Fundie Watch: November 2010

FRC vs SPLC on Hardball

Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins made an appearance on Chris Matthew's Hardball on MSNBC last night to debate the Southern Poverty Law Center's Mark Potok. The SPLC recently designated the FRC as an anti-gay hate group; SPLC is known...Read More

When Does It Stop?

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 28, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Brody Levesque has spent most of his career keeping an eye on American politics as a wire service correspondent. He runs Brody's Notes and Scribbles, a daily news blog. Earlier this week, FRC was included in...Read More

Family Research Council Deserves No Apology

Filed by Michael Hamar | November 26, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

More crocodile tears and shrieks of victimhood are emanating from the deliberate and vicious liars at Family Research Council. Having followed FRC for over a decade, I can state first hand that the anti-gay tirades have always gone well beyond...Read More

Why You Shouldn't Give to the Salvation Army This Holiday Season

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

This post has been updated for 2011 with more information. In case you've forgotten, the holiday season is fast upon us. That means the Salvation Army bell ringers will be out in full force dunning shoppers for donations meant to...Read More

AFA & FRC added to official hate group listing

Filed by Bil Browning | November 22, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Southern Poverty Law Center has put out an update to their list of known hate groups operating in the United States and several of the organizations masquerading as "religious charities" have been added to the updated listings. The SPLC...Read More

UN General Assembly Votes To Allow Gays To Be Executed Without Cause

Filed by Michael Hamar | November 21, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

In a vote that makes a mockery of the concept of human rights, the United Nations General Assembly voted to voted to removed "sexual orientation" from a resolution that protects people from arbitrary executions. Driving the anti-gay vote were the...Read More

Focus Rebrands "Day of Truth" As "Day of Dialogue." Should We Be Buying It?

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | November 11, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Exodus International left a gaping hole in the "Day of Truth," a conservative counter-protest to the LGBT-inclusive "Day of Silence," when they ended their sponsorship earlier this year. When Exodus, an "ex-gay" group, made the announcement last month, they specifically...Read More

Wedding Announcement Gets Lesbian Fired From Illinois Catholic University

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 11, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Benedictine University doesn't mind you being gay. Really. As long as you don't tell anyone. Administrator Laine Tadlock, who was director of the education program at Benedictine, was forced from her job from the Catholic university in Springfield, Illinois after...Read More