Scott Lively goes nuclear in Moldova

Scott Lively said once that his work in Uganda was like "a nuclear bomb against the gay agenda." In January, he went nuclear-style to Moldova to oppose an anti-discrimination law. Radio Free Europe has the story:When the Moldovan government submitted a draft antidiscrimination law to parliament last month, conservative Orthodox Christian forces in the country treated it as a call to battle.And that call was heeded by U.S. pastor and lawyer Scott Lively, who traveled to Chisinau to warn the … [Read more...]

Christian groups urged to do more on bullying prevention

Last week, the Obama administration focused on bullying prevention in a series of events. All week I intended to write about it and one thing or another got in the way so I was pleased that the Christian Post put up an article on the topic.As I noted in the article, the attention to the issue has waned since the Fall. I believe that will change shortly as the Day of Silence and the Day of Dialogue are coming in April.Andrew Marin, founder of the Marin Foundation, is quoted here:His Go … [Read more...]

Is homosexuality un-African?

The BBC hosts a debate about whether homosexuality is un-African.Ugandan MP David Bahati and Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, debate homosexuality with host Zeinab Badawi. … [Read more...]

Uganda's Parliament back in session March 22. Will Anti-gay bill be debated?

According to the New Vision:THE Speaker of Parliament, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi, has summoned MPs to report to the House on March 22.Hellen Kaweesa, the public relations manager of Parliament, said the clerk to Parliament had already notified all the MPs to return and handle unfinished business.Last year, Sekandi sent Parliament on recess to allow MPs get enough time for their campaigns. The Bills to be debated include the parliamentary pensions amendments Bill of 2010, the … [Read more...]

What is change? Exodus and the Our America segment

I still haven't seen the whole thing, but I will later.By request of a commenter at the Exodus blog, I want to link Alan Chamber's response to the segment.During the segment I linked to yesterday, Alan acknowledged that he continues to experience same-sex attractions. At one time, this would have seemed like a betrayal of the "change is possible" mantra. However, Alan defines change as an ideological experience, first and foremost.Diminishing or elimination of same-sex attraction can … [Read more...]

Gay change topic tonight on the Oprah Network

Looks like must see TV...Our America with Lisa Ling (details at the link) … [Read more...]

Bam! George Will on Huckabee, Gingrich and the coming GOP apocalypse

I am coming late to this party, but I am just glad to be here.George Will explained concisely in his Sunday column why any Republican with a set of working neurons is really nervous about 2012. Let me start where Will finishes:Let us not mince words. There are at most five plausible Republican presidents on the horizon - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, former Utah governor and departing ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, former Massachusetts governor Romney and … [Read more...]

Donald Trump for President?

March Madness is here.And I don't mean NCAA basketball.GOP suits are in Iowa testing the waters for a run at the nomination. The most entertaining aspect has to be the potential for Donald Trump to enter the fray. Although Trump was not there, he sent a water tester along to find out what Iowa is.Michael Cohen, executive vice president and special counsel to Trump's company, met with Iowa Republicans."We do understand that Iowa is the first stop if anyone is interested in the … [Read more...]