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  • It's Annual Meeting Season: Boy Scout Supporters Fight Back!

    04/08/2013 5:31:51 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 13 replies
    various ^ | 4/8/2013 | Self - Vanity
    To: All Freepers who own shares of publicly-traded companies. Action: Vote your shares against the retention or re-election of Ernst & Young as auditors. This is easy and it takes very little time using proxyvote.com. Background: James Turley, the CEO of Ernst & Young, a London-based international accounting firm, is on the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America. In a statement issued by Ernst and Young, Turley said that he will work from within the Boy Scouts as a national board member to help change scouting policies so that they allow homosexuals to be scout leaders. After...
  • Putin orders ban on adoptions by foreign same-sex couples – report

    03/30/2013 5:17:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Russia Times ^ | March 30, 2013
    President Putin is against the adoption of Russian orphans by foreign same-sex couples, Russian media reveal. The government and the Supreme Court have reportedly been requested to come up with amendments to the law by July 1. Most likely the order will be fulfilled by the Ministry of Education and Science, which deals with issues concerning orphans and adoptions, according to Izvestia daily. But the ministry says it has not yet received instructions on the matter. Tensions over the issue arose in mid-February, after the French National Assembly approved a sweeping bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples...
  • Former Raiders, 49ers OL Kwame Harris admits he's gay

    03/29/2013 4:50:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | March 29, 2013 | Josh Katzowitz
    When former 49ers and Raiders offensive lineman Kwame Harris was alleged in January to have assaulted a former boyfriend, it was logical to conclude that Harris, though he had never publicly come out of the closet, is gay. In an interview with CNN on Friday, Harris admitted the obvious and said he wished he would have acknowledged it when he was still playing.
  • Rob Gronkowski: Gay teammate OK

    03/28/2013 7:45:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    ESPNBoston.com ^ | March 28, 2013 | Field Yates
    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he would be accepting of a gay teammate. "I got this question before, about a year ago, and I basically will say the same answer that I did a year ago," he said Wednesday in an interview with Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on ESPN Radio New York, when asked how the Patriots' locker room would receive an openly gay player. "You've got to accept the player. Everyone has their own ways to live their life and as long as he's respecting me, keeping distance, respecting myself, I'll respect him back....
  • Gay right advocates crash Utah traditional marriage celebration

    03/28/2013 4:50:08 AM PDT · by District13 · 106 replies
    ABC4.com ^ | 3/26/13 | Brian Carlson
    SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Organizers of Tuesday's "Celebration of Marriage" at Utah's Capitol Hill got a much larger crowd than they probably expected. The evening was intended to celebrate traditional family. While that did happen, people who attended were surrounded by hundreds gay rights activists. Tuesday's celebration of traditional family marriage had everything: the Osmonds, the Governor, and hundreds of gay rights party crashers. Needless to say it was not what traditional family supporters expected. "Do you think it makes this thing tense?" asked Reporter Brian Carlson. "In some ways yes, in some ways no," said Claus...
  • Now in Defense of Gay Marriage, Bill Clinton

    03/28/2013 1:12:39 PM PDT · by lbryce · 10 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 28, 2013 | Peter Baker
    He had just flown across the country after an exhausting campaign day in Oregon and South Dakota, landing at the White House after dark. But President Bill Clinton still had more business before bed. He picked up a pen and scrawled out his name, turning a bill into law. It was 10 minutes before 1 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 1996, and there were no cameras, no ceremony. The witching-hour timing bespoke both political calculation and personal angst. With his signature, federal law now defined marriage as the union of a man and woman. Mr. Clinton considered it a gay-baiting...
  • Brown University's LGBT workshop another liberal "new suit of clothes" for 50% of jobless grads

    03/28/2013 8:52:33 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/28/13 | Emma Karlin
    With employment prospects for college graduates as dismal as Barack Obama has made them, it’s hard to see how this makes sense. Brown University is planning to host a workshop called “Protect me from what I want” designed to help Black homosexuals overcome their “unapproved” attraction to Caucasian Gays. This is another example of the White liberal’s belief in their right of husbandry over all minorities especially Blacks. These people obviously see “managing” the lives of subgroups as their self-appointed job. While it’s plain that White liberals believe they should be able to tell anyone how to live their lives,...
  • Gay marriage is wrong

    03/25/2013 7:39:25 PM PDT · by lonestar67 · 24 replies
    Vanity
    4 And He answered and said, “Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning made them male and female, 5 and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? 6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate.” Jesus’ words in Matthew 19 constitute the awkward rhetorical cornerstone of why gay marriage cannot be legal. A popular aphorism among anti-conservatives is: “What does Jesus say about homosexuality?” The unspoken argument warrant...
  • Rob Bell, Homosexuality, and the New Cultural Acceptance

    03/23/2013 2:11:02 PM PDT · by BurningOak · 99 replies
    With that said and meant, this shift is altogether unsurprising. The new mark of being culturally acceptable is affirming homosexuality as virtuous (not merely okay, but virtuous, even exemplary). This is the litmus test. I don’t think many of us expected that it would so quickly fill this role, but it has. The mark of being a progressive, kind, socially courageous person today is simply this: affirming same-sex marriage. There are other cardinal virtues of a contemporary au courant identity, but this is the lodestar, the one that hangs one’s personal moon. This shows us that the cultural middle is...
  • Chicago's White Liberal ruling class to take minority five year olds innocence with LGBT Sex-Ed

    03/22/2013 8:57:43 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/22/13 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    Why would the Chicago Public School (CPS) system be so presumptuous as to start teaching Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual Transsexual Sex-Ed to all its students, even five year old kindergarteners? Aside from pure hubris, satisfying Gay political groups is a good guess, but the simple answer is because they can. The Chicago’s public schools are more than 85% Black or Latino and just 8.8% White. A combined 87% of Black and Hispanic Chicagoans live in poverty so they are as dependent upon White liberals as house pets are on their owners. If these numbers were reversed the White ruling class in...
  • University of New Mexico students learn the world won't end if they say NO to Gay activist's demands

    03/21/2013 9:33:16 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/21/13 | Emma Karlin
    So much of what is taught on today’s college campuses is useless “feel good” drivel. It is very often nothing more than pap designed to “build self-esteem.” Nevertheless, occasionally a genuine lesson will bubble up through the worthless sludge. This is what happened recently at the University of New Mexico (UNM). While the lesson was unintended, it was clear and for a change valuable. Students learned that they do not have to automatically yield to minority opinion and if they tell demanding Gay activists to get lost the world will not come to an end. Here’s how it unfolded. A...
  • Chipotle Pulls Sponsorship of Utah Boy Scout Event

    03/20/2013 12:08:01 PM PDT · by george76 · 106 replies
    ap ^ | March 19, 2013 | Brady McCombs
    Chipotle Mexican Grill has pulled its sponsorship of Utah's "Scout-O-Rama" because of the Boy Scouts of America's long-standing ban on gays. The popular Colorado-based restaurant chain initially signed on to provide about $4,200 worth of coupons to the Utah Boy Scouts' annual event, scheduled for May 4 in a Salt Lake City suburb. The Boy Scouts' Great Salt Lake Council is one of the largest in the country, with the majority of troops sponsored by Mormon churches.
  • On Gay Unions, a Pragmatist Before He Was a Pope

    03/20/2013 7:13:04 AM PDT · by bronxville · 15 replies
    NY Tlimes ^ | May 19th, 2013 | SIMON ROMERO and EMILY SCHMALL
    On Gay Unions, a Pragmatist Before He Was a Pope By SIMON ROMERO and EMILY SCHMALL Published: March 19, 2013 BUENOS AIRES — The very idea was anathema to many of the bishops in the room. Argentina was on the verge of approving gay marriage, and the Roman Catholic Church was desperate to stop that from happening. It would lead tens of thousands of its followers in protest on the streets of Buenos Aires and publicly condemn the proposed law, a direct threat to church teaching, as the work of the devil. But behind the scenes, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio,...
  • Madonna rips Boy Scouts at GLAAD Awards -- VIDEO

    03/17/2013 4:45:17 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 77 replies
    http://music-mix.ew.com ^ | Mar 17, 2013 | by Kyle Anderson
    <p>Madonna has never been a stranger to controversy, and she once again dipped her toe into those waters at last night’s GLAAD Awards, where she was presenting an award to Anderson Cooper.</p> <p>Dressed in an oversized Boy Scout uniform, Madonna took the organization to task for its policy that bans gay people from joining. “I wanted to be a Boy Scout, but they wouldn’t let me join,” she said during a 10-minute speech. “I think that’s (messed) up. I know how to build a fire. I can pitch a tent … most importantly, I know how to scout for boys.”</p>
  • Feds Spend $1.5 Million to Study Why Lesbians Are Fat

    03/12/2013 2:01:19 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 74 replies
    http://cnsnews.com ^ | March 11, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.5 million to study biological and social factors for why “three-quarters” of lesbians are obese and why gay males are not, calling it an issue of “high public-health significance." Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., has received two grants administered by NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to study the relationship between sexual orientation and obesity. “Obesity is one of the most critical public health issues affecting the U.S. today,” the description of the grant reads. “Racial and socioeconomic disparities in the determinants, distribution,...
  • Biblical play with gay characters stirs controversy at South Hadley school(MA)

    03/08/2013 5:16:27 AM PST · by libertarian27 · 43 replies
    Masslive ^ | March 7, 2013 | AP
    <p>SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — The head of a western Massachusetts charter school says a student production of a play that retells the biblical story of Genesis with gay characters will go on as planned despite objections from some who say it's offensive to Christians.</p>
  • Clint Eastwood Pledges Support for Gay Marriage

    03/03/2013 8:10:25 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 135 replies
    Hollywood Gossip ^ | 03/03/2013 | by Hilton Hater
    He's one of the few big-time celebrities who is also a big-time Republican. But Clint Eastwood has veered from the viewpoint of many Conservatives in one regard: the actor signed the American Foundation for Equal Rights’s “Friend of the Court” brief this week. In doing so, the actor became one of over 100 prominent Republicans to support this gay rights organization's document, which it has filed with the Supreme Court. n April, the highest court in the land will listen to arguments about the legality of California’s Proposition 8, an amendment that passed in 2008 and which declares “only marriage...
  • A Truly Depressing Visit to JCPenney

    03/02/2013 7:34:55 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 80 replies
    Slate ^ | 3-1-2013 | Matthew Yglesias
    .... Fourth-quarter earnings results came out on Wednesday and they were terrible. The bad news starts with a quarterly loss of $427 million, but it doesn’t end there. Comparable store sales—meaning stores that were open this past quarter and also open in the same quarter of the previous year—fell by a mind-boggling 32 percent. Henry Blodget says it may have been the worst quarter posted by any retailer ever. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. JCPenney made a big splash in the retail world by hiring Ron Johnson, mastermind of Apple’s retail operations, as CEO. He immediately set about...
  • Once 'inconceivable,' Republican leaders sign pro-gay marriage brief

    02/26/2013 2:05:58 PM PST · by detective · 19 replies
    NBC News ^ | 02/27/2013 | Miranda Leitsinger
    Supporters of same-sex marriage hope for a boost this week when dozens of high-profile Republicans, many no longer in office, submit their legal argument to the Supreme Court on why gays and lesbians should be allowed to wed, bucking their party's platform in a move that one who had a change of heart on the issue said would “strengthen our nation as a whole.” More than 80 Republicans have signed the brief to be filed in the case of Proposition 8, a California law banning same-sex marriage, according to the American Foundation for Equal Rights, which is waging the legal...
  • Papal resignation linked to inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper

    02/23/2013 9:52:58 PM PST · by Renfield · 19 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2-21-2012 | John Hooper
    A potentially explosive report has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to the discovery of a network of gay prelates in the Vatican, some of whom – the report said – were being blackmailed by outsiders. The pope's spokesman declined to confirm or deny the report, which was carried by the Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica. The paper said the pope had taken the decision on 17 December that he was going to resign – the day he received a dossier compiled by three cardinals delegated to look into the so-called "Vatileaks" affair....