Scott Walker totally didn’t mean the BSA was protecting kids from gay people with its anti-gay ban.

The other day Scott Walker was answering a question about his support of the Boy Scouts of America’s anti-gay ban which was recently lifted in its entirety and, well… On Tuesday, a day after entering the 2016 race, Walker, an Eagle Scout, was asked about the recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to [Read More...]

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Franklin Graham: liberals are stealing “husband” and “wife” from Christians!

In the wake of Obergefell it’s been proposed that the words “husband” and “wife” be changed to “spouse” on federal marriage documents.  This has made Franklin Graham a sad panda who is ranting about the bad guys stealing the words husband and wife from Christians (rather than updating federal documents which have fuck all to [Read More...]

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Christians swarm meeting to demand pro-LGBT books be removed from Texas library – and lose.

The library in Hood County, Texas, has two books in the children’s section which educate kids about the existence of gay people.  Packs of local Christians find this unacceptable and descended upon the Commissioners’ court to demand those books be removed.  Because it’s not enough they don’t check them out for their own kids, they [Read More...]

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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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