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10/8/15 @ 12:24pm
Louisana Gov. Bobby Jindal, desperately seeking attention in his floundering presidential bid, had the most horrifying response to last week’s mass shooting at an Oregon community college, writing in a blog post that the shooter’s “failure” of a father, single mothers, legal... MORE
10/8/15 @ 4:05pm
Televangelist Pat Robertson has invited presidential candidates to a series of candidate forums at Regent University, the school he founded and for which he still serves as dean. The first to take him up on the invitation is Jeb Bush, who will speak later this month at a forum that will include an... MORE
10/8/15 @ 3:27pm
Roll Call reported yesterday on some interesting behind-the-scenes wrangling that’s going on as House leaders convene a panel to investigate Planned Parenthood. The staunchly anti-abortion Rep. Trent Franks, Roll Call reports, is “serving as an informal liaison” between GOP leaders... MORE
10/8/15 @ 2:52pm
Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the influential anti-choice group Susan B. Anthony List, dismissed the women's health gap in an interview with a West Virginia radio show on Tuesday, saying that Planned Parenthood’s talk about women’s health care is just “gender-based,... MORE
10/8/15 @ 2:15pm
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins criticized President Obama’s response to the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon yesterday, saying that while the president is calling for stricter gun laws, it is in fact tough gun laws that are responsible for America’s high rate o... MORE
10/8/15 @ 1:57pm
One of the most interesting aspects of monitoring David Barton, the right-wing pseudo-historian who is currently running one of Ted Cruz's presidential Super PACs, is watching how the claims that he makes become more and more dishonest as the misinformation that he spreads goes unchecked by his... MORE
10/8/15 @ 12:03pm
For years, we have marveled that Samuel Rodriguez, president of National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, has managed to maintain a reputation as some sort of a moderate conservative evangelical leader while, at the same time, regularly partnering with some of the most extreme voices w... MORE
10/8/15 @ 11:40am
In a column titled “Is Obama ‘Weaponizing’ Vulnerable Citizens?,” Erik Rush of WorldNetDaily writes that he is just asking the question as to whether government agents groomed, recruited and manipulated the perpetrators of the recent mass shootings in Tucson, Arizona; Aurora,... MORE
10/8/15 @ 10:51am
Former Arkansas governor and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee visited the Lifehouse Community Church in Iowa on Tuesday to take questions from an audience mostly made up of homeschooling parents. During the session, Huckabee fielded a question about the presence of International Baccala... MORE
10/7/15 @ 5:32pm
Brian Tashman @ Raw Story: The Kim Davis saga and the religious right’s skewed view of religious freedom. Andy Towle @ Towleroad: Officials Smite Resolution Asking God to Spare Tennessee County from Wrath Over Gay Marriage. Andrew Kaczynski & Mark Arce @ BuzzFeed: Mike Huck... MORE
10/7/15 @ 5:30pm
Larry Tomczak is now literally praying for God's judgement to fall upon this nation because "apart from divine intervention in holy judgment, America will simply slide deeper down the spiral of sin and destruction."  Linda Harvey offers up her "top ten pro-family poli... MORE