Ol’ Roy Moore continues to yell at the sky: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore told a church crowd on Sunday that the U.S. Supreme Court “destroyed the institution of God” by legalizing same-sex marriage. Moore, who made national news when he ordered the state’s probate judges to withhold same-sex marriage license in violation [Read More...]
With every passing day the anti-gay crowd grows more and more unhinged. Today’s entry in the celestial log of anti-gay paranoia is Family Research Council president Tony Perkins saying we need to pull children out of school so they aren’t exposed to the gay: Colorado state legislator (and anti-gay demon-hunting exorcist) Gordon Klingenschmitt attended the [Read More...]
Obama is set to make his first visit to Kenya as President and much of the Christian populace, including government officials, are making it clear they don’t want to hear any of this gay equality talk: Some Kenyans are threatening to meet President Obama with scorn — and rotten eggs — during his visit to [Read More...]
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is not my favorite person and, personally, he’s opposed to same-sex marriage. But at least he has the integrity to understand that we are a nation of laws, and we don’t get to pick and choose which ones we follow: Gov. Steve Beshear told Casey County Clerk Casey Davis on Thursday [Read More...]
So there’s a bakery in Oregon that refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding and was fined $135,000. It turns out though that the fine was a result of tormenting the couple after the fact: The anti-LGBT owners of an Oregon bakery were not fined for refusing to sell a wedding cake to [Read More...]
Franklin Graham is sure that god is so mad that we’re not officially discriminating in Jesus’ name enough that he’s going to strike the White House with lightning (because coming down and making his will known in an irrefutable manner would just be silly): Franklin, the son of the famed evangelicist Billy Graham, wrote Tuesday [Read More...]
Viral video: KY county clerk thinks it’s her “right as a Christian” to deny a marriage license to gay couple.
A gay couple in Rowan County, Kentucky wanted to get a marriage license only to encounter a clerk who feels it’s her right as a Christian to refuse them: If a government official tells you not to record what’s transpiring it’s a pretty good bet it’s because they know they’re doing something they’re not supposed [Read More...]
Douglas Wilson is the pastor of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho and a faculty member at New St. Andrew’s College. He’s also not a racist – that is, if you take his word for it. But he’s a bit of a racist if you look at the rest of his words: Wilson’s most controversial work [Read More...]
The South Carolina senate was all set to discuss how to react to the removal of the confederate flag from the statehouse when Republican State Senator Lee Bright, who surely thought SCOTUS was spot on with its Hobby Lobby ruling, decided to rail against judicial tyranny and gay marriage. You can hear his voice crack [Read More...]
National guard captain/chaplain says he would burn another soldier’s LGBT flag regardless of who authorized it.
I was recently sent this screen cap from the facebook page of Michael Maccabee Collins, an army national guardsman captain/chaplain: A military leader encouraging the destruction of subordinate soldiers’ property? Jesus… Now, ordinarily I’d black out the name of the person saying these things. However, this man is supposed to be invested in his troops’ comfort and well-being, [Read More...]