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Just How Crazy Are Far-Right Christians?

Far-right Christians scare the fuck out of me, because I believe they use their faith as a way to be dumb and bigoted. For instance, who in the world can hate antidiscrimination laws? Oh, , of course.

A Christian group based in Southern California sued the state Tuesday to overturn a law that prohibits discrimination against gays in schools.

Murrieta-based Advocates for Faith and Freedom filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in San Diego. It was joined by the Northern California chapter of Alliance Defense Fund, an Arizona-based Christian legal group.

The groups filed suit on behalf of several teachers and a student who claim the law, which was passed this year, is unconstitutionally vague and violates student privacy by changing the definition of gender in California’s education code.

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November 28, 2007 Posted by | Christian Right, Gay Rights, Insane Peeps | Leave a comment

Stop With The Outrage

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Sometimes you see advocacy groups go fuckin’ bat shit insane so that their cause gets acceptance, and today, we have one of those .

The pets of Palm Beach Community College employees will qualify for discounted group medical insurance beginning in January, but domestic partners are still barred from receiving similar benefits.

School officials sent a memo last week explaining the new voluntary pet benefit available via payroll deduction through the private company Veterinary Pet Insurance.

Full-time college employees can receive a 5 percent discount on services because of the college’s enrollment in the program, which covers dogs and cats, but also hedgehogs, frogs, guinea pigs, geckos, iguanas and sugar gliders – small flying mammals native to Australia.

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November 26, 2007 Posted by | Gay Marriage, Gay Rights | Leave a comment