Tag Archives: Virginia

Bryan Fischer Has The Virginia Sadz

The Cooch was a liberal!

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Hate Group Has The Virginia Sadz

“The decision by the attorney general is not surprising, but it is disappointing and frightening. It’s disappointing that he wouldn’t be clear about his intentions on this issue while campaigning for the office. More importantly, it’s frightening that politicians like the attorney general feel that they can pick and choose which aspects of the Constitution they deem worth to defend …

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Freep This Virginia Poll

Mid-page on the left. (Tipped by JMG reader Sam)

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VIRGINIA: State Attorney General To Join Olson & Boies In Marriage Ban Lawsuit

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, who won election in November by a 0.04% margin, will join Prop 8 victors Ted Olson and David Boies in their bid to strike down his state’s ban on gay marriage. The action will mark a stunning reversal in the state’s legal position on same-sex marriage and is a result of November elections in which …

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VIRGINIA: Former Gov. Bob McDonnell & Wife Charged With Accepting Illegal Gifts

Anti-gay GOP former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who routinely opposed LGBT rights in his state, was today charged with accepting illegal gifts from a local businessman. McDonnell’s wife was also charged. Authorities alleged that for nearly two years, the McDonnells hit up executive Jonnie R. Williams Sr. again and again, lodging near constant requests for large loans, clothes, trips, golf …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, This may be the hardest letter I’ve ever written. My family’s been stalked, I’ve been threatened, assaulted and called every manner of vile name. My little children became targets. The threats were unspeakable. But God called me to this place, and I’ve stood my ground, not just my ground, the Family’s ground, our ground. But now I wonder. …

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VIRGINIA: “Ex-Gay” Survivors Sought For Testimony In Support Of Ban Bill

If you are a Virginian survivor of “ex-gay” torture, activists need your help. Via Box Turtle Bulletin: Virginia is attempting to join the list of states which ban ex-gay therapy on minors.  Text of the bill can be found here.  Legislative action is going to happen between now and the end of February and Virginia based survivors of ex-gay therapy …

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Delgaudio’s Library Appointee Resigns

Via the Leesburg Today: The man who came under fire for his extreme political stances after he was appointed to the Loudoun Library Board of Trustees earlier this month has resigned. Andrew Beacham sent an email to the entire Board of Supervisors Sunday afternoon thanking them for their consideration in appointing him, but saying “[d]ue the circumstances, I hereby tender …

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VIRGINIA: In First Official Act, Gov. Terry McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees

In his first official act following today’s inauguration, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order protecting LGBT state employees from discrimination. Shortly after taking office in 2010, GOP former Gov. Bob McDonnell stripped such protections from the traditional order, claiming that there was no evidence that gay people are discriminated against. McAuliffe: “My administration is committed to keeping Virginia …

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Eugene Delgaudio Just Got This Guy Appointed To The County Library Board

Via the Washington Post: A Sterling man who once tore out pages of the Koran in front of the White House, and whose fierce rhetoric on Twitter included declaring “the only good progressive is a dead progressive,” has been approved by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors to sit on the county library’s board of trustees for the next four …

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Eugene Delguadio: Let’s Crash The Inauguration Of VA Gov. Terry McAuliffe

Eugene Delgaudio is calling on his supporters to crash tomorrow’s inauguration for Virginia Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe. Via his press release published today by Christian Newswire: The conservative Public Advocate group is distributing thousands of commemorative badges marking the inauguration of a liberal governor Saturday, January 11 in Richmond. The group is opposing Governor-elect McAuliffe’s anti-family legislation or any so-called pro-homosexual …

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Virginia Marriage Hearing: January 30th

Via press release from AFER: On Thursday, January 30, 2014, the first hearing in the Virginia marriage equality case of Bostic v. Rainey will be held at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia before Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen. The Bostic Plaintiffs’ lawsuit – first filed in July 2013 in Norfolk – argues that the Virginia …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, Radical homosexuals are checking my garbage. If they see Public Advocate’s treasury depleted they will see an opening to ram through the Gay Bill of Special Rights, the Homosexual Classrooms Act and National Homosexual ‘Marriage.’ Without your financial support and prayers, Public Advocate would be nothing — totally helpless against the radical homosexuals’ assault on our families. The …

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VIRGINIA: Federal Court Denies Motion To Dismiss Marriage Equality Lawsuit

And the hits just keep coming! Via a joint press release from Lambda Legal and the ACLU: A federal court denied a motion from the Staunton Circuit Court Clerk today seeking dismissal of a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The lawsuit, filed earlier this year on behalf of two couples by the American Civil Liberties Union, …

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VIRGINIA: State Sen. Adam Ebbin Intros Bill To Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Openly gay Virginia state Sen. Adam Ebbin today introduced a bill to repeal that state’s constitutional ban on marriage. There’s a long road ahead, however. To repeal the 2006 amendment, legislation would have to pass the General Assembly two times with an intervening election, then would go on the ballot in the next succeeding general election. If it won first …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, I’ve been putting off sending you this letter for a while because I didn’t want to worry you. But late one night while sorting through pro-Family petitions from supporters like you, a thug crept in through a door, threw a blanket over my head and pummeled me with a rock. Thankfully, one of my volunteers heard when I …

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: Marriage equality is law in Illinois, but questions remain over when marriages can actually start. Virginia voters could have a chance to overturn that state’s marriage ban, and polling is surprisingly strong. Lawsuits advance this week in Pennsylvania and Tennessee, and there’s more bad news for the National Organization for Marriage.

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VIRGINIA: Male Liberty University Student Killed By Campus Cops At Female Dorm

Virginia’s WDBJ reports: A Liberty University student is dead after an altercation with a Liberty University Emergency Services Officer on Tuesday morning at an off-campus residence hall. According to the school, a Liberty University Emergency Services Officer was attacked by a male student in the lobby of Residential Annex II. The student was shot and killed. The officer was taken …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, Tomorrow is Day #5 of Public Advocate’s Emergency Battleground Action Initiative. So far we’ve raised over $17,000 thanks to an outpouring of support from pro-Family Public Advocate supporters like you. Unfortunately, we’re almost halfway to our deadline of November 17th and we are falling behind the pace needed to meet our goal. If we want to reach the …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, If you haven’t heard, the Gay Bill of Special Rights just passed in the Senate for the first time ever on Thursday. Public Advocate threw everything we had at the bill in the Senate. We stalled the vote for months as Harry Reid sought a filibuster-proof 60 supporters. But we spent nearly everything we had doing it. Now …

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