Tag Archives: Victimism

This week in anti-gay temper tantrums

First up: Oral arguments in Bostic v. Schaefer before the Fourth District Court of Appeals are scheduled for May 13. The court will be hearing the appeal of Judge Arenda Wright Allen’s ruling that struck down Virginia’s anti-marriage Marshall-Newman amendment. … Continue reading

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Religious freedom is for everybody

A funny thing happened when those who find marriage equality so upsetting started loudly complaining about alleged violations of their religious freedom: People whose religious freedom actually is being violated stepped forward. As reported last month, the first ever Witness … Continue reading

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A sci-fi version of “tolerance”

With the recent Supreme Court ruling, the gay marriage issue becomes moot. The Full Faith and Credit clause of the Constitution will, sooner or later, give legal force in every state to any marriage contract recognized by any other state. … Continue reading

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Doubling down on Special Rights

Is this what happens when a sick ideology passes into its embarrassing and marginalized stage? A triumvirate of comically artless Special Rights entitlement: 1) This one is from an Australian legislator, and speaks for itself: Senate President John Hogg told … Continue reading

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Family Research Council doesn’t want your sympathy

“We have been the victims of violence long enough to know that violence is not the way to resolve political disagreements.” – Washington Blade editorial Within hours of Wednesday’s reported shooting inside the DC headquarters of the Family Research Council, … Continue reading

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Little Bobby Marshall’s temper tantrum

My initial reaction to hearing about Bob Marshall’s highly unusual actions to cause the rejection of Tracy Thorne-Begland’s nomination to the General District Court was “petulant temper tantrum.” The latest admission from Marshall shows just how accurate that first impression … Continue reading

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What they really mean when they say they’re “not anti-gay”

The memorial service for the late Chuck Colson was held today. May God have mercy on his soul. Of those contending to replace him as the leading voice of “Christian” victimism, and as the architect of anti-gay propaganda at Prison … Continue reading

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