Conservative Christians Told the Same Lies When Anti-Sodomy Laws Were Overturned

It’s an older video — around the time Lawrence v. Texas overturned sodomy bans in 2003 — but it contains the same kind of nasty Christian rhetoric we’re hearing today. Complaints about the Supreme Court, fear-mongering about how Christianity is being destroyed, and lies about how the Bible will soon be considered “hate speech.”



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Kindergartners Will Soon Be Told to Experiment with Same-Sex Relationships, Says Christian Bigot

You would’ve thought that the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling gave people a way out of saying stupid things. Republicans could now say “I don’t like it, but the Supreme Court said so. We live in a nation of laws and it’s time to move on.” But they haven’t done that. They’ve gotten even crazier, saying things like the Supreme Court has no right to pass judgment and advocating for civil disobedience.

But that’s nothing compared to conservative Christians like Liberty Counsel founder Mat Staver, who thinks the ruling will lead to kindergartners being forced to experiment sexually with people of the same sex.



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The Ten Commandments Are Not a Foundation of Western Law, and We’re Better Off Because of It

Earlier this week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the Ten Commandments monument on Capitol grounds was unconstitutional:

Attorney General Scott Pruitt immediately denounced the decision:

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Icelandic Parliament Votes to Repeal Blasphemy Law

We tend to think of Iceland as fairly liberal — politicians unanimously voted in favor of marriage equality in 2010, they elected an openly lesbian Prime Minister in 2009, etc.

But they have had a blasphemy law in the books since 1940 that has no place in modern society.



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I Guess We Have Affected the Religious Liberty of Christians…

I assume this is the conversation taking place in conservative Christian circles across the country:



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