or something.

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IOWA: Teabagger Billboard

We know who’s really “preying on the fearful and naive.” Via Americablog.

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Happy Pride From Slaggie Gilamonster

From the LGBT rights group One Iowa: Maggie Gallagher of the National Organization for Marriage has a special message to Iowans: “We’re Here, We’re NOT Queer; Get Used to It.” She claims she was only joking, but she’s DEAD SERIOUS about taking away the freedom to marry in Iowa. We just found out that NOM’s “Summer for Marriage” Tour will …

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