Well this is unexpected (and kind of awesome): In a twist on the conservative argument over the separation of church and state, a group of clergymen filed suit in North Carolina today challenging state laws that make it illegal for them to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples within their congregations. The clergymen, representing the [Read More...]
Last month I wrote with excitement about the judge in Tennessee who ruled that the marriages of three gay couples that moved to TN from other states must be recognized. Sadly, TN’s attorney general has won a stay in the ruling: Three same-sex Tennessee couples’ marriages — granted recognition last month by a Nashville federal [Read More...]
W00t! A couple in Oregon is suing the state on the grounds of its gay marriage ban. The attorney general in Oregon has said she won’t defend the ban as there appears to be no legal justification for it. But that’s just because she’s all hung up with the United States Constitution instead of god’s [Read More...]
Matt Barber has caught us trying to destroy free speech, criminalize Christianity, and opposing natural sexuality.
I had no idea how dastardly I, as part of the political left, actually was. But then I came across this article from Matt Barber on townhall.com, a bastion of even-handed analysis, and discovered just how big a threat I and my ilk are to the very concept of freedom. Just look at how the [Read More...]
It’s the age old battle: all-powerful god vs. the almighty dollar. It’s a battle god has never won. In Mississippi they are attempting to pass a bill not unlike the one that Gov. Jan Brewer recently vetoed in Arizona: one that would allow businesses an exemption from discrimination laws if the discrimination was born of [Read More...]
Derrick Gordon, standout shooting guard for the UMass Minutemen, has announced to both his team and the world that he is gay. He is the first D1 athlete in the major sports to do so while in school. “Mom says I had gay tendencies growing up. In elementary school, I did ballet. I don’t know [Read More...]
Justin Welby: the Church of England accepting gay marriage will lead to the mass murder of Christians.
Sometimes a claim is made that is so logically incoherent, so stark raving mad in composition, so inherently contemptuous of the notion of cause and effect, that a rebuttal cannot even apply to it. This claim, by the Archbishop of Canturbury, is what I’m talking about: African Christians will be killed if the Church of [Read More...]
And I did so because of this commercial: A gay couple? Raising well-adjusted kids just like every major psychological body says they do? Whoa, now that’s edgy. And an interracial couple? Being portrayed as wholesome and stable in the melting pot of America? Way to push the envelope. Reading the youtube comments on that video [Read More...]
I was worried after taking the last three days off to do Reasonfest that there would be tons to catch up on, but it looks like the news slowed down a bit for me. Thanks, news! But then I was worried I wouldn’t have much to write about today. Fortunately, I came upon this little [Read More...]
Day of Silence is an annual day of protest against gay people being bullied into the closet. Protesters remain silent all day in solidarity of closeted LGBT people, sometimes wearing tape over their mouths. I participated every year in college and even helped organize some years. I thought I was making plain my opposition to [Read More...]