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1/30/15 @ 1:28pm
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins invited his colleague Peter Sprigg on to “Washington Watch” yesterday to discuss an Idaho state legislative committee’s decision not to include protections for LGBT people in a proposed nondiscrimination law. Sprigg — who trav... MORE
1/30/15 @ 1:15pm
Today People For the American Way President Michael Keegan sent a letter to Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), urging him to cancel a planned trip to Israel for roughly 60 RNC members that is organized by Christian-nation extremist David Lane and funded by the anti-... MORE
1/30/15 @ 12:05pm
Last month, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins claimed that the city of Dearborn, Michigan, and some areas of Minneapolis have effectively become “no-go zones” where “authorities have allowed Sharia law to be imposed.” In response, Rep. Keith Ellison, a Minnesota... MORE
1/30/15 @ 11:59am
Last week on “Secure Freedom Radio,” Frank Gaffney asked Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., about Gaffney’s discredited report on the use of Sharia law in the U.S., telling the congressman that the judiciary is bending to the wishes of the Muslim Brotherhood to use Islamic jurisprudence in th... MORE
1/30/15 @ 11:33am
Last year, Mike Huckabee spoke at a Florida Renewal Project event for pastors where he warned the audience that no other country around the world would fear America until America began to fear God. In a video posted on YouTube by an attendee, Huckabee can be seen speaking at an event organized by Da... MORE
1/30/15 @ 11:07am
The National Right to Life Committee is indicating that it will work to unseat the anti-choice Republican House members who sidetracked a 20-week abortion ban last week because of a dispute over the wording of a rape exception. The House members, led by Republican women including Rep. Renee Ellmers... MORE
1/30/15 @ 10:24am
In January of last year, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore denounced the decriminalization of sodomy and the separation of church in state in a speech to Pro-Life Mississippi and Pastors for Life in Jackson, Mississippi. Moore, who first received national attention when he lost his post for refusing t... MORE
1/29/15 @ 5:34pm
Paul @ PFAW Blog: Not Even GOP's Own Witnesses Oppose Loretta Lynch. Andrew Prokop @ Vox:  Is Lindsey Graham running for president to troll Rand Paul? Paige Lavender @ The Huffington Post: Texas Muslim Capitol Day Tainted By Anti-Islam Protesters, Lawmaker. Carlos Maza @ Equa... MORE
1/29/15 @ 5:31pm
If GetReligion is going to criticize those who don't "tell both sides of the story" regarding the American Family Association's designation as a "hate group," perhaps GetReligion ought to actually bother to address the bigotry that regularly flows from the AFA which ea... MORE
1/29/15 @ 5:20pm
To say that Tony Perkins is no fan of Dan Savage would be an understatement, as the Family Research Council president has threatened Savage with legal action and claimed that the It Gets Better Project is a “disgusting” attempt to “recruit” children into “perversion.... MORE
1/29/15 @ 4:57pm
Yesterday, the American Family Association announced that it was stripping Bryan Fischer of his position as a spokesman for the group. The AFA's move to distance itself from Fischer’s regular barrages of bigotry apparently came in response pressure from its allies in the Republican Nationa... MORE