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  • Atlanta to Pay $1.2 Million to Former Fire Chief After Violating His First Amendment Freedoms

    10/16/2018 5:54:05 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 21 replies
    CBN News ^ | 10/16/18 | Steve Warren
    The City of Atlanta, Georgia has agreed to pay former fire chief Kelvin Cochran, $1.2 million after a Federal District Court ruled in December 2017 that the city's policies which led to Cochran's termination were unconstitutional. *** [I]n 2015 . . . the City of Atlanta fired him because he wrote a men's devotional book in his spare time – a book that briefly mentions his views on a biblical understanding of marriage and sexuality. As CBN News reported, the city did not approve of Chief Cochran's book. After a 30-day suspension without pay, in order to complete "sensitivity training,"...
  • Abrams makes history with Atlanta Pride march

    10/14/2018 3:04:21 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 56 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 10/14/18 | Greg Bluestein
    Stacey Abrams emerged from her SUV on a busy Midtown Atlanta street corner on Sunday with a declaration to make to the throngs of voters attending the Atlanta Pride Parade, the annual celebration of LGBT rights in the heart of the city. “We’re here because we stand together, because we know that allies do not run from fights. And because we know we all have pride in Georgia,” she told cheering supporters, adding: “We stand with you and not against you.” Shortly after, she became the first major-party nominee for governor to march in the parade, a vibrant spectacle that...
  • Priest Defies Cardinal Cupich, Burns Gay Flag

    09/19/2018 10:27:09 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 29 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 19, 2018 | Mitchell Armentrout
    A North Side priest who says he “can’t sit well” with Cardinal Blase Cupich burned a gay-friendly flag outside his Avondale church last week — against the wishes of the cardinal he claims is trying to minimize the clergy sex-abuse crisis. Rev. Paul Kalchik says the banner, featuring a cross superimposed over a rainbow, had been featured prominently in the sanctuary at Resurrection Catholic Church but had been taken down and was forgotten in storage at the parish at 3043 N. Francisco for more than a decade. Kalchik led seven parishioners in a prayer of exorcism Friday, and the flag...
  • New 1st Grade Textbook Lionizes CA Gov. Candidate for his Gay Activism

    09/15/2018 10:42:29 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 24 replies
    California Family Council ^ | 9-14-18 | Greg Burt
    A new state recommended social studies and history curriculum is being introduced in public schools around California that blatantly promotes a bias perspective on the policy achievements of governor candidate Gavin Newsom. Dubbing him “Champion for People’s Rights,” the first grade textbook teaches kids about “respecting the rights” of others by pointing to Newsom’s advocacy for same-sex marriage, while mayor of San Francisco. The text doesn’t even try to be objective and fails to mention that marriages for same-sex couples were not an established right at the time, but a brand new concept and only legal in a select number...
  • Will the Media Turn Against Pope Francis?

    09/04/2018 9:03:39 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/4/18 | Mark Wauck
    The huge sex scandal engulfing Pope Francis and the Catholic Church creates a dilemma for American news media. On the one hand, sex sells, and the Catholic Church has been an object of criticism by generations of the secular leftists that dominate journalism. On the other hand, Pope Francis is generally adored by the world’s media for his perceived liberality on sex and other issues, and the particulars of the scandal involve one of the favorite causes of the cultural left: normalizing homosexual behavior. *** In the past, Catholic sex scandals involving the clergy have been widely characterized as pedophilia....
  • [Catholic Caucus] Twitter Search (*) McCarrick

    08/25/2018 9:31:10 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 3 replies
    The dam breaks . . .
  • Do too many sex partners contribute to high suicide rates in the LGBTQ community?

    08/21/2018 5:39:09 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 57 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 21th August 2018 | Taylor Stevens
    In a sweeping, one-hour meeting with The Salt Lake Tribune's editorial board on Monday, the Salt Lake County Republican Party's new communication director made claims about the LGBTQ community that the county health department described as "wildly inaccurate" and Equality Utah said are " deeply irresponsible. " Dave Robinson joined county GOP Chairman Scott Miller, who has been on the job for a little more than a month, for a conversation about where they see the party headed on issues ranging from water to land use and the LGBTQ community. Miller said he's looking to make his party "relevant again"...
  • What to Expect if Democrats Win the Midterms

    08/21/2018 4:13:16 AM PDT · by fwdude · 63 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 21, 2018 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    We may fantasize that conservatives constitute a massive invincible army against the left. None of this will help us if nobody is willing to show up for the fight. The midterm elections this fall could easily hand the Democrats a commanding lead in both the Senate and the House. We have no real reason to expect that conservatives will gather in large numbers to monitor the voting process for fraud. The fall surprises full of slander, innuendo, and social media mobbing will follow the pattern we saw in the Roy Moore election, with National Review writers like David French slamming...
  • Cardinal Burke: ‘Very Grave Problem of Homosexual Culture in the Church

    08/17/2018 8:40:24 AM PDT · by wardaddy · 884 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nolte
    Cardinal Raymond Burke has called for “open recognition” of the Catholic church’s homosexual culture in light of recent revelations of sexual abuse. “I believe that there needs to be an open recognition that we have a very grave problem of a homosexual culture in the Church,” Burke said in an interview Thursday, “especially among the clergy and the hierarchy, that needs to be addressed honestly and efficaciously.” he former head of the church’s equivalent of the Supreme Court said it was already “clear after the studies following the 2002 sexual abuse crisis that most of the acts of abuse were...
  • LGBT—ism versus Christianity

    07/27/2018 11:20:49 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 19 replies
    https://www.thecatholicthing.org ^ | July 27, 2018 | David Carlin
    In the old days you had to be rather literate if you wished to be an anti-Christian. That is, you had to read a few books. You had to be able to follow an argument. Two centuries ago you would read Voltaire or Tom Paine. And in the late 1800s you’d read Herbert Spencer or Thomas Henry Huxley. And in the first half of the 20th century you would read Freud or Bertrand Russell or John Dewey. (Dewey never explicitly attacked Christianity. He simply took it for granted that we are already living in a post-Christian world.) Since then, however,...
  • Pedophiles Believe They Should Be A Part Of The LGBT Community

    07/11/2018 12:03:09 PM PDT · by detective · 110 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/09/2018 | Jessica Jenkins
    Pedophiles are rebranding themselves as “MAPs” or “Minor Attracted Persons” in an effort to gain acceptance and be included into the LGBT community. According to Urban Dictionary, the blanket term MAP includes infantophiles (infants), pedophiles (pre-pubescent children), hebephiles (pubescent children), and ephebophiles (post-pubescent children). Some MAPs also refer to themselves as NOMAPs or “Non-Offending Minor Attracted Persons”. These pedophiles seek to be a part of the LGBT+ community, even going so far as to make a “Pride” flag for Gay Pride Month.
  • Pride Week: Glam Lab gets a rainbow makeup tutorial for Pride March (barf alert)

    06/24/2018 7:50:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    ABC 7 New York ^ | June 22, 2018 | Johanna Trupp and Emily Sowa
    MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- Ahead of the 49th Pride March in New York City, I sat down with Desmond of DesmondisAmazing. Desmond is a 10-year-old award-winning LGBTQ activist, drag artist, model, fashion icon, and vouger in New York City.
  • Religion is being weaponized against gays, claims same-sex ‘marriage’ icon, Jim Obergefell

    06/18/2018 12:17:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 06/18/2018 | Doug Mainwaring
    June 18, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Jim Obergefell, the man whose name will be forever associated with the institution of genderless marriage in the United States, said he “was heartbroken and devastated,” by the Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop decision.   But more than that, Obergefell is frightened.  Very frightened. It’s not the actuality of the ruling that scares him; it’s the boogeymen he has concocted in order to shoo away any second guessing about the high court’s judgement in his favor three years ago.   “After deciding in favor of marriage equality in Obergefell v. Hodges,” asked Obergefell in a commentary...
  • Neil Gorsuch’s Question Is Key To Unlocking The Upcoming Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision

    05/30/2018 9:24:06 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 55 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 5-30-18 | Jeremiah Keenan
    The Supreme Court’s decision on Jack Phillips and his Masterpiece Cakeshop is expected in the next two to three weeks. While the outcome could surprise us all, the result both sides of the political spectrum predict is a substantial win for the Left packaged as a favorable verdict for the Right. That is, the court will rule “for” Phillips but against his cause. The reason is pretty simple: Justice Anthony Kennedy is the swing vote, and in the oral arguments last December, his mind seemed made up. Kennedy knows that if Phillips’ speech as a cake artist is protected, then...
  • How California’s LGBT Therapy Ban Could Ban Christianity Itself

    05/06/2018 9:06:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/05/2018 | Joy Pullmann
    Three-quarters of California’s state assembly supported a bill that has striking implications for American citizens’ first freedoms, in that state and nationally. It is ostensibly a ban on gay and transgender “conversion therapy,” but the bill’s vague and sweeping text could affect essentially every institution of every religion that affirms sexual complementarity.We’re talking churches, schools, religious charities, summer camps — every forum that involves a financial transaction could be banned from allowing any discussion of basic doctrines of sexuality that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, among others, have held for thousands of years. We’re talking core doctrines of religions adhered...
  • California Wants to Ban Books Written by Ex-Gays

    04/27/2018 9:41:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/27/2018 | Megan Fox
    The California Legislature has proposed banning the sale of books written by ex-gay people and Christians who seek to help others who want to restrain or control their sexuality. Bill AB 2943 would ban the sale of goods and services that encourage one to change his or her sexual orientation or gender expression. That's right, the left is banning books! (Don't hold your breath waiting for the American Library Association to kick up a fuss, though.) National Review reported the details: First,  the bill by its own terms applies to very broad categories of services  and goods. Here’s the key enabling...
  • School District Forbids Parents From Opting Kids Out of LGBT Lessons

    04/25/2018 3:37:13 PM PDT · by Innovative · 62 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | Apr. 25, 2018 | Todd Starnes
    Parents in Orange County, California may not opt their children out of lessons related to gender identity or sexual orientation, according to a memorandum written by the school district’s general counsel. “Parents who disagree with the instructional materials related to gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation may not excuse their children from this instruction,” read the memorandum from Ronald Wenkart to the Orange County Board of Education. A school district spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the memorandum sent to us by a parent.
  • OK, for now, to tell your kids they are being indoctrinated

    04/19/2018 11:57:50 AM PDT · by Sopater · 20 replies
    OneNewsNow ^ | April 19, 2018 | Steve Jordahl
    Left-wing indoctrination is nothing new to "blue" California but sex education has evolved from safety and science to full-blown propaganda. Every middle schooler and high schooler in California must sit through sex-ed classes that include information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS. Students are also taught to affirmatively recognize – in other words, praise - different sexual orientations and gender identities. Parents are free to pull their kids out of the sex-ed classes but according to at least one school attorney from Orange County, they may not excuse their children from the pro-homosexual propaganda.
  • California set to vote on banning books about treating unwanted homosexual attraction

    04/19/2018 12:20:23 PM PDT · by Petrosius · 73 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 18, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    SACRAMENTO, California, April 18, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The California State Assembly is slated to vote on legislation that has been interpreted as broad enough to ban the sale of books that address helping people overcome unwanted same-sex attractions. AB 2943 adds “[a]dvertising, offering to engage in, or engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with an individual” to the state’s list of illegal “unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices undertaken by any person in a transaction intended to result or that results in the sale or lease of goods or services to any consumer.” “Sexual orientation...
  • Rainbow Bullies Denying Treatment to Those Who Seek It

    04/17/2018 6:45:20 AM PDT · by fwdude · 19 replies
    Barbwire ^ | 17 April 2018 | Bill Muehlenberg
    Imagine if a young person was struggling with a drug addiction, or a gambling addiction, or a sexual addiction, but the government passed laws saying these people could NOT get help, therapy or treatment in dealing with these unwanted addictions or attractions. Most people would be utterly shocked at such heartless and fascist interference by the state. They would correctly argue that people should have the right and the freedom to make such choices for themselves, and should not be denied help when they desperately want it. Yet this is happening throughout the West when it comes to people who...