We’re at a Very Strange Moment in Civil Rights History, Thanks to SCOTUS

By: Wednesday June 26, 2013 5:50 pm

What today means is that there will be beaucoup “full faith and credit” clause legal challenges flooding those state courts.

And, by the way, if you’re a person of color, your right to vote is now twisting in the wind.

 

NC: Teahadist Lawmakers Propose Bill to Institute a “State Religion”

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 6:40 am

As I’ve said countless times before, the 2010 election saw a tidal wave of Teabaggers roll into our General Assembly in NC, and with the first GOP supermajority since Reconstruction, they’ve been hard at work since day one rolling back progressive progress in the state. In response to an ACLU challenge to prayer before Rowan County Board of Commissioners public meetings (97% of them open with Christian prayers, no less!), two lawmakers would like NC to establish an official state religion. It’s called the “Rowan County Defense of Religion Act.”

NC’s GOP-Led Ruin: Working hard not to create jobs, but to go after gays, Latinos…and enter wombs, bedrooms

By: Saturday March 30, 2013 5:20 pm

It was all too predictable. I wish that I could kick the @sses of the “reasonable but disengaged” NC voters — and there are way too many of them — who were too lazy/apathetic to cast a ballot to avoid the calamity we are witnessing now. That and the wreck of a state Dem party.

NC: Rowan County Officials Erupt Over ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Its Official Public Prayers

By: Wednesday March 13, 2013 11:35 am

Fundie Rowan County elected officials are out of control.

Outtakes – The Bigoted Images I Couldn’t Put in ‘How They See Us’

By: Sunday January 20, 2013 5:00 pm

“Someone thought that these were true facts about gays. Some still do”:

NC: Bigoted restaurant owner slips condemning letter to lesbian couple — after they’ve dined and paid

By: Saturday January 12, 2013 5:00 pm

I love the new homophobia. In the vein of Chik-Fil-a, bigoted establishments welcome gay dollars, but want to condemn at the same time. In New Bern, NC on December 4, Ariel and Shawnee McPhail walked into The Stingray Café, sat down and had their meal, and had this handed to them by the restaurant’s owner, Ed McGovern — after they had paid and were leaving.

Tennessee Pastor Blames Newton Tragedy on Schools Teaching Evolution, ‘How to Be a Homo’

By: Tuesday December 18, 2012 5:56 pm

What a stunning lack of originality. The crazee has been unleashed by the likes of Mike Huckabee, but you can always count on some no-name bible-beater who wants to break the sanity meter.

Kicked Off the Air on CNN, Bryan Fischer Says: CNN Is ‘What the Gay Gestapo Looks Like in Action’

By: Saturday October 20, 2012 6:00 pm

The tide has turned and hate and junk science purveyors like Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association need to be prepared to be tossed off the air (CNN’s Carol Costello had enough of his foolishness the other day). Now Fischer is foaming at the mouth — and TEH HOMO is to blame.

Arkansas GOP legislative candidate calls for death penalty for misbehaving kids

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 6:35 am

I see we’re moving beyond “spare the rod, spoil the child” now. A batsh*t dude running to serve in the Arkansas legislature, former Monsanto research biologist Charlie Fuqua, has written a book with some interesting parental tips…of course it’s from the “Biblical perspective.” I sh*t you not:

Chick-Fil-A’s Dan Cathy: “We Support Biblical Families”

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 2:10 pm

The Chick-Fil-A COO just steps in it over and over. Dan Cathy spoke with 11Alive’s (WXIA-TV) Matt Pearl at the Cathy family’s ranch in Georgia.

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