Listen to the words and read the signs of the protesters supporting government official Kim Davis in her insistence upon taking away same-sex couples’ marriage rights and it becomes clear what the basis for their position is.
“It’s about God. That’s the main important thing.”
“God’s Will, Not Ours”
“Acts 5:29 We Ought to Obey […]
Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal on people who want to impose Islamic legal standards on Americans:
“We do insist that folks should not come into our country and use the freedoms we give them to undermine the freedoms we grant to everybody. So in other words we shouldn’t tolerate those who want to come and […]
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on people who want to impose Islamic religious law in the United States:
“We live in a country where people are free to be Muslim. They’re not free, however, to impose a Muslim law as if it were civil law.”
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on Kim Davis, who […]
In the news: Feagin County Sheriff Paul Cousins announced that under his orders, police officers will begin issuing tickets against all citizens who drive motor vehicles in his jurisdiction. A member of the Amish religious community, Cousins explained that he felt driving a car would be sinful, and he would not allow sin to prevail […]
In 2009, Republican Representative Louie Gohmert of Texas first introduced the Congressional Hope for Uniform Recognition of Christian Heritage Act, also known as the CHURCH Act. If passed, the CHURCH Act would have:
Rejected the separation of church and state; Mandated the erection of a sign in the U.S. Capitol endorsing Gohmert’s alternative vision of […]
I suppose we should offer up some kind of thanks to Jeb Bush, for reminding us that no, Donald Trump really isn’t much of an outlier in the Republican Party. Some people might have been tempted to think of John Ellis Bush as the reasonable Republican alternative to Trump, but Bush’s comments about his brother’s […]
This month, the number of members of Congress supporting a constitutional amendment to ban the burning of American flags as an act of political protest rises to 29. The following are sponsors or cosponsors of the bill, H.J. Res. 9:
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] Rep. […]
Yesterday, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries ruled that a bakery in Gresham, Oregon must pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple for refusing to make them a wedding cake. You can read the ruling for yourself right here. Some salient facts:
Gresham, Oregon is a city of more than 100,000 people (a fifth of […]
Mike Huckabee isn’t just on the wrong side of history. He lacks the basic intelligence to distinguish history from his small-minded fantasies of right wing Christian theocracy. […]
The Supreme Court of the United States has announced this morning a decision that homosexual couples must have the same legal access to marriage as heterosexuals do.
Same-sex marriage is now legal across the United States. The name of the case is Obgerfell et. al v. Hodges, Director, Ohio Department of Health, et al.
The names of the 21 U.S. Senators who voted in favor of torture by the American government on June 16, 2015. […]