From the Baptist Press: "In the wake of one of the greatest tragedies to hit the Sikh community in North America, Southern Baptists have an unprecedented opportunity to reach out to their Sikh neighbors with the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
Liberty Counsel stands by Michele Bachmann and is "petitioning key Members of Congress to get behind the call for these investigations – and expose any subversive activities by individuals or entities operating in positions of influence over the foreign and domestic policies of our nation!"
EW Jackson proclaims that "the Democrat Party has turned its back on Christians. It is time to turn our backs on the Democrat Party."
Peter LaBarbera says "the reality is that homosexuality is nothing to be proud of."
Frank Gaffney says that if Mitt Romney wants to become president he "is going to have to address the mortal threat to it posed by the Muslim Brotherhood and its civilization jihad."
Some enterprising reporter really needs to investigate just who is paying Bishop Harry Jackson to promote the interests of energy companies with columns like this one claiming mileage mandates are "putting people at greater risk of serious injury or death."
Phyllis Schlafly says "Obama is trying to treat Christians like smokers. You can do it in the privacy of your own house and maybe inside your church, but never where the public can see you."
Finally, a who's who of anti-gay activists have penned a letter [PDF] in support of Chick-fil-A sent out by the Liberty Counsel's Freedom Federation.
Focus on the Family, Family Research Council, and various other groups are uniting for a "non-partisan" voter registration drive because they "understand that this election is the 'Chick Fil A election,' where people with shared beliefs say 'enough is enough' and help shape this great country into an even better one."
Rep. Michele Bachmann defends her anti-Muslim McCarthyism in an op-ed in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Rep. Steve King is planning to sue President Obama over his immigration executive order.
You will be shocked to learn that the right-wing claim that US Olympic medalists will face whopping tax bills was not true.
Bryan Fischer says the support for Chick-fil-A "should send shivers down the spine of every Democrat in the land, for it indicates clearly that they are on the wrong side of history, morality and the American people."
FRC reports that Congressman Alan Nunnelee and 16 of his colleagues sent a letter to Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy "congratulating him on the dignity with which his company has conducted itself in the face of a vicious smear campaign."
David Brody and Richard Viguerie rejoice in Ted Cruz's Republican primary win in Texas last night, seeing it as proof that the Tea Party is alive and well.
The Rutherford Institute is asking that pastor Michael Salman be allowed work release while serving jail time for illegally trying to build a church on his property.
Washington Post’s conservative columnist and alternate reality occupant Jennifer Rubin didn’t get the memo, calling Romney’s “culture” comments “bold and blunt” and bewilderingly claimed that “if this is the Romney we’re going to see during the balance of the campaign Obama is in deep trouble.”
Meanwhile, a group of Ohio pastors are boycotting Barton’s publisher because his book, The Jefferson Lies, “glosses over Thomas Jefferson’s unorthodox and heretical beliefs about Jesus Christ; minimizes and justifies Thomas Jefferson’s racism; excuses Thomas Jefferson’s practice of enslaving African-Americans; [and] is riddled with factual distortions and falsehoods.”
David Brody of CBN News wonders, “How do you go about stopping the gay rights agenda in its tracks? Is it possible? If so, how? Leave your comments.”
Cindy Jacobs’ Reformation Prayer Network is helping to bring a prayer tent outside of the White House South Lawn, which is “a fulfillment of Cindy Jacobs’ vision of the “X” over our nation that transforms into a Bridal Canopy.”
Take it away Buster Wilson: “In fact, over the weekend I’ve observed that there is, more often than not, an attitude of shock and disgust that ANYONE would find fault with ChickFilA, especially the vile, foul mouthed, gay activists who prance around in their bikini underwear in gay pride parades. I’ve spent hours upon hours personally trying to witness to those in the Big Gay movement. I care about their souls and I care about the America they are trying to morph into an idyllic homosexual utopia.”
James Robison claims the Chick-fil-A protests are a “blatant assault on faith” and warns that while we “cannot prevent people from choosing the wide road that leads to hell or creating their own hellish circumstances, but we can boldly stand together against their attempts to create a hell on earth for us.”
Jerry Newcombe, who said only the Christian victims of the Aurora shooting will go to Heaven, apologizes “to anyone who was offended by the way certain media outlets portrayed my comments.” Basically, he doesn’t apologize.
Once again, David Barton responds to his critics simply by attacking them and not rebutting anything they said about his work.
According to the Pew Research Center, “The number of conservative Republicans who say Obama is a Muslim has doubled since October 2008 (from 16% to 34%).”
May those trying to silence these courageous men and women asking questions Americans want answered, fail in their effort! May their irrational opposition draw even greater attention to the questions and lead to them being answered! Please protect these leaders from those who wish to bring them down (Josh 23:6-11; 2 Chr 32:37; Ps 59:1-4; Pr 12:5-7; Jer 5:26; Mic 7:2-8; Eph 4:14-15).
Gary Bauer releases another scary anti-Obama web ad.
Televangelist Benny Hinn says “the beginning of the greatest revival on earth” will only happen once Bill Graham dies.
Angry at Speaker Boehner’s denunciation of Michele Bachmann’s witch hunt, Tea Party Nation head Judson Phillips asks, “Is it asking John Boehner and the rest of the Republican leadership too much to grow a pair?”
National Organization for Marriage launches its boycott against General Mills to protest its move to “endorse a controversial political issue”…i.e. opposing a Minnesota amendment banning same-sex marriage.
Herman Cain rises to the defense of the persecuted and oppressed rich: “Being rich is cool.”
Huma Abedin, the Clinton aide who is the focus of Michele Bachmann’s witch hunt, is now under police protection after receiving a threat.
Peter LaBarbera demands an Illinois judge “recuse herself from the homosexual 'marriage' case due to her personal conflict-of-interest”…just as black judges should refuse themselves from cases involving black people?
Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber says that legal abortion is at least partly responsible for the Aurora shooting.
Tony Perkins is upset that service members in uniform marched in pride parades, complaining that “the administration is now ordering its military to yield, not just to the special rights--but demands--of homosexual activists.”
Tweet of the day comes from Bryan Fischer, who wishes gay soldiers would be held in a military brig:
The case of the man accused of helping Lisa Miller flee the country with her kidnapped daughter is scheduled to start next month.
Mitt Romney's new attack on President Obama wins "4 Pinocchios" from The Fact Checker.
This entire Liberty Counsel claim about a third grader being harassed by an anti-Christian teacher just smacks of Religious Right mythology.
Focus on the Family's Glenn Stanton assures us that Mark Regnerus' anti-gay study is wholly reliable based entirely on the fact that "I've read his study."
Vonette Bright, Shirley Dobson, Penny Nance, Anita Staver, and various other "female prayer warriors" have come together to launch the American Prayer Initiative.
Finally, Bryan Fischer defends Chick-Fil-A and proclaims that God is judging America because "only dark, angry, deceived and misguided hearts could look at the kind of sex homosexuals practice and call it good."
Tony Perkins met privately with Mitt Romney where he urged him to make sure that his choice for VP was an outspoken opponent of abortion .... and suggested that Rep. Allen West might be a good candidate.
On a semi-related note, Perkins says FRC named Jerry Boykin as VP because "over the last few years, Gen. Boykin has become a vital source of wisdom and strategy for the FRC team and me." The fact that Romney is taking advice from a man who takes advice from someone like Boykin ought to be enough to alarm anyone.
Oh goody, Rick Warren is planning to hold a presidential forum featuring Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in August!
Mat Staver says "the agenda of the sexual anarchist movement [is] to put this issue up -- homosexuality, lesbianism and whatever the nomenclature of the alphabet may be from day to day -- to simply push this into your face and to shove it down the throats of the American people. I believe that this threat of homosexuality and same-sex unions is the biggest threat to our family, to our morality and to our freedom that we face here in America."
Harry Jackson declares that "the NAACP no longer speaks for me."
On a related note, Matt Barber says "the NAACP leadership has allowed itself to be played by 'the man.' (In this case “the man” is the mostly white, 'progressive'-elite establishment.)"
A new piece from FRC: "Leviticus, Jesus, and Homosexuality: Some Thoughts on Honest Interpretation."
Finally, AFA's Buster Wilson asserts that "to turn a blind eye from God’s Word about homosexuality and to OK it, would be the same as okaying thievery, idolatry, or adultery! In fact, homosexuality is a form of idolatry, the worst kind. It is the worship of self over God’s rule of order."
Alan Keyes says the choice between President Obama and Mitt Romney is "a choice between Satan and Beelzebub."
Concerned Women for America continues its recent tradition of producing truly ridiculous blog posts.
Rick Scarborough says "Islam isn’t just another false religion, but a murderous cult whose power and influence waxes worldwide."
Matt Barber insists that "we can't ignore the homosexual aspect" of Jerry Sandusky's crimes.
James Robison issues a call to arms: "America and freedom will not be preserved unless those who know God take the boldest possible united stand against the lies prevailing in our land. True believers and freedom loving Americans must return to the truth and face the enemies of it with the same boldness that birthed our great nation. They must stop believing lies about marriage, morality, our constitutional republic, and the proper role of the federal government."
The Alliance Defense Fund explains why it changed its name to the Alliance Defending Freedom.
Even by the low standards of what we expect from CWA, this piece is remarkably inane.
Peter LaBarbera says "I would be in favor of legislation making it harder, for example, for homosexuals to adopt children, because I don't think its healthy for children to be robbed of a mother or a father intentionally in the name of gay rights."
FRC's latest prayer alert declares that "Obamacare is tyranny" that must be overturned "even civil disobedience, if necessary."
Finally, a fired aide claims to have caught Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll engaged in a sexual encounter with a female employee. This is Carroll speaking on the need for "Christians to step up and lead this country on a proper moral path" last year at a Ralph Reed rally: