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5/22/15 @ 1:15pm
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said on his radio program yesterday that the Obama administration has become so obsessed with pushing a “radical social agenda” and sowing “moral confusion” around the world that it has resulted in global “chaos.” Per... MORE
5/22/15 @ 1:02pm
Ireland is voting today on a referendum that, if successful, would make the country the first in the world to institute marriage equality by popular vote — a development that has alarmed marriage equality opponents around the world, including in the U.S. On Wednesday, a group of U.S. and Can... MORE
5/22/15 @ 12:30pm
Today on “Sandy Rios in the Morning,” Operation Save America’s Flip Benham said that the prevalence of violent crime and recent riots in cities such as Baltimore are part of God’s punishment for the legalization of abortion in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. “There... MORE
5/22/15 @ 12:05pm
The Family Research Council's vice president for church ministries, Kenyn Cureton, opened yesterday's "Watchmen on the Wall" conference with a warning to pastors that if the Supreme Court strikes down gay marriage bans, then this nation will fall to "sexual tyranny."... MORE
5/22/15 @ 12:00pm
Mike Huckabee, whose presidential campaign website still boasts of his endorsement from the Duggar family, responded on his Facebook page today to the revelation that the reality TV family’s eldest son, Josh, sexually assaulted several girls, including his sisters, as a minor. Naturally, Hucka... MORE
5/22/15 @ 11:49am
Sandy Rios, the American Family Association’s governmental affairs director and host of “Sandy Rios in the Morning,” spoke with Fox News pundit Todd Starnes at yesterday’s “Watchmen on the Wall” conference about the supposed danger posed by the gay rights movement... MORE
5/22/15 @ 10:38am
Yesterday, Sen. Ted Cruz joined a roster of Religious Right extremists at the Family Research Council’s “Watchmen on the Wall” pastors’ conference, where he promised to “always, always, always” stand for the right of Christians to discriminate against gays. Also... MORE
5/22/15 @ 10:25am
On his Facebook page today, Franklin Graham criticized Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates for suggesting that the group, which recently lifted its ban on gay youth, rescind its prohibition on gay troop leaders. “Robert Gates, shame on you for not having the moral courage to do what i... MORE
5/21/15 @ 6:20pm
The entertainment magazine In Touch reported this week on police records that they say reveal that Josh Duggar, the eldest son of reality TV’s Duggar family and executive director of the anti-gay Family Research Council’s political wing, as a minor was turned in to the police by his fa... MORE
5/21/15 @ 5:33pm
Ian Millhiser @ Think Progress: Anti-Gay Groups Gear Up To Fight A 30-Year-Old Supreme Court Victory Over Racism. Matthew Pulver @ Salon: Meet the Christian right’s new doomsday prophet — and his insane, apocalyptic “blood moon” theory. Jeremy Hooper: GOP prez cand... MORE
5/21/15 @ 5:30pm
Dave Daubenmire credits his prayer campaign for the dismissal of the latest case against creationist Kent Hovind. The Kansas House voted to expand Kris Kobach's power to prosecute voter fraud cases. Alex McFarland is alarmed by polls showing that Americans would rather have a ga... MORE