When Christians say “we can’t redefine marriage”…

“Although [polygamy] was lawful among the ancient fathers: whether it be lawful now also, I would not hastily pronounce.” ~ St. Augustine, The Good of Marriage Redefining marriage is what Christianity has done throughout the ages.  Indeed, even Martin Luther, the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation (though 53% of Protestants are unaware of that fact), wrote “I [Read More...]

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Sally Kern’s trifecta of anti-gay bills ignores science and promotes children-harming practices.

You all remember Sally Kern, right? State Rep. Sally Kern (R) is leading that charge. She infamously insists that homosexuality is “more dangerous” than terrorism, and has attempted to make a martyr of herself over the backlash for saying so. Last week, she filed three separate bills designed to circumvent equality for the LGBT community by either licensing discrimination [Read More...]

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Not a good morning for Matt Barber.

As many of you know, I have a whole column in my twitter app dedicated to bad people.  This morning it was filled by Matt Barber who apparently isn’t too happy after Alabama’s gay marriage ban fell last night. The Gay Gestapo?  Yeah, because that was the Gestapo’s message: you do whatever you want, just [Read More...]

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BREAKING: Federal judge strikes down Alabama’s gay marriage ban.

All of you people betting that Alabama would be the last hold out just lost your money (I’m still counting on you, Mississippi!).  And boy, did Judge Callie Granade have some good things to say: “There has been no evidence presented that these marriage laws have any effect on the choices of couples to have [Read More...]

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8th Circuit declines to lift stay on Missouri gay marriage ruling, will hear the state’s appeal.

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to lift the stay on Missouri’s gay marriage ruling and has decided to hear Missouri’s appeal. This is actually concerning.  The 8th Circuit is extremely conservative.   We’re talking two Clinton appointees, one Obama appointee, seven appointees by Bush Jr., three from Bush Sr., four from Reagan, [Read More...]

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Holly Fisher, “pro-family” darling, exposed as an adulterer.

You guys know Holly Fisher, right?  She’s the twitter troll who taunted women who lost healthcare coverage in the wake of the Hobby Lobby ruling with pictures like this: After people pointed out this was a little (a lot) insensitive, she upped her game by posting a picture holding an assault rifle, holding a bible, [Read More...]

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Oklahoma lawmaker wants to get government out of marriage now that gay people can do it.

Rep. Russ Todd (a Republican, try to contain your shock) wants to do away with marriage licenses entirely in Oklahoma to prevent government employees from having to do their jobs for every citizen who comes through the courthouse doors. Marriage licenses would become a thing of the past in Oklahoma under a bill filed by [Read More...]

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SCOTUS to hear marriage equality cases.

As many expected, the SCOTUS will hear at least some of the marriage equality cases before it during its present term: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether all 50 states must allow gay and lesbian couples to marry, positioning it to resolve one of the great civil rights questions in a generation before its current term [Read More...]

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Liberty Counsel says anti-gay bigots are living MLK Jr.’s legacy.

Matt Staver of the Liberty Counsel said in a press release yesterday that those seeking to discriminate against an entire subset of the population are actually the ones living out Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy: Today, the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is being lived out by bakers, photographers, florists, ministers, county clerks, [Read More...]

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Father rips into Steve Deace on gay rights.

My hometown paper just printed an article by Steve Deace.  I’ll give you the first bit of it so you can get a sense for the whole thing: This spring, when the Supreme Court hears arguments on the gay marriage cases the justices accepted Friday, it is going to be hearing much more than a [Read More...]

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