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Sally Kern’s husband loses runoff election for seat in Okla. state Senate

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Steve Kern
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A pastor whose legislator wife has made incendiary comments about minorities and gays has lost a runoff election for a seat in the Oklahoma state Senate. Anesthesiologist Ervin Yen defeated Steve Kern in a runoff election for the Republican nomination to the District 40 Senate seat in Oklahoma City. Yen faces Democrat John Handy Edwards in the...

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Legislating from the Bible: The red state foundation of government ‘service’

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Sally Kern
The Bible says it. I believe it. That settles it. While that reads like a tired bumper sticker, there are still lawmakers in the United States who use this as the very foundation of their government “service.” One such lawmaker is Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern. Even people who may not be able to find Oklahoma on a map know of Kern and her opposition to anything that resembles equality for LGBTQ Americans. Especially marriage equality...

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Okla. Rep. Sally Kern: ‘Homosexuality is not a civil right, it’s a human wrong’

Thursday, January 16, 2014
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Oklahoma lawmaker Sally Kern, who once called homosexuality “the biggest threat our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam,” decried a federal judge’s ruling striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

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‘Christian’ groups demand Fox News drop ‘homosexual agitator’ Wayne Besen

Friday, August 24, 2012
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REEDVILLE, Va. -- A number of self-described "Christian, family values" groups banded together Thursday demanding that Fox News discontinue guest appearances by "homosexual agitator" Wayne Besen on the O'Reilly Factor talk show, saying Besen is "demonizing conservative organizations and individuals."

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Blogger uncovers ‘secret’ Facebook group aimed at disseminating anti-gay information

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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LGBT activist and blogger Alvin McEwen this week uncovered a "secret" Facebook group -- whose memberships reads like a "who's who" of anti-gay activists -- aimed at promoting and disseminating anti-gay information through websites, including Youtube, Twitter and Facebook.

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Oklahoma governor, legislative leaders mum on Sally Kern’s homophobic remarks

Friday, September 16, 2011
Sally Kern
The HRC on Thursday announced that its members and supporters have sent 200,000 emails calling on Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (R) and the state's legislative leaders to denounce Republican State Rep. Sally Kern’s recent homophobic remarks...

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Kern doubles down on claim that homosexuality is ‘more dangerous’ than terrorist attacks

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Sally Kern
Oklahoma Republican state legislator Sally Kern has repeated her claim that homosexuality is “more dangerous” than terrorist attacks while lamenting that young people are “bombarded” with the message that “homosexuality is normal and natural.”

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Gays, Marriage Polls, Jesus and Sally Kern

Friday, July 29, 2011
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My worldview doesn’t condemn anyone else to eternal fire and damnation. It doesn’t threaten anyone else at all, really. People ... may think they’re being threatened, but I think they’re just scared — too scared to look at the reality of life with open hearts. Their hearts are set in stone — immovable, inflexible, afraid.

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Sally Kern to the defense of Ruben Diaz: ‘homosexuals mean for evil toward you’

Monday, July 11, 2011
Sally Kern
Sally Kern, an Oklahoma state legislator known for her outspoken stance against homosexuality, has come to the defense of New York state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. (D-Bronx), a Pentecostal minister and the lone Democrat to vote against marriage equality.

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