Trump Adviser: Food Aid Should Only Go to Christians

One of the lesser known Trump advisers is his "liaison for Christian policy," Frank Amedia. He's the head of Touch Heaven Ministries in Miami and Right Wing Watch did a little research on him. Turns out he thinks that food aid should be dependent on one's religion. This is about the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. … [Read more...]

MS Gov: Pro-Discrimination Law is Anti-Discrimination

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant went on Tony Perkins' radio show and made the truly weird argument that a new law in that state that allows Christians to discriminate against gay people is actually preventing discrimination against Christians. … [Read more...]

I Heart Loretta Lynch

The Department of Justice filed a federal lawsuit against the state of North Carolina for its ban on allowing transgender people from using the public restroom that matches their gender identity. Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered a powerful statement at a press conference announcing the suit: … [Read more...]

Staver’s Warped Definition of Hateful

The FFRF is suing the Antelope Valley Union High School District because the district refused to include a scholarship they sponsor among a long list of scholarships available to students, while include many religious ones. Mat Staver, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Larry Klayman, says the school is right to do so because the scholarship contest is "hateful." … [Read more...]

NOM Begs for Money Because They’re So Successful

The National Organization for Marriage is an abject failure on pretty much every level. They've been unable to accomplish their primary goal of preventing same-sex marriage from becoming legal. But now they're claiming in a fundraising email that they're flat broke because they've been so successful. … [Read more...]

Fischer: Anti-gay Bigots are Just Like Harriet Tubman

While all the other wingnuts are losing their minds over the decision to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and calling it political correctness run amok, Bryan Fischer is claiming that anti-gay bigots like him are just like her because her cause was moral and so is theirs. … [Read more...]

Appeals Court Upholds Transgender Bathroom Use

In a very important case, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals -- which includes North Carolina, by the way -- upheld the Obama administration's interpretation of federal anti-discrimination law that the ban on gender discrimination includes a ban on gender identity discrimination. … [Read more...]

Perkins: Anti-Discrimination Laws are ‘Forced Servitude’

It's always amusing to hear conservatives rail against the evils of anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBT people with arguments that are actually in opposition to all anti-discrimination laws, then try to find ways to wiggle out of the dilemma they create for themselves. Tony Perkins, for example: … [Read more...]

Kasich Takes Pathetic Middle Ground

John Kasich continues to act as the nice, moderate guy as a contrast to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. In reality, he's anything but that. But pretending to be one has forced him to try to take lame middle ground positions that make no sense. Like on anti-gay, pro-discrimination bills being passed in other states: … [Read more...]

Fischer: Adams and Springsteen are Bigots for Opposing Anti-Gay Laws

Bryan Fischer is like Old Faithful, he can be counted on to spray stupidity into the air at very regular intervals (pretty much every time he opens his mouth, in fact). His latest bit of dumbassery is to claim that Bryan Adams and Bruce Springsteen are racist and sexist for opposing anti-gay laws in Mississippi and North Carolina. … [Read more...]

Adams Wants More Discrimination Against Atheists

J. Christian Adams is a former DOJ attorney turned braying bigot. On Fox and Friends he was upset about an ordinance in Madison, Wisconsin that says you can't discriminate against atheists in housing, employment or public accommodations. Such discrimination is just fine, he says because the Bible demands it. … [Read more...]

Farah: Anti-Discrimination Laws are ‘Terrorism’

Joseph Farah is upping the rhetorical ante against attempts to add sexual orientation to the nation's anti-discrimination laws. Despite the fact that he is already protected against discrimination on the basis of his religion and race, he thinks giving LGBT people the same protections is "terrorism." … [Read more...]