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GOP Group Uses Image Of Murdered Ambassador’s Body In Anti-Obama Ad

by David Badash ● 1:05 PM October 12, 2012
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The Broward County chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans published an ad featuring an image of murdered Ambassador Chris Stevens’ body to attack President Obama.

News

Newsweek: Barack Obama Is ‘The Democrats’ Ronald Reagan’

by David Badash ● 3:00 PM September 24, 2012
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President Barack Obama will be the Democrats’ Ronald Reagan, if he wins re-election, writes Newsweek’s Andrew Sullivan — a well-respected conservative.

Marriage

Minnesota: New Poll Shows Voters Evenly Split On Gay Marriage Ban

by David Badash ● 1:00 PM September 12, 2012
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A new poll finds Minnesota voters even split on a constitutional gay marriage ban, with 48% of voters supporting the ban and 47% of voters opposing it.

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Barney Frank Doubles Down, Defends Calling Gay GOP Group ‘Uncle Tom’

by David Badash ● 5:04 PM September 11, 2012
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Barney Frank has just released a lengthy, scathing statement defending comments in which he called gay GOP groups, especially the Log Cabin Republicans, “Uncle Tom.”

Democratic National Convention

DNC 2012: Watch Nancy Pelosi Speak! — Full Video And Text

by David Badash ● 7:48 PM September 5, 2012
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s remarks at the DNC, as prepared for delivery.

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GOP, Fox, NOM, Catholic League Freak Out Over ‘Godless’ Democratic Platform

by David Badash ● 6:50 PM September 4, 2012
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Fox News, NOM, the Catholic League, Breitbart.com, and many other conservatives are attacking the Democrats because the word God does not appear in the DNC platform.

Democratic National Convention

DNC 2012: Delegates And Guests Arrive In Charlotte

by Matt Comer ● 9:53 AM September 4, 2012
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At the Democratic National Committee 2012 convention, LGBT groups begin the week with receptions and special welcome parties.

News

Ann Coulter Second Conservative Today To Advocate Violence Against Liberals

by David Badash ● 11:11 PM August 30, 2012
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Ann Couter today became the second conservative to advocate violence against liberals. During Romney’s speech Coulter tweeted, “KILL THE “($;&(:#* LIBERAL HECKLERS!”

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Bryan Fischer: Gay Republicans ‘Subvert’ GOP’s ‘Very Clean Moral Foundations’

by David Badash ● 9:51 AM August 27, 2012
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Bryan Fischer says that gay Republicans “undermine and subvert” the “moral foundations of the Republican Party,” and have “no business” being in the GOP.

Bigotry Watch

New Poll Finds Tea Party Is Political Group That Hates Gays The Most

by David Badash ● 12:12 AM August 19, 2012
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Yes, as it turns out, the Tea Party hates gays the most. In a just-released poll, the Tea Party came in as the lowest supporters of gay marriage by a huge margin.

Civil Rights

Gay Republican Groups Praise Anti-Gay Paul Ryan As Romney VP Choice

by David Badash ● 9:06 AM August 11, 2012

The Log Cabin Republicans and GOProud this morning praised Mitt Romney’s choice of the very anti-gay Paul Ryan as the Republican vice presidential nominee.

Bigotry Watch

On Our Radar – The Oxymorons Of The North Carolina Republican Party

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:48 AM June 10, 2012
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The North Carolina Republican Party introduced a noteworthy new phrase into the Tea Party lexicon. “Sexual orientation is not an appropriate category.”

Bigotry Watch

29% Of Republicans Believe Being Gay Is A Reason To Fire Teachers

by David Badash ● 9:38 AM June 5, 2012
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29% of Republicans — almost three out of every ten — believe that school boards should be able to fire teachers simply for being gay.

News

Obama Gay Marriage Support More Popular Among Blacks, Hispanics Than Whites

by David Badash ● 11:24 AM May 15, 2012
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A new poll just released finds that President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage equality is actually more popular among Blacks and Hispanics than among whites.