Tag Archives: Missouri

Billboard Of The Day II

Well? Is he? (Via JMG reader TedBear)

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MISSOURI: Akin Erases Romney Lead

One month ago Mitt Romney had a six point lead in Missouri. Not anymore. As the controversy over Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment continues, Mitt Romney’s lead in Missouri has vanished. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Missouri Voters finds President Obama with 47% support to Romney’s 46%. Three percent (3%) favor some other candidate …

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SENATE: Akin Now Ten Points Behind

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Todd Akin Begs Forgiveness

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GOP Rep. Todd Akin: “Legitimately Raped” Women Don’t Get Pregant

The blogosphere imploded today when Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) appeared on a talk show to declare that women who are “legitimately raped” do not get pregnant. And therefore abortion should be illegal in all cases. Akin’s name and “legitimate rape” are now top trending topics on Twitter. Even the vicious teabaggers at Twitchy are appalled. Akin is running to unseat …

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MISSOURI: Voters Approve Referendum Granting Students Right To Refuse Evolution Lessons

Last week Missouri’s voters approved a “Right To Pray” referendum that includes, among many others things, the “protection” of public school students’ God-given right to refuse to be taught evolution. Amendment 2 “is a lawyer’s dream” because of its vagueness, says Joshua Rosenau, programs and policy director of the National Center for Science Education in Oakland, California, which tracks efforts …

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Scott Lively Issues “Christian Red Alert” Over Missouri Anti-Discrimination Bill

Hate group leader Scott Lively, who is presently being sued for crimes against humanity, has issued a “Christian Red Alert” because Springfield, Missouri is considering a bill to protect LGBT residents from discrimination. The City of Springfield Missouri has announced it’s intention to “consider”an ordinance to give homosexuals extraordinary new powers to silence and punish Christian landlords and businesses through …

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MISSOURI: Catholic Diocese Ordered To Turn Over Documents About Abuses

A Missouri judge has ordered the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City to turn over internal documents about sexual abuses by priests. The diocese had fought the disclosure of the documents, claiming they were protected by attorney-client privilege. Jackson County Circuit Judge John M. Torrence, who is overseeing a case against Bishop Robert Finn and the diocese, also said in a …

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Email Of The Day – Sarah Steelman

“Hollywood already has two Senate seats in California. Now they’re trying to buy a third one here in Missouri. The Hollywood-liberal-elites are trying to hijack this Senate Seat — and that’s no exaggeration! You see, my Democrat opponent, Claire McCaskill has a series of liberal celebrities who are funding her campaign. Check this list out: Danny DeVito. Susan Sarandon. Kate …

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MISSOURI: School Board Member Advertises Against “Self-Destructive Homosexual Behavior”

Butler County Republican Party co-chair Hardy Billington has published the above lie-filled ad in Poplar Bluff’s Daily American Republic in support of Missouri’s pending “Don’t Say Gay” bill. Billington, a Baptist deacon, is running for reelection to the Poplar Bluff school board. He crows about the changes he’s made during his tenure: Before I was president of the board, they …

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Missouri State GOP Rep Comes Out

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Missouri Advances “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Taking a page from the bigots in Tennessee, the Missouri House has advanced a bill that effectively outlaws any mention of homosexuality in public schools. The bill is aimed at thwarting anti-bullying measures and would also prevent the formation of Gay-Straight Alliance clubs. The bill reads: 170.370. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, no instruction, material, or extracurricular activity …

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Today In GOP Assholery

Igor Volsky points us to the below chart, which was posted to the Facebook account of Missouri state Rep. Donna Lichtenegger, who characterizes gay marriage as “legalized perversion.” Looks like we have another, less pretty, Sally Kern on our hands.

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Women & Children First

A Christian group is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Because allowing men to drown instead of women and children was Godly. Oh, and the famed movie? Totally Marxist. “Regrettably, popular books and films such as James Cameron’s box-office smash have portrayed a false image of Marxist class-warfare as Titanic foundered, with the rich seeking to …

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Judges Order Missouri School District To Stop Blocking LGBT-Friendly Websites

Score another ACLU victory in Missouri A U.S. district judge issued a preliminary injunction banning the use of filtering software by the Camdenton R-III School District. The American Civil Liberties Union had filed a lawsuit against the district, claiming it was deliberately restricting access to homosexual-themed websites while still allowing students to view what it describes as “anti-LGBT sites that …

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MISSOURI: Alliance Defense Fund Sues To Force Anti-Abortion Posters Into Schools

The Alliance Defense Fund has filed suit in Missouri to force public schools to allow students to place anti-abortion posters on school walls. According to the ADF, if the school allows “political” speech like posters supporting the anti-bullying Day Of Silence, they must also allow anti-abortion posters. A lawsuit that has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Western …

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Gingrich Won’t Be On Missouri’s Ballot

Newt Gingrich’s campaign team failed to file the paperwork necessary to have his name appear on Missouri’s primary ballot in February. Does it matter? Maybe. Missouri’s primary is a “beauty contest,” meaning that no delegates will be awarded. The state Republican Party will hold caucuses in March for that purpose. However, Missouri is a major state, and the nonbinding contest …

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Missouri Public School Teacher: We Need More Gay Kids To Kill Themselves

Yet another teacher is in trouble for posting viciously anti-gay comments to Facebook. The school board is investigating, but Family Research Council head Tony Perkins says this is just another witchhunt by intolerant radical homofascists. First Amendment! More dead gay kids! Praise! Glory!

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MISSOURI: Catholic Bishop Indicted For Ignoring Pedophilia Claims

For the first time a Catholic bishop has been indicted for ignoring complaints that a priest under his authority was molesting children. The charge, outrageously, is a mere misdemeanor. The indictment of the bishop, Robert W. Finn, and the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph by a county grand jury was announced on Friday. Each was charged with one misdemeanor count …

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MISSOURI: Public School Board Bans Novels That Are “Contrary To The Bible”

A public school board in Missouri has banned Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel Slaughterhouse Five because it “teaches ideas that are contrary to the Bible.” This action came after a protracted complaint campaign by local university “professor” Wesley Scroggins. Shortly before 9 p.m. Monday, the school board voted 4-0 — three members were absent — to keep Laurie Halse Anderson’s “Speak,” …

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