Reading Time: 3 minutes Robert Foster, a former Mississippi lawmaker and gubernatorial candidate whose Christian faith has always been a large part of his identity, says that anyone who supports transgender rights should be executed via firing squad. The Republican—though, admit it, you already knew that before I said it—made the remark on Twitter Thursday night: Some of y’all […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Babylon Bee’s CEO Seth Dillon is attempting to spin this into the latest outrage-fueled grift.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A week after Florida passed its “Don’t Say Gay” bill, Louisiana State Rep. Dodie Horton has introduced a similar bill that goes even further. Horton’s House Bill 837 would ban all discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity through 8th grade while also prohibiting all K-12 teachers from even mentioning their own orientation or identity. […]
Reading Time: 16 minutes I really didn’t want to have to write this piece. Amid pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine, along with famines, the ravages of climate change, and other global conflicts, did the U.S. really need to exacerbate human trauma by introducing so much harmful legislation lately? Gosh. Even writing that, it’s hard to pin down which […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered that parents of trans children be prosecuted as child abusers. The Biden administration has mobilized against the order, and the ACLU is suing, but the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has begun investigations of some parents. A district judge has now blocked these investigations pending a March […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Christian K-12 school told parents to sign the pro-bigotry contract or else their kids couldn’t attend.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Earlier this month, a Florida House committee approved two bills intended to prevent teachers from talking about LGBTQ issues or people. Equality Florida reported that what is being called “Don’t say gay” legislation will: Stigmatize LGBTQ people, isolate LGBTQ kids, and make teachers fearful of providing a safe, inclusive classroom. It added: This is just […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes If Pawlawski’s name sounds familiar, it’s because of international publicity he attracted for his defiance of measures introduced in Canada to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When police broke up one of his services he called them “Nazis.“ Subsequently, Calgary’s “plague rat” pastor at the Street Church and The Cave of Adullam, narrowly escaped jail time […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes One Million Moms, which is really just one mom, is furious that a same-sex couple wasn’t depicted as evil.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A panel on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling in favor of a seminary that expelled two students for being in same-sex marriages. Here’s the relevant background: In November of 2019, Joanna Maxon, a former student at Fuller Theological Seminary, sued the school for expelling her for no other reason […]