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Kim Burrell Dropped From Gospel Honors Events

The Associated Press reports: The performing rights organization BMI is the latest group to distance itself from gospel singer Kim Burrell after video surfaced of her referring to gays and lesbians as perverted. A statement from BMI released Friday said Burrell will no longer be honored and she was pulled from their annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music event scheduled …

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Major Christian Group Slams Trump’s Cabinet Picks And Policy: This Is Certainly No Way To Make America Great

Jack Jenkins reports at Think Progress: One of the country’s largest Christian groups has issued a sternly worded condemnation of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet selections and policy agenda, warning that Trump will put America’s most vulnerable citizens at “greater risk” if he does not change. The National Council of Churches (NCC)—which represents 38 denominations and faith communities, or roughly 45 …

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WND Issues Urgent Warning That More Exorcists Are Needed To Fight “Army Of Demons On The Loose”

They tweeted this story right after denouncing CNN as fake news. Via World Net Daily: As 2016 ends, priests are calling for more exorcists to fight what they are calling “an army of demons.” Satanic groups openly organize against Christianity, even at Christmas. And trendy festivals like Burning Man are increasingly resembling something like a religion. It’s part of a …

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Franklin Graham: My Followers Prayed Trump Into Office By Begging Forgiveness For America’s Sins

“I believe God’s hand was involved in this election. I base that on going to all 50 capital cities and seeing the hundreds of thousands of people who came to pray. They didn’t come to hear me preach — they came from across their state to pray. They stood in rain, in snow, in the heat of summer to pray …

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Anti-LGBT Catholic Hate Group: We Love That Liberals Hate Us So You Should Send Us “Sacrificial Donations”

From the laughably named Center For Family & Human Rights or C-FAM: We are coming off of a quite remarkable year. We are poised on an even bigger year, a year fraught with even more danger. Are you aware that your enemies never rest? They never sleep? They never tire? They will come back and back with their lies and …

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Tony Perkins Celebrates Texas “Bathroom Bill”

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: If Texas thought it had seen the end of the transgender bathroom agenda, they were mistaken! After the overwhelming defeat voters delivered to the Houston mayor and city council for its gender-free, anti-religious liberty ordinance, conservatives are ready for the next chapter: more permanent protections against this dangerous and unpopular crusade …

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Brian Brown: Sign My International Hate Pledge

Brian Brown is working hard to promote his new international hate group. Via email: As you may know, NOM is playing a critical role in mobilizing a worldwide coalition of organizations and countries that have come together to issue a global decree in support of marriage. Called the Cape Town Declaration, pro-marriage supporters in more than 100 countries are organizing …

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IT BURNS: Bob Larson Exorcisms Supercut [VIDEO]

I’ve posted many of scamvangelist Bob Larson’s elaborately faked exorcisms over the years and courtesy of YouTube comedian Vic Berger, today we get a hilarious supercut of several especially well-acted demonic possessions. You might want to turn the volume down, there’s a lot of screaming and growling. Watch below.

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BREAKING: Texas GOP Introduces “Bathroom Bill”

The Associated Press reports: Texas lawmakers will decide whether to embrace an issue that caused a national uproar in North Carolina – banning transgendered people from using the bathroom of their choice. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a top social conservative voice in the state, unveiled the proposed law Thursday at a news conference. Patrick says the “Privacy Protection Act” is …

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Pharrell Talks About Kim Burrell To Ellen: There’s No Room For Any Kind Of Prejudice In 2017 [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: Pharrell Williams and Ellen DeGeneres discussed the absence of gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell and her remarks against the LGBT community during Thursday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Burrell and Williams had planned on singing “I See Victory” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. “She said some very not nice things to say about homosexuals so I …

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HOUSTON: Radio Station Dumps Kim Burrell’s Show After Homophobic Rant, TV Show Possibly Canceled Too

The Houston Chronicle reports: The fallout over Houston gospel star Kim Burrell’s anti-gay comments is showing no signs of letting up anytime soon. A day after Ellen DeGeneres tweeted that Burrell will not be appearing on the talk-show host’s popular daytime show this week, KTRK reported on Wednesday that Texas Southern University has pulled the plug on Burrell’s radio show. …

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VIRGINIA: Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe Signs LGBT Rights Executive Order, Vows To Veto “Bathroom Bill”

The Washington Blade reports: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday signed an executive order that bans anti-LGBT discrimination among state employees, contractors and subcontractors. “Today’s executive order is a huge leap forward in our goal toward becoming a state that is a safe, welcoming and equal place for all Virginians,” said Equality Virginia Executive Director James Parrish in a press …

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Gospel Legend Shirley Caesar Defends Kim Burrell, Blames Obama For Making Homosexuality “Alright”

The Root reports: These church ladies are downright hilarious. First there was Kim Burrell’s sermon about gay people are all going to die and go to hell, and now her compadre in holy ghost Shirley Caesar oddly defending and blaming President Obama for making homosexuality “alright”. “You should’ve said something four years ago when our President made that stuff alright,” …

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Creationist Ken Ham: The Only Cause Of Death Is Sin

Creationist nutjob Ken Ham, founder of the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter, took to Twitter this morning to dispute a Fox News report on “rising death rates in the USA.” According to Ham, the death rate has been unchanged for all 6000 years of the Earth’s existence and every single person who ever lived was murdered by God for …

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VIRGINIA: Sideshow Bob Marshall Files “Bathroom Bill” That Requires Schools To Out Transgender Students

Last week Marshall filed a bill which would classify porn as a public health hazard similar to smoking. The Washington Post reports on his latest assholery: A Virginia legislator has filed a bill to regulate transgender people’s use of restrooms in schools, at highway rest stops and in other government buildings — a proposal akin to a controversial North Carolina …

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ANCHORAGE: Anti-LGBT Christian Group Files Ballot Measure To Gut Hard-Won LGBT Rights Ordinance

As longtime readers may recall, in 2014 Anchorage finally enacted an LGBT rights ordinance after many years of a very ugly battle. Anchorage’s NBC affiliate reports on the latest development: A group of concerned citizens is petitioning to have religious and other exemptions added into Anchorage’s anti-discrimination ordinance passed in 2015. Just before close of business Tuesday afternoon, the paperwork …

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Ellen DeGeneres Disinvites Homophobic Gospel Singer

Deadline reports: Ellen DeGeneres announced via Twitter that she has uninvited gospel singer Kim Burrell from performing on her daytime talk show after video began circulating online of an anti-gay sermon Burrell delivered at a Houston TX church. Burrell had been scheduled to sing the soundtrack song “I See A Victory” with Pharrell Williams, on DeGeneres show this Thursday; Williams …

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Pope Commands Bishops To Have “Zero Tolerance” For Child Sex Abuse (That They’ve Been Covering Up)

Reuters reports: Pope Francis has told bishops around the world they must adhere to a policy of zero tolerance for clergy who sexually abuse children and begged forgiveness for “a sin that shames us”. In a letter sent on Dec. 28 but released by the Vatican only on Monday, Francis said: “I would like us to renew our complete commitment …

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Leading Prospect For Trump’s Agriculture Cabinet Post Once Held Public Prayer Vigil For Rain [VIDEO]

Yet another climate change denier, neo-Confederate, and God-botherer. Josh Israel reports at Think Progress: After selecting a cabinet dominated by conservative white men with poor records on civil rights and a history of climate science denial, it appears Donald Trump may fill one of the few remaining slots with a conservative white man with a poor record on civil rights …

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Gospel Star Kim Burrell Goes On Wild Homophobic Rant Days Before Appearance On Ellen DeGeneres [VIDEO]

BET reports: Kim Burrell is featured on the soundtrack to one of the most uplifting and inspiring movies of the year, Hidden Figures, which focuses on a group of incredible Black women who strive to make change and spread positivity along that journey. Contrarily, her latest comments about another marginalized group of people don’t follow that thread of positivity as …

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