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4/28/15 @ 1:00pm
Last week, Miranda noted that Mike Huckabee and Rick Scarborough had joined with dozens of anti-gay Religious Right activists in signing a pledge vowing not to obey any Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage. Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver, one of the co-authors of the pledge, appeared on Ne... MORE
4/28/15 @ 12:45pm
Televangelist Kenneth Copeland appeared on “The 700 Club” today to triumphantly announce to host Pat Robertson that God’s healing power is sweeping over the world, especially at his Texas church, which he failed to mention was the center of a measles outbreak in 2013. Copeland told... MORE
4/28/15 @ 12:43pm
One of the words being bandied about at this morning's oral arguments in the marriage cases was "millennia." One of the anti-equality side's main talking points is that equality proponents are asking the Justices to "redefine marriage," as if marriage has been static in n... MORE
4/28/15 @ 12:30pm
Yesterday on “Focal Point,” Bryan Fischer got heated during a rant about Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom he believes will tip the balance in favor of marriage equality advocates at the Supreme Court. “I got worked up about that but that just tees me off, I cannot tell you the level o... MORE
4/28/15 @ 12:19pm
Back in 2012, Religious Right pseudo-historian David Barton published his book "The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson," through which he sought to portray Jefferson as someone who would make today's Religious Right seem moderate by com... MORE
4/28/15 @ 12:16pm
The Center for Immigration Studies, a group that wants to cut back on legal immigration, released a report this month on the growing percentage of the country’s population that’s made up by immigrants, which has greatly alarmed the far-right news outlet WorldNetDaily. For comment on the... MORE
4/28/15 @ 12:15pm
American Family Association official Sandy Rios and Liberty Counsel attorney Harry Mihet agreed yesterday that a Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality could usher in divine wrath upon America. Discussing the Supreme Court marriage cases on Rios’ American Family Radio program, Mihe... MORE
4/28/15 @ 11:35am
A Republican state legislator in North Dakota who used a smartphone app to send unsolicited explicit photos to another man has revealed that he is bisexual after the recipient leaked the photos to the press. The Forum, a North Dakota-based newspaper, reported that the man who received the photos fro... MORE
4/28/15 @ 11:04am
After holding a press conference yesterday to promote her “restraining order” campaign to stop the federal courts from ruling on marriage cases, Faith 2 Action’s Janet Porter took a few minutes to speak with far-right pastor Wiley Drake about the effort. Porter told Drake that t... MORE
4/28/15 @ 10:55am
Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson warned that if the Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage, Christians in America will soon be “the victims of vicious, vicious attacks,” just like the angels who visited Sodom and were nearly raped by “virulent homose... MORE
4/28/15 @ 10:50am
At the White House Correspondents Dinner this weekend, President Obama made a joke about ex-Rep. Michele Bachmann’s repeated refrain that he is bringing about the Last Days, and the former Minnesota congresswoman is not pleased. She and other Religious Right pundits told the End Times outlet W... MORE