Kansas Christianists seek monopoly on worldly honors and emoluments

Dimmitt, Texas, 1949.

Initially, it looked like a bill to provide sweeping sectarian exemptions to civil rights laws was going to easily become law in Kansas. It sailed through the state legislature's Republican-controlled lower chamber, and was expected to cruise through the Republican-controlled Senate and then be signed into law by the state's Republican governor.But it turns out this bill wasn't just a Very Bad Idea, it was also a Very Badly Written Very Bad Idea. Once some of the big-business, … [Read more...]

Pat Buchanan joins Manhattan Declarers in ‘civil disobedience’ fappery

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Pat Buchanan takes a break from race-baiting to pledge his support for "civil disobedience" against marriage equality. Like all the other pundits advocating this, he is unable to explain just how this would work.How does anyone "disobey" a law that doesn't affect them? Marriage equality, as Maurice Williamson said, "is fantastic for the people it affects," but it does not change anything for anyone else.Marriage equality does not compel Pat Buchanan to start doing anything. It does not … [Read more...]


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