Tag Archives: Mat Staver

JAMAICA: Mat Staver To Headline Event To Keep Homosexuality Criminalized

Miranda Blue writes at Right Wing Watch: American Religious Right leaders Mat Staver and Judith Reisman are scheduled to be featured speakers at a conference in Jamaica this weekend hosted by a group that has been working to preserve the country’s criminal ban on consensual gay sex. The annual conference, hosted by the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society, will …

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FLORIDA: Liberty Counsel Files Amicus Brief With Eleventh Circuit Court

The Orlando-based Liberty Counsel today filed an amicus brief with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in defense of Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage. Last week Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed that court’s first same-sex marriage appeal. In today’s brief, Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver cites Mark Regnerus and Maggie Gallagher and argues that same-sex marriage should remain banned …

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Wingnut Coalition To GOP: Now We LOVE The Democrats’ Filibuster Rule Change

A coalition of far-right groups has sent a letter to incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging him to keep the filibuster rule change made by the Democrats last year. A group of 26 conservative academics, advocates and leaders wrote in a letter that they see “very little upside” to restoring the old rules, which had allowed the minority party …

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Liberty Counsel To Magistrates: Don’t Resign Or We Can’t Sue On Your Behalf

The Liberty Counsel yesterday advised state officials not to resign over same-sex marriage because no lawsuit can then be brought on their behalf. Via press release: “Stand your ground. Do not voluntarily resign your post when confronted with this intolerant agenda.” Staver made these comments after several magistrates in North Carolina resigned because they refused to preside over a same-sex …

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Mat Staver Leaves Liberty University

There’s some interesting news about Liberty Counsel chairman Mat Staver: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. announced the resignation of Dean Mathew Staver Monday. Staver has been an integral part of the law school since its inception a decade ago. Staver says the decision will allow him to spend more time with his wife, who is receiving specialized medical attention …

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Mat Staver: SCOTUS Is Spreading STDs By Allowing Same-Sex Marriages

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Mat Staver Has The SCOTUS Sadz

“This is a total dereliction of duty. The Supreme Court abandoned its duty to take up or at least hold these marriage cases. The responsibility for the undermining of marriage rests solely at the U.S. Supreme Court. Last year ’s decision in the Defense of Marriage Act case that started this fire, and today’ s decision to watch marriage burn …

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Staver: How Dare They Call Me Anti-Gay!

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LIVE VIDEO: FRC Hate Summit, Day Two

On the schedule for this morning beginning at 8:45AM: Sandy Rios, Mat Staver, Tony Perkins, Mark Levin, Star Parker, and Todd Starnes. Not quite the star power of yesterday, but today guarantees to provide even more anti-gay animus. UPDATE: The event has concluded.

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LGBT And Civil Rights Groups To GOP: Denounce The FRC’s Values Voter Summit

A coalition of LGBT and civil rights groups today published a full-page ad in the Washington Post, demanding that the GOP denounce this weekend’s Family Research Council Values Voter Summit. Here is the text in full: Dear Mr. Priebus, Fifteen years ago, your predecessor called for party members to shun the Council of Conservative Citizens because of the group’s “racist …

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Liberty Counsel: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Must Recuse Herself From Marriage Cases

Earlier this week Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that until federal appeals courts disagree on same-sex marriage, there’s no need for SCOTUS to “rush” to hear one of the cases. Ginsburg then observed that an anti-gay ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court would likely speed the issue. Today the Liberty Counsel called on Ginsburg to recuse herself from …

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The Export Of Hate: HRC Details Overseas Work Of American Anti-Gay Activists

The Human Rights Campaign today issued a lengthy report which details the anti-LGBT hate campaigns being done overseas by American hate group leaders such as NOM’s Brian Brown, Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver, Pastor Scott Lively, Peter LaBarbera, homocon horcrux Robert Oscar Lopez, World Congress of Families leader Larry Jacobs, Alliance Defending Freedom’s Benjamin Bull, and others. The report delves into …

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Liberty Counsel: We’re Taking Our “Ex-Gay” Crusade Back To SCOTUS

Back in June, the Supreme Court rejected Liberty Counsel’s appeal of the Ninth Circuit Court ruling that upheld California’s ban on the “ex-gay” torture of LGBT youth. Yesterday the Third Circuit Court upheld New Jersey’s ban. But Liberty Counsel today claims to have a way to get back in front of SCOTUS. While the Third Circuit upheld the ban on …

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New Promo For Liberty Counsel

To be aired at the Values Voter Summit.

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Liberty Counsel: Religious Liberty Under Obama Is Worse Than In Nazi Germany

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Liberty Counsel: Christians Can Never Coexist With Anti-God LGBT Movement

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Liberty Counsel: Gay Marriage Will Make Straight Men Cheat On Their Wives

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Liberty Counsel Has The Florida Sadz

“You can’t put the laws of gravity on trial. Such laws are what they are. Marriage is what it is. It is part of the natural creation, male and female, moms and dads. They form the first foundation of government and provide the best environment in which to raise boys and girls to be men and women. When judges begin …

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AUSTRALIA: Anti-Gay Coalition Faces Cancelation Of Its Convention Venues

The World Congress of Families will hold its annual convention in Melbourne, Australia next week – that is, if their venues don’t cancel on them. The letter on the WCF website has been written to respond to what it claims has been “unremitting and grossly misleading attacks” in the lead-up to Saturday’s conference at St Cecilia’s school hall. “Sexual radicals …

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Mat Staver: Not Fighting Gay Marriage Is Like Not Fighting The Holocaust

“I think from the political right, the Republicans and so forth, those that are Republican elected officials state and federal, those who remain silent will ultimately be held accountable just as much as Democrats who advocate to the contrary. This is not an issue in which you can remain silent any more than you can remain silent during Nazi Germany. …

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