Prominent religious fundamentalists in America… Stephen Bennett Harold Camping Graham Dow John Hagee Yehuda Levin John Piper Pat Robertson … have repeatedly insisted that God uses the weather as an instrument of punishing judgment when gay and lesbian people in a community step out of
Oh my. Dear me. Yet another high-profile, pushy Christian fundamentalist preacher against equal rights for gay and lesbian people has been accused of abusing his position of authority to obtain gay sex. Mercy. Gracious. I am so shocked. Who could have expected such a thing?
Steve Wessler asks two important questions in Wednesday’s Portland Press Herald: The Ku Klux Klan has deep Christian roots. Would Americans rise up in anger if a Christian group proposed to build a church near the site of a Klan killing? In 1856, a period
… Catholic and fundamentalist Christian groups are organizing to try and ban the birth control pill. Among the groups endorsing a ban of the birth control pill: Pharmacists for Life International.
After openly questioning the extent of the government’s evidence against nine members of the the Christian fundamentalist Hutaree militia, U.S. District Judge Victoria A. Roberts has ordered the release of the Hutaree Nine on bail, although pausing in the implementation of that release to give
The mainstream news media are noting with solemnity yesterday’s “federal court release” of the audio of a speech delivered by the leader of the fundamentalist Christian Hutaree as practice on the way to a militia summit (you can click here to listen for yourself). But
Someone has apparently decided to send me literature from the fundamentalist Christian American Family Association; the AFA Journal has begun arriving at my house. The January 2010 issue features a Nazi flag on the front cover, with the caption “The Evil Lives In Secularism” below.
As in a number of other places, gay marriage was legalized yesterday in Mexico City under enjoyably clement weather (sunny with a high of 62). Reality just isn’t matching up to the claims of one prominent fundamentalist Christian after another prominent fundamentalist Christian after another
In the news: yesterday, two men were granted a legal marriage license in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The weather that day? High of 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Low of 64. And sunny. All those fundamentalist preachers are getting their sermons ready, filled with messages
Randall Terry and his Operation Rescue called for anti-gay Americans to descend on Washington, DC on October 10, 2009 for a protest against lesbian and gay marriage in Mount Vernon Square. The call was propogated by news organizations like Reuters, AP, PR Newswire, Forbes, and
On September 19, 2009, the Family Research Council tried to put its best face on it. Its annual Values Voter Summit presidential straw poll is open to all who register to attend its Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC. This year, that makes for about