Cincinnati Area Pastors Call On NRB To Sever Connection To League Of The South Board Member

Some Cincinnati area ministers are calling on the National Religious Broadcasters' Network to drop ties to the Institute on the Constitution & League of the South. The group is troubled by Institute on the Constitution teacher Michael Peroutka's course on the Constitution which has been shown on the NRB Network weekly since July. They point out Peroutka's long time membership in the League and the fact that he is a newly elected board member of the organization. The Institute was behind the c … [Read more...]

I Have A Dream – August 28, 1963 (VIDEO)

Delivered 50 years ago today... … [Read more...]

Based on Biased Reading of New Mortality Study, Paul Cameron Gives Sen. Portman Parenting Advice

In this month's edition of the International Journal of Epidemiology, Morten Frisch and Jacob Simonsen reported a new study of mortality in Denmark. Paul Cameron wasted little time trotting out the study to give Senator Rob Portman advice on how to parent his gay son - tell him to get married to a woman. Apparently, any woman will do. After all, in the words of the song, what's love got to do with it?Cameron says he even went to Ohio to deliver his advice:COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 24, 2013 … [Read more...]

Human Rights group sues Scott Lively over persecution of gays in Uganda

Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a federal lawsuit against Scott Lively on behalf of Sexual Minorities Uganda over Lively's activities in fostering persecution against gays.You can find the filing and more background at CCR's website.CCR is basing the suit on accusations of violating the Alien Tort Statute (28 USC 1350) which states in sum: "The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of any civil action by an alien for a tort only, committed in violation of the … [Read more...]

Petition targets Citibank’s and Barclays’ Ugandan operations; calls for banks to condemn anti-gay bill

At Change.org, Citibank customer Collin Burton posted a petition aimed at Citibank and Barclays banks. Both banks have significant operations in Uganda. From the petition:With the “Kill the Gays” bill looming in Uganda’s parliament, Citibank and Barclays have unique and necessary voices that could help stop this bill in its tracks. Their presence in Uganda is significant, and their voices in opposition to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill could have a profound impact in keeping LGBT people safe in Ug … [Read more...]

Uganda Hires Firm to Burnish Image Internationally

Really? Uganda hired a firm to polish up the nation's image around the world. Watch:I don't envy this firm.Because of David Bahati and those who support him, Uganda is known around the world for the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The attention from this bill leads to considerations of corruption and other human rights abuses.If the bill passes, I suspect pressure will be brought to bear on corporations doing business in Uganda such as Citibank, and Barclays Bank (UK). … [Read more...]

Uganda Human Rights Coalition Opposes the Anti-Homosexuality Bill

A broad coalition of human rights advocacy organizations in Uganda issued a press release late yesterday. Here is the press release in full:Press StatementUganda: Parliament Should Reject Anti-Homosexuality Bill16th February 2012On Tuesday 7th February 2012, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (2009) was reintroduced to the Parliament of Uganda. If passed, this draft legislation would violate the human rights of all Ugandans, and should immediately be dropped, the East and Horn of Africa … [Read more...]

Top Ten Posts – 2011

To reflect on 2011, I have listed here the ten most popular posts in terms of visits this year. Two of the posts were written in prior years but were visited frequently this year. In addition to being popular, I think they are representative of the stories and issues which I wrote about this year.1. The Trail of Tears remembered2. Uganda update: Anti-Homosexuality Bill on tomorrow’s agenda3. Committee chair says Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill may not be considered4. What would d … [Read more...]


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