Tag Archives: Missouri

MISSOURI: Gay Activist Confronts Wingnut Rep. Vicki Hartzler On Marriage

Earlier this month, Rep. Vicki Hartzler compared same-sex marriage to incest and pedophilia. And prior to being elected to Congress, she headed Missouri’s successful 2004 constitutional ban on ban marriage equality. In the clip below, she tells a Missouri activist that he “shouldn’t feel bad” about her bigotry. After all, it’s been “the law of the land” for years now.(Tipped …

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler Compares Gay Marriage To Incest, Polygamy, And Pedophilia

Before being elected to Congress, Hartzler headed the Coalition to Protect Marriage in Missouri, which in 2004 backed the successful campaign to install a statewide constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Tornado Devastates Joplin, Missouri

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MISSOURI: Chamber Of Commerce Cancels Speech By Chick-Fil-A President

Responding to complaints from LGBT activists, a St. Louis-area chamber of commerce has canceled a planned speech by Chick-Fil-A president Dan Cathy over his company’s affiliation with the Family Resource Institute, an SPLC-certified hate group. The decision to cancel Cathy’s March 18 presentation here was made after PROMO, a statewide organization that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, …

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Teabagger Rep. Vicky Harzler (R-MO) Plans Bill Mandating Enforcement Of DOMA

Even though there’s no current plan to stop enforcing DOMA, the lying teabaggers are acting like there is. Right Wing Watch tips us to this announcement on the Eagle Forum blog by Tea Party-backed freshman GOP Rep. Vicky Hartzler: Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is the lead sponsor of legislation calling on President Obama and his Department of Justice to respect …

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Today In Anti-Gay Robocalls

ZOMG! A Democrat took a donation in the hundreds of dollars from an unidentified person who works in the “hardcore gay pornography” industry. Clearly she wants to destroy Christianity. Stone her! Stone her NOW.

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MISSOURI: Westboro Baptist Church Wins Right To Picket Funerals

A federal judge in Missouri ruled yesterday that a ban on political protests near funerals is unconstitutional. In 2006 Missouri legislators passed the ban in an attempt to thwart the Westboro Baptist Church. The primary state law had barred protests near any church, cemetery or funeral establishment from an hour before until an hour after any funeral ceremony, procession or …

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At NOM’s Rally In St. Louis

St. Louis’ LGBT title, Vital Voice Magazine, covered yesterday’s Hate Tour stop in their hometown, where NOM blocked them from attending the rally, probably so all those post-overturn red faces couldn’t be recorded.

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Today In Crazy Teabaggers

Joe The Plumber is making and paying for the airing of ads endorsing fellow teabaggers.

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Powerball Winner Caught On Tape

As a local Missouri television crew followed Powerball officials at the convenience store that sold the winning $258M ticket, a rather ramshackle looking fellow walks up to inquire about his numbers. I love it when these winners seem to be hard luck cases. How did he stay so calm?

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You Should Have Said Green Balloons

Former Missouri GOP House Speaker Rod Jetton has been arrested for felony assault for the Nov.15th beating and choking of his girlfriend. According to Jetton, the beating was part of consensual rough sex. The affidavit attached to the probable cause statement alleges Jetton went to the home of the victim Nov. 15, where he and the victim drank wine and …

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St. Louis: Activists Launch Month-Long Protest Outside Catholic Basilica

The Missouri LGBT activist group Show Me No Hate has launched a month-long protest outside of the St. Louis Basilica in response to the diocese’s $10,000 donation to repeal marriage equality in Maine. Via the Catholic News Agency: According to The Vital Voice, Show Me No Hate has accused the Archdiocese of St. Louis of misusing the funds, saying the …

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Missouri Billboard Calls For Revolution

JMG reader Arthur, who blogs at AmeriNZ tips us to the above billboard just posted along I-70 in Lafayette County, Missouri. Arthur writes: There are two problems with all this rhetoric, beyond the sedition and violence they espouse. First, and most obviously, they will encourage the legendary “lone wolves” to commit acts of actual, real violence (there’s really no such …

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76 Monkeys With Trombones Led The Big Parade, With 110 Wingnuts Close At Hand

The marching band of Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia, Missouri has had to send back their t-shirts because some parents were outraged that the shirt shows a monkey evolving into a human with a brass instrument. The logo on the shirt says “Brass Evolutions.” “I was disappointed with the image on the shirt,” said Sherry Melby, a band parent who …

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Showing The Hate

From the Show Me state, here’s what some folks think about Obama. The sign, located south of West Plains on U.S. 63 across from the Dairy Queen, says: “Barack ‘Hussein’ Obama equals more abortions, same sex marriages, taxes, gun regulations.” Outrage over the sign triggered West Plains resident Becky Estes to write a letter in Monday’s edition of the Daily …

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