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Civil Rights Group Denounces Betsy DeVos

From the LGBT rights group Freedom For All Americans: The Michigan billionaire is a troubling choice, given her extreme history of supporting anti-LGBT causes and opposing efforts to bring fairness and equality to LGBT Americans. Between 2010 and 2013, the DeVos family and their various foundations have given millions of dollars to anti-LGBT groups, including Focus on the Family, Family …

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Nation’s Largest Labor Union Denounces “Failed” Education Policies Of Trump Nominee Betsy DeVos

Via press release from the National Education Association: Every day, educators use their voice to advocate for every student to reach his or her full potential. We believe that the chance for the success of a child should not depend on winning a charter lottery, being accepted by a private school, or living in the right ZIP code. We have, …

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SWIPE LEFT FOR JESUS: Catholic Church Launches App To Find Nearest Place To Confess Your Sins [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Confession, they say, is good for the soul and, in some cases perhaps, the sooner the better. Now, for those with a burning need to unburden themselves, one Roman Catholic archdiocese has launched what is thought to be the world’s first interactive GPS-powered “confession finder”. Using similar technology to the dating hook-up app Tinder, it guides the …

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TRAILER: Mike Huckabee And Victoria Jackson Star In Janet Porter’s Anti-Abortion Film What’s A Girl To Do?

OMG. An anti-abortion “romantic comedy.” Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: Last month, Religious Right activist Janet Porter announced that she had secured funding for a movie that she has been working on for years about her efforts to pass the first “partial birth” abortion ban in the nation. She was especially excited about this because, she said, self-proclaimed …

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Tony Perkins: On Thanksgiving Be Sure To Praise Jesus For This New Opportunity To Undo LGBT Rights

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Americans should be eternally thankful for the wisdom possessed by our Founding Fathers, who, rooted in their Christian belief that there is no king but Jesus, instituted a form of government that requires the political leaders to be elected by the people. This means that no single president, administration or Member …

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Jim Bakker: God Told Me He’ll Destroy Los Angeles With Earthquakes For Supporting Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

White Jesus is going to kill the fuck out of anybody who opposed “the will of God” by voting for Hillary. Right Wing Watch reports: Televangelist Jim Bakker reacted to the presidential election results by prophesying that God will punish people who live in counties that voted for Hillary Clinton. Bakker pointed to a map that showed the results of …

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One Million Moms Calls On Supporters To Harass Zales Managers Over Same-Sex Wedding Commercial

Just in from Monica Cole: Zales Jewelers should be ashamed of attempting to normalize sin by featuring two women getting married in their latest commercial. It shows two women in wedding gowns exchanging vows and wedding bands. Zales is promoting same-sex marriage and their new “Love and Pride” Collection. The “Love and Pride” wedding band collection, designed for the LGBTQ …

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HOLY DUCK FACE: Joseph & Mary Take Selfie With Baby Jesus In “Hipster Nativity Scene” Now On Sale

Hail Mary, full of kale. Hemant Mehta writes at Friendly Atheist: With Thanksgiving coming up, it’s not too late to start thinking about the Nativity scene you’ll put outside your home. For the atheists out there, may I suggest this one featuring what the birth of Jesus would look like in 2016? I kind of want one just for the …

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Anti-LGBT Creationist Jerry Falwell Jr. Says He Will “Definitely” Get Role In Trump’s Education Department

The Associated Press reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. has confirmed that he visited with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City. Falwell tells local media that he and Trump met Thursday at Trump Tower to discuss the U.S. Department of Education and Falwell’s potential role. He wouldn’t confirm or deny whether he was being vetted as secretary of …

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JERUSALEM: Chief Rabbi Declares Gays To Be “Cult Of Abomination” Who Should Be Executed [VIDEO]

The Jerusalem Post reports: Two complaints of incitement have been filed to the police against Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar for comments he has made calling men and women from the LGBT community “a cult of abomination,” and stating that they are liable to the death penalty according to Jewish law. Amar’s comments created a fierce political backlash from …

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AFA Issues Anti-Christian Holiday Boycott List: Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Foot Locker, Nordstrom, Others

Via press release from the American Family Association: As the 2016 Christmas shopping season begins full swing, AFA has prepared its annual Naughty or Nice retailer list. We have taken the top national retailers and reviewed their websites, media advertising and in-store signage in an effort to help you know which companies are Christmas-friendly. There are secular forces in our …

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Pope Gives Priests Permission To Forgive Abortion

NPR reports: Pope Francis has declared that abortion, which remains a “grave sin” in the eyes of the Catholic Church, can be forgiven by ordinary priests for the foreseeable future — instead of requiring the intervention of a bishop. The change was implemented on a temporary basis, for one year only, as part of the Catholic Church’s “Year of Mercy,” …

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Priebus: We Won’t Have A Registry Based On Religion But I Won’t Rule Out A Muslim Registry [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press” that President-elect Donald Trump’s team is not planning to create a Muslim registry, but would not rule anything out. “Look I’m not going to rule out anything,” Priebus said. “We’re not going to have a registry based on a religion. But what …

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Hate Group Leader Praises Jeff Sessions: As Attorney General He’ll Return God-Given Rights To All Christians

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: After the eight-year scandal-factory of the Justice Department, the president-elect is making it clear that it’s a new day at DOJ with the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general. For the senator, the first to endorse Trump, the DOJ is hardly new territory. “My previous 15 years working …

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Anti-Defamation League CEO: If Trump Creates A Muslim Database, This Proud Jew Will Register For It

Haaretz reports: Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, pledged to register as a Muslim on the national database that President-elect Donald Trump vowed to create during his campaign. Greenblatt made the vow in his opening remarks at the ADL’s Never Is Now conference on anti-Semitism, held Thursday and Friday in midtown Manhattan. It came the day after a spokesman …

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Trump Chief Strategist Steve Bannon Praises Darkness: “Dick Cheney, Darth Vader, Satan…That’s Power”

The Hollywood Reporter has interviewed incoming White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and OMG. From their article: “Darkness is good,” says Bannon, who amid the suits surrounding him at Trump Tower, looks like a graduate student in his T-shirt, open button-down and tatty blue blazer — albeit a 62-year-old graduate student. “Dick Cheney. Darth Vader. Satan. That’s power. It only …

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TAIWAN: Christian Protesters Storm Parliament’s Gates As Lawmakers Hear Same-Sex Marriage Bill [VIDEO]

The Hong Kong Free Press reports: Several thousand people on Thursday gathered outside the legislature in Taipei as legislators met inside the chambers to debate the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Taiwan. Amid changing attitudes, the country is poised to become the first in Asia to do so. Brought by the busload from all over the nation, the white-clad protesters …

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INDIANA: Haters Win First Battle To Overturn Local LGBT Rights Ordinances And Legalize Discrimination

The Indianapolis Star reports: Conservatives overcame the first hurdle in their lawsuit that aims to overturn the “fix” to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and four city ordinances that protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination. In an order issued Wednesday, Hamilton Superior Judge Steven R. Nation rejected claims from the cities of Indianapolis, Carmel, Bloomington and Columbus …

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REPORT: Ted Cruz Wants The Attorney General Job

The Hill reports: Ted Cruz has told confidants he’s interested in serving as attorney general in the Trump administration, according to two sources familiar with the conversations. Speculation that the Texas senator could become attorney general began Tuesday after Cruz met President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Cruz also wandered into the office …

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Mat Staver: Satanic Gay Nazis Are Attacking Christians

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: On today’s “Faith and Freedom” radio broadcast, Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver likened the state of Georgia to Nazi Germany, claiming that Christians in the state are coming under satanic attack. Staver was discussing the cases of Kelvin Cochran, who was fired from his position as fire chief in Atlanta for distributing to employees …

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