Judge Roy Moore has ordered…something. Might be to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses for 25 days. Who knows?

I just got flooded by a bunch of conflicting reports that all started with this (believable) report that Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has ordered probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples: Same-sex couples cannot marry in Alabama today. Despite Friday’s historic landmark Supreme Court ruling that found states cannot ban marriage from [Read More…]

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Texas attorney general: religious clerks can refuse gay couples.

Ken Paxton, the attorney general in Texas, has decided that Texas needs to get sued a bunch: County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last week’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling requiring states to allow same-sex marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said [Read More…]

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The first same-sex marriage license has been issued in Louisiana.

Oh Bobby Jindal.  He acknowledges that his state is bound by the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage, but he says that because the SCOTUS didn’t give a time table that he won’t commit to when his state will start enforcing the ruling.  Apparently Louisiana isn’t as sharp as other states, including Arkansas and Oklahoma for [Read More…]

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The anti-gay tantrum parade: Peter LaBarbera round 2.

The first round with LaBarbera was amusing, but he hasn’t slowed down since.  He’s earned another round on the blog: BREAKING: #SCOTUS rules “gays” can now procreate by themselves. Oh they can’t do tht, can they? B/c Nature Discriminates Agnst Homosexuality — Peter LaBarbera (@PeterLaBarbera) June 26, 2015 If marriage were about procreation we’d pass [Read More…]

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The anti-gay tantrum parade: Matt Barber.

Matt Barber of the Liberty Counsel, perhaps the dumbest lawyer in America, is not happy: It makes a mockery of the institution of marriage, something of which God alone has the authority to design & define http://t.co/0pCQxSBQ33 — Matt Barber (@jmattbarber) June 27, 2015 I don’t know, as a nation and as a people we’ve [Read More…]

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Christians are now exiled from society

Rod Dreher has a post at Time Magazine, where he discusses the post-Christian aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling. He writes at the American Conservative, so you know it’ll be gagful. [Read more…]

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Have a look at the White House tonight.

The White House got in on the celebration earlier and, like any good celebration, it carries on into the night. No need for fireworks: we have exploding heads from the religious right for that. The White House is streaming the rainbow lights: I forget, who was it that said, “I have set my rainbow in [Read More…]

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Guest post by Danielle Muscato: I’m gay, but I’m not celebrating today.

This is a guest post by Danielle Muscato, atheist activist, public speaker, and former Public Relations Director for American Atheists. Follow her on Twitter @DanielleMuscato and like her new Facebook page here. Today, in the long-awaited landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decided that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all states to issue marriage license to same-sex couples [Read More…]

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The anti-gay tantrum parade: Bobby Jindal.

You knew it wouldn’t be long before Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (who once tried to pass an RFRA more severe than the one that got Indiana into a whole world of shit) weighed in.  He thinks giving liberty to LGBT people is somehow an attack on Christians: Governor Jindal said, “The Supreme Court decision today [Read More…]

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The anti-gay tantrum parade: Bryan Fischer has gone, well, full Bryan Fischer.

You never go full Bryan Fischer. Oh, you thought Peter Labarbera was having an epic meltdown?  He needs to move over for Bryan Fischer: This is not just about religious liberty. This is about normalizing behavior which is an abomination in the sight of God. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanJFischer) June 26, 2015 It turns out [Read More…]

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