Sunday, October 4, 2015
Marriage equality

Pope Did Not Give Unconditional Support To Clerk In Gay Marriage Row: Vatican

The Vatican is backing away from the controversy, saying that Kim Davis was one of “several dozen” people that Pope Francis met — and he wasn’t the one who invited her.

October 2, 2015

Pope Secretly Met Kentucky Clerk Over Gay Marriage Licenses

Davis said knowing that the pope agreed with what she was doing “kind of validates everything.”

September 30, 2015

Kentucky Clerk In Gay Marriage Dispute Switches To Republican Party

Kim Davis was once a longtime Democrat in eastern Kentucky — but she’s now a national hero to Republicans.

September 25, 2015

Endorse This: The Book Of Kim Davis’ Job

If a clerk refuses to issue legal documents according to the relevant requirement of the law — then maybe she isn’t actually good at her job.

September 24, 2015
Ted Cruz caricature

This Week In Crazy: Beyond The GOP Debate

The twin GOP debates on Wednesday night were a five-hour opera of posturing nuttiness — but far from the only conservative inanity on display this week.

September 18, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Supreme Court Hazing?

Stephen Colbert had a point for Justice Stephen Breyer: Cameras in the court would sure help to promote their books.

September 15, 2015
Bernie Sanders Netroots Nation BlackLivesMatter

Sanders Preaches Message Of Morality And Justice At Liberty University

At Liberty University, Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sought to make his brand of democratic socialism palatable to an audience of conservative Christians.

September 14, 2015
A protester holds a sign in support of Kim Davis outside the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead

Kentucky County Clerk Won’t Authorize, Or Block, Marriage Licenses

Davis said she doubted the validity of the licenses that are set to be issued, which she said would state that they are being issued under U.S. District Judge David Bunning’s order.

September 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Undecided 2016’

Stephen Colbert highlighted the merchandise being sold by the presidential campaigns, and presented his own idea for an alternative branded merchandise.

September 10, 2015
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis celebrates her release from the Carter County Detention center in Grayson Kentucky

Kim Davis And The Iowa-Or-Bust Syndrome

Christian conservatives are the most dominant group in Iowa’s GOP caucuses. Thus, the crazy contest to champion born-again, evangelical causes.

September 10, 2015
Kim Davis hugs her attorney Mathew Stave after walking out of jail in Grayson Kentucky

What A Performance In Kentucky

Crying and laughing at the same time, Kim Davis acted as if it was all she could do to collect herself after her emancipation. Great showmanship on her part.

September 10, 2015

Eye Of The Copyright: Huckabee And Kim Davis Told To Back Off Rock Song

Mike Huckabee and Kim Davis might believe in the sanctity of heterosexual marriage — but they apparently don’t believe in the sanctity of intellectual property.

September 9, 2015

Endorse This: Cruz Controlled

Just remember that there is something even more sacred than marriage: the campaign photo-op.

September 9, 2015

Judge Releases Kim Davis From Jail; Rapturous Supporters Praise Her Courage

A Kentucky judge ordered the release Tuesday of Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who had been jailed for refusing to comply with a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

September 8, 2015
Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson

Jailed Kentucky Clerk Seeks Emergency Injunction In Gay Marriage Case

“The governor’s refusal to take elementary steps to protect religious liberties has now landed Kim Davis in jail,” Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver said.

September 7, 2015

‘Religious Liberty’ Looks A Lot Like Intolerance From Here

It is not just gay men and lesbians who are threatened by the so-called “religious liberty” movement — it’s all of us.

September 7, 2015
David Jordan, a member of Chirst Fellowship in North Carolina, preaches in support of the prayer rally at the Carter County Detention Center for Rowan County clerk Kim Davis in Grayson

Kentucky Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Starts New Appeal

“The contempt order itself was unlawful,” Roger Gannam, a lawyer for Kim Davis, told Reuters.

September 6, 2015

Endorse This: Love Wins (With A Court Order)

Bearing witness to these unions were a legion of news cameras, capturing another small victory for marriage equality.

September 4, 2015
Glenn Beck caricature

This Week In Crazy: What Will You Say ‘When Daddy Comes Home’?

Summer is winding to a close, and sanity is in short supply.

September 4, 2015
Rowan County Kentucky Clerk  Kim Davis

Clerk Kim Davis Will Be A Lonely Footnote in History

Tricky business, this righteous outrage. You have to be so careful not to sound like a hypocrite while you’re deriding hypocrisy.

September 3, 2015
marriage equality

The Four-Time Bride Who Won’t Let Gays Get Married

Why would people want to deny others rights and happiness in their personal lives, which should be none of their business?

September 3, 2015

Kentucky Clerk Continues To Deny Marriage Licenses, Defying Court Order

In a brief but tense encounter between Davis and a couple dozen marriage equality demonstrators, the clerk repeatedly said she was not issuing licenses.

September 1, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

Biden Backers Eye Gay Support, Money For Presidential Bid

Biden’s cheerleaders see an opening for the vice president. In 2012, he surprised the White House by endorsing gay marriage during a television interview, forcing Obama to come out in support of same-sex unions earlier than he had planned.

August 28, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Beware The Gaystapo Goon Squad!

Homophobes, misogynists, bigots… what a wonderful world.

August 14, 2015
LGBT marriage equality

Get Government Out Of Marriage Altogether

What is it about this thing called marriage that justifies a grab bag of legal benefits?

July 28, 2015
Menu Title