Tag Archives: religion

Hater Gets Silly Stringed At SF Pride

Technically, I believe that Silly Stringing somebody might be construed as battery. On Sunday, an anti-gay pastor at Wichita Pride was charged with battery for throwing his admission pin at a Pride employee. Lawyers?

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Conflicting Signals

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that he opposes the gay marriage ban referendum in California, Barack Obama announced that if elected, he will expand Dubya’s controversial “faith-based initiatives” programs. Reaching out to evangelical voters, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is announcing plans that would expand President Bush’s program steering federal social service dollars to religious groups and – …

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Fasting In The Name Of Hate

San Diego-based Pastor Jim Garlow will make a 40-day fast leading up to election day in order to rally evangelical attention to the anti-gay marriage ballot measure. On Wednesday, Garlow took a first step toward organizing clergy in the state, convening a conference call in which more than 1,000 ministers, most from evangelical congregations, discussed tactics for passing a fall …

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Ted Haggard Finally Admits Having Gay Sex And Using Drugs (But Still Lies)

A Colorado Springs television station has obtained an email sent by disgraced former televangelist Ted Haggard to a personal friend in which Haggard for the first time admits having had sex with escort Mike Jones and having used unspecified drugs on several occasions. But considering what the thus far unimpeached Mike Jones has said, Haggard’s email doesn’t tell the “hole” …

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SC’s “I Believe” Plate Challenged

The Americans United for Separation of Church and State have filed a federal lawsuit to stop South Carolina from issuing the “I Believe” license plate mentioned here last week. Americans United for Separation of Church and State today filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of several religious leaders and a religious organization whose First Amendment rights are …

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John Hagee Knows Women

You really have to laugh at Pastor John “Gays Caused Katrina” Hagee, John McCain’s former spiritual advisor. Check out what he says about “today’s American woman.” A partial transcript via Slog: God paints the portrait of the ideal woman and he takes time to mention that she is a mother. If the secular humanist of the 21st century took his …

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The Hate Truck

These idiots were among the mere dozens of protesters at SF’s City Hall yesterday and were far, far outnumbered by those celebrating. Photo by Storm Bear, from the Bilerico gay marriage photosite.

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Jeebus, Take The Wheel

South Carolina will become the first in the nation to issue Christianist license plates. South Carolina’s lieutenant governor announced Thursday that he is willing to put up $4,000 of his own money so his state can become the first in the nation to issue “I Believe” license plates with the image of a cross and a stained glass window. The …

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The Fundies Are Getting Desperate

Check this out: A conservative Christian legal group on Thursday made a last-ditch effort to stop gay marriage from becoming legal in California by asking a midlevel appeals court to temporarily prohibit county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Virginia-based Liberty Counsel, in a petition with the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco, argued that …

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OK Governor Vetoes Sally Kern’s Bill

Oklahoma’s Gov. Brad Henry has vetoed state Rep. Sally Kern’s “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act.” Henry vetoed House Bill 2633, called the “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act,” by Sen. James A. Williamson, R-Tulsa, and Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City. The bill state that “students may express their beliefs about religion in homework, artwork and other written and oral assignments free from discrimination …

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No Fruitful Multiplying = No Marriage

Well, at least the Catholic Church isn’t using the procreation argument just against gays. A paraplegic man was recently denied a church marriage by a bishop in Italy because he was impotent, say reports. The 26-year-old man ultimately had to go for a civil marriage on Saturday in Viterbo. “No bishop, no priest can celebrate a wedding when he knows …

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Man In Dress Hates Gay Marriage

In what is believed to be a reaction to the gay marriage ruling in California, Ill Papa restated his opposition, saying, “The union of love, based on matrimony between a man and a woman, which makes up the family, represents a good for all society that can not be substituted by, confused with, or compared to other types of unions.” …

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Protest The Pill Day

From The Pill Kills.com: June 7 marks the 43rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Griswold v. Connecticut. This was the first of many decisions that led to the culture of death we live in today. On that day in 1965, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Griswold v. Connecticut case, it set a legal precedent for …

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Evangelicals: We Have Become Useful Idiots

Some evangelical leaders say America’s Christians have been become too political and are asking Christian groups to sign a manifesto pledging to reform. Conservative Christian leaders who believe the word “evangelical” has lost its religious meaning plan to release a starkly self-critical document saying the movement has become too political and has diminished the Gospel through its approach to the …

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Jeebus II: ETA 2015

According to a minister quoted on WingNutDaily, the second coming of Jeebus has been nailed down to the the time of a rare “blood moon eclipse” in 2015. Biltz began focusing on the precise times of both solar and lunar eclipses, sometimes called “blood moons” since the moon often takes on a bloody color. He logged onto NASA’s eclipse website …

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PhoboQuotable – Albert Mohler

In the Christian Post, Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reacts to the Times Magazine article about young married gays, taking particular note of the couple that hinted that theirs would be an open marriage. “Young Gay Rites” is itself a noteworthy signal about the future of marriage. If Denizet-Lewis is right, the legalization of same-sex marriage …

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Rev. Ken Hutcherson Leads Protest At Seattle-Area Day Of Silence

Infamous Seattle-area anti-gay activist Rev. Ken Hutcherson led a walk-out of his daughter’s high school in protest of their Day Of Silence on Friday, with over one-third of the school taking part. A Day of Silence inside Mount Si High School meant to show support for gay and lesbian students erupted in noisy protests outside. More than one-third of students …

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Tim Gill Terrifies The Jeebus People

Gay activist Tim Gill has got the Christian right positively shaking in their pews. Gill, the wealthy founder of software giant Quark who was recently named the fifth most influential gay person in America by Out Magazine, was “exposed” by Pat Robertson’s Christian Broadcast Network this week as the “stealth” activist behind many recent advances for the LGBT movement in …

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