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.
The Weekly Upchuck March 8, 2015
Abortion, Contraception And Women
- #FatherKnowsWorst? State Rep Introduces Law Requiring Consent of Father Before Abortion
- #Hosting Upchuck: Virginia Republican Says A Pregnant Woman Is Just A ‘Host,’ Though ‘Some Refer To Them As Mothers’
- BuckeyesAgainstWomen: Abortion Restrictions Complicate Access For Ohio Women
- #TheyreComingForYourUterus: Minnesota’s Birth Control Coverage Protections Would Include Religious Exemption
- #Drip, Drip, Drip: New Mexico Republicans Push Anti-Choice Bills Through House Committees
- #TheBarsTooHigh: Ohio Abortion Providers Now Required to Do Fetal Test That Doesn’t Exist
- #WalkeringTheTalk: Scott Walker Says He Would Sign Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks
- #IfAtFirst: Third Try for Ohio Heartbeat Bill
- #KeepYourEyeOnTheMenBehindTheCurtain: The Latest Anti-Choice Strategy: Less Planned Parenthood Bashing, More Insurance Bans
- #ExtremeKaKa: Extremists Push to Make It Even Harder to Access Abortion Care in Texas
- TooExhaustingForWords: Colorado Debates Whether IUDs Are Contraception Or Abortion
- #ZealotsAmongUs: West Virginia Republicans Override Governor To Pass 20-Week Abortion Ban joining 10 others to ban abortions after this point.
- #EggOnHamsFace: Scientists unearth jawbone of one of the very first humans. Sorry, creationists, it’s way more than 10k years old
- #HamInMyUpchuck: Ken Ham says the government violated his “freedom” to receive taxpayer subsidies for religious evangelism
- Mr.Stupid Steps Out.
- #TheStupidsStepOut: Creationist rejects discovery of 2.8 million-year-old jawbone: Were scientists there?
- #InsteadOfBurning: Kansas Could Put Teachers In Prison For Assigning Books Prosecutors Don’t Like
- #MoreThanOneWayToSkinACat: f you can’t pray it away, ban it: #MoreThanTwoWaysToSkinACat: South Carolina College Bans Homosexuality After Athletes Come Out as Gay
- #ABleakBleakFuture: Koch Mandates to Cut Education Spending Spread Like a Cancer
- #TGFACLU: Michigan school district seeks chief with ‘strong Christian background’ — until ACLU notices
- #FoundationalUpchuck: At ALEC’s behest,Texas Senate Leaders Lay Out Plan to Destroy Public Education
- #TexasTwaddle: Texas parents rip ‘toxic’ school that shamed educator for ‘female bleeding’ caused by IUD
- #BetTheyWon’tTeachObamasSelmaSpeechInAlabama: Alabama Supreme Court Declares School Choice Program Constitutional
Fifty Shades Of Hate
- #SheReallySaidThis: Radio host: Black lawmakers should be ‘hanging from a noose’ for boycotting Netanyahu’s speech
- #Frank-ly’sDrippingWithHate: Franklin Graham: Muslims Who ‘Hate Israel And Hate Christians’ Run The White House
- #BirtherBrigade: A recent University of California poll found that 54 percent of Republicans think Obama is Muslim.
- #OK.Whatever: Right-Wing Activist who Thinks Monster Energy Drinks are Satanic Interrupts Oklahoma Muslim Event
- #KeepingItClassy: Good Christian Man Pays $200 For Ballot Initiative Requiring Gays Be Shot In Head
- #ThinMintRampage: Girl Scouts Turn Girls Into Lesbians
- #BecauseJesus: Pat Robertson Urges Parents Not To Attend Their Gay Child’s Wedding
- #HypocrisyRising: Matt Barber says you’re a “modern-day Nazi” if you back reproductive choice. Does that include the state of Israel?
- #ChrisitanISISMuch? Angry conservative wishes beheading on Oregon city official who opposes ‘In God We Trust’ display
- #DidntKnowHeWasStillAlive: Hate preacher Louis Farrakhan Blames 9/11 Attacks on ‘Zionist Jews’
Fifty Shades Of Hypocrisy And Lying Propaganda
- #It’sHerPartyAndShe’llCryIfSheWantsTo: Dana Loesch leads religion pity party at CPAC: ‘It’s time to make Christians a protected class’
- #FamilyValuesLivinLarge: 5-time-married TX lawmaker scrawls complaint against judge who allowed same-sex marriage
- #ChristianZionistHypocrisy: Israel’s abortion law now among world’s most liberal
- #TheRightsGoToPhonyTerrorist: Theodore Shoebat Says ISIS Is A Gay Cult And ‘Fags’ Want To Molest Children
- #FauxNewsSpews: Fox News Pundit: Muslim Holidays Discriminate Against Christians
- #AnotherGaffe: Frank Gaffney: Was Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Emailing Muslim Brotherhood Spies?
Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad
- #TheProblemWithVegetarians: Pat Robertson: People Who Are Addicted To Drugs Are ‘Enslaved By Vegetables’
- #CastrationCanBeFun: Spiritual leader allegedly manipulated 400 men into removing testicles to be ‘closer to God’
- #LivesToWail: Pat Robertson: Muslim Neighbors Want To Kill You; Obama Advancing Islam
- #HotMamaForChrist: Woman ‘burning for Jesus’ sets hair on fire and climbs a tree — where she demands drugs and a ride to Kentucky
If Media Is The Message
- #Sigh.Yawn: Bill O’Reilly’s Call for Holy War Just Articulates What the Right Has Been Doing All Along
- #AndTheyPrintedIt: USA Today Columnist Cal Thomas: Gay Marriage Is A Sign of the ‘End Times’
- Israel, End Times Politics And John Hagee
- #LovinZion: More white evangelicals than American Jews say God gave Israel to the Jewish people
- APAC Of Lies: AIPAC‘s instructing its lobbyists to tell lawmakers war w/ Iran is preferable to status quo
- #WorksForNewoCons,MessianicsAndEndTimers: There is only one alternative: continued sanctions, renewed enrichment and in the end military conflict.
- #BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: “Israel’s prime minister is in Washington to build American support, bolster his re-election campaign, and (clandestinely) push for war on Iran.”
- #StayOutOfOurForeignPolicy: Almost a quarter of House Dems will boycott Netanyahu congressional address
- #TheWholeFamDamily: End Times Prophet attends Netanyahu congressional speech
- #UmNo:NationalReview States That Netanyahu, Not Obama, Speaks for Us
- #HeightOfIrony: Fundamentalist/extremist John Hagee calling for a united religious front against extremism.
- #AndThisIsTheTruth: We don’t need Jesus & his band of Dominionists. Humankind is well on the way to destroying the world all on its own.
- #CarsonallyDisabled: Ben Carson: Religion is needed to interpret science because ‘maybe it’s just propaganda’
- #AndSoWeAllLose: Anti-science becomes purely ideological for Republicans
- #DarkHorseCourtingBacker: Washington’s first official 2016 fundraiser, starring Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Adelson
- #ExcuseMe? Prison Sex Proves Homosexuality Is A ‘Choice’: Ben Carson Continues His Tradition Of Making Absurd Anti-Gay Statements
- #SheldonGoesShopping: Rand Paul meets with Sheldon Adelson
- #ButIsShellyDissingRand? Sheldon Adelson Declares War on Rand Paul
- #HeStoopsToPander: Ben Carson is Running From His Gay Prison Sex Statements
- #HuckajesusSpews: Obama Has An ‘Innate Desire To See America A Weaker Country’
- #OrNot: Why Ben Carson‘s comments about prison turning people will gay will help his presidential bid
Religion Gone Bad
- #HoistedOnItsOwnPetard: Brazenly Deranged Right-Wing Christian Organization Nails Itself to Its Own Cross
- #ForSaleAsIs: Christian Homeschoolers Sell Daughter Into Arranged Marriage, Offer Discount Because She’s ‘Damaged’
- #DoesntWorkThereDoesntWorkHere: Study Confirms That Abstinence Education Has Utterly Failed At Preventing AIDS In Africa
- #ChristianVolunteerArmyAnyone? New Player in the ISIS War: Christian Gazillionaire Foster Friess
- #Say.What? Faith Groups Are Trying To Block Emergency Contraception For Raped Migrant Children
- #BlessedIsTheWarmaker: Christian Chaplain Fired for Preaching Compassion and Love Over Violence of American Sniper
Same Sex Issues
- #OrNotPhyll: Founding Mother Of The Conservative Movement and Mother Of Gay Son: LGBT Rights Not Inevitable
- #VaccinateHisMouth: David Barton: The Bible Says There Will Never Be A Vaccine For HIV Because AIDS Is The Penalty For Homosexuality
- #NextUp:Gomorrah? California lawyer files papers for ‘Sodomite Suppression Act’ to save state from ‘God’s just wrath’
- #HatingInJesus’Name: Franklin Graham and evangelicals freak out over proposals barring LGBT discrimination in Charlotte
Sausage Makers And Their Sausage
- #RoadTrippingWithJesus? 6 Batsh*t Crazy Right-Wing GOP State Bills
- #SouthernDiscomfort: North Carolina Republicans empower magistrates to refuse to marry blacks, Jews, gays
- #Hold The TP: Georgia ‘License To Discriminate’ Bill Forced Through Committee During Bathroom Break
- #Gohmert’s Pile: Louie Gohmert: Obama Part Of The ‘Ayatollah Caucus’
- #HokieOkie: Oklahoma State Senator: Business owners need “the ability to refuse service (to gays) if it violates their religious convictions.
- #(Un)IntendedConsequences? Alabama GOP bill would allow judges to refuse to marry gay or Jewish couples
- #WalkingTheBase: Scott Walker: ‘I Will Sign’ 20-Week Abortion Ban
- #AndNow: Alabama House Committee Passes Bill Targeting Same-Sex Marriage
- #DeepInTheHeartOfOrwell: Two proposed Texas constitutional amendments threaten real religious freedom.
- #GoodChristianMan: Republican lawmaker who runs a Christian pre-school gave up adopted 6-year-old to a known sexual predator who then raped her.
Supremes And Lower Courts
- #Moore-o-phobic: Alabama Supreme Court Orders Judges to Stop Gay Marriages
- #HereWeGoScrotus: U.S. Supreme Court to hear Ohio same-sex marriage case on April 28 as local officials submit brief
- Nebraska lifts ban on gay people being foster parents
- Miss. Supreme Court Justices want same-sex marriage ban cleared
- Federal judge blocks Nebraska’s same-sex marriage ban
- Hell just froze over: Cardinal Dolan Compares ISIS to Christian terrorists is an ‘accurate’ analogy
- West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban
- Pastor’s Wife Working at Abortion Clinic Hits Back at Critics: When They Become Sin Free … Call Me Back
- Facebook, Google, Apple and others urge Supreme Court to back gay marriage
- Anti-Choice Bills Fail to Gain Support in GOP-Dominated South Dakota
- Obama aims for another Mideast peace push by end of term, White House officials say
- Georgia’s anti-sodomy defender/former Attorney General now lobbying on behalf of Georgia Equality