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This Friday, Ireland could become the first country in the world to legalise marriage equality by a popular vote. I'm expecting that it will pass, although I am less sure than I was at the start of ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 05:08 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
First there were the calls for pro-equality attorneys-general to be impeached . Then there were the calls to defy federal court orders . Then there was the call to get Justice Ginsburg thrown off ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 07:33 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
A recent NOM blog post covering some news is just more proof that the religious right feels entitled to have its religion decide all questions of law and policy (the short hand word for this is "...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:03 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
When former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned last year over his $1,000 donation to Prop 8, here's some of what NOM had to say about it. From April 4, 2014 : NOM called the dismissal of Brendan ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 03:17 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
You may be aware that since this time (April) last year, NOM has been nothing but a massive pain in the ass to Oregon and the Ninth Circuit. Now, that pain in the ass has finally been defeated. ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 02:12 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Remember last year when the National Organization for Marriage did an epic media face-plant with it's #March4Marriage tag, which was supposed to advertise it's march on the Supreme Court but instead ...
by jawillie
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In April last year, I published a diary detailing a long list of examples of how religious conservatives think that they are the victims of intolerance who are having their rights denied whenever ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 04:07 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
One theme that I've consistently heard from the religious right is that if when the Supreme Court rules for marriage equality, they will resist it like Abraham Lincoln resisted Dred Scott . This ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 08:24 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I've seen a lot of misinformation about what took place in Australia this week regarding a marriage equality bill that has been introduced into our Senate by Sen. David Leyonjhelm, a libertarian ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 04:18 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
An international network of some of the world’s most vitriolic Religious Right activists and self-proclaimed orthodox religious leaders is holding its ninth global conference in Salt Lake City, ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 04:48 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
One thing that I find both amusing and frustrating is names of organizations that, when it comes to reflecting what these organizations stand for, could not be further from the truth, and could not ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 11:37 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Less than three hours ago, I wrote that anti-equality activists "will never stop outdoing themselves with their own stupidity." Between that time and now, this headline has appeared on NOM's blog:
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 02:28 PM PST with 80 Recommends
The adage that holds "Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it" has a critical, inherent limitation. It assumes that whenever history is repeated, the repeat is the result of forgetting the ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST with 22 Recommends
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a diary for Top Comments about the National Organization for Marriage and their sad, pathetic recent history of fabricating ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 123 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 05:00 PM PST with 37 Recommends
You know, if they weren't so damn evil, I just might start to feel a little sorry for the National Organization for Marriage. Okay, not really. But really, this is just getting pathetic. One ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 49 Recommends
Yesterday, Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was fired from Atlanta's fire brigade following a one-month suspension over a book he self-published in 2013 called "Who Told You that You Were Naked?". ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 02:47 PM PST with 20 Recommends
With marriage equality having arrived in all of Florida less than 24 hours ago, NOM is not happy (needless to say). Just as they called for it in Kansas, they are also calling on Florida to refuse ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 01:15 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Brian Brown, president of the ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 112 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 08:00 AM PST with 84 Recommends
Part of NOM's lawsuit against the IRS was successful, for which they won $50,000, but most of it wasn't. Pursuing the unsuccessful part cost them $691,000. From LGBTQ Nation : In June, a federal ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 04:51 PM PST with 16 Recommends
You may recall that back in August, a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit dismissed NOM's request to intervene in Oregon's marriage case. Now, the Ninth Circuit has denied en banc review of that ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 11:59 AM PST with 19 Recommends