Right Wing Watch
9/3/15 @ 2:30pm
The decision by a federal judge to put Kim Davis in the custody of U.S. Marshals for repeatedly violating the law has solidified the Kentucky clerk’s status as a Religious Right martyr. Following the court’s ruling, conservative leaders and commentators immediately defended Davis. Mike...
9/3/15 @ 1:55pm
A federal judge put Kim Davis in custody of U.S. Marshals today after the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk repeatedly flouted the law by ordering the county office to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Dominic Holden reports that Judge David Bunning, a Bush-appointee, “did not...
9/3/15 @ 1:30pm
While Kentucky clerk Kim Davis insists that her decision to break the law by ordering her office to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples “has never been a gay or lesbian issue,” the right-wing legal group defending Davis, Liberty Counsel, has made no secret of their contempt for ga...
9/3/15 @ 12:45pm
The Kentucky clerk heading to court today for a contempt hearing over her order that the county office defy the Supreme Court has already received support from GOP presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul. She is now receiving support from Louisiana Gov. and GOP presidential candidate Bob...
9/3/15 @ 11:40am
UPDATE: Kim Davis was just found in contempt of court and taken into custody by U.S. Marshals. Being interviewed by Todd Starnes is a regular rite of passage that nearly all phony Religious Right martyrs undergo as they turn themselves into the latest victims of anti-Christian bigotry, so it came as...
9/3/15 @ 11:10am
Pat Robertson has emerged as one of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’ staunchest defenders, even warning that orders for Davis to do her job as a public official by respecting the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling may lead to divine retribution in the form of a massive financial collapse....
9/3/15 @ 10:41am
It is kind of amazing that defenders of Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who has ordered her office not to issue any marriage licenses in order to avoid abiding by the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling, actually think that it is entirely reasonable to force 20,000+ residents to accommodate...
9/2/15 @ 5:34pm
Steven Nelson @ U.S. News & World Report: Kentucky Clerk Fighting Gay Marriage Has Wed Four Times Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog: Ted Cruz shows how not to respond to police killings. Joe Jervis: ALABAMA: State Handed $200,000 Legal Fees Bill For Futile Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage...
9/2/15 @ 5:31pm
Glenn Beck is predictably outraged that the media did not understand how amazingly life-changing his "Restoring Unity" rally really was. Discredited anti-gay researcher Mark Regnerus has been added to the lineup for the World Congress of Families conference in Utah next month. F...
9/2/15 @ 4:40pm
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said in a statement today that he had called Kentucky clerk Kim Davis to congratulate her for her “courage and humility” in defying the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. Huckabee’s stance doesn’t come as a surprise,...
9/2/15 @ 4:05pm
End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles knows that the recent dive in the stock market is a sign that God is getting ready to destroy America due to the country’s policies on legal abortion and marriage equality. Wiles said yesterday that the “meltdown on Wall Street” is punishment for th...
8/26/15 @ 1:00pm
A small group of county clerks in Kentucky have said that they will defy the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality and refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. One of them, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, recently lost her case in federal court and is likely to lose on ap...
8/24/15 @ 11:45am
Televangelist Pat Robertson responded to the dramatic market sell-off today by suggesting that it was only a foretaste of God’s judgment for legal abortion and federal funding of Planned Parenthood. Following a report on demonstrations against Planned Parenthood that took place this weekend, t...
8/20/15 @ 12:25pm
Following revelations that former Family Research Council vice president Josh Duggar abused several minors when he was a teenager, which prompted him to quit his post at one of the country’s leading anti-gay organizations, Gawker reported yesterday that the Religious Right leader and reality T...
Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Defies Court For Third Time, Appeals To SCOTUS
8/27/15 @ 11:00am
Kentucky Clerk Says He May Die Fighting Gay Marriage
8/26/15 @ 1:00pm
Kentucky Clerk: It's My Job To Tell Gays They're Going To Hell
8/26/15 @ 1:20pm
Ted Cruz to Jan Mickelson: 'Atheist Taliban' Attacking Religious Liberty
8/21/15 @ 10:53am
Liberty Law School Dean: Government Doesn't Have Authority To Impose Unbiblical Laws
8/26/15 @ 12:40pm