Ted Cruz: Christians should be allowed to discriminate against LGBT people

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) claims Christians should be allowed to discriminate against gays and lesbians if doing business with LGBT people violates their religious faith. Speaking at a Houston Baptist University forum on Faith in the Public Square, the Republican presidential hopeful and Tea Party darling said:“Everyone has to reconcile their own faith with how they interact with others, and that’s a choice you’ve got to make based on your understanding of biblical teachings and based on the be … [Read more...]

‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin slams anti-gay Christians

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin

Wrestling superstar “Stone Cold” Steve Austin makes a powerful case for marriage equality while pointing out the hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of anti-gay Christians. In a NSFW, profanity laced rant, Austin goes off on Christians who oppose marriage equality. The following is an excerpt from Austin’s rant:“I don’t give a sh*t if two guys, two gals, guy-gal, whatever it is, I believe that any human being in America, or any human being in the goddamn world, that wants to be married, and if … [Read more...]

Catholic Bishop praises genocide of LGBT in Uganda

The Right Reverend Charles Wamika, Bishop of the Diocese of Jinja, praised the Ugandan Parliament for the Anti-Homosexuality Act that provides life in prison for LGBT people. The anti-gay legislation represents an ongoing, de facto genocide of the LGBT community in Uganda. Without compassion, and with a malignancy only religious superstition can sustain, Bishop Wamika encouraged parents to turn over their gay and lesbian children to government authorities for re-education and imprisonment. In … [Read more...]

Anti-gay conservative Christians keep sodomy law on the books in Louisiana

Religious bigots win symbolic victory: Capitulating to political pressure from anti-gay conservative Christian groups, the Louisiana House of Representatives voted to retain an unconstitutional and unenforceable law banning sodomy. House Bill 12 sought to amend Louisiana’s crimes against nature law by removing a prohibition on consensual relations between people of the same sex. The bill would have simply removed unconstitutional language banning oral sex and all forms of same-sex sexual c … [Read more...]

Mike Huckabee says I’m Not Homophobic, God is

Anti-gay Christian conservative and Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee denies he is homophobic, and denies he is a hater, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. In his keynote address to the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition earlier this week Huckabee blamed God for his opposition to marriage equality and his anti-gay rhetoric, and in so doing made the somewhat absurd claim that God wrote the Bible:I’m not against anybody. I’m really not. I’m not a hater. I’m not homopho … [Read more...]

Westboro Baptist Church chased out of Oklahoma town

WBC Protest in Oklahoma Cut Short

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church cut short their protest in an Oklahoma town after counter-protesters crossed the picket line to confront church members. Police were forced to intervene and separate the counter-protesters from the Christian hate group. There were no arrests and no injuries reported. Though WBC reportedly had a permit to picket for half an hour beginning at 2:00 p.m., they stayed for a mere eight minutes before hastily getting into their cars and driving away when Moore … [Read more...]

License to hate: Mississippi passes anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill

Christian bigotry: Mississippi passes anti-gay “religious freedom” bill legalizing discrimination against the LGBT community. The Advocate reports lawmakers in both chambers of Mississippi's legislature approved the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday. The legislation would allow businesses and individuals to deny services to anyone, if serving that person or organization would "substantially burden" the individual's "religious exercise." The American Civil Liberties union … [Read more...]

Nun tells high school students masturbation causes homosexuality

Controversy at a Catholic High School in Charlotte, North Carolina after Sister Jane Dominic Laurel told students that masturbation causes homosexuality at a school wide assembly last week. Sister Laurel, a professor of theology at Nashville's Aquinas College, is being widely condemned after forcefully denouncing homosexuality with outdated statistics, prejudiced stereotypes and other extremist claims. A Charlotte Catholic student describes the lecture:She started talking about how gays … [Read more...]