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  • California church known for its anti-LGBTQ beliefs is bombed

    01/24/2021 5:17:54 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 23rd 2021 | Meryl Kornfield
    <p>A California church that espouses anti-LGBTQ beliefs and has been the recent target of protests was bombed with an improvised explosive device early Saturday morning, authorities said.</p><p>The El Monte Police Department responded to calls around 4:30 a.m. about smoke at First Works Baptist Church. Officers discovered windows were broken and realized there had been a blast, Lt. Christopher Cano told reporters at the scene. There were no injuries or deaths.</p>
  • Doritos ad featuring coming out story goes viral (Barf Alert)

    01/12/2021 1:28:30 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 41 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 11th 2021 | Alyssa Newcomb
    ou might want to reach for a bag of chips and some tissues after watching a Doritos Mexico ad that is lighting up the Internet with its sweet message of acceptance. The two-minute commercial was released over the holidays in Mexico and is called "El mejor regalo," which means "the best gift" in Spanish. Based on a true story, the video has been viewed more than 14 million times on YouTube. At the start of the commercial, Javier is traveling home for Christmas and calls his father from a gas station to let him know they're halfway to his house....
  • Skyrocketing lesbian ‘divorce’ rates show failure of same-sex couples imitating marriage

    01/08/2021 6:54:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 01/08/2021 | Joseph Shaw
    It seems that women in the U.K. who consider themselves “married” to other women are separating in soaring numbers — at rates higher than actual divorces, which is to say among heterosexual couples, who alone can marry. One lesbian activist, Natalie Drew, blames this uptick in lesbian “divorces” on same-sex “marriage” itself. The Daily Mail reports that “divorces” among same-sex couples increased from 428 in 2018 to 822 in 2019, and of the 2019 figure, almost three quarters are lesbian couples. (There were also 107,599 actual divorces that year in the U.K., an increase of 20% on the previous year.)...
  • Guardian journalist claims Christian forgiveness and redemption are ‘code for conversion therapy’

    12/28/2020 6:59:16 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 24 replies
    christian.org.uk ^ | 12/19/20 | The Christian Institute
    A writer for The Guardian newspaper has labelled Christian teaching on forgiveness and redemption as “insidious” and “a dog-whistle for conversion therapy”. Fred McConnell, a woman who lives as a man, referenced the Ashers ‘gay cake’ case among concerns over a local church’s stance on LGBT issues. The comments came as LGBT activist and General Synod member Jayne Ozanne launched a multi-faith campaign attacking biblical sexual ethics. Biblical teaching McConnell, who failed in a bid to be listed as ‘father’ on her child’s birth certificate last year, looked into the church’s beliefs after “hearing a rumour about a sermon being...
  • In VOA Nominee Fight, Washington Post Insists Christians Can No Longer Hold Public Office

    12/17/2020 8:09:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 17, 2020 | Casey Chalk
    The media has normalized an anti-religious bigotry that threatens to remove faithful Christians, be they Catholic or anything else, from public service.In a series of articles by its editorial board, media columnist Margaret Sullivan, and former Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett, the Washington Post has mounted a coordinated attack on Robert R. Reilly, the new nominee for VOA director, claiming he is an existential threat to the organization’s mission to provide independent reporting to foreign audiences.The reason they deem Reilly disqualified to serve as VOA director isn’t about a lack of credentials. He was director from 2001 to 2002...
  • Canada Liberals’ anti-‘conversion therapy’ bill just got much worse

    12/15/2020 9:50:52 PM PST · by xomething · 10 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 12/15/2020 | Campaign Life Coalition
    December 15, 2020 (Campaign Life Coalition) — If you thought Bill C-6 was bad as it was, take another look. It just got so much worse! Last Friday, the federal Justice Committee completed its “review” of Bill C-6 (the “conversion therapy ban”). However, instead of listening to the serious concerns brought forth by scores of qualified medical experts, church leaders, ex-LGBT representatives, and parental rights groups, the Liberal majority shut their ears and hardened their hearts. Nothing would move them. In fact, they actually intensified their plan to punish those who share a traditional, Christian view on sexuality and gender!...
  • Looking for statistics on African-Americans attitudes towards homosexuality.

    12/14/2020 3:51:37 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 25 replies
    Freerepublic | 14th December 2020 | Ennis85
    So I'm having another one of those debates on homosexuality, this time the issue is the views of African-Americans towards homosexuality. I remember reading some years ago that statically African-Americans hold a more negative view of homosexuality than do whites, a point I decided to raise once the other guy decided to compare the lack of gay "marriage" to slavery or Jim Crow. He pointed out that gallup had stated otherwise, that close to 70% voted to maintain same-sex "marriage" in Nevada recently. I can't remember where I read the original study but I'm just wondering if it is still...
  • Supreme Court denies Indiana birth certificate case

    12/14/2020 2:55:25 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | December 14th 2020 | Associated Press
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to take up an Indiana case seeking to reverse a lower court’s ruling that allows both members of same-sex couples in the state to be listed as parents on the birth certificates of their children. The high court turned aside without comment a petition that Indiana’s attorney general, Curtis Hill, filed with the court last month. Hill had argued for the justices to reverse a January decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that affirmed a ruling by Indiana’s federal southern district court that said Indiana laws limiting who can be called...
  • Why Hollywood Praises Elliot Page (and Blacklists Me)

    12/12/2020 4:50:28 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | December 10, 2020 | Becket Cook
    The world applauded the actress Ellen Page—star of Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy, and films like Juno and the X-Men series—when on December 1 she announced her decision to become a man, changing her name to Elliot Page. Meanwhile, my decision to no longer identify as a gay man because I follow Christ is anathema in our culture. Why the double standard? Elliot declares that “he” has finally become his authentic self. Why doesn’t our culture celebrate my decision to be my authentic self? Is my authentic self less worthy of praise?
  • Ex-Gay Pastor Appeals After Court Rules Section 230 Allows Big Tech to Discriminate Against Him

    12/11/2020 6:14:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/11/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
    On Thursday, a pastor who previously lived a homosexual lifestyle made his appeal in a unique case regarding discrimination and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA), which protects Big Tech companies from liability for the content third-parties post on their platforms. The pastor is suing Vimeo for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and religion after the platform banned him from publishing videos telling the stories of people who identify as ex-gay. “This is a case of grave importance because it is about whether big tech platforms can unlawfully discriminate against persons based on religion or sexual...
  • Pro-LGBT Anglicans Want Evangelicals Stopped From Preaching Against Sin

    12/02/2020 6:19:43 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    PNW ^ | 12/1/20 | PNW Staff
    The debate about same-sex marriage and LGBT identities in the Church of England is not new, but recent insults and threats are leading to an even bigger division among Anglicans. For years, the debate has been causing major rifts in the Anglican Communion, causing church leaders in emergent regions such as Africa and Latin America, to form Gafcon, a movement led by Global South Anglicans who hold to the biblical view and traditional teaching on human sexuality. Calls by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to have a peaceful conversation, have again shown to be ineffective. The fact that the...
  • SCOTUS could review Indiana case on ‘parenthood’ of homosexual couples

    11/28/2020 9:02:47 AM PST · by xomething · 25 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 11/28/2020 | Victoria Gisondi
    November 28, 2020 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Eight lesbian couples who used sperm donors to have children are fighting the state of Indiana to have both partners be recognized as “parents” on birth certificates. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court might be positioning itself to hear the Indiana concerning these couples. According to SCOTUSblog, the pending petition Box v. Henderson asks, “Whether a state, consistent with the 14th Amendment due process and equal protection clauses, may adopt a biology-based birth-certificate system that includes a rebuttable presumption that a birth mother’s husband — but not wife — is the child’s biological parent.” Typically, when...
  • Trudeau’s parental prosecution law must be stopped

    11/01/2020 2:52:58 AM PST · by xomething · 12 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 10/30/2020 | Jeff Gunnarson
    Only seven M.P.s who voted with honor and integrity against criminalizing parents who may want to obtain body-affirming counseling for their gender-confused children. On October 28, the Trudeau Liberals succeeded in passing 2nd reading of Bill C-6 by vote of 308 to 7. Sadly, many Conservatives joined with the Liberals to vote in a politically correct manner so as to avoid being called “homophobic.” We thank the seven M.P.s who voted with honor and integrity against criminalizing parents who may want to obtain body-affirming counseling for their gender-confused children: M.P. Derek Sloan (Hastings-Lennox and Addington, ON) M.P. Arnold Viersen (Peace...
  • LGBT advocacy comes back strong in United Nations negotiations

    10/30/2020 7:23:32 PM PDT · by xomething · 10 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 10/30/2020 | Stefano Gennarini JD
    Countries have witnessed a strong resurgence of LGBT advocacy in UN General Assembly negotiations. (C-Fam) — Countries have witnessed a strong resurgence of LGBT advocacy in UN General Assembly negotiations. The European Union, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Nordic countries, and the United Kingdom aggressively promoted the contested category of “sexual orientation and gender identity” (SOGI) in UN negotiations this week. They asked to incorporate SOGI in UN resolutions on the protection of children from bullying, and the right to privacy. It is unclear if historic opposition to SOGI from the Holy See, majority Muslim countries, as well as African and Caribbean...
  • Cartoon Network airs anti-racism ad depicting 2 homosexual pre-pubescent children

    10/27/2020 3:09:30 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 14 replies
    Twitter ^ | October 27th 2020 | Cartoon Network
    So...this is just happened. https://twitter.com/cartoonnetwork/status/1321142247128289286
  • The latest sheer idiocy from conservative homophobes: Boycotting Oreos (Hurl alert)

    10/24/2020 1:31:57 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 23rd 2020 | Colbert I. King
    Credit the group One Million Moms with spurring me to brave covid-19-struck Washington, D.C., and make a beeline to the grocery store to purchase some Oreo cookies. I could do no less in light of a scurrilous campaign the organization has launched against Oreo and its parent company, Mondelez International. Not to be confused with the Million Mom March gun-safety organization, OneMillionMoms.com is an online ministry of the American Family Association, a self-described “conservative, pro-family” organization based in Tupelo, Miss. One Million Moms is out of sorts because Oreo has joined with the nonprofit PFLAG — an organization of supportive...
  • Nevada to vote on scrapping man-woman definition of marriage in state Constitution

    10/01/2020 4:07:33 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | September 29th 2020 | Ryan Foley
    Voters in Nevada will decide in November whether to change the text of the state Constitution to remove language defining marriage as a union between only one man and one woman. Nevada is one of the about 30 states that passed a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage before such rules were struck down by the 2015 Supreme Court decision, Obergefell v. Hodges, which established a right to same-sex marriage nationwide. However, the text of the amendment remains in the Nevada Constitution even though it is unenforceable. In 2017, former Assemblyman Nelson Araujo and state Sen. David Parks, both Democrats,...
  • State That Just Voted To Reduce Penalties For Pedophiles Not Sure Why God Keeps Lighting Them On Fire - Satire

    09/16/2020 7:22:17 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 7 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 9/15/20 | Babylon Bee
    SACRAMENTO, CA—California is currently on fire, having also been plagued by darkness, earthquakes, and hippies. State leaders are claiming they have "no idea" why God keeps lighting them on fire, though they just voted to reduce penalties for pedophiles in the name of equality for the LGBTQ+ community. "It's unclear here what exactly we're being punished for," said Governor Gavin Newsom at a press conference as the state burned down around him. "We are a progressive utopia. We're the other states in fast-forward. We pass amazing legislation that shows our love and inclusiveness of pedophiles of all sexual orientations. We...
  • Florida Dodged a Bullet: Now We Know Why a Dem FL Gubernatorial Candidate Was In a Hotel Room with Drugs and a Reported Gay Escort

    09/15/2020 7:10:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/15/2020 | Matt Vespa
    Will he run again? Is this the start of his comeback? These are questions that will be answered in due time. Former Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum lost a nail-biter race to Gov. Ron DeSantis. It was a punch to the gut to Democrats in the state that pretty much forced them to reconsider if the state was indeed trending blue. The political environment for Democrats during the 2018 elections was excellent and they couldnÂ’t take back the governorÂ’s mansion? Furthermore, term-limited GOP Governor Rick Scott ran for Senate and beat incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson. Time passes and then...
  • Did California legislators just vote to protect (gay) adults who have sex with minors?

    09/04/2020 7:49:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/04/2020 | Michael Brown
    If there was one thing we could all agree on, you would think it would be this: minors should be protected from sexually aggressive adults. Yet, with a nod to “equality” under the law for the gay community, the California Assembly has voted to lessen the potential penalty for 24-year-olds who have sex with children as young as 14. Shockingly – or should I say, revoltingly – this is one of two, similar bills that have just been passed by these legislators. As explained by Greg Burt of the California Family Council, “The California legislature finished it’s 2020 session on...