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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here

The Weekly Upchuck June 21, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

Begin The Crusades

Education

Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • #UncleTom Black pro-gun pastor, E. W. Jackson, tells Fox: ‘Hate crime’ means shooter is prejudiced against ‘biblical views’ — not race
  • #ForTheLoveOfGod 30 of the Most Violent Exhortations from the Bible, Torah and Quran
  • #HittingBottom Sandy Rios of The American Family Association: Obama ‘Enjoyed’ Charleston Shooting
  • #EwwwwJackson Fox News pastor EW Jackson links gay people to #CharlestonShooting, says they created anti-Christian climate
  • #OilySickSlick Texas Oil Exec Stops His Car to Punch a Gay Pedestrian Unconscious

Fifty Shades Of Lies And Propaganda

  • #OrkinMan Tom DeLay fears martial law is coming, hails Cliven Bundy over armed standoff
  • #OrkinRedux Tom DeLay pledges to defy the “ten” justices on the Supreme Court over marriage equality
  • #FalseFlag Lindsey Graham downplays race after black church shooting: People ‘looking for Christians to kill them’
  • #Goebbelesque Why (Racist) Conservatives Only Talk About ‘Religious Liberty’ Re Charleston

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • #PropheticPoop Apparently, American Pharoah’s Triple Crown is a prophetic sign that Christians are poised to take over the culture
  • #NastyRacistAssholes NRA board member blames Charleston shooting deaths on pastor’s vote against guns in churches

If Media’s The Message

  • #HasHeReadTheBible? Fox pundit warns of polygamy if marriage laws aren’t based on ‘scripture’
  • #TheComfortOfHate Ray Comfort has a new movie coming out aimed at helping Christians defend their “convictions about homosexuality and gay marriage.”
  • #MarxistInTheFOXhole Fox host freaks out over ‘Marxist’ Pope Francis: He is ‘the most dangerous person on the
  • #SavageIgnoramus Michael Savage: Pope Francis Like False Prophet ‘Directing Mankind To Worship The Antichrist’
  • #AmberGrainsOfHomophobia Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson furious about the LGBT “freak show,” Caitlyn Jenner’s transition
  • #HereATrollThereATroll Houston man trolls airwaves with anti-gay ads
  • #DoocyDoozer Fox’s Steve Doocy: In the wake of Charleston, we must arm our pastors and priests.- it’s an attack on Christians
  • #TruthBusters Fox News contributor dismisses claim that #CharlestonShooting was racial hate crime, says it’s about abortion rights

Israel, End Times And Hagee

  • #SpawnOfBill Anne Graham Lotz says gay marriage is Satanic and pushing the world into the End Times
  • #BecauseEndTimes Greg Laurie on Israel and End Times Prophecy: ‘America Needs Israel More Than Israel Needs America’
  • #DanceWithTheirDevil Israeli schools are using a Bible curriculum designed by Hobby Lobby’s team of Evangelical scholars
  • #WakeUpDiaspora! Israel’s Religion Minister: ‘Reform Jews Are a Disaster to the Nation’
  • #ComeOneComeAllAndJoinTheApocalyse When it comes to inciting a clash of civilizations, no one trumps the fundie Xtians
  • #BeginTheEnd Israel Church Set Ablaze in Possible Jewish Extremist Attack
  • #UppingTheAnte Netanyahu refuses U.S. request to disavow Michael Oren’s claims Obama abandoned Israel

LGBT Issues

  • #BoycottLouisiana Bobby Jindal will not be deterred: Standing firm against SSM
  • #WhatAFeteItWillBe 175,000 Pledge To Party If Anti-Gay Australia Couple Divorces Over Same-Sex Marriage
  • #WhyAreThereSoManySongsAboutRainbows? Homophobic “Christian” Threatens to Call Police On Widow
  • #InTheirFaces Baltimore Woman Vows To Make Her ‘Relentlessly Gay’ Yard Even Gayer After Homophobic Note

Politics Nation

  • #BatsInHisBelfry Greg Gianforte, aspiring Republican governor of Montana, urges college students to reject policy that favors savings plans and retirement options because, like Noah, Christians have “an obligation to work” until they are hundreds of years old
  • RememberThis? Jebya Tells Pamela Geller He Will ‘Trust His Brother’ to Deal With the ‘Islamic Threat’
  • #PureFroth Rick Santorum says he will fight a court ruling for gay marriage as part of “protecting children”
  • #BringsToMindPedophileForHuckabee Rick Santorum asked about child molestation, answers by boasting about his opposition to gay marriage
  • #PartyOfFools Why Bush, Rubio Can’t Quit the Radical Right
  • #SprigOHate FRC’s Peter Sprigg cannot support Donald Trump in his run for president because Trump invited Catilyn Jenner to be a judge at the Miss USA Pageant.
  • #JustDoIt JEB OPPOSES FRANCIS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AT HIS PERIL
  • #BecauseTheyVote If US nones are growing, why does the Republican campaign often feel like a revival meeting?
  • #BecauseGOP Why Do Republican Officials Keep Partnering With Christian-Nation Extremist David Lane?
  • #LovesGlocksHatesHumanity Huckabee: If Only Somebody in That Prayer Meeting Had a Concealed Carry…
  • #RacistToTheMarrow Lindsey Graham: The Confederate flag is “part of who we are” in South Carolina — even if “it’s a racist symbol”
  • #NeverForget Jeb Bush Brags About Interfering In Schiavo Case At Conservative Conference
  • #HawkALoogie Huckabee: ‘One Racist Lunatic’ Doesn’t Mean The Confederate Flag Is Problematic
  • #RacistPedophileLovingPig Huckabee: South Carolina Can’t Be Racist Because They Elected Haley And Scott
  • #BigFrothyPussy Rick Santorum won’t say if he thinks the Confederate Flag should come down. His opinion is that he should keep his mouth shut and look the other way. Rick Santorum is a coward.

Religion Gone Mad Gone Bad

Sausage Makers And Their Sausage

  • #HotMess GOP Rep. Jody Hice claims that secularism breeds Big Government, divorce, crime and gang violence
  • #StateElectionsMatter Michigan lawmaker Gary Glenn wants school officials held criminally liable for teaching students about homosexuality
  • #AndHeNeverWIll Iowa’s Governor Branstad is the only man in the state who can authorize payment for an abortion He’s never done so.

  • #PersistenceAndTheLongGame Michigan Republicans Cindy Gamrat & Todd Courser introduce bills setting the stage for “RFRA for Marriage”
  • #GoodChristianManspeak Bobby Jindal Attacks President Obama’s Gun Violence Comments As ‘Completely Shameful’
  • #RacistPigs Mike Huckabee, Lindsey Graham and Rick Perry have all defended states flying the Confederate flag
  • #RememberPencesFolly IBM Punishes Louisiana For Governor’s Anti-Gay Executive Order

Scandal

Science/History – - Or Not

  • #TangledUpInMiley Creationist Ken Ham on Miley Cyrus’ sex life: If evolution is true, why not involve an animal?
  • #Truthbomb The Founders Loathed Superstition and We Were Never a Christian Nation
  • #Boom! How Pope Francis just destroyed the GOP’s religious con artists

Theocracy Rising

  • #WontStand Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic Laws
  • #AntiAmerican Matt Staver: Christians Must Stand Their Ground, ‘Disobey’ Unjust Laws Limiting Religious Freedom
  • #WhatsNext?TheGuillotines? When the Creation Museum is named a ‘top workplace,’ we’re in trouble
  • #TheocracyRisen Sen. James Lankford will receive the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship’s Distinguished Christian Statesman Award at a ceremony on Capitol Hill
  • #GameOn Southern Baptists declare ‘spiritual warfare’ on Supreme Court with resolution denying marriage authority
  • #BiblicalLaw Texas GOPers Take Anti-Constitutional Position on Supreme Court and Marriage
  • #GrandOldPukes NH GOPers demand RNC official shut up or resign after learning she supports gay marriage
  • #TheocracyAlert Jeb Bush Says Catholic Dogma Trumps US Government
  • #GohmertsTheocraticPile Louie Gohmert tells the Supreme Court: Jesus’ law more important than constitutional law

Antidotes

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76 U.S. Colleges Are Investigating Campus Rape and Violence

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My attention spiked when I heard Melissa Harris-Perry interviewing one of the thousands of inappropriately touched or the tragic numbers about violence and women in university. And the military, then humans.

On Melissa Harris-Perry over at NSNBC, she gave phenomenal depth on the topic of rape a lot of attention.

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An Oklahoman man accused of assaulting 8 or more women and girls, and he's still hunting. Getting kind of dangerous out there anyway.

Melissa Harris-Perry of highlighted details an alarming new case out of Oklahoma involving African American women and a cop accused of repeated sexual abuse.

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Crowdpac, the Latest Way to Digitally Match Donor and Politician

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Republican Math

Just in time for the 2014 mid-terms, Crowdpac was invented to help the voter filter and find candidates they are in ideological and practical political harmony.

One of the Crowdpac co-founders was on The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, and had some fascinating insights to the new online resource to share with a soon-departing Chuck Todd.

Seems like a political version of Match dot com. You plug in your beliefs and the specifics of your politics and peccadillos … in the wake of Citizens United and other SCROTUS insults to the American voter.

braceyourselves

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What Man in His Right Mind Wants Four More Wives?

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Of course, it's a question best posed for Orthodox Utah.

It's a great article, at Addicting Info, catch it all here, but these excerpts are a little scary. The Church of the Latter Day Saint$ has a whole lotta' growing up to do before they are truly inclusive.

Utah’s attorney general said Wednesday he was considering an appeal of a U.S. federal judge’s ruling that declared part of Utah’s bigamy law unconstitutional and which sided with the star of reality television show “Sister Wives” and his four wives.

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes’ office said in a statement that attorneys were reviewing the ruling and could file an appeal in coming weeks.

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Now I followed Big Love rather religiously when it ran through HBO the first time, and as much crazy that went on on that program, truth is always stranger than fiction. Hands down.

U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups on Wednesday finalized a December ruling that struck down a section of the law that bars consenting adults from living together in a romantic arrangement and criminalizes their intimate sexual relationships.

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And could you imagine the alimony figures? The Mormons are a 'plainer' people historically, but I think I'd wager that the Roman Catholic Church could go toe to toe for assets.

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