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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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Attorneys representing Hollywood sex-abuse accuser want out

| Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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HONOLULU -- Lawyers for a former child model who is accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated. Attorneys Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Honolulu asking to withdraw as counsel for Michael Egan III.

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Bachmann: Gays want to let adults ‘freely prey on little children sexually’

| Friday, July 25, 2014
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During a Wednesday appearance on the conservative radio show “Faith & Liberty,” U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann accused the “gay community” of pushing “deviancy,” “tyranny” and child rape. The Minnesota Republican warned that the gay community will “abolish age of consent laws, which means we will do away with statutory rape laws so that adults will be able to ...

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Rubio: Gay marriage advocates often show ‘intolerance’ toward opponents

| Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wipes his face as he speaks at the Catholic University of America, in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Rubio is rushing to woo social conservatives ahead of a potential 2016 White House run.
WASHINGTON -- Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says supporters of same-sex marriage often show "intolerance" toward people like him who support heterosexual marriages. Rubio on Wednesday also told an audience at Catholic University that those who support abortion rights ignore the rights of "the unborn."

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Gays are possessed by ‘putrid smelling’ demons that even pigs won’t tolerate

KYLE MANTYLA | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries, had a piece published on Charisma Magazine’s website Tuesday in which he begged gay people to “please do not get upset with me” for trying to tell them “the raw, naked truth about homosexuality,” promising that if they will just listen to him, they “will see that I am actually trying to help you.”

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Eighth GOP member of Congress announces support for marriage equality

| Monday, July 21, 2014
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U.S. Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.), a Tampa Bay-area Republican, said Monday he supported last week's ruling by a Monroe County, Fla., judge who said Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is discriminatory and violates gay people's right to equal treatment under the law. "As a matter of my Christian faith, I believe in traditional marriage," Jolly said in a statement. "But...

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‘Refrocking’ of Methodist minister who officiated gay son’s wedding appealed

| Friday, July 18, 2014
United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer smiles after a news conference Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA -- A Methodist minister ousted and then reinstated after performing his son's gay marriage said Friday that a church official is appealing his refrocking. The Rev. Frank Schaefer said he is disappointed to learn of the appeal, but not surprised. Schaefer is moving to a California diocese this week after his decision to officiate at his son's 2007 ...

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Military to begin initial gender identity treatment for Chelsea Manning

| Thursday, July 17, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army's request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identify condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

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