Tag Archives: Liberty Counsel

NEW YORK: Trial Begins For Christian Activist Charged With Helping Kidnap The Daughter Of Lesbian Mom

We’ve been following this crime for many years here on JMG. The Associated Press reports: A Virginia businessman was being kind, not condemning homosexuality, when he helped a mother move her daughter out of the country and away from her ex-partner, his lawyer said Wednesday at the start of the man’s parental kidnapping trial. Attorney Robert Hemley denied that Philip …

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BarbWire: It’s Time For Christians To Strike Fear Into LGBTs By Putting A $10 Magnetic Fish On Their Cars

Via email this morning from Matt Barber’s BarbWire site: Dear fellow Christian and Patriot, Our nation is reeling. I turn on the news and see Bruce Jenner being celebrated for wearing a dress. Women on Instagram exploiting their bodies for fame. The music industry is selling sex, drug use and explicit language to our children. I see riots in our …

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ORLANDO: Sen. Marco Rubio Chastises Liberty Counsel Confab Attendees For Hating On Gays So Much

It looks like all the protests in advance of today’s speech to the Liberty Counsel had an effect on Marco Rubio. The New York Times reports: Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, who has faced widespread condemnation for agreeing to speak at a conference alongside Christian conservatives who have denounced homosexuality and gay rights, used his speech to the group on …

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Hillary Slams Trump For Liberty Counsel Address

The Clinton campaign this afternoon forwarded to the media a blistering Huffington Post article which denounces Donald Trump for his address today to a group of anti-LGBT activists hosted by the Liberty Counsel. Here is the article in full: Donald Trump has said he’s the best ally to the LGBT community in this election cycle. The best, just the greatest. …

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ORLANDO: Trump Tells Hate Group Meeting That Winning Presidency Will Get Him Into Heaven [VIDEO]

At today’s Liberty Counsel event. Bloomberg reports: Trump implored Christian conservatives gathered at a Pastors and Pews event in Orlando, Florida, Thursday to go “spread the word” about why he’ll be a good president. “This may be the most important election that our country has ever had. So go out and spread the word,” an unusually soft-spoken Trump said at …

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Donald Trump To Headline Anti-LGBT Hate Group Event, Will Be Grilled About “Homosexual Totalitarianism”

Donald Trump proclaims himself to be a defender of the LGBT community. Which is why he has agreed to appear alongside Marco Rubio at the Liberty Counsel’s hate fest in Orlando on Thursday. Right Wing Watch reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to attend a radical anti-LGBT event in being held in Orlando this week exactly two months …

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ALABAMA: Court Orders Trial For Justice Roy Moore

A very late update from AL.com: Suspended Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore will go on trial next month on judicial ethics charges after the Alabama Court of the Judiciary late Monday issued an order that denied Moore’s request to dismiss the charges. The court, in a brief one-page order, also denied a motion by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission …

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ALABAMA: Haters Rally For Justice Roy Moore As Court Says It Will Soon Decide On Booting Him From Bench

ABC News reports: Alabama’s Court of the Judiciary said it will soon decide whether to remove Alabama’s suspended chief justice, Roy Moore, from office after hearing Monday from both sides on his misconduct charges. Moore is accused of violating judicial ethics by urging probate judges to defy the federal courts and keep denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians, months …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Court Hearing Begins On Lawsuit To Overturn Magistrates’ Same-Sex Marriage Opt-Out Law

The Associated Press reports: Roughly 5 percent of North Carolina’s magistrates are refusing to marry same-sex couples for religious reasons, and lawyers for the state say people suing in federal court have no standing to challenge these opt-outs as unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn scheduled a hearing for Monday in Asheville in part to consider a motion by the …

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Sen. Marco Rubio: My Keynote Address For The Liberty Counsel Is Nothing But A Celebration Of Faith

Next week Sen. Marco Rubio will keynote an Orlando event hosted by the extremist anti-LGBT Liberty Counsel. The event falls two months to the day after the Pulse Massacre, about which Rubio cried crocodile tears of faux solidarity before declaring that the attack convinced him to run for reelection after all. The Tampa Bay Times asked Rubio how he reconciles …

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ALABAMA: Liberty Counsel Loses Yet Again, Federal Court Rejects Lawsuit Over Roy Moore’s Suspension

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge has refused to overturn the suspension of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, ruling Thursday that doing so would improperly interfere with the state judicial proceeding that could result in Moore’s ouster for an order he issued about same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge Harold Albritton threw out Moore’s lawsuit against the Alabama Judicial Inquiry …

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Marco Rubio To Headline Liberty Counsel Event

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: When Marco Rubio cited the deadly attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando as a reason he was changing his mind and running for re-election to the U.S. Senate, many LGBT allies immediately noted that the Florida senator and failed presidential candidate has never been an ally of the LGBT community. “To be …

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Liberty Counsel: We Stopped Gay Marriage In Romania

Two days ago I reported that anti-gay groups affiliated with the Eastern Orthodox Church won a court ruling in Romania that will allow a national referendum on a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Today the Liberty Counsel takes credit. Via press release: In a major victory for natural marriage and the right of Romanian citizens to determine their own destiny, …

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Liberty Counsel Help Wanted Ad Promises “Eternal Rewards” For Lawyers That Fight LGBT Rights

If you work for Liberty Counsel, you are totally spending eternity in heaven. Via press release: Are you a highly-motivated Christian attorney who is passionate about advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and family values? Do you have an unquenchable desire to be on the front lines of the culture war that is raging against America’s Christian heritage? …

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KENTUCKY: Appeals Court Upholds Contempt Ruling Against Kim Davis For Refusing Marriage Licenses

Via press release from the ACLU: A federal appeals court today dismissed Kim Davis’s appeals in the Rowan County marriage licensing case. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Miller v. Davis left in place the order that found Davis in contempt. ACLU LGBT Project Staff Attorney Ria Tabacco Mar has this comment: “Kentucky’s new marriage law …

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Today’s Ridiculous Lie From Matt Barber

Remember when the Liberty Counsel faced national humiliation over their quickly debunked lie that 100,000 Peruvians had gathered in a soccer stadium to pray for Kim Davis? Well, last night Matt Barber may have outdone that ridiculousness when he tweeted out a poorly photoshopped image which claims that not only did our Kenyan usurper illuminate the White House in rainbow …

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KENTUCKY: State Attorney General’s Office Says Kim Davis Illegally Withheld Requested Public Documents

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis violated the Kentucky Open Records Act by refusing to produce documents related to her legal battle last year against same-sex marriage, the state Office of the Attorney General said in an opinion released Tuesday. The Campaign for Accountability, a Washington nonprofit that says it works “to expose misconduct and malfeasance in …

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Mat Staver Has The Mississippi Sadz

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel:  An Obama appointed, former ACLU, federal district court judge, Carlton Reeves, blocked the Mississippi law, known as “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act,” moments before it would have gone into effect. Reeves, who served on the board of the ACLU of Mississippi before he was appointed by President Obama, issued an …

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