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  • Shorter University in Georgia: Gays Need Not Apply

    11/01/2011 12:19:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 2+ views
    International Business Times ^ | November 1, 2011 | Staff
    Shorter University in Rome, Ga., is requiring its employees to certify that they are not gay as a condition of employment. All 200 employees of the Baptist university, located about 65 miles northwest of Atlanta, received a "personal lifestyle statement" last Wednesday, which they must sign or risk being fired. Employees must pledge to be "active members of a local church" and to abstain from, among other things, drug use, premarital sex and homosexual behavior. "I reject as acceptable all sexual activity not in agreement with the Bible, including, but not limited to, premarital sex, adultery and homosexuality," the statement...
  • Syphilis spikes in San Franscisco

    12/06/2009 4:56:36 PM PST · by Neoliberalnot · 80 replies · 2,746+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Dec 5, 2009 | Victoria Coliver
    San Francisco health officials reported an alarming increase in new syphilis cases last year after years of declines. New syphilis cases rose 55.8 percent in 2008 over the previous year, San Francisco public health officials reported. The increase was significantly lower than the dramatic spikes reported early in the decade, when new infections increased 167 percent from 2001 to 2002. But last year's rise would seem to indicate an increase in unsafe sexual practices, which could lead to a rise in HIV infection rates.
  • Atheopathy vs Science: Refuting New Scientist’s agitprop about evolution (Darwin-Hitler connection)

    11/19/2008 9:26:10 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 37 replies · 996+ views
    CMI ^ | November 19, 2008 | Jonathan Sarfati
    Ed. Note: this is the first instalment of a detailed critique of a major New Scientist anti-creationist diatribe. This one deals with a substantial section in the article, which tries to downplay the Nazi reliance on Darwinian theories, and instead tries to smear Christianity as a cause of the Holocaust...
  • Proposition 8 Protesters Rip Cross From Counter-Protestor

    11/10/2008 10:57:02 PM PST · by farmer18th · 39 replies · 274+ views
    Youtube ^ | 11-10-2008 | PaulFromAtlanta
    A lady has a cross torn from her hands and destroyed counter-protesting a band of angry Palm Springs tolerance-mongers.
  • Chilean Homosexual Non-Discrimination Law Fails Following Protest

    09/13/2007 4:20:11 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 1 replies · 237+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 10, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Chilean Homosexual Non-Discrimination Law Fails Following Protest Activist Believes Bill's Proponents Will Try Again on September 11th By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman CHILE, September 10, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A bill whose opponents warned would make opposition to homosexuality illegal in Chile was quietly defeated last week when it was removed from a scheduled vote in the Chilean Senate, according to Salvador Salazar, president of Muevete Chile! (Go Chile!). The tabling of the measure followed a campaign by multiple groups and individuals to encourage senators to oppose the measure and preserve the Chilean people's right to speak against homosexual behavior. The bill,...
  • Homosexuals Arrested at Liberty University (equating perversion with black America’s struggle)

    03/14/2006 2:02:35 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 2 replies · 383+ views
    LaShawn Barber's Corner ^ | Monday March 13th, 2006 | LaShawn Barber
    03.13.06 Homosexuals Arrested at Liberty University Homosexuals continue to equate perversion with black America’s struggle in the 1960s for equal rights. Highly offensive. But then again, they don’t care about offending me. An organization called Soulforce has formed a group to go on a 51-day tour of Christian and military colleges that oppose homosexual behavior. Members of the so-called Equality Rides travel to schools to “present a powerful case for GLBT equality.” For you virtual virgins, GLBT stands for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered. “Transgendered” is a euphemism for a man in a dress [or who thinks he should be...
  • 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...
  • Defense of Traditional Marriage Spreading Across the Map

    09/07/2004 12:59:50 PM PDT · by tigerteam_ab · 5 replies · 473+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 9/7/2004 | Allie Martin
    (AgapePress) - A group of young adults is touring the nation encouraging people to vote in favor of traditional marriage state amendments in the upcoming election. Voters in almost a dozen states will have the opportunity this fall to decide if they want to amend their state constitutions to protect marriage as the union as a man and a woman. Eight members of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, or TFP, are touring five of those states -- Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. They are holding informational rallies in downtown areas, handing out flyers...
  • Log Cabin Republicans attack Republicans

    08/30/2004 5:48:44 PM PDT · by tigerteam_ab · 88 replies · 1,713+ views
    As our nation's eyes are on New York City for the Republican National Convention, Log Cabin's mission, our courageous delegates and our GOP allies are under intense attack from the radical right. The Republican Party Platform is an outrageous insult to all of us and our families. The platform not only calls for an anti-family Constitutional amendment, but it also opposes civil unions and domestic partnerships.  While thousands of courageous gay and lesbian Americans are fighting to win the war on terror, the platform also says, "Homosexuality is incompatible with military service."  Log Cabin has decided to respond immediately to...
  • Lesbians sue to have all states recognize Massachusetts marriage

    07/20/2004 10:14:57 PM PDT · by ambrose · 45 replies · 1,107+ views
    AP ^ | 7.20.04
    Posted on Tue, Jul. 20, 2004 Lesbians sue to have all states recognize Massachusetts marriage MITCH STACY Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. - A lesbian couple from Bradenton who were married in Massachusetts sued the federal government Tuesday to have their union legally recognized in the rest of the country. The suit was filed against U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft in federal court in Tampa. The couple's attorney, Ellis Rubin, has filed five previous suits in state and federal courts challenging the ban, but Tuesday's was believed to be the first to attempt to compel the federal government and other states...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Positions Untenable

    07/18/2004 5:57:50 AM PDT · by RogerFGay · 29 replies · 4,903+ views
    MensNewsDaily.com ^ | July 15, 2004 | Roger F. Gay
    Same-Sex Marriage Positions UntenableJuly 15, 2004 by Roger F. Gay The debate over a constitutional amendment that would limit marriage to opposite-sex couples is shaping up as expected. Such an amendment is supported by Republicans and President Bush. John Kerry and John Edwards favor civil unions for same-sex couples but insist that marriage and family issues should be left to the states.The Kerry-Edwards position suffers an obvious flaw. With state courts, such as the supreme court of Massachusetts, finding prohibitions against same-sex marriage unconstitutional, state legislatures are left without the power to limit who can get married to who....
  • Schwarzenegger Calls Dems 'Girlie Men'

    07/18/2004 9:36:33 PM PDT · by John Lenin · 79 replies · 2,968+ views
    Yahoo/Associated Press ^ | 7/18/2004 | TIM MOLLOY
    By TIM MOLLOY, Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES - A spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (news - web sites) said Sunday that the governor would not apologize for calling lawmakers "girlie men," despite criticisms from Democrats that the remark was sexist and homophobic. Schwarzenegger dished out the insult at a rally Saturday as he claimed Democrats were delaying the budget by catering to special interests. "If they don't have the guts to come up here in front of you and say, 'I don't want to represent you, I want to represent those special interests, the unions, the trial lawyers ......
  • Bishop urges gay ban in clergy Presses overhaul for screening priests

    07/19/2004 7:21:58 AM PDT · by Polycarp IV · 16 replies · 635+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | July 19, 2004 | Meredith Goldstein
    Bishop urges gay ban in clergy Presses overhaul for screening priests By Meredith Goldstein, Globe Staff | July 19, 2004 Bishop John M. D'Arcy, who in private letters to other church officials as early as 1978 questioned the reassignment of priests accused of sexual misconduct, said yesterday that the church must improve its screening process for accepting seminarians and that homosexuals should be prohibited from being ordained as priests. ''We must be very careful of who we accept in the seminary and who we ordain as priests," D'Arcy told parishioners at Our Lady of the Presentation Church, the Brighton parish...
  • Banning gay marriage does cause harm (Super Mega Homosexual Agenda Barf Alert!)

    07/19/2004 8:40:41 AM PDT · by wmichgrad · 2 replies · 523+ views
    The Detroit News | July 19, 2004 | Deb Price
    Detroit news commentary on legal impact of ban on gay marriage if partner dies. Editorial
  • Study: Some Gays Can Go Straight

    By Malcolm Ritter AP Science Writer Wednesday, May 9, 2001; 1:39 a.m. EDT NEW ORLEANS –– An explosive new study says some gay people can turn straight if they really want to. That conclusion clashes with that of major mental health organizations, which say that sexual orientation is fixed and that so-called reparative therapy may actually be harmful.
  • Gays try to ban protests at events

    07/19/2004 5:40:38 AM PDT · by NRA1995 · 99 replies · 4,168+ views
    Philly Pride seeks court order to prevent 'Outfest' evangelism
  • Democrats: Schwarzenegger Comment Sexist (take offense at the term "girlie men")

    07/19/2004 5:28:53 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 60 replies · 1,920+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Mon, Jul 19, 2004 | TIM MOLLOY
    LOS ANGELES - Democrats aren't amused by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (news - web sites)'s use of the mocking term "girlie men" to describe some lawmakers, although a spokesman for the governor said no apology would be forthcoming. Schwarzenegger dished out the insult at a rally Saturday as he claimed Democrats were delaying the budget by catering to special interests. Democrats protested that the remark was sexist and homophobic. "If they don't have the guts to come up here in front of you and say, 'I don't want to represent you, I want to represent those special interests, the unions, the...
  • Dance world in a spin as gay pair launch ballroom blitz

    07/17/2004 10:08:07 AM PDT · by aculeus · 39 replies · 2,084+ views
    The Irish Independent ^ | July 17th 2004 | James Bone in New York
    RUSSELL Halley takes pride in being able to do the splits as well as any woman on the dance floor. His partner, Jorge Guzman, can spin faster than the female competition. So when the two men don their see-through chiffon shirts to dance together, they alternate the lead. "I can send Jorge into a triple spin and catch him, and vice versa - even in the course of one move," Mr Halley boasts. "We can change place instantly. From an audience point of view it can be very exciting." The duo are at the forefront of an upheaval in America's...
  • Moms the word - Lesbian couple first on birth certificate

    07/16/2004 8:12:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies · 1,345+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 7/16/04 | Casey Ross
    Moms the word - Lesbian couple first on birth certificate By Casey Ross Friday, July 16, 2004 In a milestone for same-sex parents, a married lesbian couple from Jamaica Plain is believed to be the first homosexual pair recognized as parents on their child's birth certificate. Cora Roelofs and Liz Steinhauser are named as mother and ``second parent'' on a certificate issued by the town of Wellesley and approved by the state Department of Public Health. ``We hope people realize this is both justice and a joy, and we hope they support our family,'' said Roelofs, who gave birth June...
  • Gay cruise meets protest in Bahamas (Rosie O'Donnell)

    07/16/2004 7:28:46 PM PDT · by MikalM · 250 replies · 5,529+ views
    Passengers on a gay cruise were greeted by more than 100 protesters as they stepped off their chartered ship Friday in the Bahamas. The protesters, led by Christian pastors, gathered in a square in front of the cruise terminal and chanted, "Gay Ways are Not God's Ways!"
  • Virginia is for Haters (Barf alert)

    07/16/2004 7:13:01 PM PDT · by SoftballMominVA · 32 replies · 970+ views
    http://www.virginiaisforhaters.org/ ^ | http://www.virginiaisforhaters.org/
    We're here to prove that when a U.S. state attacks the fundamental rights of gay and lesbian citizens, gays and lesbians know how to fight back. Our friends and families are cheering us on. Please join forward-thinking Americans across the country in boycotting Virginia companies and their products and services. And by all means, don't take your tourism dollars there until they disprove their new slogan, "Virginia is for Haters." **snip**
  • Exposed: The Myth That Psychiatry Has Proven That Homosexual Behavior Is Normal

    07/16/2004 8:54:50 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 106 replies · 4,534+ views
    Traditional Values Coalition ^ | Traditional Values Coalition
    In 1973, The American Psychiatric Association (APA) removed homosexuality as a mental disorder from the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-II). This decision was a significant victory for homosexual activists and they have continued to claim that the APA based their decision on new scientific discoveries that proved that homosexual behavior is normal and should be affirmed in our culture. This is false and part of numerous homosexual urban legends that have infiltrated every aspect of our culture. The removal of homosexuality as a mental disorder has given homosexual activists credibility in the culture, and they have...
  • Black Group (BOND)To Debate 'Gay' Marriage at Town Hall July 22; Explore Impact On Black Families

    07/15/2004 8:58:23 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 2 replies · 357+ views
    U.S. Newswire ^ | 7/15/04
    Black Group To Debate 'Gay' Marriage at Town Hall July 22; Forum Will Explore Impact On Black Families7/15/2004 11:37:00 AM To: National Desk Contact: Ermias Alemayehu of the Brotherhood Organization of A New Destiny, 323-782-1980, Ext. 109, 213-804-1872 (mobile) or bond@bondinfo.org LOS ANGELES, July 15 /U.S. Newswire/ -- BOND, the Brotherhood Organization of A New Destiny, will host a town hall meeting on "Same-Sex Marriage and the Impact on Black Families" and the Federal Marriage Amendment on Thursday, July 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. PST. The event will be held at the BOND headquarters, 6146 West Pico Blvd., Los...
  • Clinton Urges Kerry to Avoid 'Cultural' Issues

    07/15/2004 8:48:30 AM PDT · by bannie · 23 replies · 751+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Wed Jul 14, 5:45 PM ET | Philip Stephens in London
    Bill Clinton has warned Senator John Kerry, the presumptive Democrat presidential nominee, to counter Republican efforts to turn this year's election into a debate on gay marriage and other "cultural issues" such as gun control and abortion. In an interview with the Financial Times, the former US president urged Senator Kerry to fight a values-based campaign focused on health, education and crime. If he stayed on that ground, Mr Kerry could win by "quite a nice margin". < clip >
  • Is a constitutional amendment needed to protect the institution of marriage?

    07/14/2004 1:42:44 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 27 replies · 740+ views
    Insight ^ | July 14, 2004 | Richard G. Wilkins and Monte Stewart
    Yes: Greater good will result from preserving the sanctity of marriage as the union of one man and one woman.Two U.S. Supreme Court rulings from the 1960s concerning sex and marriage announced results almost certainly favored at the time by a majority of Americans. In 1965, Griswold v. Connecticut held that government cannot restrict a married couple's access to contraceptives; in 1967, Loving v. Virginia concluded that government cannot withhold marriage from a man and a woman of different races. Central to both decisions was the fundamental importance of the husband/ wife relationship. Almost 40 years later, the court in...
  • 'Gay marriage' is wrong

    07/14/2004 10:34:59 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 66 replies · 1,772+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | Wednesday, July 14, 2004 | Robert A. J. Gagnon, Ph.D.
    Advocates of "gay marriage" or homosexual civil unions argue that promiscuity will be reduced. Such an argument overlooks two key points. First, a embracing homosexual unions is more likely to undermine the institution of marriage and produce other negative effects than it is to make fidelity and longevity the norm for homosexual unions. Second, homosexual unions are not wrong primarily because of their disproportionately high rate of promiscuity and breakups. They are wrong because "gay marriage" is a contradiction in terms. As with consensual adult incest and polyamory, considerations of commitment and fidelity factor only after certain structural prerequisites are...
  • Three Year Old Sodomized By Homosexual Dies Of Heart Attack.

    07/14/2004 10:08:43 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 257 replies · 11,428+ views
    Traditional Values Coalition ^ | March 19, 2004 | Traditional Values Coalition
    Summary: An Indiana three-year-old boy who died of a heart attack last November may have died as a result of being sodomized. An Indiana coroner has determined that rectal injuries to a three-year-old boy may have contributed to his death from a heart attack in November. A report in the Northwest Indiana News(March 13, 2004) quotes coroner Jeff Wells: "His heart was unstable to begin with and yes, this could have thrown it over the edge. There is a possibility that he could have had a heart attack while being sodomized." Read and distribute TVC's report on the high rate...
  • Gay couples sue for right to wed

    07/13/2004 3:25:20 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 15 replies · 599+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | July 13, 2004 | GRAHAM BRINK, Times Staff Writer
    TAMPA -- Sue Clayton and Sheila Serrao met at church nine years ago. Three years later, Serrao's dad walked her down the aisle at the couple's commitment ceremony. The day was a "dream come true," Serrao said. But as a gay couple, the state does not allow the two Sarasota women to legally marry. Florida law defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman. On Monday, the couple moved to change the law. Led by their attorney and surrounded by members of local and national gay rights groups, Clayton and Serrao filed a lawsuit in Hillsborough Circuit...
  • Mass. Gays: "Strike Down 1913 Law" (You've gotta be kidding me...)

    07/13/2004 2:33:51 PM PDT · by ICX · 17 replies · 1,103+ views
    Fox News ^ | 7/13/04 | AP
    <p>Photo Essays:•Battle Over Gay MarriageSTORIES BACKGROUND •Mass. AG: Gay Marriage for Residents Only•Marriage Debate Builds Steam in Senate•Bush Wants Amendment to Ban Gay Marriage•Senate to Debate Banning Gay Marriage•Gay Activists Rally Against Virginia Law•Mayors to Vote on Gay Marriage Resolution•Romney Urges Amendment Against Gay Marriage BOSTON — A 1913 Massachusetts law that is being used to prevent out-of-state gays from getting married here is discriminatory and should be struck down, a lawyer for eight same-sex couples (search) told a judge Tuesday.</p>
  • Gay marriage vote appears doomed

    07/13/2004 10:13:55 AM PDT · by truthandlife · 63 replies · 1,891+ views
    MSNBC.com ^ | 7/13/04 | Tom Curry
    Senate Democrats on Tuesday appeared headed toward a tactical victory over the hot-button issue of gay marriage. What seemed likely Monday — an up-or-down Senate vote on a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as only "the union of a man and a woman" — appeared very doubtful a day later as Republican and Democratic leaders were unable to agree on a procedure for a vote. Republican Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has scheduled a Wednesday vote on cloture, a procedural move that would limit debate on the topic and allow the Senate to proceed to voting on the proposed...
  • Live and Let Live (The Libertarian Case For Gay Marriage)

    07/13/2004 8:11:13 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 140 replies · 1,323+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | July 13, 2004 | RICHARD A. EPSTEIN
    Two recent developments have returned same-sex marriages to center stage. At one pole lies the conservative effort to steer a Family Marriage Amendment, banning same-sex marriages, through Congress; and at the other, the implementation of the Massachusetts decision in Goodridge v. Department of Health, which requires equal treatment for same-sex marriages. These two parallel episodes offer powerful evidence of an unhappy wedge between the majoritarian and libertarian wings of conservative legal thought. Generally -- and here the illiberal FMA is a jarring exception -- conservatives insist that most important structural questions in the U.S. should be decided through the democratic...
  • Stop the 2004 Gay Days at Walt Disney World. (2005, now)

    07/13/2004 9:51:01 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 25 replies · 991+ views
    Christian Action Network ^ | Christian Action Network
    Quote from web site: "Mr. Michael Eisner, CEO, The Walt Disney Company 500 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA It is an outrage that Walt Disney World in Orlando is allowing the open dis[play of offensive and illegal homosexuality during "Gay Days at Walt Disney World." This is shameful! And no child should ever have to witness homosexual acts while attending Disney World. The acts videotaped in your park year-after-year have become more prevalent and still you do nothing to protect children in your charge. Mr. Eisner, you have a moral and legal responsibility to the parents and children who...
  • Eleven Arguments Against Same-Sex Marriage - Dobson

    07/12/2004 3:30:06 PM PDT · by AngieGal · 133 replies · 6,279+ views
    www.family.org ^ | May 23, 2004 | Dr. James Dobson
    An argument in favor of homosexual marriage that you are likely to hear again and again on radio talk shows, on national television, and on the Internet, reflects a line of reasoning that you must be prepared to counter. It is embodied in these kinds of questions: Why all the fuss about gay marriage anyway? And why should it matter to you if a gay couple marries and moves into your neighborhood? Why shouldn’t our definition of family be broadened and modernized? After all, what harm could possibly be done by yielding to the demands of those who say traditional...
  • Rosie's Gay Cruise Line Sets Sail

    07/13/2004 12:21:18 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 92 replies · 2,727+ views
    E! Online ^ | 7-13-04 | Julie Keller
    Ahoy, mateys, Rosie O'Donnell's going full steam ahead--her cruise line for gay and lesbian families has launched on its maiden voyage. The first cruise of R Family Vacations, a new company backed by the comic and gay-rights advocate, set sail Sunday from New York for a seven-day cruise to the Bahamas. O'Donnell was on hand in Manhattan Sunday to celebrate the first of several gay family friendly vacations planned by R Family Vacations. According to the R Family Website, the cruise is a seven-day adventure that will take its 2,100 passengers from New York to Florida to the Bahamas and...
  • Ron Reagan, Jr. vs. William F. Buckley -- Wayward Son Gets Public Flogging

    07/13/2004 9:44:17 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 53 replies · 3,538+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 12, 2004 | Robert Novak
    Amid the spontaneous outpouring of respect and affection for Ronald Reagan after his death, a discordant note was sounded by his son. In a succession of television and newspaper interviews, Ron Reagan Jr. used the occasion to trash George W. Bush by drawing invidious comparisons between his father and the current president. Nobody knew how to respond in a time of national mourning. Nobody, that is, except William F. Buckley Jr. The elder statesman of the conservative movement considered Ron Jr.'s remarks a public challenge that ought to be challenged publicly. Buckley wrote Reagan a letter that specifically addressed his...
  • Same-Sex 'Marriage' Issue: Senators on the High Priority Contact List (MUST BE CONTACTED!)

    07/13/2004 8:07:04 AM PDT · by thinkahead · 102 replies · 2,810+ views
    FRC.ORG ^ | July 13, 2004 | James Dobson
    Same-Sex 'Marriage' Issue: Senators on the High Priority Contact ListAs the Senate prepares to vote on an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to protect marriage, it is vital that all pro-family Americans contact their Senators in support of this necessary amendment.Below is a list of Senators that Family Research Council has deemed to be the highest priority. If your Senator is listed, please contact him or her immediately and tell them to cast a vote in support of traditional marriage during the week of July 12th.
  • Defense of Marriage Amendment debate on CSPAN2 LIVE THREAD

    07/12/2004 10:26:34 AM PDT · by abnegation · 587 replies · 7,304+ views
    CSPAN
    And so it begins.....
  • De-Lovely Couples: Mocking Marriage

    07/08/2004 9:43:39 AM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 16 replies · 1,496+ views
    BreakPoint with Charles Colson ^ | July 8, 2004 | Charles Colson
    In "De-Lovely," the new film about songwriter Cole Porter’s life, Porter tells his wife, Linda, about his homosexuality. Linda, who is the inspiration behind his genius, tells him that his music comes from his talent not from his destructive behavior. But she does beg Porter to give up his scandalous behavior so as “not to put us at jeopardy,” a promise Porter isn’t prepared to make. The prospect of a marriage where children, permanence, and fidelity are in doubt is supposed to make us pity Linda Porter, even if she was complicit in her own plight. After all, who would...
  • Judicial Tyranny

    07/08/2004 7:22:55 PM PDT · by kirkrg · 3 replies · 273+ views
    North County Times (San Diego) ^ | 7-1-04 | Richard Kirk
    Archives Last modified Wednesday, June 30, 2004 11:01 PM PDT Shrugging off judicial tyranny By: RICHARD KIRK - For the North County Times Massachusetts, a commonwealth now governed by judicial junta, has joined three Canadian provinces, Belgium, and the Netherlands in legalizing marriages between adults of the same sex. A mere four judges have ruled that a domestic innovation recognized by only a tiny fraction of Western countries must become law in the Republic of Hyannis Port. The idea that citizens of the Bay State should have a say in defining the terms of a social institution that profoundly affects...
  • Dobson on FMA: Call Senators 'until the switchboard smokes' (Same-Sex Mairrage Alert)

    07/08/2004 4:58:43 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 19 replies · 798+ views
    Dobson on FMA: Call Senators 'until the switchboard smokes'Jul 7, 2004By Michael Foust NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Focus on the Family's James Dobson broke new ground on his radio broadcast July 7, telling where all 100 U.S. Senators stand on the Federal Marriage Amendment and encouraging his listeners to flood the nation's capital with phone calls. "Call them every day," he said. "Get all your friends to call. Call until the switchboard smokes." Dobson's plea came on the eve of debate in the Senate on the Federal Marriage Amendment, which would protect the traditional definition of marriage, thus banning same-sex "marriage." Debate...
  • Yoko Ono Makes Old Song Gay Friendly

    07/08/2004 3:33:58 PM PDT · by MississippiMalcontent · 19 replies · 878+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | July 8, 2004 | David Bauder
    Yoko Ono has joined the chorus in support of gay marriage by recording "Every Man Has a Man Who Loves Him," a gay-friendly version of a song she wrote nearly a quarter-century ago. The song "Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him," included on her last album with John Lennon before he was killed in 1980, was also retooled into another version: "Every Woman Has a Woman Who Loves Her." It's both a political statement and a tribute to an audience that has improbably made her a hit act in the dance clubs at age 71. "I should think...
  • Edwards Is Their Man (Homosexuals)

    07/08/2004 1:45:57 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 21 replies · 1,244+ views
    Campaign for Working Families ^ | Wednesday, July 7, 2004 | Gary L. Bauer
    To: Friends and Supporters From: Gary L. Bauer, Chairman Campaign for Working Families Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2004 Edwards Is Their Man The selection of Senator John Edwards as Kerry’s running mate has certainly “fired up” some people. Within hours of his selection the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute issued a statement bragging that “John Kerry and John Edwards make up the most gay-supportive national ticket in American history!” Those are strong words and you can bet they will result in more money pouring into the Democratic National Committee from the homosexual rights crowd. In a week...
  • United Way to redistribute funds (Boy Scouts lose funding)

    07/08/2004 1:57:25 PM PDT · by RonF · 60 replies · 1,392+ views
    News Gleaner (suburban Philadelphia) ^ | 7/7/04 | George Tomezsko
    The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania has decided to distribute funds held in escrow for the local Boy Scouts organization to two other greater Philadelphia organizations that benefit youth. The United Way took this action because the Cradle of Liberty Council has remained steadfast in support of the national Boy Scout policy regarding the appointment of homosexuals to leadership positions. Nonetheless, this latest action by the United Way disappointed local Scout leaders and has left them scrambling to make up the funding shortfall. Pat Coviello, executive vice president of the Cradle of Liberty Council, said he thought the United Way...
  • QUEERLY BELOVED - 1.4 million petitions to flood U.S. Senate In Defense Of Marriage on 9 July

    07/08/2004 2:00:38 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 31 replies · 897+ views
    WorldNet
    QUEERLY BELOVED1.4 million petitionsto flood U.S. Senate'Unless we protect and defend marriage in law, our nation will face grim social consequences' Posted: July 8, 20045:00 p.m. EasternThree organizations will team up tomorrow to deliver 1.4 million petitions supporting traditional marriage to the U.S. Senate. According the a statement from the Center for Reclaiming America, representatives from that group, the American Family Association and the American Center for Law and Justice will hand over the petitions to a group of senators on Capitol Hill tomorrow morning. The Senate is expected to vote on a constitutional amendment upholding marriage between one man...
  • FMA Vote Threatens Daschle's 100% Pro-Gay Rating

    07/07/2004 11:36:02 AM PDT · by ConservativeMajority · 6 replies · 611+ views
    Talon News ^ | 7/7/2004 | Jeff Gannon
    WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) faces a difficult vote in the Senate when Republicans bring the Federal Marriage Amendment to the floor in the next two weeks. Sponsors of the bill say the constitutional amendment to preserve traditional marriage as the union of one man and one woman is necessary to counter activist judges who have allowed homosexual unions in Massachusetts. Passage of the FMA is uncertain in the Senate, since it will require 67 votes. Daschle will have to decide whether to allow a floor vote or prevent it with a filibuster. The choice...
  • Log Cabin Republicans Happy With GOP Convention Speaker Line Up

    07/08/2004 1:10:40 PM PDT · by Polycarp IV · 355 replies · 5,104+ views
    Republican National Coalition for Life ^ | July 8, 2004 | Republican National Coalition for Life
    Log Cabin Republicans Happy With GOP Convention Speaker Line Up The homosexual group known as Log Cabin Republicans praised the Republican national convention for its choice of “inclusive, big-tent Republicans to speak in prime time at the convention in New York City,” reports the June 30 issue of the Advocate.com, a self-described award-winning national gay and lesbian newsmagazine web site. “The speakers include former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, Arizona Senator John McCain, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and New York Governor George Pataki.” “These speakers represent the future of the Republican Party,” said Patrick Guerriero, executive director of the...
  • Gay Marriage on House Agenda Before Presidential Election

    07/07/2004 3:51:26 PM PDT · by Indy Pendance · 24 replies · 1,083+ views
    AP ^ | 7-7-04 | Mary Dalrymple
    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republican leaders who were once unenthusiastic about President Bush's call for a constitutional amendment against recognizing gay marriages now say they plan to bring the idea to a vote just before next November's election. Senate Republicans want to force votes on the amendment in the next two weeks, just before Democrats convene to nominate Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as their candidate to unseat Bush. Also in July, the House plans to debate a measure that would give state courts rather than certain federal ones jurisdiction of gay marriage cases. "We feel like marriage is under attack....
  • EXPANSION FOR GAY HIGH SCHOOL IS $TALLED (NYC)

    07/06/2004 1:31:31 PM PDT · by FeliciaCat · 48 replies · 880+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 7/6/04 | CARL CAMPANILE
    July 6, 2004 -- The Bloomberg administration might be having second thoughts about promoting an experimental high school serving gay and lesbian students. The Department of Education's budget halts the planned expansion of the controversial Harvey Milk HS in Greenwich Village, according to funding figures obtained by The Post. Enrollment at Harvey Milk HS was scheduled to jump to 170 students in September, from 100 students this past school year, when it converted from a small program to a sanctioned, stand-alone high school. The city put $3.2 million into renovations so the facility could accommodate the rapid two-year expansion. But...
  • THE LIGHTS ARE GOING OUT

    07/02/2004 3:15:09 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 62 replies · 812+ views
    NROTC ^ | 7/2/04 | John Derbyshire
    THE LIGHTS ARE GOING OUT [John Derbyshire] A Pentecostalist pastor in Sweden has been sentenced to one month in jail for criticizing homosexuality in a sermon. Story here. Sweden today, the USA tomorrow. I see from the current HUMAN EVENTS that a "hate crime" amendment was slipped into the Defense Authorization Bill (S. 2400) to add homosexuals to the list of protected classes of citizens under U.S. civil rights law. This follows relentless lobbying from groups with innocuous, deliberately deceptive names like "Human Rights Campaign." Naturally the amendment passed the Senate by a landslide: "Eighteen Republicans and all Democrats present...
  • Swedish pastor sentenced to one month's jail for offending homosexuals

    07/02/2004 1:09:12 PM PDT · by lady lawyer · 104 replies · 2,188+ views
    Stockholm (ENI). A Swedish court has sentenced a pastor belonging to the Pentecostal movement in Sweden, Ake Green, to a month in prison, under a law against incitement, after he was found guilty of having offended homosexuals in a sermon. Soren Andersson, the president of the Swedish federation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (RFSL), said on hearing the sentence that religious freedom could never be used as a reason to offend people. "Therefore," he told journalists, "I cannot regard the sentence as an act of interference with freedom of religion." During a sermon in 2003, Green described homosexuality...