Tag Archives: religion

McCain: A One-Man Nuclear Shield

At the Voters Values Summit, evangelical nutjob Gary Bauer tried to stoke the fear of nuclear terrorism, saying the experts predict that “it is not a question of if it will happen, it is only a question of when it is going to happen. And the ‘it’ in this case, is when our enemy will detonate a dirty nuclear bomb …

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This Week In Religious Nuttery

– Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Sharia court has ruled that satellite television operators that beam “immodest” programming during Ramadan are subject to to the death penalty. Sheikh Saleh al-Lohaidan: “What does the owner of these networks think, when he provides seduction, obscenity and vulgarity? Those calling for corrupt beliefs, certainly it’s permissible to kill them.” – Some Hassidic Jews in Brooklyn’s …

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Anti-Obama Racism From Values Voters Summit And Family Research Council

Well, the lovely Christers at the Values Voters Summit sure don’t hide their racism very well, do they? Activists at a conservative political forum snapped up boxes of waffle mix depicting Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama as a racial stereotype on its front and wearing Arab-like headdress on its top flap. Values Voter Summit organizers cut off sales of Obama …

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Praying The AIDS Away

According to a new play from a North Carolina minister, you can pray the gay AND the AIDS away! A play featuring anti-gay and “ex-gay” religious themes will be showcased at Winston-Salem State University by a traveling, Atlanta, Ga.-based Christian production company headed by an African-American minister and his wife. The duo claims a person can be healed of HIV/AIDS …

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Palin’s Church Endorses Ex-Gay Conference, PGLAG To Protest

Sarah Palin’s church has endorsed an “ex-gay” conference to take place in Anchorage this weekend and PFLAG plans to be there to protest and to demand that Palin reject the “ex-gay” movement. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) today condemned a so-called “ex-gay” conference scheduled for Saturday in Anchorage. Love Won Out, which claims to “cure” lesbian …

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REVEALED: California Family Council An Illegally Run Sham “Charity”

It turns out the anti-gay Christers at the Focus On The Family-related California Family Council are a bunch of crooks. A look at their finances has revealed that almost all of their fundraising goes to pay the high salaries of their executives. From Justin McLachlan’s well-researched story: The money was supposed to go to support the California Family Council’s charitable …

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Signorile’s Sally Kern Interview

Here are the clips of Michelangelo Signorile’s interview with Sally Kern at the RNC last week. In the first clip, Signorile asks Kern to respond to the Log Cabin’s endorsement of McCain, and then Kern goes on to discuss the abomination of homosexuality, same sex marriage, as well as the Palin spawn. In the second clip, Kern expounds on the …

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Muslims Demand End To Bosnia Pride

Bosnian Muslims are demanding that this month’s first-ever gay pride events be canceled because they occur during Ramadan. Opposition to gay pride has been fueled by the Islamic magazine Saff. Columnist Ezher Beganovic has called for the government to cancel the festival. Calling the four day event a “festival of homosexuality” that is an affront to Islam, Beganovic warned in …

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Christianists At The Gay Journo Convention

Some Christian outfit called the Culture and Media Institute infiltrated attended the NLGJA Convention in DC last weekend. Here’s their recap. It’s spelled NLGJA, but they pronounce it “Negligee.” [JMG: Never heard this, but it IS funny.] The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) just held its annual convention here in Washington D.C., attracting hundreds of journalists – and …

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Arkansas: Christianists Get Anti-Gay Adoption Bill On November Ballot

Christian activists in Arkansas have secured the required signatures to have a ban on gays adopting or fostering children put on the November ballot. The new law would also forbid straight unmarried couples from adopting. Secretary of State Charlie Daniels certified the proposed initiated act for the Nov. 4 ballot after verifying that the Arkansas Family Council Action Committee had …

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PhoboQuotable – Arcadi Gaydamak

“When I’m elected mayor, I would die before allowing the pride parade to be held in Jerusalem. They want to be proud? They’re allowed to. They want to demonstrate? Fine. But the streets of Jerusalem are a symbol, and parading on them would be an aggressive act against our tradition, against our values and against our morale. I would lie …

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Christianists To Boycott Hallmark

The right-wing has come out swinging against Hallmark’s line of gay marriage cards. Both the American Family Association and the Family Policy Network have issued protests, with the latter announcing a “full-scale boycott” of Hallmark. A full-scale boycott against the world’s largest greeting card company will begin next week, prompted by the introduction of new products intended to congratulate recipients …

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Anti-Gay Sign Campaign Unfolds

More on the plan to place one million anti-gay signs in Californian’s yards: Early on a late September morning, if all goes according to plan, 1 million Mormons, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, evangelical Christians, Sikhs and Hindus will open their doors, march down their front walks and plant “Yes on Proposition 8” signs in their yards to show they support repealing …

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POLL: Keep Religion Out Of Politics

Welcome news. For the first time in a dozen years, a majority of Americans believe that churches and religious institutions should “keep out” of politics, according to the annual Pew Religion and Public Life Survey. It’s the highest level of public concern with faith’s effect on politics since Pew began asking the question in 1996. The rise in Americans’ desire …

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Christianists Win, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal To End LGBT Job Protections

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is allowing to a 2004 law that protects LGBT people from job discrimination to lapse, claiming (lying) that state and federal laws already protect people from being fired for being gay. Calling the executive order unnecessary, Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he would not reissue a ban on discriminating against gays and lesbians in the workplace. …

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Mormons To Plant Hate In 1 Million Yards

The Mormon Church is coordinating a plan to put one million “Yes On 8” signs in Californians’ front yards on September 22nd. Boyd K. Packer, the president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Magic Underwear, has laid out the plan in a detailed message to the presidents of their klutches, or whatever you call a Mormon diocese. …

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DPV Positive

According to a priest in the Westminster Catholic diocese in the UK, one of the causes for homosexuality is demonic possession. And apparently, once you get a demon in you, you’re contagious. It’s a virus, people! Offering what may be an explanation for the explosion of homosexuality in recent years, Fr. Davies said, “Among the causes of homosexuality is a …

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Christianists Call For End To PBS

Donald Wildmon, the founder and head of the American Family Association, is asking its members to petition Congress to end all funding for PBS. The AFA is pissed because of an upcoming PBS show, The Bible’s Buried Secrets, which according to the AFA , contradicts long-held beliefs. From the AFA’s “Action Alert“: Take Action Sign the petition urging Congress to …

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Worst Person In The World: Stuart Shepard

Last week I told you about Focus On The Family Anus spokespig Stuart Shepard asking for Christians to pray for rain at Barack Obama’s outdoor speech at the DNC. Last night Keith Olbermann tapped Shepard as the “Worst Person In The World.” UPDATE: Good As You reports that Focus On The Family has pulled Shepard’s video. Out of shame, we …

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