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Christian Militia Oath Keepers Battle Neo-Nazis

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports: This week various members of the so-called “Alt Right” have been taking shots at Oath Keepers — an antigovernment organization that primarily recruits current and veteran military, law enforcement and emergency first responders — after video surfaced of a Texas militia member putting a neo-Nazi protester in a headlock in a Houston park last …

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Megachurch Pastor Who Literally Demonized “Antichrist” Obama Calls For End To Demonizing Republicans

Raw Story reports: A right-wing pastor who literally demonized former President Barack Obama as a precursor to the antichrist responded to the shootings of two Republican lawmakers with a call for political civility. Megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress, who said he’d vote for “strongman” Donald Trump over Jesus, blamed the shootings of GOP whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Rep. Roger Williams …

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Christian Activist: My Prayers Made “Witch” Hillary Sick (And Jerry Brown Should Hang From A Rope) [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: “Coach” Dave Daubenmire interviewed fellow right-wing activist Sheila Zilinsky on his “Pass The Salt Live” webcast this morning, where Zilinsky claimed that her prayers caused Hillary Clinton to have health problems and stated that California governor Jerry Brown “should be hanging from a rope.” Zilinsky lamented that “Christians are not being taught spiritual …

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Southern Baptists Annual Meeting Roiled By Proposed Resolution Condemning White Supremacists [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A national meeting of Southern Baptists will consider condemning the political movement known as the “alt-right” amid an uproar over the denomination’s commitment to confronting prejudice. Leaders of the faith group initially refused to take up a proposal that they repudiate the political group that emerged dramatically during the U.S. presidential election, mixing racism, white nationalism …

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ALABAMA: KKK Members Crash Pride Event [VIDEO]

AL.com reports: Several members of white nationalist groups dressed in Ku Klux Klan robes and other regalia staged a protest at a Sunday event in Florence described by organizers as Northwest Alabama’s first-ever LGBTQ pride parade. The relatively rare sight of people wearing KKK robes in public left many of the hundreds of LGBTQ folks and allies who attended the …

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THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU: Man Sentenced To Prison For “Forced Exorcism” Of Teenage Daughter

The Detroit Free Press reports: A Livingston County man is heading to prison for slapping his teen daughter during an argument that she says arose after he and other members of the family tried to perform a forced exorcism. William Ellis Watt of Gregory was sentenced to one to 10 years in prison for third-offense domestic violence Friday for an …

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Pastor Bad Wig Prays Away Impeachment: “Obstruction Of Justice, Melt Away In Jesus Name!” [VIDEO]

In Jesus name! Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: In a video he streamed on Periscope last night, Donald Trump–loving right-wing preacher Lance Wallnau boldly and forcefully prayed away the threat of impeachment against President Trump. “We’re thanking you, Lord, for Donald Trump,” Wallnau proclaimed. “We pray that a grace will come upon him now.” Wallnau then prayed that …

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Christian Activist Arrested At Pulse Memorial [VIDEO]

Orlando’s ABC affiliate reports: A man who protested outside Pulse nightclub Monday following a ceremony marking the anniversary of the attack was handcuffed by Orlando police. Local officials and the community had just finished a remembrance ceremony at the venue, which honored the victims and first responders. The man, who has not been identified, was part of a group of …

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San Antonio’s “Atheism Causes Poverty” Mayor Loses Runoff, Concedes With A Bible Verse

Back in April, San Antonio’s mayor drew national ridicule after she declared that “broken people” become impoverished because they don’t love Jesus. Wave goodbye, now. The San Antonio Current reports: Councilman Ron Nirenberg unseated incumbent Mayor Ivy Taylor in a heated runoff election for San Antonio mayor Saturday night. “Tonight the voters got it right,” Nirenberg told the crowd gathered …

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US Soccer Player Quits Rather Than Wear Pride Jersey

The Christian Post reports: Two weeks after U.S. Soccer announced that both their men’s and women’s national teams will be wearing rainbow-colored jerseys in support of gay pride in June, Christian soccer player Jaelene Hinkle has withdrawn herself from the U.S. roster for two international friendlies this month, citing “personal reasons.” A release from U.S. Soccer said Hinkle, 24, who …

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Ted Cruz Gets The Hook At Wingnut Event [VIDEO]

So this happened today: You know how when someone takes a bit too long with their speech at the Oscars — especially the low-profile winners — the orchestra inevitably plays them off? Well, that just happened to Ted Cruz. Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference today, the Texas senator began thanking everyone in attendance. Perhaps thinking that was …

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Mistrial Declared In Case Of Preacher Charged With Beating Gay Man After Juror Shares “Documents”

The Associated Press reports: A judge held a juror in contempt and declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a North Carolina church minister charged in the beating of a congregant who says he was attacked to expel his “homosexual demons.” Superior Court Judge Gary Gavenus immediately sentenced the juror, Perry Shade Jr., to 30 days in jail and …

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World Net Daily Attacks “Fascist” Equality March

Notorious hater Linda Harvey writes for World Net Daily: There’s a national homosexual “Equality March” in Washington, D.C., on June 11. Equality? Really? This movement is backing down from its current goal of tyranny and supremacy, and actually seeking equality? That would be a relief for America, where most people are fed up with bullying by those proud of chosen …

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Death To Gays Pastor: The Handmaid’s Tale Conditions Americans To Commit Genocide Against Christians

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Radical anti-LGBTQ pastor and radio host Kevin Swanson warned last week that the Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale” is a propaganda effort designed to condition Americans to carry out a genocide against conservative Christians. “It’s a shocking story and meant for the persecution of Christians,” Swanson said on his radio program. “They create …

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Josh Duggar Seeks To Sue Police For “Emotional Distress” Over Being Exposed As Incestuous Molester

The Associated Press reports: Reality TV personality Josh Duggar faced “unwarranted public scrutiny” after a magazine disclosed that sisters told police they had been molested by him years earlier, lawyers for Duggar said in a complaint in which he seeks to join his sisters’ breach-of-privacy lawsuit over the revelation. Four of Duggar’s sisters are suing the city of Springdale and …

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Christian Network Ordered To Pay $2 Million Molestation Settlement To Granddaughter Of Their Late Founders

The Los Angeles Times reports: Wearing thick rouge and her trademark pink wigs, Jan Crouch was the abiding face of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, offering Christian-inspired guidance to help viewers around the world improve their lives. But in recent weeks, jurors in an Orange County courtroom saw a different side of Crouch — who co-founded the evangelical network with her …

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SQUIRREL: Trump Schedules Speech To Right Wing Christian Group During Comey’s Senate Testimony

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has scheduled a speech addressing religious conservatives around the same time that former FBI director James Comey is expected to testify before Congress. The Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” conference announced Tuesday that the president had agreed to address the annual gathering Thursday. Faith and Freedom spokesman Lance Lemmonds says the …

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Federal Court Rules It Has No Jurisdiction Over “Crimes Against Humanity” Suit Against Pastor Scott Lively

Anti-LGBT activist Scott Lively today won dismissal in the “crimes against humanity” lawsuit brought against him in Massachusetts by a group of Ugandan human rights activists. Lively was accused of collaborating with Ugandan officials to institute the death penalty for homosexuality. Following international outrage, the punishment was amended to only life in prison. The Ugandan Constitutional Court later invalidated the …

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Pat Robertson: Maybe The British WANT To Die [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson interviewed Christian Broadcasting Network reporter Dale Hurd about the recent terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom. Hurd speculated that “someone at a higher level in the British government is stopping enforcement” of anti-terrorism laws, which prompted Robertson to wonder if there is “a plot of some …

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John McEnroe Tears Into Margaret Court: Who Gives A Fuck If Tennis Really Is Full Of Lesbians? [VIDEO]

Australia’s News Corp outlet reports: In the skit released on Saturday night in Paris, McEnroe said Court telling fans that “tennis is full of lesbians” prompted three thoughts to him. “This is true and who gives a f**k? This is not true and who should give a f**k? This is half true and should we really give a f**k?”, he …

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