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10/30/14 @ 11:45am
In response to a complaint from the Religious Right group Alliance Defending Freedom, a school board in Arizona has voted to remove pages of an honors high school biology book that ADF contends don’t show “an affirmative preference to childbirth and adoption as options to abortion... MORE
10/30/14 @ 11:34am
Today we discovered that right-wing pundit, activist, crackpot, and conspiracy theorist Wayne Allyn Root has been producing weekly video commentaries for several years now through which he spreads his reasonable beliefs that President Obama is the "greatest scam artist in history" and decl... MORE
10/30/14 @ 11:25am
Last week, Pat Robertson reacted to a case in Houston in which a group of pastors were subpoenaed as part of the discovery process in a lawsuit over the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance by calling gay rights advocates “terrorists.” The subpoenas have since been withdrawn, but tha... MORE
10/30/14 @ 9:55am
Christian apologist and Religious Right anti-gay activist Frank Turek was a guest on the AFA's "Today's Issues" radio broadcast yesterday, discussing his most recent column where he stated that the fight against gay marriage is a states' rights issue, just like slavery was... MORE
10/29/14 @ 5:33pm
Jessica Torres @ Media Matters: Fox's Keith Ablow Calls For An "American Jihad" To "Spread Around The World" Our System Of Governance. Joe Jervis: Harlem Hate Pastor: You Will Get Ebola If You Visit Starbucks Because Sodomites. Tom Kludt @ TPM: Poll: Louisiana GOPe... MORE
10/29/14 @ 5:30pm
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that the subpoenas sent to five area pastors have been withdrawn. David Benham was on hand in Ohio last night to a support radical right-wing pastor's fight against a local strip club. A good question: "Is Ebola a Sign of Judgment or a Pr... MORE
10/29/14 @ 4:35pm
Conservative activists Gina Loudon and Ann-Marie Murrell who, along with Morgan Brittany, recently co-authored a book called “What Women Really Want,” spoke today on American Family Radio about members of ISIS committing egregious acts of violence against women. Murrell argued that since... MORE
10/29/14 @ 3:55pm
Following her unintentionally hilarious Ebola rant, right-wing talk show host Laurie Roth came out yesterday with a new column blasting “the extraordinary rights of gays, Islamics, and illegal aliens.” After warning about the “evil” and tyrannical LGBT rights movement, Roth a... MORE
10/29/14 @ 3:46pm
In a radio interview this week, Lea Carawan, director of the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, warned that the separation of church and state is part of a liberal plan to “ruin America” and will be “the death knell for our nation.” Carawan, whose group’s advisory... MORE
10/29/14 @ 3:42pm
Last week, a Canadian man went on a shooting rampage in Ottawa, killing a soldier before entering Parliament, where he was killed by the parliamentary sergeant-at-arms. Naturally Matthew Hagee sees this as further proof that the End Times are approaching, saying on this week's "Hagee Hotlin... MORE
10/29/14 @ 3:15pm
If Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is really convinced that anti-gay activists like himself will prevail in their fight against marriage equality, he may want to reconsider linking the cause to efforts to preserve prohibitions on the sale of alcoholic beverages. During yesterday... MORE