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01/18/2013

Video: 'And what women should do is mainly baking'—the case for 'traditional' marriage

HA, HA, HA, HA, HA: [Tara Flynn] Here's the source video, which gave the NOM crowd a major discrimi-gasm: And here's another response vid, this one focused more on heart and fact than on humor: [Rupert Morse]

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Video: Brian Brown thanks NOM supporters for buying him a French vacation

This is one of the weirdest moves I've ever seen NOM make. Do at-home supporters really want them focusing their time in a completely other country? Especially at a time when we have actual marriage fights in actual American states...

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Is Delaware's coming marriage debate about Satan's 'particularly evil lie'?

If I were leading Delaware's leading "pro-family" policy group and my state was about to get a lot of attention when its legislature debates marriage equality, I probably wouldn't recruit a speaker who has gone on record to call homosexuality...

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01/17/2013

Audio: Tony Perkins calls It Gets Better a 'deceptive lie'

Gays are innately depressed and suicidal because of our "destructive lifestyles," and it's a "deceptive lie" to tell LGBT kids that it gets better. Just another day in the thoroughly cruel pundi-ministry of one Tony Perkins: [Tony Perkins' AFA radio...

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The absurdity of 'interchangeability'

Of all the ridiculous conservative arguments, this one always drops my jaw: How, exactly, does same-sex marriage speak to interchangeability anymore than different-sex marriage? In every form of marriage, a man or a woman joins with a man or a...

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Photo: Spotted at the Rhode Island marriage hearing

In addition to multiple signs calling same-sex marriages "inmoral," these signs also peppered Tuesday night's anti-gay protest at the Rhode Island state house: Because if there's anyone you want telling you to how to handle language, it's the people holding...

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NOM runs ad for 'King & King' (on sale at Amazon and other retailers)

The National Organization for Marriage, realizing that a group that protests to be a "values" organization should strive to be truthful, has made a stunning turnabout in Rhode Island. The organization has released a new print ad that eschews the...

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM co-founder puts biblical ‘evilness’ on millions of marriage supporters’ hearts

NOM co-founder puts biblical ‘evilness’ on millions of marriage supporters’ hearts [NOM Exposed]

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MN for Marriage guy's new gig: Berating John Piper for not preaching against civil marriage

Andy Parrish was the top guy and most visible face working on the failed Minnesota For Marriage (so-called) campaign. John Piper is a very famous evangelical who happens to call Minnesota home. Andy Parrish is still really, really, really, realllllllly...

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Video: The UK gets its own Kalley Yanta

Many of you will remember the series of "Marriage Minute" videos in which Minnesota For Marriage's Kalley Yanta tried, unsuccessfully, to convince her state citizenry to vote in favor of discrimination. Well now she has a British analogue who uses...

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01/16/2013

Tony Perkins' three examples of a 'nation gone under': Mass murder, kidnapping, and—gay soldiers?!

He delivered the sermon this past summer, thus the reason for the dated references. But it's not the topicality of the references that makes it worth posting now—it's the jaw-dropping offense attached to one of the reference's inclusion on Tony's...

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Maggie is so tired—SO TIRED!—of 'the enemy' being so uncivil to her

In the first passage, Maggie Gallagher talks about civility, as if she is an innocent who has done nothing to foster the intense reaction that she seems used to receiving. But then in the very next section—the very next breath,...

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NOM's Roback Morse says her #RI4M testimony is 'New Gettysburg Address'; history, Spielberg beg to differ

With its talk of equality a "new birth of freedom," the Gettysburg Address is considered one of the most monumental moments of Abraham Lincoln's presidency—a preamble of sorts to what he would accomplish in his cut-short life. So what's it's...

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Video: 'The Onion' congratulates—I'm kidding…I mean I'm not really kidding, but I'm kinda kidding—Jodie

Jodie Foster Inspires Teens To Come Out Using Vague, Rambling Riddles

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Video: NOM's Roback Morse assures RI inequality supporters that they're 'doing the right thing'

Jennifer Roback Morse, NOM's in-house supporter of gay "conversion" and reliable sayer of incendiary things, took to the line at last night's Rhode Island House Judiciary hearing to (a) assure the assembled that their push for civil discrimination is justified...

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Peter Sprigg not excited for LGBT museum; likely fears the 'Can you believe FRC did that?!' wing

Tim and Mitchell Gold are working to open an LGBT museum in D.C. To his limited credit, Family Research Council Senior Fellow Peter Sprigg says that FRC won't challenge the idea. However, Peter does want you to know that he...

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Video: Scenes from last night's #ri4m hearing

Some had the pertinent civil rights debate at the heart of the matter. Others preached about the always-ancillary, always-optional faith component of marriage and carried signs that pushed for gay "change." Such is the common culture surrounding this nation's marriage...

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Illinois' Bishop Paprocki: No religious exemption will ever satisfy us (*but we'll demand you give them to us anyway)

Those of us who are engaged in the actual civil marriage debate that is playing out across the country are more than okay with granting certain religious exemptions, since we know that the religious ceremony and the civil licensing are...

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Pro-LGBT pastor to lead benediction, save ThinkProgress a lot of time

Moving on from that little fracas: Luis Leon, Episcopal Priest, Will Deliver Obama's Inauguration Benediction, Replacing Louie Giglio [Huffington Post] Interestingly, Leon delivered the invocation at George W. Bush's '05 inauguration. So he's openly nonpartisan too, apparently.

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01/15/2013

Big shocker—'ex-gay' sign spotted at Rhode Island marriage debate

Thanks to Jenny Norris for this picture, taken just moments ago at the Rhode Island State House: It never stops at marriage. The "change" always goes far beyond. *** *ANOTHER: *ANOTHER:

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Rhode Island marriage tweets

Unfortunately, tonight's House Judiciary Hearing on marriage will not be live streamed. Live tweets will have to do:

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GLAAD: Tony Perkins warns his supporters: When you talk, people might listen

Tony Perkins warns his supporters: When you talk, people might listen [GLAAD]

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The agenda for today's anti–#ri4m rally

A bishop, a man who says gay people treat their children like teacup dogs, and the head of an SPLC-designated hate group:

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Bryan Fischer gives Louie Giglio an ultimatum: Redouble your anti-gay words or 'shirk your heavenly duty'

A man most known for his viciously anti-LGBT rhetoric, the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer, wants answers and HE WANTS THEM NOW: Every advance of the homosexual agenda comes at the expense of religious liberty. You [Louis Giglio] have become...

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NOM RI posts shocking, must-be-seen videos; Says gays are ‘lethal’, not going to heaven, more

Please read and share! This one is shocking, folks. NOM RI posts shocking, must-be-seen videos; Says gays are ‘lethal’, not going to heaven, more [NOM Exposed] **UPDATE: NOM has scrubbed the post/videos that I exposed above (don't worry; I have...

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Today: NOM, MassResistance join Rhode Island 'Marriage as Established by God' protest

The National Organization For Marriage's Christopher Plante has said he wants to stop same-sex marriage so we can avoid "tragic situations" and claimed that gay parents “turn children into little teacup dogs -- it's an accessory to put in my...

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01/14/2013

Evangelical pastor Mike Erre posts apology (of sorts) to LGBTQ community

Tony Perkins was just complaining about this on his radio show. That's reason enough for me to post it: [Mike Erre's public Facebook wall] Now, I obviously don't agree with much of the content or spirit within this letter. But...

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Video: Gov. Chafee, supporters push Rhode Island toward history's right side

Providence Journal brings us the video: [YouTube]

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Audio: NOM's Roback Morse blatantly lies about John Corvino

What you are about to hear did not happen. I don't mean it didn't happen exactly as well-compensated National Organization For Marriage spokesperson Jennifer Roback Morse says it did. I mean it did not happen AT ALL. Take a listen...

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Right Said Fred versus Wrong-Sayer Scott

Richard Fairbrass has told the world that he is too sexy for his shirt. Scott Lively has told the world that gays are too nasty for, well, just about anything. This week, they will apparently both do a little turn...

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Audio: Focus on the Family prez says homosexuality 'not a super sin' (*but you still shouldn't 'condone what they are doing')

This is bound to tick off the crowd that already thinks Focus on the Family has gone soft: This clip speaks to the tough position this organization is in. The fact of the matter is that Focus on the Family...

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Frank Schubert comments on the sister he legally strips of rights

NOM Political Director and Prop 8 mastermind Frank Schubert has made quite a living off of pushing discrimination for certain people. Certain people like, for instance, his lesbian sister who, according to recent reports, is raising children with her domestic...

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Scott Lively 'not real pleased with' Pastor Giglio

One of the most proudly anti-gay people in the world, Scott Lively, says onetime inaugural preacher should have run headfirst into the controversy regarding his anti-gay comments. Because, ya know—this is "the moral issue of the Endtimes" and all: [Janet...

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM Education Fund says gays are ‘deeply wounded spiritually’; prays for ‘conversion’

NOM Education Fund says gays are ‘deeply wounded spiritually’; prays for ‘conversion’ [NOM Exposed]

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GLAAD: Is Bryan Fischer the leader of our 'talk radio nation'?

Is Bryan Fischer the leader of our 'talk radio nation'? [GLAAD]

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'The homosexual movement corrupts our country'

This is what passes for conservative commentary at the American Family Association's OneNewsNow site: "Homosexual behavior is immoral. It used to be punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and now we're acting like this is some great wrong...

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01/13/2013

NOM's Colton Brugger behind French 'let the people vote' site

On Friday, a "Laissez-Nous Voter" site (Let Us Vote) popped up. The site is geared toward telling the French people that same-gender couple's civil marriage right should go before a public referendum: http://www.laissez-nous-voter-2013.org And who, would you guess, is behind...

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A glimpse inside the G-A-Y mailbag

From a fan, clearly: Please, dear reader—show some respect. It's the Lord's day.

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