Proposed GOP Platform Says “God-Given, Natural Rights” Should Guide Lawmaking

The Republican Party has released its proposed platform for this election season, and its top priorities include lawmakers using religious principles to guide lawmaking and that the Bible be taught in public schools.


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Are You a Gay Man? Marry a Woman Anyway, Some Christians Say

Christian rock singer Trey Pearson came out as gay about two months ago, but anti-LGBT Christians have not stopped talking about what he and his family should do next.


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Tony Perkins Gets Republicans to Consider Anti-Gay Conversion Therapy in the Party Platform

If Christian hate group leader Tony Perkins gets his way, the GOP will approve a platform plank that embraces “conversion therapy,” the traumatizing and ineffective practice of attempting to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.


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Republicans Are Considering Another Bill to Legalize Religious Discrimination

Congressional Republicans are, as we post this, holding a hearing for a horrible bill that would specifically protect religious people who hold anti-LGBT beliefs.

The so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) would offer protections to people with a “religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman, or that sexual relations are properly reserved to such a marriage.”

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)

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If You Get Mad When People Say “Happy Holidays” But Not “All Lives Matter,” You’re a Hypocrite

As we mourn those lost and grapple with the reality of what it’s like to be a racial minority in America, this is as good a time as ever to remind your relatives on Facebook why it’s important to say #BlackLivesMatter instead of the more dismissive #AllLivesMatter. This tweet by user @blkgawdduss from back in November captures it perfectly:


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