Reza Aslan asks Muslims to accept LGBT equality because democracy is all or nothing


The self-proclaimed religious scholar, Resa Aslan penned an open letter with Daily Show writer Hasan Minhaj in which the two plead with the Muslim community to accept the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage to embrace equality saying that democracy is an "all or nothing business." “We’re writing to you about the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage in all fifty states. The good news is that a whopping 42% of you support marriage equality, as do both of our Muslim elected offic … [Read more...]

Are you being denied a marriage license? If so, Americans United is here to help


Americans United for the Separation of Church and State announced today a new project called Protect Thy Neighbor, a new campaign to battle discrimination under the guise of religious freedom.“Some people want to convert the crucial principle of religious freedom into a license to discriminate against others and deny Americans essential services,” said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United in a press release on AU's website. “That’s a corruption of a noble concept, an … [Read more...]

Ken Ham believes he knows the LGBT agenda and that it’s to silence Christians


Ken Ham has it all figured out. You see, the creationist crackpot believes that legalizing same-sex marriage is only one part of the overall LGBT agenda, because of course he believes there is an "agenda" other than equality.Ham writes: From what we’ve seen and know about the LGBT movement, the leaders don’t just want legalization of their moral behavior, but also want to force acceptance of this on everyone. They want everyone not just to tolerate their position, but to accept it while the … [Read more...]

Monsters on Sunday produce a delicious metal album

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Monsters On Sunday's album, "Baby Eater" with a release date of August 7, has hints of all the greats that I listened to growing up. Remember all those scenes from "Wayne's World" when they go to the metal clubs and head bang? When your older sibling drove you to a friends' house and blasted the album your parents thought they confiscated because it was "Satan's music"? Or even the slow dances in junior high where they played the rockin' slow jams?Maybe that's just me. But, at least in the … [Read more...]

South Carolina Senator calls for the ‘church to rise up’ against same-sex marriage during rant about the Confederate flag

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Before the South Carolina State Senate voted 37-3 to remove the Confederate flag from the State House, members of the senate were offered time to speak on their position.Sen. Lee Bright, perhaps confused about what the issue at hand was, took the stand to deliver a call to arms for the church and people of faith over the "abomination colors" he saw on the White House late last month. Bright is referring to the rainbow colors that President Obama ordered light up the White House after the … [Read more...]

A Texas couple is finally married after a county clerk tried to stop them, citing religious freedom


Let's all congratulate Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton of Grandbury, Texas who have finally been issued their marriage license after originally being denied because of a clerk's religious beliefs.Hood County clerk Katie Lang had cited her deeply-held religious beliefs when refusing to issue a marriage license to the couple. She later attempted to excuse her actions by saying she did not have the proper paperwork, which was readily available online.Cato and Stapleton filed a lawsuit against … [Read more...]

Mike Huckabee believes marriage is in trouble because homosexuals made it about love

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Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee fears for the future of marriage after last month's Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage across all 50 states, citing a "redefinition of love."The former Arkansas governor said in an interview that this redefinition of love is a problem "in every definition of marriage -- be it heterosexual or homosexual or polygamy or wherever the marriage redefinition ends up taking us over the course of the next few years."Asked whether … [Read more...]

An entire Tennessee clerk’s office has resigned over the same-sex marriage ruling


According to a report on Pink News, the entire staff of the Decatur County clerk’s office in Tennessee has resigned over same-sex marriage, claiming they did so for the "glory of God."They are the only county clerk’s office in Tennessee that is refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. And the real kicker is, they haven't even been asked to issue any such licenses.Clerk Gwen Pope and her employees Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler stated that they will resign over the Supreme Court ruli … [Read more...]

Hypocritical Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar speak out against same-sex marriage

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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar want you to know they are praying for the future of our nation. The pedophile apologists who covered up their son Josh Duggar's sexual assault crimes are upset that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last week.Posting to the family's official Facebook page today, the couple said they are “Praying for our nation today,” as well as a Bible quote from 2 Chronicles 7:14.“If my people which are called in my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, … [Read more...]

Is Tom Cruise leaving Scientology because they won’t let him see his daughter?


Scientology's poster boy may be walking away from the church, according to people close to the movie star.Because Cruise's ex-wife Katie and his 9-year-old daughter Suri are not members of the church, the time Cruise is able to spend with them is limited and reports say the actor has had enough.“She was going on and on about her ballet class and how much she loves it. That’s when Tom realized he’s never seen her perform ballet and he started to tear up,” an insider close the family claime … [Read more...]