White Supremacists Rally for God and Confederate Flag at Stone Mountain

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Hundreds of white supremacists, including members of the KKK, rally at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia to show their support for God and the Confederate flag. The park, which is home to the “Confederate Memorial Carving,” a relief featuring Confederate President Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee and General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, holds special meaning [Read More...]

Christian Extremists Predict Violence Against Abortion Clinics

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In light of a highly orchestrated and dishonest campaign to smear and discredit Planned Parenthood, Christian extremists are anticipating violence against abortion clinics and abortion providers. The escalated threat against abortion providers is motivated by heavily edited undercover videos recently posted by the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress, a group with ties to violent, [Read More...]

Indiana Clerk Fired For Refusing To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses


An Indiana county clerk fired for “insubordination” after refusing to process applications for same-sex marriage licenses because of her “sincerely held religious beliefs” has filed a federal lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. Linda Summers, a former deputy clerk in the Harrison County, Indiana Superior Court Clerk’s Office, has filed a federal court lawsuit alleging religious discrimination [Read More...]

Christian Extremist: Lafayette Shooter Supported Westboro Baptist Church

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The gunman who killed two and wounded nine others in a Louisiana theater was a Christian extremist who supported the Westboro Baptist Church, argued against women in the workplace, and advocated for violence against abortion providers. According to his presence on social media, John Russell Houser, also known as Rusty Houser, was an outspoken conservative [Read More...]

EEOC Rules Federal Law Prohibits Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

In a historic ruling the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finds that employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is forbidden under existing federal civil rights law, specifically the current ban on sex discrimination. In a groundbreaking decision issued July 15 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that “[A]llegations of discrimination on the basis [Read More...]

Contempt of Court: Oklahoma Governor Refuses to Remove Ten Commandments

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Placing her religious beliefs above the law, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin defies a state Supreme Court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument on State Capitol grounds. Despite a state Supreme Court decision issued last week stating that the Ten Commandments monument is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion and must be removed, a defiant Governor [Read More...]

‘For God’s Glory’: Entire Tenn. County Clerk’s Office Resigns Over Gay Marriage

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Claiming they act “for the Glory of God,” the entire staff of of a county clerk’s office in Tennessee has resigned rather than issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Decatur County Clerk’s Office employees Gwen Pope, Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler will resign their positions effective July 14. The trio made their joint decision after [Read More...]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules 10 Commandments Monument Unconstitutional


Secular Victory: The Oklahoma Supreme Court rules that a Ten Commandments monument placed on State Capitol grounds is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion and must be removed. On Tuesday, in a 7-2 decision, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declared the decalogue monument on capitol grounds unconstitutional, ruling the monument must be removed because the Oklahoma Constitution [Read More...]

Huckabee: Christians Must Follow God and Resist Marriage Equality

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Assuming he speaks for all Christians, GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says Christians will have no choice but to resist the “judicial tyranny” of marriage equality via civil disobedience. Appearing on  ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Huckabee declared Christians are “either going to follow God, what they truly believe, or they will follow civil [Read More...]

Clarence Thomas Claims Constitution Does Not Guarantee Human Dignity

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Arguing against same-sex marriage, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas claims the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee human dignity. Writing his dissent in response to the Supreme Court’s historic decision affirming that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, Thomas took issue with the concept of human “dignity” used by his colleagues in the majority [Read More...]