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Duggar mom records robocall against Ark. non-discrimination ordinance

| Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Michelle Duggar
Michelle Duggar, matriarch of the Duggar clan in TLC's reality series "19 Kids and Counting," recorded a robocall that is urging Fayetteville, Ark., residents to oppose an LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance. The call was placed to area residents Monday urging them to speak out against the ordinance, which is scheduled to be voted on Tuesday evening by city council members...

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Chris Kluwe, Minnesota Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

| Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Chris Kluwe
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights. Under the deal, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed sum of money to five gay rights-related charities over the next...

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AFA’s Fischer: All gay people should be banned from holding public office

KYLE MANTYLA | Right Wing Watch | Monday, August 18, 2014
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On Friday, Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury over his efforts to force Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign from office following her arrest for drunk driving. Lehmberg is gay and so, naturally, Bryan Fischer used this story to proclaim on his radio program today that all gay people ought to be banned from serving in ...

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Perkins: Christian businesses should donate LGBT profits to ex-gay ministries

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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For conservatives, non-discrimination laws are another nail in the coffin of religious freedom. On Monday’s “Washington Watch,” host Tony Perkins lamented how increasingly difficult it is for Christian business owners to actively discriminate against and refuse service to LGBT people or same-sex couples based on their “religious views on sexuality.”

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Wife of anti-gay Texas Values president left him for another woman

| Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Jonathan Saenz
Just months before becoming president of the anti-gay group Texas Values, Jonathan Saenz' wife left him for another woman, according to divorce records filed in Hays County, Texas. The revelation could help explain Saenz’s seemingly abrupt transformation from socially conservative lobbyist to homophobic firebrand.

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Attorney: Manning not being provided approved hormone therapy

| Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Chelsea Manning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the American Civil Liberties Union and Manning's attorney said Tuesday. The ACLU and Manning's civilian attorney, David E. Coombs, on Tuesday notified ...

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Hate group: Archie destroying America’s youth by promoting homosexuality

| Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Tim Wildmon and Ed Vitagliano of the anti-gay “hate group” American Family Association are upset about the direction of Archie Comics, and spoke with Religious Right pundit Larry Tomczak on Monday’s edition of “Today’s Issues” about how Archie is corrupting young people with messages promoting “the occult and homosexuality.”

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Obama opens international Gay Games with surprise video message

| Sunday, August 10, 2014
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CLEVELAND -- President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies. Obama welcomed athletes, coaches, families and spectators from around the world to Ohio and the United States as the event began Saturday night. The president said the United States...

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Rick Wiles: ‘Ebola could solve America’s problems with atheism, homosexuality’

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, August 7, 2014
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Right before chatting with a Republican congressman on his on “Trunews” program Tuesday, “End Times” radio host Rick Wiles said that an outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. might actually be a good thing if it ends up giving an “attitude adjustment” to all the gays and atheists, along with people who use pornography or have had an abortion, who will die if they aren’t “protected by God.”

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Pat Robertson: Gays want America to be a ‘perverse’ place ripe for ‘destruction’

| Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Pat Robertson said Tuesday that the gay community is preparing to drive Christians out of business and turn America into a “perverse” place that is ripe for “destruction.” Responding to a 700 Club report about a Colorado baker who refused service to a gay couple, Robertson warned that “what our civil rights commissions and others are saying is, ‘We want to endanger...

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