Sponsor of Anti-Marriage Equality Initiative 1192 Campaigns on His Courtroom Failures

By: Wednesday June 13, 2012 4:33 pm

Stephen Pidgeon is the primary sponsor of anti-gay Initiative 1192. If it gets on the November ballot, I-1192 will ask voters in Washington state to reinstate a re-worded version of the state DOMA law that was repealed by the recently-passed marriage equality law. Mr. Pidgeon is also a GOP candidate for Washington state attorney general. [...]

Marriage Discrimination Initiative Backer to Gays: “You shall not sacrifice your pig on our altar!”

By: Monday June 4, 2012 2:48 pm

National Organization for Marriage’s Preserve Marriage Washington and Washington’s Catholic hierarchy, sponsors of Referendum 74, are trying to distract the public from the narrow religious-right worldview that drives their anti-civil marriage equality efforts with talk of families and tradition. They avoiding speaking plainly about their religious belief that gays are an abomination worthy of death, [...]

Local Anti-Gays Losing Relevance as NOM Grabs Control of Washington’s Anti-Gay Ballot Measures

By: Tuesday May 8, 2012 2:32 pm

Gary Randall is being sidelined by Washington, D.C.-based National Organization for Marriage, and is trying to look relevant. Why else would he, the president of Faith and Freedom Network, offer this information to the public unless he’s worried that he won’t get credit for his role in the effort to force two anti-gay marriage measures [...]

NOM Collaborator Ken Hutcherson Says Good Parenting Means Beating the Gay Out of Your Kid

By: Tuesday April 17, 2012 12:33 pm

National Organization for Marriage’s recently-released strategy documents recommend that opponents of marriage equality “drive a wedge between gays and blacks” and “provoke the gay marriage base into responding by denouncing these spokesmen and women as bigots”. The documents also show that NOM earmarked funds for an “outreach coordinator to identify children of gay parents willing [...]

Jesus Hates

By: Sunday April 15, 2012 12:43 pm

Here is a textbook example of what projecting one’s own opinions onto a religious figure looks like. The writer of the following letter to the editor of the Spokane, Washington Spokesman-Review objects to the City Council of Spokane, Washington consideration of a resolution in support of Washington’s marriage equality law. The new law is under [...]

Ken Hutcherson Thinks Horses Can Consent to Marriage

By: Thursday March 15, 2012 4:40 pm

Dr. Ken Hutcherson apparently thinks that horses can consent to marriage. Hutcherson is a Seattle-area pastor and official spokesperson for the Initiative 1192 campaign to reinstate a ban on civil marriage for same-sex couples in Washington state. In a recent blog post, Hutcherson opined (emphasis added): With petitions circulating for an initiative and a referendum [...]

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