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    Elena Kagan 2009: “There is no federal constitutional right to same-sex marriage”
    Posted by William A. Jacobson Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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    This sign at a gay pride parade shows how ABSURD things have become…

    Written by Michelle Jesse on June 30, 2015

    Yesterday, we shared the fact that none of the leaders of countries which allow gay marriage are people of color. We wondered whether homosexuality is part of “white privilege” — if there is in fact “gay privilege,” which is conferred by the privileged white leadership.

    Well, turns out we may be onto something, judging from this image at the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade, which was brought to a halt by #BlackLivesMatter and #BlackOutPride protesters who had their own particular agenda to push, as reported by Weasel Zippers. http://www.weaselzippers.us/227703-t...#disqus_thread



    The sign reads, “Rainbows are just reflected white light.”

    Yeah, turns out even gay pride is now racist. Does that mean the rainbow flag will soon go the way of the Confederate flag?

    But what may be most interesting — and disheartening — about the above image and the actions of the groups #BlackLivesMatter and #BlackOutPride at Chicago’s pride parade is the sense that in this country, it’s now become a competition to be THE most persecuted group. It’s almost as if #BlackLivesMatter needed to reclaim its place in the spotlight amidst all the #Pride celebrations — reminiscent of a sibling who can’t stand the attention her brother is getting on his birthday.

    In a nation where “opportunity” is becoming a dirty word, is persecution is taking its place as a centerpiece of the new American Dream? How sad. http://allenbwest.com/2015/06/sigh-t...s-have-become/


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    Let's just offend everyone at once

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    Look at every country that allows gay marriage and you see something VERY interesting…

    Written by Michele Hickford, Editor-in-Chief on June 29, 2015


    Every day or so I get a chart from Statista showing figures for various things. Like who in D.C. gets the highest speaking fees (Chelsea Clinton? really?) Today I received one about which countries in the world allow gay marriage. Take a look at this chart and see if you see what I saw.



    I am wondering if homosexuality is part of “white privilege” — if there is in fact “gay privilege,” which is conferred by the privileged white leadership. Because other than Jacob Zuma, the leader of South Africa — and one genetic half of our president — none of the leaders of the countries which allow gay marriage are people of color. The grandparents of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the president of Argentina were from Spain and Germany. Even the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, has Bulgarian ancestry.

    Also of note is the fact that gay marriage is allowed in majority Christian countries – you know, those same terribly intolerant Christians who won’t bake wedding cakes or pizzas.

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    Can anyone name a Muslim country that allows gay marriage ?

    Oh I forgot ~ they throw them off the top of tall buildings, those peaceful Muslims
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    Gay Activists Visiting White House Take Photos of Themselves Flipping Off Reagan Portrait
    June 22, 2012 11:50am Madeleine Morgenstern



    Gay activists from Philadelphia posed for pictures while giving the middle finger to a portrait of former President Ronald Reagan during a recent trip to the White House, according to Philadelphia Magazine:

    Last Friday, an attaché of important gay people from Philadelphia made a trip to Washington D.C. as invited guests of President Barack Obama for the White House’s first-ever gay pride reception….some of them took advantage of photo opportunities to give the late President Ronald Reagan the middle finger

    “It’s not a gesture that I would use in the White House when representing our city and our community,” opines Philadelphia Gay News publisher Mark Segal (center), who opted for a sarcastic thumbs-up pose in front of the portrait of George W. Bush over the more vulgar one demonstrated by his Reagan-loathing peers, Matthew “Matty” Hart (left), the national director of public engagement at Solutions for Progress, and self-taught photographer turned toast-of-the-town Zoe Strauss (right).

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    But his counterparts couldn’t seem to care less. Hart posted his photo on Facebook with the caption, “F–k Reagan.” [Zoe] Strauss simply posted hers without commentary. After all, the murderous facial expression and double-barreled bird-flipping seem to speak for themselves. Comments ranged from “you forgot to add with a chainsaw” on Hart’s “F–k Reagan” note, to my personal favorite, “star wars … up yours,” on Strauss’s.
    Strauss posted a second one on her blog with the comment:



    “Me and LB making out under a portrait of Reagan at the White House. That was amazing.”
    Neither Hart nor Strauss responded to The Blaze’s requests for comment about the photos.

    Strauss refused to speak to Philadelphia Magazine about the photos, reportedly texting that she was “keeping out of the press!” Hart, however, repeated his “f–k Reagan” epithet to the publication:

    “Yeah, f–k Reagan,” reiterates Hart one week after the reception. “Ronald Reagan has blood on his hands. The man was in the White House as AIDS exploded, and he was happy to see plenty of gay men and queer people die. He was a murderous fool, and I have no problem saying so. Don’t invite me back. I don’t care.”
    The reception, which featured live music from the Marine Corps band, also saw a marriage proposal between a female-to-male transgendered person and a biological woman, according to Philadelphia Magazine. Video below, which also includes Hart:




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    Yeah, AIDS was ALL Reagan’s fault…not a result of individual behavior. It is funny to me how the “media” always portrays lesbians as beautiful blonds…I think these pictures are more appropo…They all need to “MAN-UP” and accept responsibility for their own actions instead of always blaming a 3rd party. Bunch of pathetic, unaccountable whiners!

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    Typical, low-life, classless liberals; they may THINK that they are “amazing”, but thinking Americans KNOW that they are anti-American trash.

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    They’re full of themselves. Filled with self-loathing that they project on everyone else. They hate us. Why tolerate them? Look what 50 years of tolerance has gotten us. Give them an inch, and they will take a mile. I wish nothing but the worst on them, their media fawners, and their Faux Messiah.

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    You won’t see this report on the Lame-Stream-Media, now will ya’ ? These ” important { self important } gay people ” have shown their true colors in their disrespect.

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    The gay mob’s clarion call towards “equal rights” is tolerance, yet one of the biggest affronts to human dignity is the unending demonization of any who disagrees with the gay rights agenda. Anyone who objects to gay marriage is labeled a bigot deserving of public condemnation and scorn. Opposing the gay agenda is now equated with racism though it is, at its core, simply a form of reverse-bigotry. The end result is expressing the idea that the family unit based on a married mother and father is the foundation of a moral and just society is now viewed as hateful. Mocking morality is celebrated as the height of liberal ideals, yet is just as biased and “unequal” as the gay mobs tactics of their militant agenda of forced acceptance and alleged rights to the title of marriage!

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    They simply have no idea how to be respectful when in the house of the people. If they believe this is the way to elicit support for the “cause” they are truly misguided. I do feel sorry for them, in that they are truly unhappy people. Unable to accept that their lifestyle is not the “norm” for the remainder of society but that society will accept their desire to live this way “in the privacy of their own home”. Sick, sick, sick people that just need to accept they will never be the majority in our society and they too are beginning to see the end of the progressive dream and are just acting out like little children who do not get everything they desire.
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    White House Rebukes Activists Who Flipped Off Reagan Portrait:
    ‘Behavior Like This Doesn’t Belong Anywhere’

    June 23, 2012 9:39am Madeleine Morgenstern


    The White House on Friday castigated the gay activists who posed for pictures while giving the middle finger to a portrait of former President Ronald Reagan during a recent visit.

    “While the White House does not control the conduct of guests at receptions, we certainly expect that all attendees conduct themselves in a respectful manner. Most all do,” White House spokesman Shin Inouye told Fox News. “These individuals clearly did not. Behavior like this doesn’t belong anywhere, least of all in the White House.”

    Matthew “Matty” Hart and Zoe Strauss were among a group of activists invited to an LGBT reception at the White House earlier this month. Photos first published in Philadelphia Magazine showed them posing in front of the Reagan portrait with their middle fingers raised. Hart, the national director of public engagement at Solutions for Progress, posted his photo on Facebook with the caption, “F–k Reagan.” Strauss, who also took a photo beneath the portrait kissing another woman, posted hers on Twitter with the caption “F–K YOU, REAGAN.”

    Neither Strauss nor Hart responded to The Blaze’s requests for comment.

    A third photo published in Philadelphia Magazine depicted Philadelphia Gay News publisher Mark Segal giving a “sarcastic” thumbs-up to the portrait of former President George W. Bush.

    “It’s not a gesture that I would use in the White House when representing our city and our community,” Segal said of the middle finger poses.

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    Polygamy Attorney On Gay Marriage Decision: SCOTUS Opinion ‘Resonates With Our Arguments’
    Kerry Picket - 3:21 PM 06/26/2015


    Could Friday’s Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the country make polygamous marriage a legal reality nationwide in the near future?

    Jonathan Turley, the attorney who won the polygamy marriage case in Utah for Kody Brown and his four “Sister Wives” thinks the majority opinion “resonates” with the arguments he made to the Utah Supreme Court to decriminalize polygamous consensual relationships.

    “The cases are actually different in that the Brown case is about the criminalization while today’s case was about recognition. We have not argued for recognition of plural marriages. Indeed, the Browns have never asked for multiple marriage licenses,” Turley said.

    “Like many plural families, they have one state license for one marriage but chose to live as a plural family with “spiritual marriages.” In that sense, our case is more like Lawrence v. Texas that was handed down ten years ago.”

    Turley explained, “Having said that, much of the language of the majority clearly resonates with our arguments against the criminalization of private consensual relations. It also speaks to the stigma that is borne by families in being excluded in society. That is an even greater danger when your entire family is declared a criminal enterprise merely because the parents chose to cohabitate as a plural family.”

    He added, “The important thing though is to recognize that the question in our case is closer to the issue resolved by the Supreme Court ten years ago for gay couples in striking down the criminalization of homosexual relationships.”

    U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups ruled in August of 2014 Utah’s ban on polygamy violated the First and 14th Amendments. Similarly, the Supreme Court’s majority opinion that legalized same-sex marriage also pointed to the 14th Amendment. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote for the majority, stated, “The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-State.”

    Academic Frederick deBoer writes in Politico Magazine how the Supreme Court’s decision opens the doors for legal polygamous marriages.




    “The marriage equality movement has been both the best and worst thing that could happen for legally sanctioned polygamy. The best, because that movement has required a sustained and effective assault on ‘traditional marriage’ arguments that reflected no particular point of view other than that marriage should stay the same because it’s always been the same.”

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    That Didn’t Take Long: Man Applies for Marriage License to Marry Second Wife
    Michael Cantrell - July 1, 2015 


    Conservatives, both religious and not, have warned people for a long, long time about how welcoming in same-sex marriage would start a slippery slope down, down, down, when it comes to morality, a point which earned us all a lot of mockery.

    Well, here you go, exhibit A ... From TheBlaze: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015...ave-two-wives/

    A Montana man has applied for a marriage license so he can legally wed his second wife.

    Nathan Collier of Billings said Wednesday that last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage inspired him to try to force the acceptance of polygamous marriages.

    He says he’ll sue the state if his application is rejected.
    Collier says Yellowstone County Courthouse officials initially denied the application Tuesday. When he told officials he planned to sue, they said they would consult with the county attorney before giving him a final answer.

    Please fasten your seat belts and make sure your tray tables are in the upright position, because we’re in for a bumpy ride, folks.

    This is only the beginning. It may take a few years — notice I said maybe — but eventually liberal logic will find some way to justify this nonsense, and we’ll soon see group marriage legalized, followed by who-knows-what-else.

    It’s a sad and morally bankrupt world we live in people.

    http://www.youngcons.com/that-didnt-...y-second-wife/
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    How the gay marriage ruling affects Muslims (not what you think)
    Written by Michele Hickford, Editor-in-Chief on July 2, 2015


    As we mentioned last week, this ruling by the Supreme Court on gay marriage will have many unintended consequences. http://allenbwest.com/2015/06/yeehaw...erals-explode/

    The Court used Section 1 of the Fourteen Amendment to justify its argument, which reads: Amendment XIV Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law, which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

    “By using the Constitution in such a manner, the Court argues that the Due Process Clause extends “certain personal choices central to individual dignity and autonomy.”
    The key is “certain personal choices.”

    Last week we caused a firestorm with an article about how those who are “minor attracted” – the term du jour for pedophiles – have for some time been seeking the same sort of acceptance for their “certain personal choices” as the LGBT community and its “certain personal choices.” http://allenbwest.com/2015/07/could-...rriage-ruling/

    Well, there’s another group of historically “minor attracted” people who have as part of their religious law the acceptance of marriage to children: Muslims.

    Oh yes, the apologists will say well, in the 7th century EVERYone married young girls. It was normal then. But it’s not so un-normal now.

    In 2011, Muslim cleric Bilal Philips, was recorded by the UK’s Channel 4’s Dispatches advocating the rape of children when he said http://allenbwest.com/2015/07/could-...rriage-ruling/

    “The prophet Muhammad practically outlined the rules regarding marriage prior to puberty, with his practice he clarified what is permissible and that is why we shouldn’t have any issues about an older man marrying a younger woman, which is looked down upon by this [Western] society today, but we know that Prophet Muhammad practiced it, it wasn’t abuse or exploitation, it was marriage.”
    (And by the way, if you are not yet an Islamophobe, watch this video and you will be.)

    In fact, because of Sharia Law, six countries have passed legislation that allows child marriage, including Saudi Arabia (which has NO minimum age), and that European model of modernity, Turkey, whose minimum age for girls is an ancient 12. http://www.rawa.org/temp/runews/2011...countries.html

    Just so you know, the Pew Research Center projects there will be more than one million Muslims in the U.S. by the year 2030. Many of those Muslim’s lives will be controlled to one degree or another by Sharia Law which conflicts with our traditions, our state laws, and even our Constitution in many ways.

    Court cases that involve conflicts between civil law and Sharia law have been on the rise in America, and many states have introduced bills banning courts from accommodating Sharia law.

    But those bills have been stalled by well-financed challenges in court by Muslim groups that also campaign against politicians who sponsor and/or support such bills. Oklahoma’s law banning Sharia law from courts has been struck down, and only seven other states (Louisiana, Arizona, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Kansas and Alabama) have been able to pass Sharia law-limiting legislation, and only after watering them to not even mention the word, “Sharia.”

    What chance do you think the courts will have in defending against this “certain personal choice?” Heck, polygamists are already making legitimate claims for acceptance.

    Stay tuned.

    http://allenbwest.com/2015/07/could-...rriage-ruling/
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    12-year-old conservative Has BLISTERING attack on George Takei’s racist comments
    Written by Michele Hickford, Editor-in-Chief on July 2, 2015

    As The Hill reports, Actor and gay rights advocate George Takei is slamming Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas after his dissent to last week’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide claimed that the government can neither give nor take away human dignity. http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...n-in-blackface

    “He is a clown in blackface sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that angry,” the former “Star Trek” star said in an interview with Fox 10 this week in Phoenix, standing alongside his longtime partner and husband.
    Now, disagreeing with Justice Thomas’ comments is one thing, but does Mr.Takei really need to resort to racist mudslinging to make his point? Well, let’s just let black conservative activist CJ Pearson tell you how he REALLY feels about it.



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    Anyone who believes in universal freedom, not selective freedom, should support both the rights of people to be gay as well as be armed for self defense.

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    Ore. Silences Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbians

    They are no longer legally allowed to speak out


    July 2 2015


    Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian finalized a preliminary ruling today ordering Aaron and Melissa Klein, the bakers who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, to pay $135,000 in emotional damages to the couple they denied service.

    “This case is not about a wedding cake or a marriage,” Avakian wrote. “It is about a business’s refusal to serve someone because of their sexual orientation. Under Oregon law, that is illegal.”

    In the ruling, Avakian placed an effective gag order on the Kleins, ordering them to “cease and desist” from speaking publicly about not wanting to bake cakes for same-sex weddings based on their Christian beliefs.

    “This effectively strips us of all our First Amendment rights,” the Kleins, owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, which has since closed, wrote on their Facebook page. “According to the state of Oregon we neither have freedom of religion or freedom of speech.”

    The cease and desist came about after Aaron and Melissa Klein participated in an interview with Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins. During the interview, Aaron said among other things, “This fight is not over. We will continue to stand strong.”

    Lawyers for plaintiffs, Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, argued that in making this statement, the Kleins violated an Oregon law banning people from acting on behalf of a place of public accommodation (in this case, the place would be the Kleins’ former bakery) to communicate anything to the effect that the place of public accommodation would discriminate.

    >>> For more on religious liberty and same-sex marriage, see Ryan T. Anderson’s new book, “Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom.”

    Administrative Law Judge Alan McCullough, who is employed by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries and was appointed by Avakian, threw out the argument in the “proposed order” he issued back in April.

    But today, Avakian, who was in charge of making the final ruling in the case—and is also an elected politician—reversed that decision.

    >>> Emails Raise Questions About Bias in Case Against Sweet Cakes by Melissa

    “The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries hereby orders [Aaron and Melissa Klein] to cease and desist from publishing, circulating, issuing or displaying, or causing to be published … any communication to the effect that any of the accommodations … will be refused, withheld from or denied to, or that any discrimination be made against, any person on account of their sexual orientation,” Avakian wrote.

    The Kleins’ lawyer, Anna Harmon, was shocked by the provision.

    “Brad Avakian has been outspoken throughout this case about his intent to ‘rehabilitate’ those whose beliefs do not conform to the state’s ideas,” she told The Daily Signal. “Now he has ruled that the Kleins’ simple statement of personal resolve to be true to their faith is unlawful. This is a brazen attack on every American’s right to freely speak and imposes government orthodoxy on those who do not agree with government sanctioned ideas.”
    Hans von Spakovsky, a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, called the order “outrageous” and said citizens of Oregon should be “ashamed.”

    “This order is an outrageous abuse of the rights of the Kleins to freely practice their religion under the First Amendment,” he said.


    It is exactly this kind of oppressive persecution by government officials that led the pilgrims to America. And Commissioner Avakian’s order that the Kleins stop speaking about this case is even more outrageous—and also a fundamental violation of their right to free speech under the First Amendment.
    Avakian would have fit right in as a bureaucrat in the Soviet Union or Red China. Oregon should be ashamed that such an unprincipled, scurrilous individual is a government official in the state.

    The case began in February 2013 when Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer filed a complaint against the Kleins for refusing to bake them a wedding cake.

    At the time of the refusal, same-sex marriage had not yet been legalized in Oregon.

    The Bowman-Cryers’ complaint went to the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, which is in charge of defending the law that prohibits businesses from refusing service to customers based on their sexual orientation, among other characteristics, called the Equality Act of 2007.

    In January 2014, the agency found the Kleins unlawfully discriminated against the couple because of their sexual orientation. In April, McCullough recommended they pay $75,000 to Rachel and $60,000 to Laurel.

    In order to reach the total amount, $135,000, Rachel and Laurel submitted a long list of alleged physical, emotional and mental damages they claim to have experienced as a result of the Kleins’ unlawful conduct.

    Examples of symptoms included “acute loss of confidence,” “doubt,” “excessive sleep,” “felt mentally raped, dirty and shameful,” “high blood pressure,” “impaired digestion,” “loss of appetite,” “migraine headaches,” “pale and sick at home after work,” “resumption of smoking habit,” “shock” “stunned,” “surprise,” “uncertainty,” “weight gain” and “worry.”

    In their Facebook post, the Kleins signaled their intention to appeal Avakian’s ruling, writing, “We will not give up this fight and we will not be silenced,” already perhaps putting themselves at risk of violating the cease and desist.

    http://dailysignal.com/2015/07/02/st...nes-them-135k/
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