Tag Archives: Ken Cuccinelli

Tweet Of The Day – Zack Ford

Zack blogs for Think Progress.

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Tweet Of The Day – Ken Cuccinelli

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VIRGINIA: Ken “Sodomy” Cuccinelli Trails In Just Released Gubernatorial Poll

Virginia state Attorney General Ken “Sodomy” Cuccinelli is trailing Democrat Terry McAuliffe in a gubernatorial poll released today. McAuliffe has a 48 – 42 percent lead over Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in the race to become Virginia’s next governor, according to today’s Quinnipiac University poll, the first survey in this race among voters likely to vote in the …

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Cuccinelli Vs McDonnell

Today’s installment of GOP infighting comes out of Virginia, where anti-gay Attorney General (and gubernatorial candidate) Ken Cuccinelli has demanded a special legislative session on political ethics, something that scandal-plagued and anti-gay Gov. Bob McDonnell (shockingly) does not want. With McDonnell (R) embroiled in a gifts scandal, the Republican candidate to succeed him said Virginia cannot wait until the legislature …

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Target Reponds To Cuccinelli Flap

On Friday questions were raised by Right Wing Watch regarding a $50,000 donation made by Target to a GOP group that supports, among others, the gubernatorial campaign of anti-gay Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.  Target has issued a response: “Target has a long-standing commitment to the LGBT community. We also believe strongly in our civic responsibility to engage in a …

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Target Donates $50K To Group Supporting Anti-Gay Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli

Miranda Blue writes for Right Wing Watch: Target reports that in the first half of this year, it contributed $50,000 to the Republican Governors Association, which so far this year has spent nearly $3 million on behalf of Cuccinelli’s gubernatorial campaign. Target, like many large corporations, is an equal opportunity influence-buyer – it also gave $50,000 this year to the …

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John Fugelsang On “The Cooch”

(Via David Badash)

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The View Cast Rips Ken Cuccinelli

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VIRGINIA: AG Ken Cuccinelli Launches Site For Return To Anti-Sodomy Laws

Caitlin Dickson writes at the Daily Beast: If you vote Ken Cuccinelli for Virginia governor, he’ll keep your children safe from sexual predators by making all oral and anal sex—between everyone, even married couples—a felony that carries a sentence of a year in prison. The state’s attorney general and Republican nominee for governor recently announced a campaign pledge to reinstate …

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Meanwhile In Teabagistan….

Are we even surprised? Details.

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VIRGINA: Democrats Issue Attack Ad Against Gov Candidate Ken Cuccinelli

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VIRGINIA: GOP Nominates Anti-Gay Crackpot To Be Lieutenant Governor

This weekend the Virginia Republican Party officially nominated vicious anti-gay activist E.W. Jackson to be Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s running mate in the November gubernatorial race. Today Right Wing Watch posted a recap of statements by Jackson, many of which have appeared here on JMG over the last two years.  RWW writer Brian Tashman: Jackson on gays and lesbians: Referred …

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Federal Court Refuses Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli’s Bid To Uphold Ban On Sodomy

The Fourth District Court of Appeals has slapped down Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s last ditch ploy to keep sodomy illegal. Via Washington Blade: In an action that surprised some court observers, the order says none of the court’s judges requested a poll among themselves to determine which, if any of them, favored Cuccinelli’s request for an en banc rehearing …

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Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli Asked: Have You Or Your Staffers Committed Sodomy?

This week Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli filed yet another federal appeal in support of his state’s ban on sodomy.  But his campaign won’t respond to a Mother Jones inquiry as to whether Cucinnelli or his staffers have ever committed sodomy themselves. Cuccinelli, who is running to be Virginia’s next governor, recently petitioned a federal court to reverse its ruling …

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VIRGINIA: AG Ken Cuccinelli Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Sodomy Ban

Last month I reported: Over the objections of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (who is running for governor), yesterday a federal appeals court overturned Virginia’s ban on sodomy. The ruling arose from the conviction of a man who had solicited oral sex from a 17 year-old girl.  The appeals court said that the state should prosecute unlawful sex between adults and …

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Feds Overturn Virginia’s Sodomy Law

Over the objections of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (who is running for governor), yesterday a federal appeals court overturned Virginia’s ban on sodomy. The majority ruled that Virginia’s “Crimes Against Nature” anti-sodomy provision is unconstitutional in light of a 2003 U.S. Supreme Court decision invalidating state laws that make sexual activity between consenting adults crimes. “It is shameful that Virginia …

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VIRGINIA: State Board Allows Adoption Agencies To Discriminate Against Gays

The Virginia Board of Social Services has voted 5-1 to allow adoption agencies to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and political beliefs. Board chairwoman Bela Sood noted before the decision that while society considers a mother and a father “a normal parenting unit,” scientific evidence doesn’t support some religious and conservative groups’ claims that they make better parents …

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Rick Perry: If Elected I’ll Issue An Executive Order To Overturn Obamacare

Even douchebag VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who is party to the coming Supreme Court case, can’t believe him.(Via – Igor Volsky)

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Ken Cuccinelli On Bin Laden

I don’t get it.

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VIRGINIA: King & Spalding Fired By AG Ken Cuccinelli For DOMA “Weakness”

Notoriously anti-gay Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has fired the Atlanta-based law firm King & Spalding for backing out of the DOMA cases. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has ended his office’s relationship with the law firm that earlier this week said it would not represent the House of Representatives in its case supporting the Defense of Marriage Act. In …

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