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Category Archive: Dominionism

Jul 23 2014

America’s ‘Open Rebellion Against God’

Like many other bigots, Gary Cass of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission is seizing on a single poll that shows only about 3% of Americans identify as gay, lesbian or bi to claim that we should be catering to such a tiny minority. Because they’d totally change their mind if it were 10% or 20%. There …

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Jul 15 2014

Peroutka’s Equally Fascist Campaign Spokesman

As I’ve noted, Christian Reconstructionist Michael Peroutka is now the Republican nominee for the Anne Arundel County Council in Maryland. And his spokesman is none other than fellow fascist John Lofton, another Reconstructionist, with whom I’ve had some amusing exchanges before.

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Jul 10 2014

MD County Republicans Elect Reconstructionist Peroutka

Republican voters in Anne Arundel County, Maryland have officially nominated a Christian Reconstructionist, secessionist and neo-Confederate as their candidate for the county council. It was a narrow victory, only 38 votes, which is why it wasn’t certified until now even though the vote was taken a couple weeks ago. The Annapolis Capital Gazette is not …

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Jun 26 2014

Peroutka: Maryland Legislature Illegit Because Theocracy

Michael Peroutka, the Christian reconstructionist and white supremacist, has a video in which he argues that the Maryland state legislature and every law they now pass is illegitimate because they haven’t behaved like a proper theocracy and followed “God’s laws” by recognizing same-sex marriages.

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Jun 23 2014

Morecraft: Non-Christians Should Be Slaves to Christians

Christian Reconstructionist minister Joe Morecraft of Chalcedon Presbyterian Church in Georgia gave a sermon recently bluntly saying that non-Christians should be slaves to Christians, based on a passage in Proverbs. Vyckie Garrison has the details:

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Jun 13 2014

OK Candidate: Gay People Should Be Stoned To Death

You may remember the city of Moore, Oklahoma as the site of those terrible tornadoes in 2013 that did horrific damage. Add another disaster to the list, a local candidate for state office who says that gay people should be stoned to death like it says in the Bible.

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May 15 2014

Turek’s Absurd Conception of Rights

Christian apologist Frank Turek offers an argument we hear quite often from the Christian right. It’s in the context of same-sex marriage, but we hear it in many other contexts as well, pretty much any time someone is granted a right that they don’t think they ought to have.

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May 12 2014

Greece v Galloway and the Christian Right Long Game

Katherine Stewart has an op-ed column in the New York Times about the Supreme Court’s ruling in Greece v Galloway in which she identifies the Christian right’s long-term strategy with that and similar cases. I think her analysis is accurate, if a bit incomplete.

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May 11 2014

Jeffress: God Has Already Decided Some Issues

Southern Baptist preacher Robert Jeffress also spoke at that “Washington: A Man of Prayer” event on Capitol Hill. He gave a predictably ridiculous speech in which he declared that while we can debate some public policies, others were decided by God in the Bible and should be settled as a result.

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May 05 2014

Roy Moore: First Amendment Only Applies to Christians

Judge Roy Moore gave one of his typically ignorant speeches at a Pastor for Life Luncheon in Alabama, claiming that the definition of religion in the First Amendment means only Christianity because, “Buddha didn’t create us, Mohammed didn’t create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures” and “They didn’t bring the Koran over …

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May 03 2014

Coach Dave: We Are a Theocracy

Poor Coach Dave. He’s upset that the small percentage of gay people is “pushing around” the 80% of Christians. He declares that there is no separation of church and state and that the U.S. is, in fact, a theocracy because of “one nation, under God” in the pledge of allegiance.

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Apr 18 2014

Liberty Counsel Helps Set Up ‘American’ Clubs in Schools

Matt Barber has Christian Reconstructionists writing for his new website and now Liberty Counsel, the organization he works for, is helping students set up “American Clubs” in secondary schools. What are American Clubs? Groups set up by the Institute on the Constitution, which is also run by Christian Reconstructionists and white nationalists.

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Apr 05 2014

Fischer Wants Prison for Adultery

If you want a vision of the totalitarian theocracy that Bryan Fischer thinks we should all live in, look no further than a recent broadcast of his radio show where he said that he’d be “absolutely fine with a fifteen year incarceration for the crime of adultery.”

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Mar 28 2014

Gary Cass is a Theocrat

Gary Cass of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission goes full theocrat in this enraged tirade against “black-robed tyrants.” He demands a return to the days of absolute theocracy, with every law in line with his interpretation of the Bible.

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Mar 26 2014

Appeals Court Overturns Appalling Bill Graves Decision

An Oklahoma state judge named Bill Graves has had his decision to deny a transgender woman a legal name change overturned by an appeals court. Graves actually quoted the Bible in his ruling and the appeals court ruled that he abused his discretion in denying the name change.

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