Tag Archives: lawsuits

Quote Of The Day – Kathleen Kane

“I cannot ethically defend the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s (law banning same-sex marriage), where I believe it to be wholly unconstitutional.” – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, confirming earlier reports in comments made this morning to reporters at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.  A spokesman for GOP Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has declined to comment on Lambda Legal and the …

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REPORT: Pennsylvania AG Won’t Defend Lawsuit To Overturn Marriage Ban

The Washington Post has the potentially huge news: Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane will not defend the state in a federal lawsuit filed this week challenging the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, lawyers involved in the case said. The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Tuesday on behalf of 23 Pennsylvania residents, including 10 couples, a widow …

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Headline Of The Day

The ACLU is on a ROLL today! Today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) announced plans to challenge North Carolina’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples by amending a federal lawsuit filed against the state last year on behalf of six same-sex couples and their children that challenges North Carolina’s ban …

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Lambda Legal & ACLU Announce Plan To Sue Virginia For Marriage Equality

Via press release: Today Lambda Legal announced that it is in the planning stages of a new federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Virginia with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). “The end of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act opens a new chapter in our work to ensure same-sex couples and their families across …

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PENNSYLVANIA: ACLU To File Lawsuit Against Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

The Associated Press reports: The lawsuit, to be filed in federal court in Harrisburg, also will ask a federal judge to prevent state officials from stopping gay couples from getting married. It names Gov. Tom Corbett, Attorney General Kathleen Kane and three other officials. The plaintiffs are one widow, 10 couples and one of the couples’ two teenage daughters, and …

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Arkansas LGBT Couples Sue For Marriage

And now, Arkansas. Several LGBT couples have taken a stand against Arkansas Amendment 83, saying that the amendment denies them the benefits and privileges given to married heterosexual couples. The lawsuit filed against the state of Arkansas declares that while the US Supreme Court recognized marriage as one of the ‘basic civil rights of man,’ the Arkansas Constitution prevents gay …

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New Mexico Couples Sue For Marriage

Via press release from the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Late Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico, ACLU national, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), Albuquerque law firm Sutin, Thayer & Brown PC, and Albuquerque attorneys Maureen Sanders, Kate Girard, and Lynn Perls filed a writ of mandamus with the New Mexico State Supreme Court …

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FLORIDA: Atheist Monument Unveiled At Bradford County Courthouse

The nation’s first-ever monument to atheism placed on public property was unveiled this weekend at the Bradford County Courthouse in Florida. Permission for the monument had been granted as a settlement for a lawsuit objecting to a Ten Commandment monument already on the site. American Atheists, a New Jersey-based group, erected a 1,500 pound bench with quotes from various historic …

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NYC Man Sues Gym After Slipping On “White Substance” In Steam Room

A midtown Manhattan location of Bally’s is being sued by a man who claims he broke his shoulder after slipping on a “white substance” in the steam room. Marc Moskowitz claimed in court papers that managers at the Bally Total Fitness gym on E. 55th St. were aware that gay “cruising and lewd behavior” is “commonplace at the steam room, …

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Chicago Teacher May Sue Homocon Blogger Kevin DuJan Over Racism Claims

Nutcase homocon blogger Kevin DuJan (above right) may be facing a lawsuit from a Chicago teacher whom DuJan claims makes racist jokes about his students during his moonlighting gig as a stand-up comedian. Kevin DuJan, the same blogger who speculated that President Barack Obama was a gay man with a cocaine habit, posted a story on his HillBuzz blog on …

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NEW YORK CITY: Gay Activist Wins $3.5M Molestation Lawsuit Against His Cousin

The Brooklyn Supreme Court yesterday awarded $3.5M to activist Chaim Levin, who sued his cousin for childhood sexual abuse. Levin is also a plaintiff in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s pending lawsuit against JONAH, a New Jersey-based Jewish “ex-gay” organization. The New York Daily News reports on yesterday’s win: Chaim Levin, now 24, claimed in a Brooklyn Supreme Court lawsuit …

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Headline Of The Day

Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Steve)

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ACLU Sues Over NSA Snooping

The ACLU yesterday filed suit against the Obama administration, demanding an end to the collection of phone records by the NSA. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in New York by the American Civil Liberties Union, along with the New York Civil Liberties Union. “The practice is akin to snatching every American’s address book — with annotations detailing whom …

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IOWA: Gay Couple Wins $147K Judgment For Harassment By Maintenance Man

An Iowa gay couple has won a $147K judgment against the management of their apartment complex because they failed to stop harassment by their maintenance man. Jurors awarded $22,000 in economic damages to Charles Anderson and Brandon Morehead, plus $50,000 for emotional distress and $75,000 in punitive damages, according to a news release issued by the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, …

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Luxury Manhattan Condo Owners Sue To Block Opening Of “Immoral” Denny’s

New York City is set to get its first Denny’s outlet, but not if the owners of the luxury downtown Manhattan condos who would live upstairs can help it.  Citing their building’s bylaws against “immoral and offensive” businesses, the owners have filed suit. Fearing an invasion of drunken rowdies with the munchies, residents of a swanky downtown condo building have …

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Scott Lively Applauds Uganda (Again)

“In March of this year I had the privilege of addressing members of the Ugandan parliament in their national assembly hall when the anti-homosexuality law was just being considered. I urged them to pattern their bill on some American laws regarding alcoholism and drug abuse. I cited my own pre-Christian experience being arrested for drunk driving. I was given and …

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FLORIDA: Bradford County Courthouse To See Nation’s First Monument To Atheism

American Atheists have settled their lawsuit against Florida’s Bradford County by agreeing to place a monument to atheism alongside the Ten Commandments marker that resides on the grounds of a local courthouse. The group’s public relations director Paul Muscato spoke to the Christian Post: “While separation of religion and government is always our primary motivation, equal access in this case …

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Fighter Sues Sex Shop For “Ruined” Penis

Mixed martial arts fighter Waylon Lowe is suing a Philadelphia sex shop for selling him a desensitizing lube that he claims caused “catastrophic and permanent damage” to his penis.   Marla Lee, president of the Kama Sutra Co. and Kamsut Inc., which make and market the gel, called Lowe’s claims “flabbergasting.” The gel is one of the 44-year-old company’s original and …

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Satan Founded The Boy Scouts

“Many pundits are weighing in on the decision by the Boy Scouts of America to allow open homosexuality into the organization. I, for one, am not surprised. It is not generally known, but the youth hiking and camping movement we know today in America as the Boy Scouts, has its roots in pederasty. Pederasty, also known as Man/Boy Sex, is …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, I see well-known agents of the radical Homosexual Lobby everywhere. They are huddled in dark corners scheming and plotting. They meet secretly with newly elected members of Congress in hopes of tempting them to advance their perverse agenda with campaign cash and the promise of votes. My health is suffering under the strain of fighting the radical Homosexual …

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