marriage equality

Jim Jordan Throws A Fit As House Democrats Stand Up To SCOTUS On Marriage Equality

Jim Jordan Throws A Fit As House Democrats Stand Up To SCOTUS On Marriage Equality

Rep. Jim Jordan claimed that the Democratic bill to protect marriage equality was a plot to intimidate the Supreme Court.

2 years ago

Texas Republican Prays to God to Forgive America for the U.S. Constitution

He said “Lord, we have gone to killing the most innocent amongst us," ignoring God promising Samaria's "pregnant women" will…

7 years ago

Opinion: Texas GOP Bill Allows Officials to Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."

7 years ago

Republicans Think With Trump They Can Pass Anti-LGBT First Amendment Defense Act

The FADA "Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person" who acts "in accordance with a religious…

7 years ago

Bigoted Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore Gets A Much Deserved Suspension

"The clear purpose of Judge Moore’s January order was to direct the probate judges…to stop complying with [legally] binding federal…

8 years ago

The Stupid Runs Deep In Republican Ranks

It is downright stupid, and crazy, for gay Log Cabin Republicans to cling to the GOP or expect it to…

8 years ago

Texas GOP Platform Is Patently Un-American, Religious and Nativist

"The only solution to the current situation is for Texas to threaten to secede. Then Washington will start cleaning up…

8 years ago

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Gets Justice and a Suspension

"Roy Moore is an embarrassment to the state of Alabama; we expect the Ethics Commission will permanently throw him out…

8 years ago

Pope Fires Vatican Ambassador To America For the Kim Davis Ambush

It is clear now that the Pope hated being ambushed into meeting with the American face of evangelical bigotry, Kim…

8 years ago

Anti-Gay Activist Claims Gays Are Treating Christians Like Jews in Nazi Germany

"In many states, it's legal to fire someone for being gay," says Bernie Sanders - nowhere can you be fired…

8 years ago

No, Bernie Sanders Was Not “The” Pioneer For Marriage Equality

The real pioneer for marriage equality was not Sanders or Clinton; no matter what the Sanders' campaign or his passionate…

8 years ago

Largest LGBT Organization In America Endorses Hillary Rodham Clinton For President

Clinton has made protecting and expanding LGBT rights a pillar of her campaign, and she says she will end gay…

8 years ago

Nikki Haley Enrages Religious Right and GOP by Being ‘Soft’ on Gays and Muslims

By calling out Trump and calling for respect for differences in modern marriage, Haley has placed herself between a rock…

8 years ago

Alabama Chief Justice Reinstates Same-Sex Marriage Ban – Says SCOTUS Is Confused

Notorious Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, Roy Moore, has unilaterally issued a judicial order overturning a six-month old United States…

8 years ago

The So-Called First Amendment Defense Act Will Destroy the First Amendment

Feeling persecuted by people suddenly having equal rights, GOP bigots developed legislation protecting just one set of beliefs - their…

8 years ago

Sarah Palin Claims Obama’s Response to Threat of ISIL is Too ‘Namby-Pamby’

Palin said Hillary Clinton is naive in thinking we're not at war with Islam and claimed Obama is being too…

8 years ago

Kentucky Gubernatorial Election Should Be A Wake Up Call For Democrats

Now if only Democrats would make a special effort to demonstrate to moderates that a major contributor to this country's…

9 years ago

SCOTUS Be D*mned – Bobby Jindal Says No Earthly Court Can Redefine Marriage

Jindal insists he just wants the right to live his Christian faith, but what he really wants is to force…

9 years ago

Huckabee Wants to Thank SCOTUS for Their “Thoughts and Opinions” And Ignore Them

Mike Huckabee says he gets to decide what is constitutional or not, not the Supreme Court, which is given that…

9 years ago

Hypocritical Chris Christie Questions President Obama’s Faith

Chris Christie, who has repeatedly told others its none of their business what he believes, demands to know what Obama…

9 years ago

Clinton Impeachment Attorney Ken Starr Isn’t Jumping Up to Support Kim Davis

Ken Starr dished out some reality to a religious freed summit audience, cautioning them that choosing which laws to obey…

9 years ago

Evangelical Martyr Kim Davis Secretly Met The Pope – Now Send Her Back To Jail

Apparently, 5 days in jail did little more than embolden the newly crowned martyr to thumb her nose at Judge…

9 years ago

President Obama Truth Bombs Republican Claims About Religious Freedom

Obama said Sunday that "our religious freedom doesn't grant us the freedom to deny our fellow Americans their constitutional rights."

9 years ago

Religious Right Encounters the Constitution and Tosses its Collective Cookies

The Religious Right had a bad week with Constitution. You wouldn't think people could be this, well, dirt stupid, but…

9 years ago

Kim Davis To Get an Award From Family Research Council for Excellence in Bigotry

Based on a fantasy version of the US Constitution, the Religious Right hails Kim Davis as a Savior and Gives…

9 years ago

Oath Keepers Plan to “Protect” Kim Davis from Arrest by US Marshals

The group said, "This judge needs to be put on notice that this sort of behavior is not going to…

9 years ago

Here’s Why You’re an Idiot if You’re a Republican in 2016

Franklin Graham says that by imposing her religion on other people, the Rowan County clerk is "Fighting for religious freedom…

9 years ago

Erick Erickson Predicts Civil War if Fake Christians Can’t Persecute Gays

Red State's Erick Erickson thinks its a given there will be a civil war over marriage equality; he just doesn't…

9 years ago

GOP Presidential Candidates Still Throwing Fits Over Jailing Of Bigoted Kentucky Clerk

GOP presidential candidates seeking to burnish their homophobic resumes, are rallying to the cause of jailed Kentucky clerk Kim Davis.

9 years ago

David Barton’s Appalling Lie that the Constitution Puts God’s Law Above Man’s Law

Barton says the Founding Fathers were all about God's law trumping man's. The problem is, the idea is nowhere found…

9 years ago

A Win for Love and Marriage Equality in Rowan County as Kim Davis Goes to Jail

Deputy clerk Brian did his job on Friday morning, and Rowan County Kentucky began issuing its first marriage

9 years ago

Reality Check for Religious Nuts: Laughing at You is Not Persecution

Religious nuts hate being mocked and laughed at when they say catastrophically stupid things, but that's freedom of speech, not…

9 years ago

Lawless Anti-Gay Kentucky County Clerk Continues To Refuse To Issue Marriage Licenses

Kim Davis continued to refuse to issue marriage licenses on Tuesday morning, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected…

9 years ago

Christian Democrats of America Say Republican Dominance of Christianity Ending

We have been hearing for a long time that the Religious Right is dead; demographics or not, I'll believe it…

9 years ago

Bigoted Kentucky County Clerk Denies Gay Couple Marriage License A Third Time

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has denied a gay couple a marriage license for the 3rd time.

9 years ago

Christians Are Evangelicals’ New Enemy In Marriage Equality War 

It is a sad fact of life that there are some human beings who cannot exist without expressing animosity, or…

9 years ago

Note To Evangelical Republicans: This Is America, Love It Or Leave It

Evangelical Republicans hate America with religious passion because the Founding Fathers did not create a Christian theocracy

9 years ago

The Problem is Not Gays but the Religious Right’s Culture of Repression

Bart Barber argues that it is "too late to prevent this nation's social experimentation by way of the removal of…

9 years ago

Rick Santorum Was an Outlier of Crazy, But the GOP Has Caught Up

You can legitimately pooh-pooh Santorum and his chances of winning elected office ever again in his lifetime but he is…

9 years ago

Hypocrisy Alert: Patriarchal Glenn Beck Says Gay Marriage is About Power

Beck, spokesman for patriarchal control, says "the [gay] agenda is control and the destruction of anyone else who disagrees,"

9 years ago

The Religious Right’s Full Page Denunciation of the United States Constitution

If you want a place where you tell everybody what God wants and then force everybody else to listen to…

9 years ago

Cultural Genocide as Right-Wing Answer to Ireland’s Gay Impertinence

St. Patrick drove the Pagan snakes out of Ireland 16 centuries ago. Today, Gordon Klingenschmitt wants to drive the gay…

9 years ago

Vatican Says Irish Marriage Equality Vote Was The Defeat Of Humanity

Although a weapon like same-sex marriage able to jeopardize the existence of the world's largest religion sounds terrifying, the Vatican…

9 years ago

Marco Rubio Says Marriage Equality a Real and Present Danger to Christianity

Rubio talks about being globally competitive, but does hating gays more than Putin's Russia make us globally competitive, too?

9 years ago

Matt Barber Uses Subterfuge and Deception to “Prove” Subterfuge and Deception

Barber relies on discredited studies by discredited authors to attack gays but says a discredited study proves the gay agenda…

9 years ago

Limbaugh is Wrong: Gay Activists Didn’t Kill Christianity – Christianity Did

Rush Limbaugh blames gay activists for Christianity's demise even while he is one of the people driving Americans away from…

9 years ago

In Challenging the Supreme Court, Republicans Challenge the Constitution

The upcoming SCOTUS marriage equality ruling is just another opportunity for Republicans to challenge the constitutionality of the Consitution

9 years ago

Amicus Tells Supreme Court that Marriage Equality Will Cause 900,000 Abortions

A hysterical claim backed up by zero facts equals the perfect Republican argument against marriage equality

9 years ago

Apparently, Refusing to Stone Gays Means You’re Not a Christian

Of course, the pastor saying this also needs to be stoned for not following the Law of Moses

9 years ago

Religious Right: GOP Will Never Win Presidency if They Soften Gay Rights Stance

The Religious Right thinks, despite all the evidence, that doubling down on anti-gay bigotry will have better results than Indiana

9 years ago

Corporations Suddenly Don’t Have Religious Freedom if They Support Marriage Equality

Corporations apparently have religious freedom if they are against contraception, but they have no right to speak up about marriage…

9 years ago

Ku Klux Klan Joins Alabama’s Religious War on Equality and the Constitution

Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, has made headlines lately by elevating the bible over the Constitution…

9 years ago

Brewer Whines About Checks and Balances When Court Strikes Down AZ’s Ban on Marriage Equality

A Friday ruling that found Arizona's marriage ban is unconstitutional, and the court's denial of a request to stay its…

10 years ago

North Carolina Could Join the Ranks of States That Recognize Marriage Equality

It's time for the Supreme Court to officially recognize that marriage equality triumphed over homophobia.

10 years ago

Epic Fail: Ben Carson Exposes Marxist Plot to Gay Up America!

Ben Carson says it is marriage equality's hetero opponents - not gays and lesbians - who just want to be…

10 years ago

Eric Holder Pushes Back Against Utah by Recognizing the State’s Gay Marriages

Eric Holder set the record straight and announced that regardless of Utah's intent to discriminate against same-sex married couples, the…

10 years ago

The Supreme Court Joins The Right Wing Attempt to Replace the Constitution With the Bible

The Supreme Court is likely not done facilitating theocratic tyranny or disabusing the people from their 1st and 14th Amendment…

10 years ago

Catholic League Calls Marriage Equality One of the Most Bizarre Ideas in History

Catholic League president Bill Donohue believes some pretty far-out things himself and he may not be the one to talk…

11 years ago

Republicans Stand Opposed To Equal Rights Even After SCOTUS Decisions

The rulings have absolutely no effect on any American who is not gay, and still, those unaffected ideologues are screaming…

11 years ago

Contrary to Warnings From The Right The Sky Hasn’t Fallen After DOMA & Prop 8 Decisions

Contrary to the fear mongering by the religious right, the sky didn't fall, and there aren't any divine storm clouds…

11 years ago

Buster Wilson Wakes Up to Discover He’s a Hate Monger

Buster Wilson complains that if he believes what he says the Bible says about homosexuality, he is a hate monger

11 years ago

Why Recognizing Marriage Equality Shouldn’t be Left to the States

Roger Gorley and Allen Mansell's story shows that being in a socially recognized committed relationship extends way beyond the equivalent…

11 years ago

The Religious Right Freaks Out Over West Point’s First Same-Sex Marriage

When West Point hosted its first gay marriage this past weekend, the Religious Right went bananas, talking about moral cliffs…

11 years ago

The Right Tries and Fails to turn Marriage Into a Religious Institution

Whether bible-loving opponents of same-sex marriage like it or not, marriage is not a religious institution.

11 years ago

Mitt Romney is the Tip of the Republican Religious Extremist Spear

America's worst nightmare is a Romney presidency bolstered by conservative Christians in Congress and a bible-based Supreme Court.

12 years ago

Maryland Delegate Tries to Silence NFL Player’s Support of Gay Marriage

Maryland delegate Emmett Burns wrote the Baltimore Ravens demanding they silence their player, marriage equality advocate Brendon Ayanbadejo

12 years ago

Note to Chick-Fil-A Bigots: If You’re Going to Quote God, at Least Get Him Right

Fundamentalist Christians have invented a position for their God in defense of their religion-based bigotry, but God himself never said…

12 years ago

NOM Says Chick-Fill-A Can Endorse a Controversial Political Issue, But Not General Mills

The National Organization of Marriage accuses General Mills of hypocrisy but hypocritically supports Chick-Fill-A and condemns General Mills

12 years ago

Lawrence O’Donnell Pokes Fun at Right Wing Fanatic Buster Wilson’s Meat

The AFA's Buster Wilson said a Google boycott would put his meat to the test but it was MSNBC's Lawrence…

12 years ago

Carrie Underwood’s Support of Marriage Equality Exposes Fundie Confusion Over Love and Hate

Carrie Underwood came out in support of marriage equalitylast weekend, leaving fundies to misread the Bible and to confuse love…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – June 2012 Edition

Today marks a new format in the Dirty Thirty, which will now include only updates (the entire updated list will…

12 years ago

Obama Power: 36 Point Swing in Approval for Marriage Rights

On her MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow pointed out a 36 point swing in support for equal marriage rights in the…

12 years ago

From the Pulpit Comes a Call For a Gay and Lesbian Final Solution

A pastor's proposal of concentration camps for gays and lesbians sounds a lot like a Third Reich style final solution…

12 years ago

The NAACP Comes Out in Support of Marriage Equality

The NAACP has come out in support of President Barack Obama and marriage equality in a press release dated yesterday,…

12 years ago

What the Bible Says Versus What Republicans Wish it Said

The GOP insists we obey the Bible but the Bible doesn't define traditional marriage and it turns out God orders…

12 years ago

Obama Adding a Faith Vote Director to Campaign

Obama has a religion problem. His answer to that problem is a Faith Vote Director. He has already shown that…

12 years ago

Fundie Says Obama is Gay, Imprison Gays Before They Kill Kids

Discredited psychologist and anti-gay "expert" Paul Cameron, claims that Obama is gay and that gays must be imprisoned before they…

12 years ago

Painting President Obama as a Culture Warrior

Ross Douthat, in an op-ed for the New York Times, paints President Obama as a culture warrior who ignores the…

12 years ago

The Saturdays Join the @Out4Marriage Campaign

Stephen Fry's global social media Out For Marriage campaign is getting some love from the British and Irish pop band…

12 years ago

Look Out First Amendment – Theocracy Inbound

Theocracy is coming to with a GOP win in 2012: they have made their position clear enough and it becomes…

12 years ago

Thank you, Mr. President! But This is Going to Get Flat Earth Ugly!

In a single moment the President has made history by endorsing same sex marriage and simultaneously became an instant target…

12 years ago

Obama Makes History By Becoming First President to Support Same Sex Marriage

Barack Obama made history today by becoming the first president to come out in support of the legalization of same…

12 years ago

Champion the Vote Champions Faith-Based Bigotry

Bill Dallas of Champion the Vote is upset that he has to explain about gays to his little daughter. His…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – April Fool’s Edition

The Republican assault on American liberties has continued in 2012 with continued emphasis on the reproductive rights of women and…

12 years ago

Chris Christie’s Dangerous Attack on the U.S. Constitution

The U.S. Constitution was written by 55 men and signed by 39, but Chris Christie says 121 men and women…

12 years ago

Prop 8: A Victory For Equality, The Constitution, And The Founding Fathers

The Prop 8 ruling was a victory for the gay community, but it was a bigger victory for equality and…

12 years ago

Rick Santorum’s False Claim that Christian Marriage is About Children

Santorum says gays don't deserve the right to get married because gay marriage doesn’t benefit society but Saint Paul says…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – the GOP’s Rights Killing Agenda for America

With no signs of abating. Republican legislatures are if anything more eager than ever to press their rights-killing agenda for…

12 years ago

Chris Christie Endorses the Popular Tyranny Founding Fathers Feared

Chris Christie has shown himself to be a proponent of the popular tyranny the Founding Fathers feared and wrote the…

12 years ago

Wisconsin High School Student Endorses Biblical Death Penalty for Gays

A Wisconsin high school student condemned gay adoption in his school paper, reminding the students that God wants gay people…

12 years ago

Newt Says He is Running to Save Western Civ from Pagan Culture

Newt claims that marriage equality represents perfectly natural pagan behaviors and are somehow a fundamental violation of our civilization

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty Year End Edition

The Dirty Thirty Year-End edition is a recap of legislation, local, state and federal, the GOP is using to destroy…

12 years ago