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  • Hillary Clinton Encourages Distraught Gay Child Depicted in Viral (staged) Photo

    07/04/2015 10:51:54 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 40 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 4, 2014 | Liz Kreutz
    I'm homosexual and I'm afraid about what my future will be and that people won't like me. This Humans of New York photo showing what it says is a distraught young boy crying because he is gay has gone viral, with thousands of people commenting on Facebook offering advice and words of support. “I’m homosexual and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me,” the caption reads. [Snip] “Prediction from a grown-up: Your future is going to be amazing,” [Hillary] wrote. “You will surprise yourself with what you’re capable of and the incredible things...
  • Burger King Supports LGBT Rights With 'Proud Whopper' And 'Be Your Way' Campaign

    07/04/2015 7:24:37 AM PDT · by EBH · 128 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 7/1/2015 | Curtis Wong
    In what could be a first for a global fast food outlet, Burger King is making a bold proclamation in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community with the launch of a specially packaged burger. The "Be Your Way" project was created at a Burger King franchise in San Francisco, where a limited edition "Proud Whopper" sandwich was added to the menu to coincide with the city's annual pride festivities. According to press materials, guests who ordered the "Proud Whopper" found that the sandwich was the same as a classic Whooper, but came wrapped in a rainbow-colored...
  • The Unlikely Turning Point in the Same Sex Marriage Battle (Trump's Pro-Gay Pageant)

    07/02/2015 6:55:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 29, 2015 | Jack Cashill
    This past weekend has been heady one for our friends on the soft-core left. Without ever attending a meeting, let alone a march, or even making a donation, they got to celebrate Obergefell v. Hodges as if it were V-J day. These are the same people, of course, who protested not a peep in 1996 when Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act into law, the same people who voted giddily for Barack Obama in 2008 despite his avowed support for traditional marriage, the same people who cannot wait until their next water cooler encounter to dress down some...
  • Get the popcorn: Mother Jones gets slammed by #BlackLivesMatter protesters over gay rights article

    07/02/2015 9:22:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Twitchy ^ | July 2, 2015 | Staff
    Is there anything better than liberal Twitter attacking liberal Twitter? Answer: HECK NO! Here’s the latest in blue-on-blue antics where #BlackLivesMatter protesters are outraged at Mother Jones for writing that the black community has failed to embrace the gay rights movement in the wake of last weeks SCOTUS decision legalizing gay marriage:
  • Christie Opposes Exemptions for Clerks Who Object to Same-Sex Marriage

    07/02/2015 8:22:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Time ^ | July 1, 2015 | Zeke J Miller
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke with many in his party’s social conservative wing Wednesday, telling reporters that government employees who have objections to issuing same-sex marriage licenses should not be allowed to opt out. While many conservatives have called for steps to protect government employees who have objections to Friday’s same-sex marriage ruling from the Supreme Court, Christie said those who work for the government should abide by their oaths.
  • Tuesday June 30, 2015 – Clare Lopez & Dr. Kim Riddlebarger

    07/01/2015 6:36:09 PM PDT · by Chatlee · 111 replies
    Rick opens program with somber admonition that American Christians are imminently facing severe persecution. http://www.trunews.com/tuesday-june-30-2015-clare-lopez-dr-kim-riddlebarger/
  • Christian Preachers Brutally Beaten at Gay Pride Festival (Seattle)

    07/01/2015 5:17:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 39 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 6/30/15 | Todd Starnes
    Two street preachers were brutally beaten—punched and kicked—by a crowd at a gay pride festival in Seattle and the entire melee was captured on video. The preachers were holding signs reading "Repent or Else" and "Jesus Saves From Sin." The video shows a group of people initially screaming and threatening the men during Pridefest at the Seattle Space Needle. Television station KOMO reported that some of the attackers belonged to a group called NOH8.
  • Mom of 8-Year-Old Gay Pride Marcher Responds to Critics

    07/01/2015 4:03:51 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 67 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 30, 2015 | Beth Greenfield
    There was plenty to marvel at during the New York City Pride March on Sunday, but one precocious 8-year-old boy stood out from the crowd: Desmond Napoles, of Brooklyn, who joyously strutted and vogued his way down Fifth Avenue in a rainbow tutu and gold sequined cap. And when critics reared their heads on social media Monday, suggesting his participation was inappropriate, mom Wendylou Napoles shut them down with grace and pride. “If you are offended, don’t look,” Napoles wrote, in part, in a lengthy post on the Facebook page of LGBT website NewNowNext. That’s where a photo of...
  • ‘Un-Islamic’ to Criminalise Homosexuality, Muslim Group With Malaysian Links Says

    07/01/2015 1:31:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    A US-based Muslim group has hit out at those seeking to criminalise homosexuality, arguing that it is “un-Islamic” to punish those of different sexual orientations. Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV), which has a Malaysian chapter, said however that it would be up to Malaysia’s people to decide if they want to legalise same-sex marriages as has been done by the US Supreme Court earlier this week. “Yes, I do believe all forms of penalisation and outright criminalisation of homosexuality needs to be done away with as it has no basis in universal values, compassion for our fellow humankind. Homosexuality is...
  • Did YOU change your Facebook picture to a rainbow flag? (psychological test)

    07/01/2015 10:43:47 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/01/15 | y Ellie Zolfagharifard
    The Atlantic speculated Facebook is using it to monitor how views spread But Facebook has denied using it to collect user data on behavior The site has previously come under fire for altered the news feeds of almost 700,000 users in a huge psychological data experiment Your Facebook feed is probably looking a little more colourful this week. In celebration of the Supreme Court's approval of same-sex marriage, the site is offering users a tool to overlay their profile photos with a rainbow filter. More than 26 million people changed their profile pictures using Facebook's rainbow filter to show their...
  • How the Right Hijacked MLK to Fight Gay Marriage

    07/01/2015 2:43:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 1, 2015 | Patricia Murphy
    A number of prominent conservatives seem convinced that Martin Luther King, Jr., would have fought marriage equality. They are probably wrong. In their fight against the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, leading conservatives have been turning to an unlikely source for inspiration: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” (PDF), the collection of notes that King smuggled out of his jail cell during his eight-day detention for protesting the Jim Crow laws that sanctioned discrimination across the South. The letter is one of the most iconic documents from of the Civil Rights era and includes King’s observations on the injustice...
  • HIV / AIDS Cases In Hillsborough Rise For Past Three Years

    06/30/2015 7:39:15 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 38 replies
    <p>TAMPA — Health officials in Hillsborough County are keeping a close watch on the rising number of HIV/AIDS cases in the area.</p> <p>The Florida Department of Health reported 272 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus in Hillsborough County in 2012. In 2013, that number jumped to 347, and in 2014 it jumped again to 445.</p>
  • Obamacare, Gay Marriage and Disparate Impact – 25 Hours Which Will Live in Infamy

    06/30/2015 2:04:36 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 10 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-30-15 | Vince
    When historians look back on the collapse of the United States and seek to pinpoint the beginning of the end, they will no doubt look to the election of Barack Obama to the presidency. If they want to narrow the focus they will point to the period of his reign between 10:00 AM June 25th and 11:00 AM June 26th. Ted Cruz has charitably labeled this period as “some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation’s history”. It’s slightly more than 24 hours, but he’s spot on. In fact, he’s far too charitable, they are the simply the most...
  • We Must Not Rest Until Every Superhero Is Gay

    06/30/2015 12:59:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 06/30/2015 | Rich Cromwell
    When I was a young boy, I and Julio—not the one from down by the school yard, but the illegal Guatemalan refugee who lived with us for a while—used to enjoy watching “Wonder Woman” together. I enjoyed seeing a superhero dish out justice. Julio’s motivations may have been a tad different. We are talking Lynda Carter’s incarnation, after all. Of course, this was problematic, and not for the reasons laid out here. Wonder Woman, while a woman, was ostensibly a straight woman. At least I think she was. Again, I was seven years old. But Julio, despite his limited understanding...
  • 'Trans and queer' illegals hold 'die-in' at White House

    06/30/2015 12:25:05 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 30, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    Undocumented "trans and queer leaders" held a "die-in" by the White House Tuesday to demand an end in detention of lesbian, gay, bisxexual, transgendered and queer illegal immigrants. [Snip] The group said in a release that "Advocates will descend on the White House to cap off Pride month, protesting President Obama's policy of detaining lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer immigrants where they face well documented abuses at rates many times those of the general population."
  • Pentagon urged to boot chaplains who oppose 'gay' marriage [Revelation 12]

    06/30/2015 10:57:39 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 156 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/29/2015 | Jack Minor
    Activist blasts 'intolerant filth lingering in the ranks of our armed forces' In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision to redefine marriage in all 50 states, the Pentagon is now being urged to “cleanse itself” of chaplains who refuse to support same-sex marriage. Activist Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, is demanding the U.S. military conduct a purge of chaplains who holds to the traditional teaching of homosexuality and marriage espoused by the first commander in chief, George Washington. Weinstein claims chaplains who are “maintaining the state of antagonism between their religion and the sexual/gender identities...
  • CLAIM: Media to Make ‘Gay Reparations’ an Issue in 2016 GOP Presidential Primary Race

    06/30/2015 10:25:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 29, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    “Wow.” That was the reaction of Rick Wilson, national Republican message and media strategist, to a reporter telling him Republican presidential candidates will be made to answer on whether or not they support ‘gay reparations’. Wilson posted on Twitter Monday afternoon about an interview he had with someone he would only describe as a ‘national reporter’ who shocked Wilson by bringing up the subject of ‘gay reparations’ as an issue GOP presidential candidates will pressed on by reporters.
  • Does your church ban gay marriage? Then it should start paying taxes.

    06/30/2015 6:19:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 88 replies
    Fusion ^ | June 29, 2015 | Feliz Simon
    It’s difficult to see how the nationwide legalization of gay marriage could have any kind of significant negative repercussions for anybody who’s not gay. Difficult – but not impossible. Because now that the US government formally recognizes marriage equality as a fundamental right, it really shouldn’t skew the tax code so as to give millions of dollars in tax breaks to groups which remain steadfastly bigoted on the subject. I’m talking, of course, about churches.
  • Gay men blow kisses, taunting guy in ‘Ask Me About Jesus’ shirt; watch his reaction

    06/29/2015 6:09:55 PM PDT · by Jacvin · 54 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 6/29/2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    The Supreme Court’s decision Friday that same sex marriages are constitutionally guaranteed hasn’t brought the love out from the left — it’s brought out their hate. And it’s disgusting. Jeffrey Luscombe, who describes himself as a gay, Canadian freelance writer, thought it was humorous when a black man, wearing an “Ask Me About Jesus” sweatshirt, was blown kisses by a group of men as he tried to make his way through a gay pride event.
  • Valerie Jarrett Organized White House Rainbow Lights

    06/29/2015 9:43:04 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 116 replies
    Brietbart ^ | June 29, 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett was one of the mobilizing forces behind the decision to light up the White House with the colors of the gay pride movement to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. According to the Washington Post, Jarrett worked with gay rights organizations to pay for the display to avoid using taxpayer money. The idea came from one of Jarrett’s aides who was also the LGBT liaison in the White House.
  • About that rainbow flag?

    06/28/2015 8:03:21 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 53 replies
    I would love to see the numbers of the beast done up in the rainbow colors? Let's spread it around the net. Unfortunately I cannot do any of the fancy stuff so I would appreciate it some of our more talented Freepers could come up with a logo. A horned devil's head in the rainbow colors would be good as well or an outline of a complete devil. Thanks.
  • American Orthodox Jews fearful of 'gay marriage' decision

    06/28/2015 5:00:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 6/28/15 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Maybe this will be an impetus for American Orthodox Jews to make aliya. There's some real fear going around about the future implications of last week's US Supreme Court decision forcing the states to allow 'gay marriage' and how that might impact Orthodox Jewish institutions. [T]he Orthodox Jewish community has a different view. This was voiced by, among others, the Orthodox Union and the Agudath Israel of America. The latter, in a statement Friday, warned that its members faced “moral opprobrium” and were in danger of “tangible negative consequences” if “they refuse to transgress their beliefs.” To judge by...
  • Gay pride guy gets taken out by a hose

    06/28/2015 1:55:54 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    Bodybuilding.com ^ | June 28, 2015
    https://twitter.com/fundaeryigit/status/615161157469515776
  • Yoel Romero Takes out Lyoto Machida and 'Gay Jesus' in 1 Night [What Happened to You, USA?!?]

    06/28/2015 11:11:27 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 6 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | 6/28/2015 | Jonathan Snowden
    UFC middleweight Yoel Romero says he did not refer to same-sex marriage during a controversial postfight victory speech on Saturday, following a knockout win over Lyoto Machida in Hollywood, Florida. Romero, who was born in Cuba, set off a firestorm on social media when he asked in accented English, "What happened to you USA?" His closing comment came under the most scrutiny, as he apparently said, "Go for Jesus, not for gay Jesus," or "Go for Jesus, not forget Jesus." Romero's comments were quickly linked to Friday's Supreme Court ruling in favor of the constitutional right to same-sex marriage...
  • Graham: GOP Should Take Gay Marriage Constitutional Amendment Out of Platform

    06/28/2015 8:50:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 42 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 28, 2015 | Andrew Stoughton
    Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press" that if the Republican party doesn't change its official position on same-sex marriage it will "hurt" the GOP in 2016. In 2012, the Republican platform read, "We reaffirm our support for a Constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman."
  • Andrew Cuomo to officiate same-sex marriage before Gay Pride Parade

    06/28/2015 7:45:57 AM PDT · by delchiante · 23 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 6/28/2015 | kenneth lovett, Larry mcshane
    ALBANY - Days after getting the right to marry people, Gov. Cuomo will officiate a same-sex marriage Sunday morning an hour before marching in the city gay pride parade. Cuomo will marry David Contreras Turley, 36, and Peter Thiede, 35. "It’s hard to believe everything that’s happened in the last 24 hours,” Turley told the Daily News on Saturday night. “The opportunity arose for us to get married by the governor, and we couldn’t be happier.” Longtime gay rights activist Edie Windsor, who was part of a landmark Supreme Court decision, will deliver the opening remarks at the ceremony, which...
  • National Organization for Marriage: Can’t Support Rubio, Jeb After Same-Sex Marriage Cave

    06/28/2015 7:31:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 27, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    National Organization for Marriage (NOM) president Brian Brown tells Breitbart News exclusively that he can’t support Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) or former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president after they have both completely caved to the left on same-sex marriage. “We need bold leadership from the next President to fight back against an imperial judiciary,” Brown said in an email to Breitbart News.
  • That was FAST: Yesterday it was gay marriage; Now look who wants “equal rights”

    06/28/2015 6:20:47 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 108 replies
    allenbwest.com ^ | 6/27/2015 | Ashley Edwardson
    From the article "I am not adding much commentary to this, because I really think little is necessary. I am busy trying to find a hand hold on our slippery slope, because I fear my nation is falling into an abyss. Excerpted from the Northern Colorado Gazette: Using the same tactics used by “gay” rights activists, pedophiles have begun to seek similar status arguing their desire for children is a sexual orientation no different than heterosexual or homosexuals."
  • The Supreme Court decision will bring chaos to the U.S. very soon

    06/28/2015 5:37:41 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 74 replies
    28 June 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    The Supreme Court decision is going to bring chaos to the United States. As some have already written, the chaos will spread to the workplace very quickly. A huge push by vengeful homosexuals who have been correctly told they are wrong, immoral and sinful will now follow with some of the following claims: 1. I wasn't hired JUST because I'm gay. Being unqualified, incompetent or bat crazy has nothing to do with it. 2. I was fired JUST because I'm gay. Being unqualified, incompetent, bat crazy or trying to force everyone else at work to lovingly accept and/or participate in...
  • Alabama Senate Passes Bill to Effectively Nullify All Sides on Marriage

    06/28/2015 4:59:21 AM PDT · by tje · 175 replies
    10th Amendment Center ^ | May 23, 2015 | Shane Trejo
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 23, 2015) – This week, the Alabama state Senate passed a bill that would end the practice of licensing marriages in the state, effectively nullifying both major sides of the contentious national debate over government-sanctioned marriage. Introduced by Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Bay Minette), Senate Bill 377 (SB377) would end state issued marriage licenses, while providing marriage contracts as an alternative. It passed through the Alabama state Senate by a 22-3 margin on May 19. “When you invite the state into those matters of personal or religious import, it creates difficulties,” Sen. Albritton said about his bill in...
  • Should We Lower the Age of Consent to Protect Teenagers? (Nov. 18 2013)

    06/28/2015 4:54:39 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 77 replies
    Slate ^ | Nov. 18 2013 | Amanda Hess
    In 16th-century England, the age of consent was set at 10 years old in an effort to protect young girls from sexual abuse by adult men. In 1875, parliament raised the age of consent to 13; in 1885, it upped it to 16. Now, a leading public health advocate has proposed that the United Kingdom bring the age down again in light of the high proportion of British adolescents who are having sex—with one another—before they’re legally capable of granting consent. Lowering the age of consent to 15 (where it stands in Sweden) or 14 (where it’s set in Germany...
  • Perversion On Parade: London Gay Pride Pictures

    06/27/2015 4:55:22 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 108 replies
    Telegraph (UK_ ^ | June 27, 2015
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/uknews/11703467/Gay-Pride-2015-in-pictures.html
  • Ted Cruz: Marco Rubio should “grow a backbone”, “sounded like Barack Obama” on gay marriage

    06/27/2015 3:40:38 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 65 replies
    mofopolitics.com ^ | Jun. 26, 2015
    On Friday, Marxist collaborator Marco Rubio urged Americans to abide by the Supreme Court’s unconstitutional ruling… "We live in a republic and must abide by the law." Cruz’s response: "You know what’s striking…how many of the presidential candidates today issued statements on the marriage decision that basically said that ‘the court has spoken, the issue is over, it’s time to move on’. They sounded like Barack Obama. It was heartbreaking, and I have to say, I look at some of these folks and I think, for once, could you grow a backbone!?"
  • YEEhaw! This side-effect of the gay marriage ruling will make liberals EXPLODE

    06/27/2015 12:00:33 PM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 6/27/15 | Allen West
    **SNIP** Now here is the kicker, as the writer articulately brings to light: “By using the Constitution in such a manner, the Court argues that the Due Process Clause extends “certain personal choices central to individual dignity and autonomy” accepted in a majority of states across the state lines of a handful of states that still banned the practice. The vast majority of states are “shall issue” on the matter of issuing concealed carry permits, and enjoy reciprocity with a large number of other states. My North Carolina concealed carry permit, for example, was recognized yesterday as being valid in...
  • NATIONAL BOYCOTT....JULY 4, 2015

    06/27/2015 11:48:36 AM PDT · by ealgeone · 68 replies
    ealgeone | 06/27/2015 | ealgeone
    Calling on all Christians to boycott all businesses known to be homosexual friendly on July 4, 2015. We don't spend one dime.
  • Justice Kennedy hailed as gay rights icon

    06/27/2015 5:58:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | June 26, 2015 | Sarah Wheaton
    The newest gay rights icon wears a drab black robe and got his job from Ronald Reagan. Perhaps no American political figure has been more consequential in gay and lesbian Americans’ fight for equality than Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, the author of Friday’s majority ruling that essentially legalized gay marriage around the United States. That decision is the latest in a string; despite officially being a member of the high court’s conservative wing, Kennedy has written every major opinion in support of LGBT Americans since 1996.
  • Walker To Wisconsin: I Won't 'Coerce You To Act Against Your Religious Beliefs'

    06/27/2015 12:59:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    Talking Point Memo ^ | June 26, 2015 | Ahiza Garcia
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Friday in an emailed statement that the Supreme Court made a “grave mistake” in it’s decision to legalize gay marriage across all 50 states. Walker, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said the Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges left the American people with only one alternative. “I believe this Supreme Court decision is a grave mistake,” Walker said. “As a result of this decision, the only alternative left for the American people is to support an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to reaffirm the ability of the states to continue to define marriage.”...
  • White House Lit in Rainbow Colors to Celebrate New Chapter in Same Sex Rights

    06/26/2015 8:44:56 PM PDT · by EBH · 109 replies
    wn.com ^ | 6/26/2015
    Same Sex Rights - 6/26/15 The White House was lit rainbow colors Friday evening in celebration of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all 50 states. “Tonight, the White House was lit to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to progress and equality, here in America and around the world,” a White House official said. “The pride colors reflect the diversity of the LGBT community, and tonight, these colors celebrate a new chapter in the history of American civil rights,” the official added.
  • White House Lit in Rainbow Flag Colors Tonight!

    06/26/2015 7:33:19 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 229 replies
    BreakingNews ^ | 6-26-2015 | BN.com
    Photo: White House lit up with rainbow colors in celebration of Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage
  • Alito Warns: Defenders of Traditional Marriage Now Risk Being Treated as Bigots by Governments,

    06/26/2015 7:22:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    CNSnews ^ | 6/26/15 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - In his dissent from the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which declared that same-sex marriage is a right, Justice Samuel Alito said the court had falsely likened opposition to same-sex marriage to racism and that its decision “will be used to vilify Americans unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy.” Alito warned that in the wake of the court’s ruling, Americans who dare to publicly express views in favor the traditional understanding that marriage is between a man and a woman will risk recrimination. “I assume that those who cling to old beliefs will be...
  • The Supreme Court Goes Gay, Episcopalians Rejoice

    06/26/2015 6:38:58 PM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 17 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | June 26, 2015 | Michael Heidt
    "This is just the beginning. This is a declaration of war by five judges who have spat in the face of their Creator, of marriage, of biology, and freedom. Now a major proper response for Christians and others is massive civil disobedience and defiance of this homo-fascist decision."
  • Gays didn't kill marriage. We did.

    06/26/2015 12:40:06 PM PDT · by Marie · 135 replies
    6/26/2015 | Marie
    My two cents on the gay marriage thing. Gays didn't destroy marriage. Neither did the Supreme Court. Hetrosexuals did that a long time ago. They forgot that marriage is not supposed to be based on romantic love. Historically, it's a contract between four entities. The man, the woman, G-d, and the State. Each party is supposed to have both rights and obligations to the other. But we (hetros) made marriage about 'feelings' and romantic love. We chipped away at our obligations to the state and forgot that we have actual obligations to our partner. We decriminalized infidelity. We created no-fault...
  • ‘Tolerance’ proponent Meghan McCain warns Republicans to ‘get in line’ on #SSM [tr]

    06/26/2015 11:10:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 26, 2015 | Staff
    Meghan McCain was pleased with the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage: McCain had this warning for Republicans:
  • From October 13, 2014 -- Gov. Scott Walker's administration will accept June same-sex marriage

    06/26/2015 10:45:52 AM PDT · by MN_Mike · 52 replies
    The rougly 500 same-sex couples who married in June will have their partnerships recognized by the state of Wisconsin and couples will be able to amend past tax returns, Gov. Scott Walker's administration ordered Monday.
  • On the GOP’s Likely Long-Term Response to Today’s Decision (Could of just posted a white flag)

    06/26/2015 10:39:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    National Review ^ | June 26, 2015 | Charles C.W. Cooke
    Those hoping to determine which long-term path the Republican party will take after today’s Supreme Court decision need to look no further than to the RNC itself. In a message released immediately after the ruling, Reince Priebus mildly criticized the ruling (correctly, in my view) while acknowledging its ”finality;” struck a magnanimous note, confirming that the GOP “[respects] those on the winning side of the case” and remains “committed to finding common ground”; and identified the key priority going forward, which is to ensure the protection of conscience rights and the maintenance of religious liberty.
  • Top Clinton Advisor Dodges Question On Protecting Tax Status For Churches Opposed to Gay Marriage

    06/26/2015 10:19:06 AM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/26/15 | John Nolte
    Karen Finney, a top advisor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, declined to answer if she believes churches that refuse to perform same sex marriages should lose their tax exempt status. Responding to a question from Breitbart News, Finney dodged with, “honestly today just thinking about what this means for my LGBT friends.”
  • SCOTUS to churches: Hey, no worries, you can still “advocate” for traditional marriage

    06/26/2015 9:42:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 26, 2015 | Ed Morrissey
    On this slender thread does the promise of religious liberty hang. Justice Anthony Kennedy, in his majority opinion in Obergefell that declares same-sex marriage a constitutional right, barely mentions the means by which most Americans conduct their weddings — houses of worship. Only on page 27 does Kennedy get around to addressing the connection between church and state, and the assurances in this paragraph are less than compelling, to say the least:
  • Democracy Is Dying; Persecution Is Coming

    06/26/2015 9:41:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    American Conservative ^ | June 26, 2015 | Rod Dreher
    The Supreme Court’s opinions in the Obergefell vs. Hodges case — the majority opinion constitutionalizing same-sex marriage and the dissents — can be read here. You will not be surprised that the majority opinion in Obergefell, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, is full of gaseous eructations from the judicial pyloric, e.g., “the right to marry is fundamental because it supports a two-person union unlike any other in its importance to the committed individuals.” And who says a two-person union is unlike any other in its importance? This is groundless assertion. You really must read the four dissenting opinions in the...
  • “Ask the nearest hippie”: The conservative SCOTUS justices’ opinions on marriage..

    06/26/2015 9:00:00 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    Salon ^ | Jube 26, 2015 | Scott Eric Kaufman
    “Ask the nearest hippie”: The conservative SCOTUS justices’ opinions on marriage equality are hilariously bitter Word that the Supreme Court extended same-sex couples the right to marry anywhere in the United States is likely to dominate the next few news cycles, but as always, the first people with a chance to respond are those who dissented, and here are some of the “highlights.” In his dissent, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that by taking “the extraordinary step of ordering every State to license and recognize same-sex marriage,” the Court has “stolen this issue from the people” in a way that...
  • Openly gay player making historic start for Sonoma Stompers

    06/25/2015 5:08:25 PM PDT · by rey · 26 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 23 June 2015 | LORI A. CARTER
    When pitcher Sean Conroy takes the mound in Thursday’s Sonoma Stompers game, he has two reasons to be a little nervous. One, it will be the first start of his professional baseball career after serving as a reliever in the team’s first 18 games of the season. And two, as the starting pitcher on Pride Night, Conroy will be acknowledging publicly that he is gay. According to the Stompers, Conroy, 23, of Clifton Park, N.Y., is the first openly gay player to enter the professional baseball ranks. His appearance, as part of gay pride celebrations this month throughout the Bay...