Topics :: religious conservatives

LGBT, HIV Activists Express Concern Over SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

By EDGE | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Today’s SCOTUS decision in the Hobby Lobby case that gave employers the right to claim religious objections to deny women coverage for contraception has many LGBT and HIV rights activists concerned about the possible consequence set by the precedent.

Indiana Marriage Opponents Devising New Strategies in Wake of Ban Overturn

By Charles D. Wilson and Tom Lobianco | Friday Jun 27, 2014
Indiana conservatives who thought the definition of marriage was largely settled two decades ago regrouped Thursday following a federal court ruling that struck down the state’s gay marriage ban.

Republicans: Obama Must Defend Christian Values

By Steve Peoples | Thursday Jun 19, 2014
Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America’s leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad, blaming President Barack Obama for attacks on religious freedom

Go Ahead Sinners, Make My Day: FRC VP Says Jesus is Packing Heat

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin feels the scriptures need a Rambo-style reboot. The Executive VP of the anti-gay Family Research Council told a group of pro-family legislators Tuesday that Jesus is coming back with a gun.

Threatened With Extinction, Conservative Opinions on Marriage Begin to Evolve

By Steve Weinstein | Saturday Dec 28, 2013
As the American population shifts views on marriage equality, conservative forces that have fought long and hard against marriage equality, start to evolve their views on the hot button issue.

Anti-Gay Radio Hosts: Miley Sold Her Soul to the Devil, Had Sex With A Demon

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 1, 2013
Two ultra-conservative religious pundits freaked out over a Halloween photo of Miley Cyrus, which lead them to believe that the singer signed her soul over to the Devil and is promoting Satanism.

Conservative Radio Host Fights With Gay Caller

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 29, 2013
Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association is known for his vehemently anti-gay views, so it may come as little surprise that the conservative pundit faced off with a gay caller on his radio show this week.

Christie’s Future Clouded by Gay Marriage

Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Gov. Chris Christie, the popular, outspoken Republican governor of a heavily Democratic state, is making a delicate bid to cast himself as a leader of a more inclusive Republican Party as he seeks re-election and ponders a White House run.

Plagiarists and Druggies and Thieves, Oh My!

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Oct 18, 2013
In a statement likening LGBT people to thieves, plagiarists and drug abusers, a cultural analyst for a hard right wing "christian values" group has come down on National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month.

Ted Cruz Emerges as Favorite for 2016 Election in Value Voters Straw Polls

Monday Oct 14, 2013
Seeking a new generation of leaders, social conservatives are looking for a lot more than opposition to gay marriage and abortion.