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Category Archives for religious right
The debate over the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance in San Antonio appears headed to a possible conclusion when the city council votes on Thursday. As expected, the religious right has engaged in a great deal of misinformation and fear mongering during the debate, either at public hearings, in the press, via social media or through Ken […]
This is a big week for equality in San Antonio. On Thursday the city council will take a final vote on a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance that would add protections for the LGBT community. Here’s coverage from the San Antonio Current to bring you up to speed on matters. As you can tell by the story, […]
This is what rapidly changing attitudes and a shift toward acceptance and equality across the country, and even in Texas, will (potentially) do to the stridently anti-gay religious right. The San Antonio-Express News is out with a story this week about the Alamo City’s efforts to pass a non-discrimination ordinance that, among other things, says […]
As we write this there is mass confusion surrounding the fate of Senate Bill 5, the restrictive anti-choice measure the far right was pushing at the Texas Legislature and that state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Ft. Worth, was trying to stop with a 13-hour filibuster that made nationwide headlines. But what we are certain about right […]
The Great Recession of 2007-09 affected fundraising for far-right groups in in Texas in different ways, an analysis of tax records shows. Like most nonprofits across the country, nearly all of the far-right groups the Texas Freedom Network monitors in this state saw declines in fundraising that ranged from temporary blips to severe shortfalls between […]
TFN just sent the following alert to our members regarding SBOE Chair Barbara Cargill’s testimony before the Senate Committee on Nominations. To sign up to get these alerts, click here. Senator Watson’s tough questions produce promises from Cargill. Will she keep them? Barbara Cargill got tough questions and made some new commitments when the Senate […]
Texas Lawmaker Sticks Up for Hobby Lobby’s Anti-Birth Control Crusade, Wants Taxpayers to Pay the Bill
A leading candidate for the most outrageous bill of this year’s legislative session in Texas is HB 649, filed today by state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, who is valiantly sticking up for a big corporation’s refusal to comply with the law and, while he’s at it, intruding in a woman’s private medical decisions. This all […]
Given the contemptible blame game the religious right has chosen to engage in since last week’s horrible incident at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., the image below of a new gun store in El Paso caught our attention. The juxtaposition of Bible verses next to announcements of “SATURDAY PSYCHO” sales for a $4.99 box […]
John McTernan, Pennsylvania founder of Defend and Proclaim the Faith ministries, says Hurricane Sandy is only the latest example of how God is punishing America: God is systematically destroying America. Just look at what has happened this year. There was an incredible heatwave and drought that destroyed massive amounts of the crops. This drought has […]
Churches and religious organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office. The above is from the Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Guide for Churches and Religious Organizations. Pretty straight-forward. So how does that jibe with […]