AL Court Overturns Law SCOTUS Already Struck Down

An Alabama state appeals court has struck down that state’s ban on consensual gay sex, a law that was already overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2003 in Lawrence v Texas. Ala. Code 1975 says that any “deviate sexual intercourse” is illegal and that consent does not matter:
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WND Columnist Spreads Baseless Paranoia

Michael Brown, a columnist for the Worldnetdaily, asks an ominous question: Will churches be forced to perform same-sex weddings? The answer is simple: No. Not in the United States, certainly. But he thinks people trying in other countries to force that applies here without grasping the rather obvious difference:
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Libby Phelps Joins NOH8 Campaign

Libby Phelps, grandson of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps and niece of Nate, has joined the NOH8 campaign and posted this amazing picture on her Facebook wall.

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Libby and Megan Phelps-Roper escaped the family and are now showing the world a different model than the one of hate their grandfather and parents taught. Powerful voices for equality.

Equality Opponents Put Bigotry on the Back Burner

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that opponents of marriage equality are losing their will to fight. Not only are their numbers dwindling, but their zeal for the fight is waning as well. When asked if a candidate’s position on the subject matter when deciding who to vote for, most said not very important.
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Say Goodnight, National Organization for Marriage

The National Organization for Marriage has fallen on hard times. Once powerful and effective in preventing equality for LGBT people, it’s now facing serious financial problems and on a huge losing streak in both legislatures and courts. Mark Joseph Stern thinks he hears a funeral dirge starting to play:
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Same Stupid Arguments, Different State

Just like the coalition of Christian ministers in Michigan that has been spouting nonsensical arguments against same-sex marriage, Pennsylvania has its own group saying the same stupid things. They held a press conference at the PA state capitol to condemn Judge Jones and his ruling striking down their ban on same-sex marriage.
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Higgins: Gay Marriage Wrong Just Like Banning Interracial Marriage

Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute is one of the lesser-known members of the bigotsphere, but she’s making a case for a bigger role with her ability to make transparently silly arguments and bold declarations of vigilance. In her latest jeremiad, she goes all William Wallace:
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LaBarbera: The Gay Will Destroy America!

Peter LaBarbera and the American Family Association’s “news” outlet, OneNewsNow, are quite upset about a National Park Service plan to make national landmarks out of a few sites that played a big historical role in the fight for LGBT equality. In fact, they think it’s going to destroy America. Of course.
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