Rainbow Doritos oppress Christianity (more specifically, the far right flavours thereof). At least, that’s the pronouncement of Pastor Carl Gallups, who has also written a book about how corporations persecute the church by supporting LGBT causes: “One of the ways they do this, Gallups notes, is through partnerships and funding agreements with far left activists. … Continue reading When Nachos Attack!
Today in religious freedom, NC mayoral candidate Eugene Holmes is running on the eradicate LGBT people platform. Because, you know, his conscience tells him to: “In my administration I would do just like Mrs. Davis did in Kentucky,” Holmes said. “If you elect me, I’ll uphold the law of the state of North Carolina. I … Continue reading “… What’s wrong with eradicating homosexuals…?”
So inevitably, a blog that’s all about religious freedom would need to comment on the ongoing troubles of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, and her stand against issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. I didn’t want to rush on that right away, because I wanted to do so thoughtfully, and dig underneath the impulsiveness and spin … Continue reading Conscience, Human Rights, and a Kentucky Clerk
Brian Grasso, a freshman at Duke University, is taking a public stand against reading “Fun Home,” by Alison Bechdel, as part of his course studies. The depictions of lesbian sexuality conflict with his moral conscience: After researching the book’s content and reading a portion of it, I chose to opt out of the assignment. My choice had nothing to … Continue reading The Right Not to Learn
A man wishing to volunteer at a Winnipeg food bank was banned because he didn’t want to sign its pledge that would require him to “respect the relationship of only a man and a woman in marriage.” The New Civil Rights Movement has provided quotes from some of the follow-up video at APTN: The father … Continue reading Conditional Charity
Have you heard? Americans feel that religious freedom is more important than LGBT human rights, by a 4 to 1 margin. That’s according to a poll by FOX News contributor Patrick Caddell. Of course, there are some problems with the poll, such as the fact that it’s an online survey and not clear as to … Continue reading Survey Says…
Taking a step back for a moment, it’s worth having a brief lesson in spin, here. Opposition to LGBT people and their human rights is being soft-sold among far right groups and to the public at large as opposition to same-sex marriage. The idea plays on the familiar adage of “hate the sin, love the … Continue reading Doublespeak Decoder: “Gay marriage rights” / “those who believe in biblical marriage”