Tag Archives: Mat Staver

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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Liberty Counsel Fake-Screams After Satanic Temple Announces Launch Of “After School Satan” Clubs

The Satanic Temple has once again gotten the goat of the right wing with its announcement of a national rollout of “After School Satan” clubs. From the Washington Post: The group plans to introduce its After School Satan Club to public elementary schools, including one in Prince George’s County, petitioning school officials to allow them to open immediately as the …

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Liberty Counsel Yanks Support For FADA Because New Language Also Legalizes Anti-Straight Discrimination

Two weeks ago the Family Research Council abruptly withdrew its support for the so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) because of new language that also legalizes discrimination against married straight couples on the basis of “religious belief or moral conviction.” Today the Liberty Counsel did the same. Via press release: In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on …

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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: 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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Roy Moore’s Next Court Date: August 8th

From the Liberty Counsel: The Court of the Judiciary (COJ) has set an August 8 hearing for oral arguments regarding Chief Justice Moore’s motion to dismiss charges brought by the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). The order states that the court would treat the motion to dismiss as a motion for summary judgment, meaning that the hearing could dispose of the …

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Mat Staver Slams Churches That Reacted To Orlando With Kindness: It Was A Homosexual Love Fest [AUDIO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Staver went on to lament that some churches turned memorial gatherings following the terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando into a “homosexual love fest.” “Even in the situation following what happened in Orlando,” he said, “churches got involved and they led in some cases and in other cases they followed and …

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Roy Moore: Dismiss Those Charges Against Me

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today, Liberty Counsel has filed a motion asking the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) to dismiss charges brought by the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Today was the deadline of the 14-day extension granted by the COJ for filing a response to the JIC Complaint. Liberty Counsel and …

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ALABAMA: Liberty Counsel Sues State Judicial Ethics Commission For Suspending Chief Justice Roy Moore

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today Liberty Counsel filed a federal lawsuit against the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) raising constitutional challenges to the charges against Chief Justice Roy Moore and the automatic removal provision of the Alabama Constitution. Liberty Counsel is also asking the court to immediately reinstate the Chief Justice. The JIC previously filed a complaint …

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OKLAHOMA: Liberty Counsel Slams Gov. Mary Fallin’s “Despicable” Veto Of Abortion Bill, Calls For Override

The Liberty Counsel is VERY UPSET with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, who on Friday vetoed a bill which would have made it a felony to perform an abortion. Via press release: SB 1552 was authored by Sen. Nathan Dahm. Yet this legislation was initiated by a local pastor, Paul Blair, with the support and guidance of Liberty Counsel. Mat Staver …

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OKLAHOMA: Liberty Counsel Takes Credit For Pending Criminalization Of Abortion, Offers To Defend Law UPDATE: The Governor Has VETOED The Bill

Major update below! Via press release: Yesterday the Oklahoma Senate passed a bill 33-12 that would allow for the revocation of medical licenses for doctors who perform abortions on demand. The measure has an exception to save the life of the mother. SB 1552, which previously passed in the House 59-9, now heads to Governor Mary Fallin for consideration. SB …

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Mat Staver: Alabama’s Judicial Ethics Commission Has No Jurisdiction Over Roy Moore’s Judicial Ethics

Mat Staver is trying to out-spin Tony Perkins. Via press release: “The six charges are based on the JIC’s interpretation of how to apply the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage opinion to Alabama, and such a determination is beyond the jurisdiction of this committee,” said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, which represents Chief Justice Moore. “The Alabama ACLU, …

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Mat Staver: Financial Backers Of Pro-Transgender Bills Are “Actively Promoting Pedophilia” [AUDIO]

Right Wing Watch has the quote: “The fact is we know sexual assaults occur,” he said, “they are going to occur with or without these laws, there’s no question about that. People commit sexual assaults, they commit them in buildings, they commit them in restrooms; but what you have now done, knowing that sexual assaults occur, knowing that they occur …

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Liberty Counsel President Can’t Name A Single Instance Of Crimes Resulting From Pro-LGBT Laws [VIDEO]

Props to Alan Colmes! Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Last month, Liberty Counsel President Anita Staver said that she plans on “taking a Glock .45 to the ladies room” after Target announced a new policy prohibiting discrimination against transgender customers. Liberty Counsel is a notorious anti-LGBT group that has taken credit for shaping discriminatory laws such as North …

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Roy Moore Has Had Enough Of Your Gay Shit [VIDEO]

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, flanked by his hate group leader wife and Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver, this afternoon held a press conference to denounce the mentally ill “atheists, homosexuals, and transgenders” who conspired with the SPLC to file ethics complaints against him with the state Judicial Inquiry Commission. AL.com reports: The JIC, which could determine whether …

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ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore To Hold Presser On SPLC Ethics Complaint

Yesterday the Liberty Counsel announced that crackpot Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will hold a press conference at 3PM today about the SPLC’s ethics complaint against him. According to a columnist for the Montgomery Advertiser, Moore’s removal from the bench is all but guaranteed. From the Liberty Counsel: The Chief Justice and his attorneys will address complaints filed …

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CBS News: Liberty Counsel Is Behind Anti-LGBT Hate Laws In At Least 20 States [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Lawmakers in state after state are passing bills to protect those who cite religious beliefs for refusing to serve or employ gay or transgender people. CBS News wondered why so many of these laws — including some that limit access to public restrooms — are surfacing now … and who’s behind all of this? We went and …

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