Fundie Watch: January 2009

Ted Haggard on Oprah live-blog

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 28, 2009 | 3:50 PM | comments

Sum-up: I really liked this show. We got to know a good deal more about Ted Haggard and what he's going through now. Half of what he said made no sense at all. If God loves him the way he...Read More

A child molester of GIRLS...why didn't they say so?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | January 27, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

This wasn't just any guy convicted of forcible sodomy and object sexual penetration of children. It was Stephen McPherson, a former assistant dean at Regent University Law School -- the law school that is a part of Pat Robertson's right-wing...Read More

A Purpose Driven Prayer

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 22, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Pastor Rick Warren delivered his invocation to the masses on Tuesday. It was a huge crowd on a historic occasion- but it was a small and narrow prayer. And it made the man that delivered it seem even smaller and...Read More

Of Icebergs and the Mormon Church

Filed by Bobby Parker | January 21, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Wake up people! We have seen only the tip of the Mormon Church Iceberg. There is so much underneath that the average person would be astonished at the depth and breadth of an organization that thinks it is the only...Read More

Get Your Hot, Fresh Abortion Doughnuts!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 18, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Let's take a minute to go down the rabbit hole (or doughnut hole, in this case) with yet another bizarre fundie press statement... Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, like every other business in the country, is looking to get in on all...Read More

The jokes write themselves on this one

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

It's not often that I find myself speechless. Of course, sometimes the best retort is just to say nothing. This one speaks for itself. The former head of faith-based programs in Ohio was arrested Wednesday on charges he promoted prostitution,...Read More

The Chickenhawks of the Culture War

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 14, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

I think we've been noticing a disturbing trend among the Religious Right in their attempts to impose their beliefs on the rest of us. They have, for some time, been developing an ethical framework in which someone can do something,...Read More

Interview with Tony Perkins at the Indiana Family Institute dinner

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I went to a dinner sponsored by the Indiana Family Institute to celebrate their re-introduction of a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions to videotape Family Research Council President Tony Perkins' keynote speech and interview some...Read More

The Mormon Church and Proposition 8

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 09, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: This guest post comes to The Bilerico Project courtesy of Exception Magazine. Liz Towne is General Counsel and Director of Advocacy Programs at Alliance for Justice, a coalition of public interest organizations which provides free technical assistance on...Read More

Melissa Etheridge: Shut Up and Sing

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 05, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

I know it is not my place to tell Melissa Etheridge when she can and cannot speak, but when she continues to make excuses for Rick Warren's anti-gay bigotry, I have to say to her: shut up and sing. Here...Read More