Count Bob Vander Plaats among the Religious Right activists responding to a court decision decriminalizing polygamy in Utah by crowing that they “correctly” predicted that marriage equality victories would lead to legalized polygamous marriage.
Steve Deace recently went on a mission trip to Haiti, which he discussed on his radio show today with Michael Peroutka, a white supremacist who heads the Institute On The Constitution. Peroutka took the opportunity to warn Deace that the US may soon look a lot like Haiti because the government has “abandoned” biblical law.
With students and alumni of a Catholic school in Pennsylvania rallying around a teacher who was fired for planning to marry his partner in New Jersey, where same-sex marriage is legal, a state lawmaker proposed an amendment to prevent such discriminatory practices.
The Family Research Council is upset that Obama administration allies are working to enroll LGBT people – who are disproportionately uninsured -- in health care plans because they are “a high risk pool fed by even higher risk behavior.”
VCY America’s Vic Eliason warned this month that the effort to end the ban on gay men from donating blood is part of a push to normalize pedophilia and bestiality. The Crosstalk host said that same-sex marriage will inevitably mainstream “the molestation of children” and bestiality, which he described as “part of the abnormal, homosexual and immoral lifestyle.”
Scott Lively, the radical preacher and Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate, is predicting that 2014 will be the year that the tide turns back in the favor of the anti-gay Right. In a column today, Lively describes the struggle between the Religious Right and gay rights advocates as “a battle between Good and Evil.”
While many of people and organizations from across the political spectrum — including People For the American Way — have sued the NSA over its domestic surveillance program, it was conspiracy theorist Larry Klayman whose case against the NSA was the first to be resolved in the federal courts.
American Family Association head Tim Wildmon and talk show host Lauren Kitchens Steward spoke to Lyle Rossiter yesterday for a fascinating and thought-provoking discussion on why liberals are dumb, although it is not necessarily their fault.
Tennessee State Rep. Joe Carr is one of this year’s crop of Tea Party candidates set to challenge Republicans in Congress who they deem too moderate – in Carr’s case, Senator Lamar Alexander. Carr told a radio show that issues like abortion rights and gun rights “really aren’t that difficult."
The same activists who support a wide definition of religious liberty that entails sweeping legal exemptions for Christians and who believe that US laws must closely follow biblical dictates, are now upset that a religious family has successfully challenged Utah’s anti-polygamy statute.
The Roman Catholic leader who championed the unsuccessful effort to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota is now under investigation for inappropriately touching a minor. According to Minnesota Public Radio, Archbishop John Nienstedt strongly denied the allegation but is stepping down in the meantime:
Robert Oscar Lopez writes this week that Christmas can be a very difficult time for anti-gay activists like himself, often feeling like no one is understands or even wants to talk about his staunch opposition to equality and basic rights.
WorldNetDaily’s Mychal Massie has declared that racism is over and African Americans who work against inequality and discrimination should simply leave the country because such injustices do not exist.
Alabama’s state board of education delayed an approval vote on 12 middle school history textbooks last week after the anti-Muslim groups Eagle Forum of Alabama and ACT! For America claimed that the books promoted Islam over Christianity.
The progressive group MoveOn.org has an unexpected fan in Tea Party Nation’s Judson Phillips. In fact, Phillips is so enamored with the group’s email strategy that he copied a MoveOn fundraising email last week and repurposed it to raise money for his own group.
Colorado-based pastors Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner were unsurprisingly mortified by a ruling against a Colorado bakery which discriminated against gay customers, leaving Buehner to wonder if schools will soon be “forced to hire Jerry Sandusky when he’s on parole.”