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4/17/15 @ 1:39pm
Last year, we produced a report noting that, prior to the passage of the 2009 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, anti-gay Religious Right activists issued all sorts of dire warnings about how the law would lead to Christianity being outlawed and pastors being tossed into... MORE
4/17/15 @ 5:35pm
Peter Montgomery @ The American Prospect: The Fight for LGBT Equality is Not Over.  Jeremy Hooper @ Good As You: FRC 'reediting' all those heinous fasting-for-marriage prayers I've been showing you!  Joe Jervis @ Joe.My.God: Regular Matt Barber Columnist Again... MORE
4/17/15 @ 5:30pm
Residents of the Mexican town that the conservative group Judicial Watch says is home to an ISIS training camp seem unaware of this “fact.” Frank Pavone of Priests for Life says: “Abortionists don’t need a reason to perform abortions – not even a pregnancy.... MORE
4/17/15 @ 4:27pm
Cathie Adams, the former chairwoman of the Texas Republican Party who now leads the state chapter of Eagle Forum, told a Republican group yesterday that if Texas doesn’t defy a potential Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality this year, it “could be the end of America.”... MORE
4/17/15 @ 3:55pm
Rep. David Brat, R-Va., took issue with a PolitiFact post that rated a recent anti-Obamacare statement he made as “false,” telling conservative talk show host Lars Larson at yesterday’s “Hold Their Feet To The Fire” conference that the Affordable Care Act represents a s... MORE
4/17/15 @ 3:43pm
On his radio program today, Bryan Fischer spent part of a segment discussing an article in USA Today reporting that morale among those enlisted in the Army is low, which he naturally blamed on the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. The article itself reports that the Army began to study morale... MORE
4/17/15 @ 3:30pm
Mike Huckabee says he is making a big announcement tonight on Fox News, the former home of his television talk show, which is leaving many to speculate that he will throw his hat into the presidential race. Huckabee has made repeated campaign-like stops in Iowa and a top Iowa political operativ... MORE
4/17/15 @ 1:30pm
Rep. Louie Gohmert said yesterday that “it ought to scare people” that a man was able to land a gyrocopter near the U.S. Capitol earlier this week, blaming the incident on President Obama’s immigration policy. In an interview with conservative talk radio host Lars Larson, who was b... MORE
4/17/15 @ 12:30pm
Maggie Gallagher, the former head of the National Organization for Marriage who is now a senior fellow at the American Principles Project, writes in the National Review today that she, unlike Sen. Marco Rubio, would decline to go to a gay or lesbian friend’s wedding and would instead tell them... MORE
4/17/15 @ 12:25pm
As we have noted before, Glenn Beck is fond of bragging that he doesn't even know anyone who could be considered to be "anti-gay" despite the fact that he works closely with a great many such people on a regular basis. The only way Beck can plausibly claim not to be aware of the anti-g... MORE
4/17/15 @ 12:20pm
On yesterday’s edition of “Washington Watch,” Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., accused President Obama of letting Iran develop a nuclear weapon, allowing “the potential of jihad to put their finger on the nuclear button.” Franks said that the U.S. must show unequivocal suppo... MORE