Tag Archives: Jeff Mateer

White House Retreats On Anti-LGBT Judicial Nominee Who Claims Same-Sex Marriage Leads To Bestiality

The Dallas Morning News reports: Jeff Mateer, a top lawyer for the state of Texas who has described transgender children as evidence of “Satan’s plan,” will not become a federal judge. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday that the nominations of Mateer and a controversial Alabama nominee, Brett Talley, were dead. A White House …

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Ad Campaign Launched Against Trump Judicial Nominee Who Spoke At “Death To Gays” Conference [VIDEO]

Via press release: Today, People For the American Way (PFAW) released a digital ad urging viewers to call their senators and demand that Jeff Mateer’s nomination to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas be withdrawn. The ad features footage from a 2015  speech titled “The Church and Homosexuality” in which Mateer said transgender children are part …

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Trump Judicial Nominee Spoke At “Death To Gays” Conference, Says Gay Marriage Leads To Bestiality

CNN’s K-File team reports: In a pair of 2015 speeches, President Donald Trump’s nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas described transgender children as evidence of “Satan’s plan,” lamented that states were banning conversion therapy and argued that sanctioning same-sex marriage would lead to polygamy and bestiality. Jeff Mateer, the current first assistant attorney general of Texas, was serving at …

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