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  • Experts: Credit Romney for homosexual marriage

    03/26/2012 10:57:16 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 1 replies · 9+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 07/14/2007 at 1:00 AM | Bob Unruh
    While former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney claims he did everything possible to throttle homosexual marriage in his state – his campaign now saying he took “every conceivable step within the law to defend traditional marriage” – several constitutional experts say that just isn’t so. “What Romney did [was] he exercised illegal legislative authority,” Herb Titus said of the governor’s actions after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court released its opinion in the Goodridge case in 2003. “He was bound by what? There was no order. There wasn’t even any order to the Department of Public Health to do anything.” Titus, a...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects Wisconsin bid to ban transgender inmate treatments

    03/26/2012 9:48:02 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies · 12+ views
    JS Online ^ | 3-26-12
    Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider reinstating a Wisconsin law that banned hormone treatments or sex-change surgeries for transgender prison inmates. The justices Monday rejected the state's appeal of a ruling that the 2006 Wisconsin law, by withholding treatments that prison doctors deem medically necessary, violated the Eighth Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishments. Three Wisconsin inmates who are male-to-female transsexuals filed suit after prison doctors, who had diagnosed them as having gender identity disorder, stopped providing hormone treatments because of the law. "Refusing to provide effective treatment for a serious medical condition serves no...
  • Romney created 'gay' marriage, family groups say

    03/26/2012 9:01:46 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 1 replies · 3+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 01/16/2007 at 1:00 AM
    Nearly four dozen pro-family leaders and activists have made public their direct challenge to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who is considering a run for the presidency in 2008, to document his opposition to homosexual marriages. Ads by Google Red Light Ticket In CA? We'll Beat Your Ticket, Guaranteed! Money Back If We Fail. Seen On NBC. www.TicketBust.com/CAEncountering God, Transforming the World. . . @The River! Sunday 9:30am & 6:30pm www.theriveroc.org And they say he ignored them. According to the organization MassResistance.org, the leaders hand-delivered a letter to the former governor on Dec. 20, before he left office, documenting why...
  • Voters care about more than 1 issue

    03/26/2012 8:52:37 AM PDT · by massmike · 3 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 03/26/2012 | Kimberly Atkins
    Weeks after the hullabaloo over contraception coverage, religious freedom and the failed Blunt amendment died out, a new social issue has emerged in the Massachusetts Senate race. And it’s a familiar one. Last week in a Washington Blade interview, Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren urged President Obama to endorse federal gay marriage rights and to require federal contractors to adopt nondiscrimination policies. Warren wasn’t seeking to inject the issue into the race, campaign aides said. “She was asked a question and she answered it,” senior campaign adviser Doug Rubin told me. It was also by pure coincidence, Warren’s camp said, that...
  • Proving you're gay to the Turkish army

    03/25/2012 9:12:57 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 5 replies · 1+ views
    BBC News ^ | March 25, 2012 | Emre Azizlerli
    Military service is mandatory for all Turkish men - they can only escape it if they are ill, disabled or homosexual. But proving homosexuality is a humiliating ordeal. ''They asked me when I first had anal intercourse, oral sex, what sort of toys I played with as a child..." Ahmet, a young man in his 20s, told officials he was gay at the first opportunity after he was called up, as he and other conscripts underwent a health check. "They asked me if I liked football, whether I wore woman's clothes or used woman's perfume," he says. ''I had a...
  • 'Mitt Romney's Deception' and the homosexual lobby (Including Gay Adoption)

    03/25/2012 2:46:57 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 3 replies · 2+ views
    RenewAmerica.com ^ | January 20, 2012 | Matt C. Abbott
    I know, I know — no politician is perfect. Heck, none of us is perfect, obviously. Far from it. That said, the main thing that bothers me about GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney — no, it's not his affiliation with Mormonism, although you should take a look at RenewAmerica.com president and editor Stephen Stone's new e-book A Mormon Story: Authoritarianism Knows No Bounds (click here) — is his seemingly cozy relationship with the homosexual lobby, as evidenced in the book Mitt Romney's Deception: His Stealth Promotion of 'Gay Rights' and 'Gay Marriage' in Massachusetts, authored by pro-family activist Amy Contrada....
  • Warning: "You are making a lot of very powerful people very angry."

    03/25/2012 11:02:45 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 3 replies · 1+ views
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 25, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    Sunday, March 25, 2012Blog comment: "...you are making a lot of potentially very powerful people very, very angry." In one of his last homilies, Archbishop Oscar Romero, the martyred Archbishop of San Salvador, said: "A preaching that does not point out sin is not the preaching of the gospel. A preaching that makes sinners feel good so that they become entrenched in their sinful state, betrays the gospel's call. A preaching that does not discomfit sinners but lulls them in their sin leaves Zebulun and Naphtali in the shadow of death. A preaching that awakens, a preaching that enlightens --...
  • 'They treated us inhumanely': Gay man thrown off Caribbean cruise for 'having sex on deck in port'

    03/25/2012 4:04:35 AM PDT · by Stoat · 49 replies · 4+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | JILL REILLY and LAURA COX
    A Southern Californian man thrown off a Caribbean gay cruise earlier this week has said that that he and his partner were taunted, humiliated and subjected to inhumane treatment when they were arrested for indecent exposure.Dennis Jay Mayer, 53, of Palm Springs said he has no doubt they were arrested in Dominica because they were gay. Police said it was because they were seen having sex in public on the balcony of their ship cabin. Mayer said they were not having sex, but were ‘partially clothed’. (edit) The pastor of Dominica's Trinity Baptist Church, Randy Rodney, praised the police for their...
  • Sandusky labeled 'likely pedophile' in 1998 report

    03/24/2012 7:21:02 AM PDT · by John W · 28 replies · 1+ views
    msnbc.com ^ | March 24, 2012 | Michael Isikoff
    More than a decade before former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with more than 50 counts of child sex abuse, a psychologist warned university police that his actions fit that of a “likely pedophile’s pattern.” The finding by State College, Pa., psychologist Dr. Alycia A. Chambers, the therapist for one of Sandusky’s alleged victims, was contained in the internal Penn State files of a 1998 police investigation of the former coach for showering and bear hugging her client and another young boy in the school’s athletic locker room.
  • 'They Treated Us Inhumanely': Gay Man Thrown Off Caribbean Cruise For 'Having Sex On Deck In Port'

    03/24/2012 7:46:20 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 80 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | March 24, 2012 | JILL REILLY and LAURA COX
    'They Treated Us Inhumanely': Gay Man Thrown Off Caribbean Cruise For 'Having Sex On Deck In Port' Tells of 'Humiliating' Arrest Men were spotted having sex on Celebrity Summit from dock in Dominica, where sex between two men is illegal. Claimed the Dominican police taunted and humiliated them, to the point they were frightened for their safety. Ordered to pay $900 fine after pleading guilty to indecent exposure. Said they will never go back to Dominica and that they should have done more research before going By JILL REILLY and LAURA COX 24 March 2012 A Southern Californian man thrown...
  • Romney: “The Gay Community Needs More Support from the Republican Party’

    03/24/2012 7:00:38 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 63 replies · 8+ views
    CNS News Service ^ | March 23, 2012
    When Mitt Romney first entered the political scene in 1994, running for the U.S. Senate against Teddy Kennedy, he told an LGBT-focused publication in Massachusetts that he would be a more effective advocate for the interests of the “gay community” than Kennedy had been and that gays should support him because “the gay community needs more support from the Republican Party.” “Why should the gay community support your campaign when Ted Kennedy has been a strong supporter of civil rights issues and the gay community?” asked a reporter from Bay Windows. “Well, I think you're partially right in characterizing Ted...
  • Half of the Church of England's Dioceses Reject Unity Covenant

    03/24/2012 6:25:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | 3/24/12
    The Church of England cannot sign up to a plan aimed at preventing the global Anglican Church from splitting up after half its 44 dioceses voted against it. The Archbishop of Canterbury backed the Anglican Covenant in a bid to ensure divisive issues - such as gay bishops - did not cause the Communion to split. A vote by the diocesan synod of Lincoln meant 22 dioceses had opposed the plan. The covenant had already been rejected by conservative global Church leaders, whom it was intended to placate. Outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams had said the covenant was about...
  • Gay Marriage Effort Attracts a Novel Group of Donors [Geffen, Bing, Reiner Mehlman, ex-RNC Chair]

    03/24/2012 11:02:38 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 23, 2012 | ADAM NAGOURNEY and BROOKS BARNES
    Gay Marriage Effort Attracts a Novel Group of Donors ADAM NAGOURNEY and BROOKS BARNES March 23, 2012 LOS ANGELES — On a warm Friday afternoon three years ago, Rob Reiner, the director, arrived for lunch at the Beverly Hills estate of David Geffen, the entertainment mogul. Mr. Reiner and his political adviser, Chad H. Griffin, had spent six months drafting an ambitious legal campaign aimed at persuading the United States Supreme Court to establish a constitutional right of same-sex marriage. Mr. Reiner, joined by Mr. Griffin and Mr. Reiner’s wife, Michele, told Mr. Geffen they would need $3 million to...
  • St. Olaf College and the "Condom Olympics"

    03/23/2012 8:43:28 AM PDT · by rhema · 6 replies
    Exposing the ELCA ^ | 3/23/12 | Dan Skogen
    We really need to start a series called, “Are ELCA colleges Christian?” I say that because it seems to me, more and more, worldly values and morals are taking precedent within ELCA colleges. St. Olaf College is affiliated with the ELCA. On St. Olaf's official website we learn of an event called the “Wellness Olympics” and are told this, “Back by popular demand, the Wellness Center is hosting a team-based competition that tests students’ knowledge of sexual health, reproductive anatomy, and STI statistics. It all culminates in an intense relay race to properly put on a condom while wearing ‘beer...
  • Dump Starbucks

    03/23/2012 5:57:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies · 4+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | March 23, 2012 | Maggie Gallagher
    The Opera House in Seattle was the setting for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and the annual board meeting of his church of Starbucks. That's what it felt like -- what with the heart-stirring videos, the soulful songs of Grammy award-winning Esperanza Spalding, and a real Baptist preacher (Rev. Calvin Butts), not to mention free coffee and doughnuts. Jonathan Baker, head of the National Organization for Marriage's Corporate Fairness Project was there to ask if the board really approved the statement that gay marriage is "core to the Starbucks brand." Yes, Schultz said. Most of the room there applauded, but what...
  • Romney voices support for "gay agenda."

    03/23/2012 9:02:36 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 31 replies · 1+ views
    MassResistance.com ^ | Jan. 8, 2012
    Calls from national media, state activists, and more POSTED: Jan. 8, 2012 Calls and emails have been coming in from across the country. As we've recently reported, former Mass. Governor Mitt Romney publicly re-stated his support for homosexual "rights" in America while campaigning in Iowa last month. This included his agreement with the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" in the military; he said he wouldn't reverse that. He does say that marriage itself should be one man and one woman — but that homosexual relationships should be recognized, respected, and supported. Romney discusses his views on "gay rights" with...
  • Six months after repeal, military says DADT died quietly

    03/23/2012 12:09:02 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 50 replies · 4+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | March 19, 2012 | Leo Shane III
    ...Six months after the military dropped the controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” law barring gays from serving openly, Pentagon officials and gay rights advocates say the policy change has largely been a non-issue, with few complaints and no major headaches resulting from the new rules...
  • Why Are So Many Cool With Polygamy?

    03/23/2012 10:19:29 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 74 replies · 5+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 3-23-12 | Bob Unruh
    Polygamy has had very little support in the U.S. since the Republican Party in 1854 declared it, along with slavery, one of the “twin relics of barbarism,” and Congress banned it in 1862. The Mormon church officially abandoned plural marriage in 1890. But when the California Supreme Court ruled in 2010 in favor of homosexual marriage, one dissenting justice warned that it would not be illogical to expect that support for polygamy soon would follow. In fact, a polygamous group in Utah just last month challenged a ban on the practice in court, and now a new WND/Wenzel Poll, conducted...
  • Gay married man who's undocumented immigrant fights deportation in California

    03/22/2012 9:54:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | March 22, 2012 | Michael Martinez
    A federal immigration court judge in San Francisco put a deportation proceeding on hold Friday for a gay California man who is an undocumented immigrant and married to a man who is a U.S. citizen, the couple's attorney said. Alfonso Garcia, 35, who came to the United States as a boy with his parents, and his husband, Brian Willingham, 37, are petitioning the federal immigration service for legal residency based on their marriage, said attorney Lavi Soloway. The judge put Garcia's deportation proceeding on hold while Garcia's legal residency, or green card, application is being processed, Soloway said. The next...
  • Police Say Alleged Phedophile Abucted Boy So He Could Sniff His Shoes

    03/22/2012 8:10:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies · 1+ views
    WCHS ^ | 3/22/2012 | Bob Arron
    Beckley , West Virginia A Raleigh County man is in jail for the alleged abduction of a nine year old boy. Beckley Police say Christopher Jarrett of Crab Orchard allegedly lured the boy into an empty exam room at a local medical facility over the weekend. Once there, police say he removed the child's shoes and tried to restrain the boy. The boy then screamed and Jarrett let him go. Police believe there are other victims. They say Jarrett would lure young boys into restrooms at local businesses sniff their shoes or socks and become sexually aroused.