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  • Suspension for 'anti-gay' opinion upheld

    02/05/2004 8:20:26 PM PST · by scripter · 40 replies · 340+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | February 5, 2004
    A teacher suspended because he wrote published letters critical of homosexual behavior was properly punished with a one-month suspension, the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled. As WorldNetDaily reported, Chris Kempling of Quesnel, British Columbia, was found guilty of unbecoming conduct by the B.C. College of Teachers. The panel asserted his letters to the editor, a research paper and other correspondence contained "discriminatory and derogatory statements against homosexuals." Teacher Chris Kempling (Vancouver Sun) Though none of the statements in question were made in class, the panel said the writings indicated the veteran teacher's attitude could poison the class environment. One Kempling...
  • Mayor says anti-gay charter amendment gives Cincinnati national image as an "intolerant city"

    02/02/2004 8:07:27 AM PST · by yankeedame · 7 replies · 189+ views
    The Cincinnati Enquirer ^ | Monday, February 2, 2004 | Gregory Korte
    Monday, February 2, 2004 Luken makes call for tolerance -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- He backs repeal of city's Article XII By Gregory Korte The Cincinnati EnquirerDOWNTOWN - Cincinnati Mayor Charlie Luken will use his State of the City Address today to urge voters to repeal a decade-old charter amendment forbidding a gay rights ordinance. Cincinnati mayor Charlie Luken speaks with a Cincinnati resident Saturday at the Neighborhood Summit in the Cintas Center. (Meggan Booker photo) Luken will say the charter amendment gives Cincinnati a national image as an intolerant city and hurts the city's ability to be competitive among global businesses that increasingly...
  • Man was convicted of raping and sodomizing a 6-month-old boy and fracturing the baby's skull

    01/31/2004 6:05:00 PM PST · by Federalist 78 · 36 replies · 627+ views ^ | Saturday 31 January, 2004 | The Associated Press
    Ryan McAfee, 19, of Johnstown, was convicted Wednesday by a Cambria County jury of rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and related offenses. He faces at least five years in prison and possibly more than 70 years at his scheduled Feb. 10 sentencing.The assault happened a year ago. McAfee isn't related to the baby but knew the child's 19-year-old mother, who wasn't charged.McAfee did not testify, but as he was led from the courtroom he denied assaulting the child. Police said that at one point, McAfee told police, "I did it," but then denied doing so. McAfee did admit that he...
  • Homosexual Activists Sue Spanish Cardinal Over Homily

    01/09/2004 8:04:23 AM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies · 208+ views
    EWTN ^ | 1/8/04
    Madrid, Jan. 8 ( - The Spanish homosexual activist group Popular Gay Platform has launched a lawsuit against Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid for a homily he gave in his cathedral on the Sunday after Christmas-- the feast of the Holy Family. In his homily the cardinal explained that to provide the benefits of marriage to "all types of unions, including those by nature unable to have children, will result in the systematic destruction of the social security system." He said social security is best served by "the fecund love of the Christian family." The cardinal asked, "How...
  • A Constitutional Amendment to Ban Gay Marriages

    01/05/2004 9:25:34 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 18 replies · 377+ views
    Gallup News Service ^ | January 6, 2004 | David W. Moore
    On a National Public Radio broadcast just before Christmas, two experienced pollsters presented conflicting evidence about the public's support for a constitutional amendment that would make gay marriages illegal. A CBS News poll, reported by Kathy Frankovic, showed Americans favoring such an amendment by a 15-point margin, while a poll by the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Center, reported by Adam Clymer, found Americans opposed by a 12-point margin.The issue has become especially salient after last November's ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, which said that government attorneys had "failed to identify any constitutionally adequate reason" to deny lesbian and...
  • Bush marriage stance not 'clear'

    12/18/2003 8:51:51 AM PST · by RogerFGay · 75 replies · 218+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | December 18, 2003 | Stephen Dinan
    <p>Pro-family groups said yesterday that President Bush "drove a wedge" into their efforts to protect marriage by seeming to accept homosexual civil unions, even as he said he could support an amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and woman.</p>
  • Bush's gay-marriage tack risks clash with his base (and a poll)

    12/17/2003 8:08:22 PM PST · by knak · 171 replies · 223+ views
    usa today ^ | 12/17/03
    <p>WASHINGTON — President Bush is trying to walk a fine line on the question of gay marriage, which is supplanting abortion as the most volatile social issue in next year's presidential election.</p> <p>A USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll conducted Monday and Tuesday underscored the perils of Bush's approach. It showed the intensity of feeling among those who oppose same-sex unions.</p>
  • Bush Says He Could Back Gay Marriage Ban

    12/17/2003 6:34:02 AM PST · by Happy2BMe · 44 replies · 372+ views
    Dec 16, 9:45 PM (ET) By JENNIFER LOVEN (AP) President Bush waves to reporters after attending the Diplomatic Corps Holiday Reception on...Full Image WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush said Tuesday that he could support a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. The Massachusetts Supreme Court last month struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it is unconstitutional and giving state lawmakers six months to craft a way for gay couples to wed. Bush has condemned the ruling before, citing his support for a federal definition of marriage as a solely man-woman union. On Tuesday, he criticized it as...

    12/15/2003 7:08:27 AM PST · by FeliciaCat · 35 replies · 301+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 12/15/03 | LARRY CELONA and CYNTHIA R. FAGEN
    <p>December 15, 2003 -- A 22-year-old transvestite was in critical condition yesterday after he hacked off his penis, then lied and told cops he was the victim of a hate crime. The man, who was not identified because of the nature of the crime, was in critical condition yesterday after doctors at Harlem Hospital Center were unsuccessful in reattaching his penis. Police said the man initially claimed it was a berserk gypsy cab driver who had severed his penis in a fit of rage.</p>
  • Bush Says He Could Support Ban On Gay Marriage

    12/16/2003 5:11:13 PM PST · by 11th Earl of Mar · 76 replies · 1,522+ views
    AP ^ | 12/16/03
    ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush said Tuesday that he could support a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. The Massachusetts Supreme Court last month struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it is unconstitutional and giving state lawmakers six months to craft a way for gay couples to wed. Bush has condemned the ruling before, citing his support for a federal definition of marriage as a solely man-woman union. But though he has said he would support whatever is "legally necessary to defend the sanctity of marriage," he and his advisers have shied away from specifically...
  • Ex-scout leader jailed on sex abuse charges

    12/16/2003 5:26:41 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 8 replies · 249+ views
    VICTOR NY— A former Boy Scout leader has been jailed in lieu of $20,000 cash bail after he was charged with sexually assaulting and photographing a sexual session he had with a 12-year-old boy more than two years ago. Police said that Patrick Monahan, 46, of 10 Alpine Way said during a police interview that he molested at least two others while a Scout leader more than two decades ago. State police said that he was arrested after the youth, now 15, reported the incident. Monahan was charged with use of a child in a sexual performance, a felony, and...
  • Pastor Leads Christian Movement Opposing Homosexual Agenda in NC Schools

    12/15/2003 7:16:16 PM PST · by Kuksool · 53 replies · 4,130+ views
    American Family Association ^ | December 15, 2003 | Jim Brown
    A coalition of evangelical Christians has successfully fended off a campaign by homosexual activists in one North Carolina school district. Members of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) have been pressuring the Winston-Salem/Forsyth School Board to include "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" in the district's nondiscrimination policy. However, the board recently decided not to revise its policy. Pastor Ron Baity of Berean Baptist Church in Winston-Salem led a coalition of Christians that opposed the pro-homosexual effort. He says for a long time homosexual activists, and especially the GLSEN crowd, have been coming to the school board meetings and...
  • Black gays launch ‘marriage equality’ campaign

    12/12/2003 10:25:12 AM PST · by TaxPayer2000 · 27 replies · 440+ views ^ | Friday, December 12, 2003 | LOU CHIBBARO
    $100,000 advertising campaign to promote support for gay rights By LOU CHIBBARO Friday, December 12, 2003 A newly formed coalition of African-American gay leaders announced plans this week for a $100,000 media campaign to promote support in the black community for same-sex marriage and to fight a constitutional amendment banning such marriages. At a Dec. 8 news conference in Washington, D.C., members of the National Black Justice Coalition said their goal, among other things, is to refute claims by anti-gay groups that the majority of African Americans oppose same-sex marriage. “Do not be fooled by a few recent poll numbers...
  • Compassionate Society Should Discourage Deadly Homosexual Behavior

    12/12/2003 11:39:40 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 111 replies · 1,215+ views
    American Family Association ^ | March 19, 2001 | Gary Glenn, State Director AFA/Michigan
    The New England Journal of Medicine reports that men who smoke risk cutting 7.3 years off their lives. Oxford University's International Journal of Epidimiology, 1997, reports "...Life expectancy at age 20 years for gay and bisexual men is 8 to 20 years less than for all men...nearly half of gay and bisexual men currently aged 20 years will not reach their 65th birthday. Judging by the years at risk, homosexual activity is up to three times deadlier than smoking. Click on the link and you will be directed to where you can click on another link to see the official...
  • Queer allies-alliance between gay marriage opponents, alleged terrorist sympathizers

    12/02/2003 5:27:01 AM PST · by SJackson · 20 replies · 201+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 11-2-03 | Evan Gahr
    The little-noticed alliance between gay marriage opponents and alleged terrorist sympathizers. What were these people thinking? The Massachusetts Supreme Court decision to legalize homosexual marriage in the Bay state re-ignited the culture wars. The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, perhaps the preeminent liberal Jewish organization in Washington, DC, applauded the ruling. Religious-minded conservatives, however, were horrified. They are determined to stop the gay rights movement in its tracks. At what price? has discovered that prominent religious conservatives — Jews, Catholics and Evangelical Christians — are allied with a radical Islamic group to stop gay marriage. Pushing a constitutional...
  • Fallen Angel [The Rise and Fall of GayChurch]

    12/10/2003 7:46:35 PM PST · by B-Chan · 21 replies · 353+ views
    The Dallas Observer ^ | 4 December 2003 | J.D. Sparks
    Fallen AngelUnder the Reverend Michael Piazza, the world's largest gay and lesbian church soared, only to tumble into divisiveness and anger BY J.D. SPARKS ––––––––People flocked by the hundreds to Cathedral of Hope to hear the sermons of senior pastor Michael Piazza. –––––––– Preparation for Sunday-morning services at the Cathedral of Hope resembles backstage on opening night of a Broadway production. The halls bustle with activity as volunteer coordinators and staff tick off their to-do lists. Everything must be perfect, from preparing urns of coffee to ushering in latecomers to ordering multimedia presentations that flash headlines, film clips and still...
  • Howard Dean "stumps" in Chicago gay bar.

    12/10/2003 6:17:20 PM PST · by Az Joe · 91 replies · 1,260+ views
    12/10/03 | Tracy Bain "Perhaps for the first time in Chicago history, one of the frontrunner candidates for the Democratic nomination for president attended an event at a gay bar. Howard Dean, who is leading in most polls and is benefitting from a major fundraising effort fueled by hundreds of thousands of people giving small donations over the internet (25% from people under 30 years old), spoke to an enthusiastic crowd at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted, Dec. 4."
  • How legalizing gay marriage undermines society's morals

    12/08/2003 7:12:17 PM PST · by Kay Soze · 451 replies · 651+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 09, 2003 | Alan Charles Raul
    How legalizing gay marriage undermines society's morals By Alan Charles Raul WASHINGTON - The promotion of gay marriage is not the most devastating aspect of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's recent decision. The more destructive impact of the decision for society is the court's insidious denial of morality itself as a rational basis for legislation. This observation is not hyperbole or a mere rhetorical characterization of the Goodridge vs. Department of Public Health decision. The Massachusetts justices actually quoted two opinions of the US Supreme Court (the recent anti-anti-sodomy ruling in Lawrence vs. Texas and an older anti-antiabortion ruling, Planned...
  • Coming Out In Corporate America Gays are making huge strides everywhere,...

    12/09/2003 7:46:59 PM PST · by narses · 94 replies · 251+ views
    Business Week ^ | DECEMBER 15, 2003
    <p>Gays are making huge strides everywhere, but in the executive suite.</p> <p>One chilly fall day last year, Gary Osifchin trooped into a mandatory training session at S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. The privately held company, located in Racine, Wis., which was voted 2003's "all-American city" by the National Civic League, manufactures Raid insecticide and Glade air fresheners. It's the kind of place where factory workers ride to the assembly line on Harley-Davidsons, dine on local bratwurst, and chase it down with Milwaukee beer.</p>
  • Jaguar Launches Campaign Targeting Gay Consumers

    12/17/2002 11:54:35 AM PST · by new cruelty · 92 replies · 798+ views
    U.S. Newswire ^ | December 17, 2002
    IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Jaguar North America today announces that it is launching an integrated marketing and advertising campaign to specifically reach gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) consumers. The Jaguar campaign is part of a comprehensive strategy developed by Ford Motor Company's Global Marketing organization. The campaign will target GLBT consumers in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. Jaguar and Ford Motor Company are actively pursuing this niche market of more than 14 million consumers, with a buying power estimated to be more than $450 billion, by developing a tailored message to speak directly...