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Gingrich claims religious rights are being ‘outlawed’ by marriage equality

Sunday, May 5, 2013
Former U.S. House Speaker, and failed GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, appearing Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," falsely claimed that Catholic adoption agencies are being "outlawed" in some states where marriage equality laws take effect. [ Read more → ]
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Klingenschmitt: Gingrich under influence of ‘demonic voice’ for gay marriage statement

Saturday, January 5, 2013
Religious Right anti-gay activist “Chaplain” Gordon Klingenschmitt, perhaps best known for claiming to have freed a lesbian soldier from homosexuality after performing an exorcism on her, has started producing a daily television program that consists of him filming himself talking about the news of the day. [ Read more → ]
Frank Schubert

Defiant NOM strategist says marriage equality is not inevitable

Thursday, December 27, 2012
National Organization for Marriage (NOM) political director Frank Schubert — the mastermind strategist behind the NOM's failed campaign to defend "traditional" marriage in the recent election cycle — has slammed former GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich for asserting that marriage equality was "inevitable." [ Read more → ]
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Newt Gingrich: GOP must accept ‘reality’ of marriage equality

Thursday, December 20, 2012
In the wake of a string of victories for same-sex marriage, former Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich has reportedly called on the Republican Party to accept the “reality” of marriage equality. [ Read more → ]
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Will Log Cabin Republicans endorse Mitt Romney?

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Mitt Romney swept a series of GOP presidential primaries this week as news surfaced that Newt Gingrich will suspend his campaign on Tuesday. [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Santorum wins GOP primaries in Alabama, Mississippi

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum scored two wins in the GOP primaries on Tuesday by adding Alabama and Mississippi to his column after prevailing in Kansas over the weekend. [ Read more → ]
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Republican candidates split primary wins on Super Tuesday

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The field of Republican presidential candidates didn’t become any more clear Tuesday night after results were declared for the largest number of contests on a single day during the GOP primary season. [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum = Political Apocalypse

Sunday, February 26, 2012
By all indications the GOP race has boiled down to The Insincere (Romney) vs. The Insane (Santorum). Although, the way things are going in this tumultuous race, The Unstable (Newt) should stay in a bit longer because he will likely get one more chance in the limelight if he performs well in the South. [ Read more → ]
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‘Truth Wins Out’ slams Newt Gingrich for hypocrisy on marriage equality

Thursday, February 9, 2012
WASHINGTON – Truth Wins Out -- a non-profit organization that fights anti- LGBT religious extremism -- placed a provocative full-page ad in the Capitol Hill publication Roll Call on Thursday admonishing Newt Gingrich for his "stunning hypocrisy" on the issue of marriage equality. [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Santorum sweeps GOP contests in Minnesota, Missouri, Colorado

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum showed his campaign still has life by sweeping Tuesday’s GOP contests in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado. [ Read more → ]
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Florida gay Republicans hail Romney victory

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Gay Republicans joined many of their straight counterparts in Florida Tuesday night in congratulating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for his decisive victory in the Florida Republican primary. [ Read more → ]
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First Mistress?

Sunday, January 29, 2012
Will someone in the Republican Party please tell me how this scheming, cheating couple that made a mockery of family values is remotely conservative? They had a secretive, sleazy affair that they hid for years until they could no longer conceal it. [ Read more → ]
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NOM wants Newt Gingrich to ‘save’ marriage? Hilarity ensues

Sunday, January 22, 2012
It's obvious that if Newt Gingrich is interested in, as NOM claims, preserving marriage as the union between one man and one woman, he seems to think that he is exempt from the rule. And it's even more obvious that NOM's silence regarding his, shall we say, indiscretions is signalling that the organization is turning a blind eye to his past behavior. [ Read more → ]
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Gingrich comes from behind to win South Carolina primary

Saturday, January 21, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pulled a surprise win in the South Carolina primary on Saturday, throwing off expectations for the race for the GOP nomination. With 31 percent of precincts reporting, Gingrich had a wide lead with 40.8 percent of the vote. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was in second with 21.1 percent. [ Read more → ]
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The GOP’s Fringe Binge and Field of Schemes

Saturday, January 21, 2012
There is something seriously wrong with a political party where it is more controversial and exotic to speak French than in tongues. Given this acid trip facsimile of reality, it was inevitable that the Republican presidential primaries have come down to the Slickest vs. The Sickest. [ Read more → ]
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No sympathy from LGBT advocates as Rick Perry quits presidential race

Friday, January 20, 2012
Republican hopeful Rick Perry received no sympathy from LGBT advocates on Thursday after he announced that he giving up a presidential campaign renowned for its demonization of gay people. Trailing in the polls — even in the socially conservative state of South Carolina where the primary will be held Saturday — Perry told supporters in North Charleston, S.C.., he was ending his bid for the White House and throwing his support behind former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich. [ Read more → ]
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Obama opposes laws ‘designed to take rights away’

Friday, January 13, 2012
The White House, in response to a Washington Blade inquiry about the possible vote to repeal same-sex marriage rights in New Hampshire, said Thursday night that President Obama “believes strongly in stopping laws designed to take rights away.” [ Read more → ]
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NH GOP debate: Gingrich says media has anti-Christian bias on marriage

Sunday, January 8, 2012
Republican presidential candidates stood firm in their opposition to same-sex marriage during a debate Saturday night as Newt Gingrich rebuked the media for what he said was asking the wrong question on the issue. The former U.S. House speaker said he wanted to “raise a... [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Santorum’s success in Iowa caucus likely to increase gay-related debate

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The Republican presidential field’s most anti-gay candidate scored big Tuesday night when he landed in a virtual tie for first place in the Iowa caucuses with the candidate who has been seen by the media as the party’s most viable candidate against President Obama. [ Read more → ]
Bob Vander Plaats

Vander Plaats’ pay-for-play scandal: Charged a million bucks for endorsement

Friday, December 23, 2011
Bob Vander Plaats’ endorsement of Rick Santorum has produced a backlash among conservatives in Iowa, some of whom are accusing the "Family Leader"president of engaging in “pay for play” schemes and selling his coveted support to the highest bidder. [ Read more → ]
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Newt Gingrich secures endorsement of anti-gay ‘family’ group he helped fund

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Thrice-married Newt Gingrich has secured the endorsement of Don Wildmon, the founder of the vehemently anti-gay American Family Association. One of the cogs in Gingrich’s vast network of business enterprises and front groups, ReAL Action, has provided $125,000 to the AFA’s sister organization, American Family Association Action. [ Read more → ]
Scott Arnold

Gingrich’s message to gay Americans: Vote for Obama

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- At a campaign stop in Oskaloosa, Iowa on Tuesday, GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich told a longtime resident of Oskaloosa that he should vote for President Obama rather than expect his support of gay Americans. [ Read more → ]
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Gingrich attacks LGBT community on ‘choice,’ marriage, military service

Thursday, December 15, 2011
DES MOINES, Iowa -- GOP presidential hopeful and front runner, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, on Thursday attacked the LGBTQ community, first on the subject of same-sex marriage, and then on the topics of sexual orientation and the repeal of "Don't Ask-Don't Tell." [ Read more → ]
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Serial adulterer Newt Gingrich vows fidelity, affirms opposition to gay marriage

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich has affirmed his support for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, but stopped short of signing a controversial marriage pledge that calls for "vigorous" opposition to same-sex marriage rights. [ Read more → ]
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Values Voter Summit: GOP candidates plan weekend with anti-gay activists

Thursday, October 6, 2011
This weekend, nearly every major GOP presidential candidate, along with the top two Republicans in the House of Representatives, will speak at the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of the leaders of the movement to integrate fundamentalist Christianity and American politics. [ Read more → ]
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