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  • Dialogue should win over silence

    05/30/2006 9:33:27 PM PDT · by darkangel82 · 9 replies · 274+ views
    The Jewish Advocate ^ | May 11 | Janet Tassel
    April 25, the 27th of Nissan, was Yom Hashoah, the day to remember (zachor) the millions who perished in the Holocaust. In Israel, every year on that day at 10 a.m. sirens wail throughout the land. Everything stops, including businesses and public transportation. Everyone in Israel stands in total silence for at least two minutes. Silence, in traditional Judaism, is the most heartfelt way to commiserate with those who mourn, at least until the mourner himself wants the silence broken. In the Diaspora, Yom Hashoah is observed in various ways, primarily by the Jewish community – but not commonly with...
  • Article 8 Alliance [traditional values] member evicted from GLSEN conference

    05/04/2006 4:51:06 PM PDT · by dukeman · 22 replies · 442+ views
    Bay ^ | 4/3/06 | Ethan Jacobs
    Police toss him for taking photos The 16th annual conference of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) of Boston took place with little controversy April 29 at Harvard University, but not for lack of trying by the Newton-based anti-gay activist group Article 8 Alliance. One member of the group, who declined to give his name to Bay Windows, was ejected early in the day by university police. “He was taking photographs when it was explicitly posted, prohibited, so he was asked to go,” said GLSEN Boston Executive Director Sean Haley. Haley said the Article 8 member was also...
  • Families File Lawsuit Over Gay Books In School

    04/27/2006 12:43:11 PM PDT · by darkangel82 · 43 replies · 1,112+ views
    WCVB- Boston ^ | Today | AP
    Families File Lawsuit Over Gay Books In School Couples Say Civil Rights Violated, Laws Broken BOSTON -- Two Lexington families on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit claiming school administrators violated their civil rights and broke state law when they distributed and read two storybooks that depict gay relationships to their children without prior notification. David and Tonia Parker and Joseph and Robin Wirthlin argue in their lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Boston that their children were being indoctrinated about a lifestyle they consider immoral, bypassing their right to raise their children how they wish. The Wirthlins complained to...
  • Pro-Marriage Advocates Victims of Systematic Harassment, Says Mass. Group

    12/02/2005 2:04:20 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 9 replies · 455+ views ^ | December 2, 2005 | Allie Martin
    Pro-Marriage Advocates Victims of Systematic Harassment, Says Mass. Group By Allie Martin December 2, 2005 (AgapePress) - A volunteer for a Christian activist group in Massachusetts is accusing militant homosexuals of breaking into her house and stealing and then using her credit cards. Article 8 Alliance is a pro-family group which promotes the biblical view of marriage. Recently a long-time female volunteer for Article 8 whose name is Amy was featured in a derogatory article in a local homosexual newspaper. After the article was published, she arrived home one day to find her house had been broken into and her...
  • Boston mayor calls traditional Catholics 'hateful'

    12/02/2005 8:32:39 PM PST · by darkangel82 · 76 replies · 2,028+ views
    from an email ^ | Today | Brian Camenker
    Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has raised the level of rhetoric and insulted religious Catholics across the state by telling a homosexual newspaper this week that those who want to enforce the Church's teachings and instructions are, in his words, "hateful." Catholic Charities, an arm of the Archdiocese of Boston but run by a separate (and unfortunately, left-wing) board of directors, had announced that it was honoring Mayor Menino at its annual fund-raising dinner to be held next Friday, Dec. 9, at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Many religious Catholics were outraged and communicated with Archbishop Sean O'Malley that he should not...
  • Lexington Police intervene to prevent violence against David Parker at rally in Lexington

    09/08/2005 1:40:07 PM PDT · by worldclass · 44 replies · 1,392+ views
    Article 8 ^ | 9/6/2005
    Lexington Police were forced to protect David Parker, fearing for his personal safety, when hundreds of angry pro-gay activists, including Lexington public officials and local liberal clergy, gathered to counter-demonstrate against parents and supporters of David Parker who were holding a rally on historic Lexington Battle Green.
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Article8 Director responds to Lexington fearmongering

    06/23/2005 3:07:38 PM PDT · by lexfreedom · 5 replies · 463+ views
    Lexington Minuteman ^ | June 23, 2005 | Brian Camenker
    Camenker: Article 8 director responds to letters By Brian Camenker Thursday, June 23, 2005 David Parker's arrest made the national media. People across the country - including Massachusetts and even in Lexington - are still in shock. One would think it would cause a community to embark on some thoughtful introspection. But instead, a relatively small but very vocal (and angry) group of people has undertaken a campaign of hysteria, lies, fear, and intimidation to discredit and demonize David Parker, his family, and anyone associated with him, including other parents who came to his side, Pastor Jed Snyder of Countryside...
  • SJC chief decries 'attacks' on judges Marshall defends bench independence

    05/23/2005 2:53:00 AM PDT · by ninonitti · 14 replies · 515+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | May 23, 2005 | Jenna Russell
    WALTHAM -- The chief justice of the state Supreme Judicial Court said yesterday that rhetoric about judges destroying the country and the suggestion that court decisions should conform to public opinion are threatening public trust in the judicial system, a cornerstone of democracy. Justice Margaret H. Marshall, who has been widely criticized as a judicial activist since writing the court's 2003 decision allowing same-sex marriage, spoke before a crowd of 7,000 at Brandeis University's 54th commencement. A native of South Africa who fought apartheid before coming to the United States, she said she is not concerned about criticism of individual...
  • Group: Explicit gay sex flier passed out at school

    05/18/2005 5:15:24 AM PDT · by worldclass · 30 replies · 1,254+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 5/18/2005
    The booklet, ``Little Black Book: V 2. Queer in the 21st Century,'' which includes graphic instructions on how to safely perform gay sex acts, was described as ``vile and disgusting'' by Brian Camenker of the anti-gay marriage Article 8 Alliance, which claims it was given to students. Brookline Superintendent William H. Lupini said GLSEN rented the high school for the event.
  • State reaches one-year mark of legal same-sex marriage

    05/17/2005 6:06:50 PM PDT · by worldclass · 6 replies · 284+ views
    Worcester Telegram ^ | 5/17/2005 | THEO EMERY
    A woman dressed as Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret Marshall ripped a copy of the state constitution in half, then stood on it. Brian Camenker, leader of the Article 8 Alliance, said the court used "unintelligible reasoning" to rewrite state law. "Since that fraudulent ruling, the people of Massachusetts are living under a reign of madness," he said. "The effect of this perceived law has been the forced normalization of homosexuality on the people of Massachusetts, and harsh intimidation against those who don't go along."
  • Mass. Pro-Family Groups Resist Homosexual Activism's 'Reign of Madness'

    05/17/2005 12:21:56 PM PDT · by worldclass · 44 replies · 947+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 5/16/2005 | Bill Fancher
    And since the MSJC ruling, Camenker points out, parents can no longer opt their children out of pro-homosexual lessons and activities in school. During school assemblies, he asserts, speakers will come in and tell the young people gathered "that the Bible's prohibitions on homosexuality are essentially misinterpretations, and if your parents believe them then they're wrong."
  • Article 8 Draws Bead on 'Gay Marriage'

    01/14/2005 7:01:00 PM PST · by Ed Current · 15 replies · 663+ views
    Faith for All of Life ^ | January 12, 2005 | Lee Duigon
    Will Massachusetts still have "gay marriage" by the end of this year?The Article 8 Alliance and its allies in the state legislature have a plan to abolish homosexual "marriage," this year if possible — not only abolish it in Massachusetts, but declare null and void the several thousand "gay marriages" that have been performed there since the state Supreme Judicial Court "legalized" it by judicial fiat almost a year ago."We're way ahead of where we were on this last year," said Brian Camenker, Article 8's executive director. "More and more legislators are agreeing with us and will vote for us...
  • Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...

    01/06/2005 11:36:29 AM PST · by Maria Fdez-Valmayor · 65 replies · 7,946+ views
    Atlantis News Agency. APP. EFE. AFP. Madrid. Spain. ^ | 01-06-2005 | Antonio Beltrán Martinez
    Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...By Salvador Morales. Atlantis News Agency. Madrid, Spain. 01-06-2005. The Spanish investigator and scriptologist, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano, has discovered paleographical proofs that in fact the island or peninsula (Nêsos) denominated like Atlantis or Atlantic, it was divided in two parts below the sea. To date all atlantologists and students of the Timaeus and the Critias de Plato had thought that in texts of the Greek philosophist narrated the collapse of the all island or Atlantis peninsula, nevertheless, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano has reviewed the oldest texts known writings in...
  • Parents kicked out of 'gay day'

    12/17/2004 4:05:56 AM PST · by ovrtaxt · 75 replies · 2,714+ views ^ | December 17, 2004 |
    BRAVE NEW SCHOOLS Parents kicked out of 'gay day' Concerned mom tried to videotape event Posted: December 17, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Two parents who objected to a Massachusetts high school's homosexual-awareness day were expelled from the campus after a mother began videotaping a session. Brian Camenker, an activist who has a son at Newton North High School in Newtonville, Mass., and Kim Cariani, mother of two students, said four police officers and the school principal warned they would be charged with trespassing if they didn't leave the campus Wednesday. Kim Cariani tried to videotape a "gay day" session at...
  • Mom ousted for taping gay acceptance `lies' (Forced off property at High School Gay Awareness Day)

    12/16/2004 10:05:07 AM PST · by presidio9 · 545 replies · 9,081+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | Thursday, December 16, 2004 | Jessica Fargen
    Two parents, shocked at frank talk during a gay and lesbian awareness day at Newton North High, were forced off the property after one parent whipped out a video camera and started taping. ``This does not belong in curriculum,'' said Kim Cariani, who said four police officers and the principal told them they would be charged with trespassing if they did not leave. ``It's against my religion. It's morally wrong and forced in a child's face.'' Each year, some students at Newton North forgo classes during To BGLAD: Transgender, Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Awareness Day with assembly-like sessions including ``Out...
  • FOX NEWS, John Podesta, "Hillary, as the VP..."

    11/18/2004 5:44:54 AM PST · by bannie · 28 replies · 2,753+ views
    Fox News ^ | 19 NOV 94 | self
    THIS AM...on Fox News, Podesta was being interviewed about the library. When asked about the extend of the displays about shillery, he said that...she was important..."as the vice president." He didn't say, "as was the vice president."
  • CNN's Inside politics report that Rove offered Nelson (D. Ne) Sec of Agriculture..Rove is BRILLIANT

    11/17/2004 1:01:51 PM PST · by ken5050 · 225 replies · 12,412+ views
    INside politics..CNN
    Judy (hmmm?) Woodruff just had a report that Karl Rove had offered Nebraska Sen Ben Nelson the post of Secretary of Agriculture. Nelson is up in 2006...and facing a hard race from popular GOP Gov Mike Johanns. Nelson is among the most conservative of Senate Dems..Does this make sense, because Nelson votes with the GOP on most of the key issues..?
  • Democrats Question Kerry's Campaign Funds

    11/18/2004 5:04:46 AM PST · by Hawk44 · 21 replies · 1,842+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/18/2004 | Ron Fournier
    WASHINGTON - Democratic Party leaders said Wednesday they want to know why Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) ended his presidential campaign with more than $15 million in the bank, money that could have helped Democratic candidates across the country. Some said he will be pressured to give the money to Democratic campaign committees rather than save it for a potential White House bid in 2008. "Democrats are questioning why he sat on so much money that could have helped him defeat George Bush (news - web sites) or helped down-ballot races, many of which could have gone our...
  • Clinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica

    11/14/2004 5:58:21 PM PST · by hope · 63 replies · 2,329+ views
    News Max ^ | 11-14-04
    Reprinted from Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 5:45 p.m. ESTClinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica As Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library. "Bill Clinton is a rock star," said Skip Rutherford, head of Clinton's nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. "He is Elvis."...
  • The Long View (Betcha didn't know Hillary's an Evangelical Christian!)

    11/16/2004 7:02:43 AM PST · by EA_Man · 326 replies · 6,032+ views
    NRO ^ | 11/15/2005 | Rob Long
    From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to worship God in as evangelical a way as is feasible, given time and location constraints. As you know, I consider myself an...
  • The Long View

    11/18/2004 4:19:27 AM PST · by solsrchr2 · 46 replies · 1,982+ views
    By Rob Long EDITOR'S NOTE: This article appears in the November 29, 2004, issue of National Review. Church Newsletters From All Over From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to...
  • The "nuclear option" will be used only for Supreme Court Nominees (last paragraph)

    11/18/2004 4:00:02 AM PST · by neverdem · 23 replies · 1,561+ views
    Congressional Quarterly ^ | Nov. 17, 2004 | NA
    (The) "nuclear option," (is) a parliamentary maneuver to effectively change Senate rules so that only a simple majority is needed to end a filibuster of a judicial nominee. Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., said he has not decided whether he would invoke that option next year. Robert F. Bennett, R-Utah, the chief deputy majority whip, said such a move would occur only if Democrats filibuster a Supreme Court nomination. It's the last paragraph in the source link.
  • Telling The Truth Results In Vicious, Profane Attacks

    11/12/2004 5:29:20 AM PST · by Lindykim · 19 replies · 1,019+ views
    Somerville Journal ^ | Nov. 11, 2004 | Brian Camenker
    Article 8: Telling the truth about Sciortino creates shock By Brian Camenker Thursday, November 11, 2004 There is something about telling the truth that enrages certain people. Especially those people who cannot defend their actions. So they resort to name-calling, screaming, twisted logic, righteous indignation and even violence. That's what's been happening in Somerville and Medford over the past few weeks.      Carl Sciortino was able to squeak by Rep. Vinnie Ciampa in the primary with the help of hundreds of thousands of dollars from state and national gay groups. They supplied campaign workers who came here from across the Northeast,...
  • Protesters demand ouster of 'gay friendly' justices

    07/16/2004 12:28:37 AM PDT · by thegreatbeast · 35 replies · 844+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 16, 2004 | None cited
    A group of Massachusetts citizens staged a protest last night against the state speaker of the House for scuttling a bill to remove state Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Marshall and three other judges who ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Marshall speaking at the annual dinner of the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association in 1999 when she was an associated justice. As WND reported, the group Article 8 Alliance is promoting a "bill of address" allowing lawmakers to remove judges who fail to fulfill their duties. Rep. Emile Goguen filed the measure in...
  • MA Statewide movement to remove the SJC 4

    05/31/2004 11:00:20 AM PDT · by Valpal1 · 4 replies · 171+ views
    email ^ | 5-30-04 | Article 8 Alliance
    === 1. DiMasi to meet with constituents at State House on Tuesday evening. === As you know, Rep. Salvatore DiMasi, the Majority Leader of the House, has been holding the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (and the rest of America) hostage by ordering the chairman of the Rules Committee, Angelo Scaccia, to keep it bottled up. (And Scaccia, formerly a strong pro-family advocate, has put politics ahead of principle and is following orders.) DiMasi has agreed to meet with constituents at his office (State House, Room 370) on Tuesday evening, June 1, at 6:00 pm. If you can get there, and live...