Tag Archives: Mat Staver

Liberty Counsel: We’ll Defend North Carolina’s Hate Law

Considering their track record, let’s hope they get the contract. Via press release: Liberty Counsel sent a letter yesterday to the North Carolina House and Senate offering pro bono services in defense of the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act. The Act recently was signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory. However, Attorney General Cooper has refused to defend it. …

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Liberty Counsel Loses AGAIN As SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal Of New Jersey’s Ban On Ex-Gay Torture

The Supreme Court has denied cert on Liberty Counsel’s appeal seeking to overturn New Jersey’s ban on ex-gay torture. How many losses does this make for Liberty Counsel in just the last year? Mat Staver is missing Antonin Scalia: “In a country born on the will to be free, it is a sad day when that nation turns its back …

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VIRGINIA: Liberty Counsel Loses Battle To Overturn School District’s LGBT Nondiscrimination Policies

And yet another big loss for the Liberty Counsel. Via the Washington Blade: A Virginia judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Fairfax County School District’s nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. FCPS Pride, a group that represents LGBT employees of the Fairfax County School District, welcomed the decision from the Fairfax County Circuit Court. “Our …

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Family Research Council Prayer Of The Day: Ask God To Protect Those Who Kidnap Children Of Gay Parents

Earlier this month a pastor was ordered to spend 27 months in prison after losing the appeal of his conviction for abetting the kidnapping of a child of a lesbian mother. Today the Family Research Council asks their followers to pray that God “strongly supports” people who commit such kidnappings. May God strongly support Pastor Miller, Lisa and young Isabella, …

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Hate Groups: Block Any Obama SCOTUS Appointment

Anti-LGBT hate groups, unsurprisingly, are unanimous in declaring their opposition to any SCOTUS appointment by President Obama. From Family Research Council head Tony Perkins: “I join the nation in mourning the passing of Justice Scalia, a man who had a deep love for our nation, the Constitution, and as the father of nine children, was passionate about the institutions of …

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KENTUCKY: Federal Court Rules That Kim Davis Has Obeyed Orders To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A federal judge today ruled moot the ACLU’s lawsuit against Kim Davis, declaring that same-sex marriage licenses she refused to sign are valid under Kentucky law. The Associated Press reports: United States District Judge David Bunning denied the American Civil Liberties Union’s request to order Davis to reissue licenses she had altered to remove her name and title or face …

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BREAKING: Pastor Kenneth Miller Ordered To Prison For Kidnapping Daughter Of Lesbian Mother

Last month a federal appeals court upheld the conviction and today, finally, there’s a little bit of justice for lesbian mom Janet Jenkins. Via the Associated Press: A Mennonite pastor convicted of helping a former Vermont woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with her former same-sex partner has been ordered to prison. On Monday, the …

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Mat Staver: Homosexuals Have Imposed An Islam-Style “Jizya Tax” On American Christians [AUDIO]

“Deep in the Islamic tradition is jizya, a tax which forces non-Muslims to pay an exorbitant fee for living within a Muslim state. Now, from farmers in New York to those offering wedding cakes, photography and other services, all have been fined thousands, and sometimes more than a hundred thousand dollars for having and acting on a religious belief that …

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Republican Rep. Jim Jordan: I Had No Idea Kim Davis Was Getting Her SOTU Seat Through My Office

The Huffington Post reports: It’s been a mystery all day on Capitol Hill: Which member of Congress invited controversial Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis to the State of the Union address? Well, we finally have an answer. It was House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). There’s a reason the secret was kept so well. Jordan did not know he …

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Mat Staver: Kim Davis Will Be At The SOTU To Remind America Of Obama’s Attack On Religious Liberty

“Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk jailed for her faith, and her attorney, Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, will be present for President Obama’s final State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, January 12, 2016. While the President will be extolling his ‘accomplishments’ of the last seven years, Kim Davis and Mat Staver will be a …

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FRC Arranges For Kim Davis & Mat Staver To Attend President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

The wingnut Washington Times reports today that the Family Research Council has arranged for Kim Davis and Mat Staver to attend President Obama’s State Of The Union address, presumably as guests of a GOP member of Congress. Over the weekend the White House announced that Jim Obergefell will be seated with the First Lady. We can only imagine the dueling …

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Liberty Counsel: We Lost Everything But Send Money

As you know, the Liberty Counsel lost virtually every single battle this year. Same-sex marriage: LOST. Ex-gay torture: LOST. They couldn’t even fucking keep Kim Davis out of jail. But send money! They’re heroes! From Mat Staver: Earlier this year, Liberty Counsel asked, “What would happen if, instead of quiet retreat, many thousands of individuals, agencies, charities, churches and schools …

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VIRGINIA: Liberty Counsel Sues County School Board For Protecting LGBT Students From Discrimination

Via press release: Today Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit against the School Board of Fairfax County, Virginia, for illegally changing its nondiscrimination policy so that it conflicts with the state’s policy. Virginia law explicitly prohibits local governing bodies from adding to, or removing protected classes from, the state’s nondiscrimination policy. In direct defiance, Fairfax has added new groups to its …

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Pastor In Kidnapping Of Daughter Of Lesbian Mother

Longtime readers will surely remember this case. Via Reuters: A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of a Mennonite minister accused of helping a woman flee to Nicaragua with her daughter to evade court orders giving her former lesbian partner visitation rights. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld the conviction of Kenneth Miller, …

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Liberty Counsel Money Beg: We Are God’s Hands And Feet In Defending Youth Against Wickedness

The Liberty Counsel is a little late to the hate group year-end money beg cavalcade. They write:  The past year has been an incredible journey for Liberty Counsel. A special free report contains an overview of some of the situations and cases that our legal team handles every day. We advocated for youth in New Jersey when the government dictated …

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Mat Staver: Obama’s America Is Like Nazi Germany

“We are living under an oppressive regime that is pushing America’s Christians into a ‘spiral of silence.’ I am calling on every friend of Liberty Counsel to rise up and be heard! German political scientist Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann coined the term ‘spiral of silence.’ Noelle-Neumann began her career working for a newspaper during Hitler’s era. She found that people conceal their …

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HYPOCRISY ALERT: Liberty Counsel To Defend Florida County Against Man Seeking Religious Liberty

As we all know, the Liberty Counsel spends every minute of every day jumping up and down and screaming about religious liberty. But apparently that religious liberty only applies to Christians and it CERTAINLY doesn’t apply to non-Christians seeking to give the invocation before a governmental body in the Liberty Counsel’s backyard. The Orlando Sentinel reports: Lake County Commission Chairman Jimmy …

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Liberty Counsel: The Associated Press Has Put Our Lives In Danger And Defamed Us By Reporting That We Are A Lying Hate Group

The Liberty Counsel has written a furious letter to the legal team at the Associated Press, accusing them of defamation for correctly reporting that the Liberty Counsel is a lying hate group. According to Mat Staver, the AP’s report has put his life in danger. Nutjob Austin Ruse, who himself has called for executing liberal college professors, writes at Breitbart: …

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Mat Staver: That Kim Davis Isn’t In Any Photos With The Pope Proves She Met Privately With The Pope

Yesterday Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver announced that the Vatican has finally posted its official photo galleries of the papal visit to the United States. And since Kim Davis isn’t IN any those photos, well – that just proves that she did indeed have a private audience with Pope Francis. Seriously.  Mat Staver: “The meeting with Kim Davis was unlike …

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Mat Staver To Court: Gays Don’t Want Marriage Licenses, They Just Want To Punish Christians

“The Plaintiffs are showing their true colors in this latest filing. It has never really been about a marriage license—Rowan County has issued the licenses—it is about forcing their will on a Christian woman through contempt of court charges, jail, and monetary sanctions. Kim wouldn’t give up the job she loves, so the Plaintiffs are asking the court to put …

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