All articles by Alvin McEwen

Peter Sprigg

Family Research Council whines that no one wants to debate ‘homosexual’ issues

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
In dealing with the fact that it is an officially declared hate group, the Family Research Council pulls the shuck-and-jive argument that it is being attacked by people who don’t want to debate gay issues. [ Read more → ]

Why I get a nagging feeling every time I hear the phrase ‘religious liberty’

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
I almost understand the argument of “religious liberty.” But then comes that nagging feeling in the back of my mind that just won’t go away – the feeling that “religious liberty” is just another way of saying “allowed discrimination” and that some folks will use the phrase to deflect attention from the victims of this “allowed discrimination.” [ Read more → ]
Janice Crouse

Religious rightie says DeGeneres not a good choice for raising AIDS awareness

Monday, November 14, 2011
Sometimes, mess coming from the religious right doesn’t need an explanation. It just needs a spotlight to underscore how clueless and homophobic they are. Recently, openly gay actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was named as special envoy to raise awareness about AIDS... [ Read more → ]

Minnesota for Marriage soft peddling its message of bigotry

Sunday, November 13, 2011
The group Minnesota for Marriage wants folks to forget that the organizations which comprise it – National Organization for Marriage and the Minnesota Family Council – operate to attack and demonize same-sex families through their various tactics. [ Read more → ]
Peter LaBarbera

Peter LaBarbera scapegoating gay men for the Penn State tragedy

Thursday, November 10, 2011
It was bound to happen. I was hoping that it wouldn't but in hindsight, I shouldn't have been surprised. Someone from the religious right is now blaming gay men for the Penn State tragedy, where Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant coach is charged... [ Read more → ]
Cindy Golding

National Organization for Marriage now attacking candidate it supported

Thursday, November 10, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage is finally commenting on its embarrassing loss Tuesday night in the Iowa state senatorial election. From NOM Cultural Director Thomas Peters comes a tweet which should be remembered. [ Read more → ]

Have the leaders of the National Organization for Marriage gone into hiding?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Is it just me or have the spokespersons and leaders of the National Organization for Marriage decided to go into hiding? NOM’s president Brian Brown has gone AWOL when it comes to public speaking. Not that he was a good one in the first place... [ Read more → ]
Joe Walsh

Family Research Council gives ‘pro-family’ honor to ‘deadbeat dad’

Sunday, November 6, 2011
Anyone who thinks that the Family Research Council is either a Christian or “pro-family” group obviously has not done their homework -- just last week, FRC anointed Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) a pro-family leader — in spite of the fact that he allegedly owes over $100,000 in child support. [ Read more → ]

Family Research Council wants God to stop gay adoptions

Thursday, November 3, 2011
In all of the years in which FRC has attacked same-sex households or gay adoption, the organization has never pushed, suggested, or even slightly initiated any type of plan encouraging folks in what it claims to be “perfect family units,” i.e. heterosexual mother/father households into adopting children. [ Read more → ]
Archbishop John Nienstedt

Catholic Church making deal with the devil to stop marriage equality in Minnesota?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
The Minnesota Family Council is scum. It is a group devoted to demonizing and stigmatizing the gay community through junk science and ugly propaganda. Yet it is the same group which Archbishop John Nienstedt seems no problem in teaming up with in order to stop marriage equality in Minnesota. [ Read more → ]
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