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Pat Robertson: Marriage equality unleashed ‘a tide of evil’

Monday, August 10, 2015
Pat Robertson
He believes the Supreme Court has "turned our moral values on their ear." ...

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Christian Right issues anti-LGBT manuals teaching legal discrimination

Sunday, June 21, 2015
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Christian Right leaders may be assuming they’ll lose their battle against equality for LGBTQ people, and they are hunkering down for what they foresee as a long siege against conservative Christian churches, businesses, and organizations. ...

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The Duggar family and the Christian Right’s persecution complex

Saturday, June 6, 2015
GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee (left) and Josh Duggar.
The ability of Religious Right activists and their allies in the conservative media to paint themselves as the targets of horrible persecution, a core strategy of the conservative movement for decades, is truly astounding. ...

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The Christian Right’s claims of persecution by the secular state ring hollow

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Bayard Rustin
As a society we have long wrestled with religious objections to a wide range of public interests, from African American civil rights, to mandatory vaccinations, and even public schooling... ...

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Satanists seize Christian Right’s redefined religious freedom bills and run

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Satanic-Temple
It will be no small irony if Satanists turn out to be heroes of religious freedom in our time. ...

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Christian Right leaders escalate anti‑LGBT threats

Friday, May 8, 2015
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As marriage equality has advanced around the country, and the U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule on the issue in June, threatening language is escalating on the Christian Right. ...

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Not all the same: Christian Right’s Hobby Lobbyization of RFRAs hits the fan

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Indiana governor Mike Pence (seated) at a private ceremony to sign a religious freedom bill into law, Thursday, March 26, 2015.
It is revealing how important it was to conservatives that the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act not be seen as discriminatory – using false claims about the federal and other state level RFRAs as a cover. ...

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The overlooked Indiana outcomes that could haunt the Christian Right

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation Saturday, March 28, 2015. Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill Thursday prohibiting state laws that "substantially burden" a person's ability to follow his or her religious beliefs.
There is something about recent events in Indiana that may not be immediately obvious. The national outcry in the wake of the signing of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) by Governor Mike Pence (R) was not only an ...

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Will our prisons overflow with Christians?

Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Many leaders of the Christian Right, from megachurch pastors like Rick Warren to the top prelates in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, have repeatedly threatened civil disobedience (and worse) over marriage equality.  If they follow through on their claims, ...

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How a sheltered housewife became the foremost in-your-face challenger of Christian homophobia

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Kathy Baldock
A modern day pro-LGBT Joan of Arc, Kathy Baldock’s advocacy is not from behind a computer screen, but face-to-face interaction with the most rabid anti-gay ministers in the U.S. evangelical movement. ...

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