Texas clerk resigns over unwillingness to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

A Texas clerk has resigned rather than issue same-sex marriage licenses.  There’s one more person who’s unconvinced by Attorney General Paxton’s claim that clerks don’t have to do their jobs if they don’t want to: The Rusk County Commissioners Court on Monday formally accepted the resignation of County Clerk Joyce Lewis-Kugle, apparently the first Texas [Read More…]

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Texas judge will wed same-sex couples, but only if they sign a form acknowledging he doesn’t want to.

Before he weds two people of the same sex, a Texas judge is requiring the couple to sign a form acknowledging his personal opposition to their union: Denton County Judge James DePiazza now requires couples to sign an agreement acknowledging that he would prefer to “not conduct same-sex ceremonies, but will not decline anyone who chooses [Read More…]

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Anti-gay people kind of defeat each other.

I’m going to be out much of the morning.  Look for posts to start cropping up around noon (Central Time). But I wanted to share this.  My brother is doing some LGBT activism work in Bentonville, Arkansas and posted this to his facebook last night: So true.  It’s like the wolf arguing that sheep have [Read More…]

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GAY BAD – Why we should criminalize homosexuality

We were visited last night by a spirit of intolerance. He posted a list of reasons as to why we should criminalize homosexuality. This goes about as well as you’d expect. [Read more…]

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Missouri county flying flags at less than half staff to grieve gay marriage ruling.

The commissioners in Dent County, Missouri have voted unanimously to fly flags at half staff (sorry, less than half staff) to mourn gay people getting to marry.  Apparently two people in love and committed to a life of happiness is a greater tragedy than somebody dying in the eyes of these loving Christians: The Dent [Read More…]

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Boy Scouts of America set to lift the ban on gay/bisexual scout leaders.

The BSA is set to lift its ban on openly gay/bisexual scout leaders: The Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) executive committee voted unanimously on Friday to lift the organization’s long-standing ban on gay and bisexual adults. If ratified by the full national executive board at its July 27 meeting, the prohibition will be immediately lifted and each [Read More…]

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Kentucky clerk refusing to issue marriage licenses is on her fourth marriage.

I’ve been following the lawsuit ACLU vs Kim Davis, a class action suit against the Rowan County, KY clerk who is refusing to issue any marriage licenses in the wake of Obergefell. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky filed a lawsuit July 2, 2015 on behalf of four Rowan County couples, two same-gender couples [Read More…]

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Roy Moore: Supreme Court has destroyed the institution of god.

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…]

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Tony Perkins: Obergefell ruling means parents should start yanking kids out of school.

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…]

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Kenyan Christians promising to throw rotten eggs at Obama if he talks about equality.

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…]

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