Friday, October 24, 2014

'Idaho wedding chapel false panic backfires on anti-gay groups' & other Friday midday news briefs

Coeur d'Alene Says Hitching Post Is Exempt From Gay Rights Law - And this controversy is over. In their attempt to create a false panic about owners of a wedding chapel being sent to jail for not marrying same-sex couples. the anti-gay Alliance Defending Freedom actually sabotaged their own efforts from the get-go. It was the ADF which helped the chapel create the "news business model" the article alludes to. However the organization did so in an attempt to create a test case on "religious liberty" vs. lgbt equality. 
North Carolina Lawmakers Consider ‘License To Discriminate’ For State Marriage Officiants - Batten down the hatches. As we gain the right to marry in more states, this sort of thing is going to gain traction. ESPECIALLY if Republicans gain control of the Senate.  

Eugene Delgaudio: Gays Will Make It Legal To 'Rape And Murder Young Boys' - Delgaudio doesn't really believe this crap. He only does it to raise money, which makes the entire thing a bit more insidious and nauseating.  

Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions - Another wall falls.