Friday, June 05, 2015

'Senate won't extend veteran benefits to married gay couples and their children' & other Friday midday news briefs

Senate Rejects Extending Veterans Benefits To Married Gay Couples And Their Kids - This here is some @!%$! Don't tell our fighting men and woman that you appreciate their service and then refuse to give them fair compensation.

‘Transgender, at War and in Love’ - Before anyone succumbs to nonsensical fears regarding transgender men and women in our Armed Forces, they really should see this documentary. Hat tip to my buddy John Becker. 

Air Force Takes A Big Step Toward Allowing Transgender Service - Speaking of which.  

Federal Judge Strikes Down Guam's Gay Marriage Ban - Awesome!!  

Five Insights From A 1961 Documentary On Gay Men That Still Resonate Today - Because lies never die. They just take different forms.  

Alan Keyes: Voting For Gay Marriage Like Voting For The Holocaust - I KNOW that there some sane black conservatives out there somewhere . . . somewhere over the rainbow cause they sure aren't showing themselves.  

Sandy Rios: Duggar And Hastert Are Victims Of 'Systematic Targeting' Of Conservatives - When you see the people that the religious right are propping up as spokespersons . . .

Family Research Council still exploiting actual anti-Christian persecution overseas to fundraise

In an Iranian prison, a man is praying . . . for Christians in America.

In a hidden location in North Korea, a kneeling circle of believers cry out to God . . . for Christians in America.

I know of no stronger evidence of the connection between the persecuted church overseas and the persecuted church in America than this: they are praying for us!

That's why I urge you to allow me to send you a Nasrani Pin as my thank you for your gift to help FRC stand for religious freedom in America as Christian faith comes under growing attack -- and also speak out for the persecuted Christians overseas.
- - Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council in a sleazy fundraising pitch conflating actual incidents of anti-Christian persecution overseas to evangelical Christians in America being told to follow the law like everyone else and serve all customers, gay and straight.