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Chuck Colson, Anti-Gay Manhattan Declaration Author, Watergate Felon, Dies

by David Badash ● 5:58 PM April 21, 2012
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Chuck Colson, the virulently anti-gay theocrat, Evangelical Christian Prison Fellowship founder, Watergate felon, and Manhattan Declaration author, died today at 80.

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NOM Former Chair: Obama Policies “Declaration Of War” on “Religious Liberty”

by David Badash ● 4:45 PM February 15, 2012
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Robert George, the former Chairman of NOM, appeared on James Dobson’s show claimed that President Obama’s policies were a “weapon” of the federal government designed to “undermine religious liberty.”

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Expanding Religious Zeal, John Boehner Invites Pope Francis To Address Congress

by David Badash ● 11:46 AM March 14, 2014
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John Boehner extended a formal invitation to the leader of his Roman Catholic faith, Pope Francis I, to address a joint session of Congress. What does this mean and why is it troubling?

Hate Groups

Anarchy? Hundreds Of Christian Groups Make Strong Pledge If Supreme Court Supports Gay Marriage

by David Badash ● 12:37 PM June 21, 2013
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Over two hundred Christian anti-gay organizations and even one infamous politician have signed a letter threatening, essentially, anarchy, if the Supreme Court even opens the door to same-sex marriage.

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Conservatives Waging Campaign For Christie To Appoint NOM Co-Founder To Senate

by David Badash ● 6:08 PM June 4, 2013
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Conservatives on the radical religious right are trying to get NJ Gov. Chris Christie to appoint NOM co-founder Robert P. George to fill the seat of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg.

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Former SC Governor Mark ‘Appalachian Trail’ Sanford Wins GOP Congressional Primary

by David Badash ● 9:00 PM April 2, 2013
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Mark Sanford, the former philandering Governor of South Carolina who gave “Appalachian Trail” a whole new meaning, just won the GOP primary and will face Democratic nominee Elizabeth Colbert Busch.

Bigotry Watch

Gary Bauer Threatens GOP: ‘Bail Out’ On Marriage And I’ll Form Third Party

by David Badash ● 6:32 PM March 26, 2013
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Gary Bauer today at the National Organization For Marriage’s anti-gay hate rally threatened the Republican Party, saying if they support marriage equality he will form a third party.

DOMA

Boehner: I’m Spending $3 Million Defending DOMA To Show Obama He Doesn’t Make The Rules

by David Badash ● 1:35 PM March 23, 2013
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John Boehner admits the reason — at least one of them — that he is supporting DOMA in court is to show Barack Obama that the two-term President doesn’t get to make the rules.

Marriage

DOMA-Defender John Boehner ‘Can’t Imagine’ Supporting A Gay Child’s Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM March 18, 2013
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John Boehner on Sunday said he cannot imagine supporting a gay child’s same-sex marriage. “I can’t imagine that position would ever change.”

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Obama To Attend Religious Event Sponsored By Group Tied To Uganda ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill

by David Badash ● 6:45 PM February 6, 2013
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President Obama Thursday will attend the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by the Fellowship Foundation, which has ties to Uganda’s Kill The Gays bill.

Marriage

Award For Stupidest Debate Tweet Goes To…

by David Badash ● 1:05 PM October 4, 2012
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The award for the stupidest presidential debate tweet goes to Eric Teetsel, the new Executive Director of the Manhattan Declaration, who wrote via Twitter…

Bigotry Watch

Homosexuality: How Much Difference Lies Between US Anti-Gay Groups And Iran?

by David Badash ● 9:34 AM September 10, 2012
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The anti-gay positions and hate speech of America’s religious right extremists, including anti-gay, “pro-family” groups, sound barely different from those of Iran.

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Archbishop Timothy Dolan’s Ugly Assault On Gay Marriage In Prayer While Guest Of DNC

by David Badash ● 12:55 PM September 7, 2012
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Archbishop Timothy Dolan last night attacked same-sex marriage equality and abortion in his closing prayer while an “invited” guest in the Democrats’ home, the Democratic National Convention.

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FOIA Request: NOM’s Robert George, Gay Basher And US Government Official

by Scott Rose ● 2:17 PM August 20, 2012
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The New Civil Rights Movement’s Scott Rose today made a Freedom of Information Act Request regarding Robert P. George to the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).