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 15, 2015
Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues
- #ItCanHappenHere: Abortion Bans Are Putting Women Behind Bars
- #SomethingsRottenAtYourLocalPCC: The Epidemic of Lying at Crisis Pregnancy Centers Exposes the Moral Rot in the Anti-Choice Movement
- #AintItTheTruth? The Pro-Life Movement: Reframing “Life” to Suit Their Agenda
- #FamilyPlanningMyBippy: Texas Budget Rider Nearly Doubles Funding for Pregnancy Care Centers at the Same Time Making It Increasingly More Difficult To Get an Abortion At All
- #BaringHerSoul: Arizona lawmaker has to reveal a dark secret to school wingnut conservatives about abortion
- #StandingUpToGodsArmy: Clinic escorts are the first line of defense against abortion protesters. At Mississippi’s Pink House, it’s a dangerous job.
- #There’sStupid,ThenTheresEvilStupid: Partially funded by your tax dollars. ‘Crisis Pregnancy Center’ Tells Woman Her IUD Was A Baby
- #ChristianHigherLearning? Football players wear KKK robes during team-building event at Illinois evangelical college
- #Wondrin’WhereMightThisLead: Kansas bill would criminalize teachers for providing certain material to students
- #CactileCult: University of Arizona Investigates Allegations That a Campus Church Group Is an ‘Insidious’ Cult: Faith Christian Church has been accused by ex-members of public shaming and financial coercion.
- #ABCSOfJesus: When the “fine line” between church and state in public schools means no line at all
- #MeanwhileOverInTheCountryKnownAsTexas: Texas public school official says students will continue to hear Bible verses every morning
- #NeverWiseToBendToFundies: NYC’s plan for prayer break in pre-K classes raises concerns
Fifty Shades of Hate
- #FranklyPuking: Franklin Graham Says That Obama’s Mother ‘Must Have Been A Muslim’
- #BrotherlyHateInPhilly: Transit ads linking Nazism and Islam may soon run in Philadelphia
- #ComingSoonToTheTownThatBroughtYouJosesphSmith: Coming soon to Salt Lake City: An international festival of bigotry
Fifty Shades Of Lying Propaganda
- #Word-Smith-ingJoe: The Mormon Church’s Gay Rights Charade – Provisional support of certain LGBT legal protections—with conditions.
Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad
- #BryBryLePuke: Bryan Fischer: Homosexuality Causes Blindness
If Media’s The Message
- #SpoilerAlert: America is NOT a Christian nation.
- #PutzyPornoPete: LaBarbera: GOP Will Fall If It Stops Talking About Gay Kisses On TV
- #Who’sPunishingWho: Staver: Boycott Sports Teams That Support Marriage Equality
- #WhatsHeThinking? Mega-disappointing that James Franco plays the role of an ‘ex-gay’ pastor.
- #CurrentPukerFormer NFLer:Fox Sports Analyst Craig James Says Satan Is Behind Movement for LGBT Equality
- #DrHydeIPresume? Op-ed In the New Jersey Star Ledger: Tom Cotton ‘is a Neocon monstrosity out of central casting’
- #AbusingMLK: Alveda King, The Fox News Contributor Who Blames Natural Disasters On Gay Marriage
Israel, End Times And John Hagee
- #CanYouSaySelf-FulfillingProphecy? Evangelicals & ISIS Feel Fine About the End of the World
- #LovingJews ToDeath: We may well see the ‘End of Days’ but sadly, it will be by man’s nuclear
- #Bringin’ItOn: GOP Senator Dismisses Diplomacy With Iran Over Nuclear Program, Suggests War Instead Of Diplomacy
- #TreasonAnyone? Republican Senators Write To Leaders Of Iran, Attempt To Sabotage Nuclear Deal
- #Bringin’ItOn#II: Foreign Minister of Israel: Behead Arabs who aren’t loyal to Israel
- #TheStateOfOurUnionIsTenous: Tom Cotton Doesn’t Give A Sh** About Iran Talks Protocol. But A Lot Of Others Do.
- #FollowTheMoney: “2014: Tom Cotton gets $1M from Kristol’s neocon Emergency Cmtee for Israel; repays debt with Iran letter”
- #WherePoliticsMoney&EndTimesMeet: Senator who spearheaded letter to Iran got $1 million from Kristol’s ‘Emergency C’tee for Israel’
- #SonOfJohnSpews: Matthew Hagee: Gay Marriage ‘Is Taking Away The Ability Of … Society To Survive’
- #AndFatherErupts: John Hagee: Netanyahu’s Speech To Congress Was God’s Warning To America To Stand With Israel Or Face Judgment
- #Meh? Sheldon Adelson “So Israel won’t be a democratic state. So what?”
- #Who’sAfraidOfWWIII?Sen. Graham on Defeating ISIS: ‘This is a Religious War and We Have to Take Sides
- #PeeYouStinky: Hagee sticks his apocalyptic nose in US foreign policy yet again.
- #ThatDuhMoment: Huckajesus Asked To Provide Example Of Negative Impact Of Marriage Equality, Draws A Blank
- #JesusJebThatWasQuick: Jeb jumps aboard the pandering train. So much for bucking the crazies.
- #LooksSexuallyRepressedToMe: Lindsey Graham doing Netanyahu, Israel and Adelson’s bidding: “I Fear Iran More Than ISIS
- #ExcuuuuseHim: Whining Rand Paul Says Gay Marriage ‘Offends’ Him.
- #WalkeringTHeWalk: LOOKING FOR WALKER TO “DO NOTHING” (BUT CARRY A BIG RELIGIOUS STICK) IN 2016 ELECTION
- #CruzingToInfamy: Ted Cruz Touts Anti-Gay Bona Fides To Extremist Group
- #InTheValleyOfJordan(Sekulow): Team Jeb Bush’s Liaison to the Religious Right Is Islamophobic, Opposed to Marriage Equality and Vigorously Anti-Abortion
- #AllAboutThatBase: Jeb’s all about that base,’Bout that base no trouble.
- #RickysEarWhisperer: Rick Perry: God’s Candidate For President
Religion Gone Bad
- #HomelessButGay: Christian university shuts down bake sale benefiting homeless LGBT youth
- #BecauseFreedom: Catholic Church Claims It Can Refuse To Pay Victims Of Sex Abuse Because Of Religious Freedom
- #LiarsGonnaLie: Like crying FIRE in a crowded theater: Franklin Graham Warns Christians in America ‘Persecution Is Coming’
- #ThisChristianDollar: The rest of the world might have responded with scorn, but that will only fuel Creflo Dollar’s faithful supporters.
Same Sex Issues
- #GodsCurse: Catholic bishop: Being born gay isn’t what God intended — it’s like Down’s syndrome
- #NoGeorgiaPeach: Following ARK & ALA, Georgia’s Anti-Gay ‘Right to Discriminate’ Bill Has Passed the Senate
- #ScreamingIntoTheWInd? Oklahoma Democrat Wants to Require Christian Businesses to Post Notice of Anti-Gay
- #ChoosingHate:Pastor Says Being Gay Is A Choice: They Could ‘Wake Up Tomorrow’ And Choose To Be An Axe Murderer
Sausage Makers And Their Sausage
- #KlinkKlankKlunk: Colorado Lawmaker ‘Very Proud’ of South Dakota Legislator Who Compared Planned Parenthood to ISIS
- #CaughtYa! GOP Sneaks Anti-Abortion Language Into Bipartisan Human Trafficking Bill
- #AnythingToStopSSM! House passes bill to abolish Oklahoma marriage licenses
- #Ain’tHeMoral? US judge orders Sands Hotel to hand over documents proving Sheldon Adelson used “prostitution strategy” for Macau resort
- #FlimFlamScammery: Bogus faith healer’s £4 million fraud in US and Canada
- #OopsieHisFamilyValuesAreShowing: Tennessee’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ lawmaker accused of hitting ex-wife w/his car — twice
- #HeReallySaidThis; Arkansas Republican gave adopted girls to rapist because they were ‘possessed by demons’
- #PerkyPuke: Senate GOP Invites FRC’s Tony Perkins To Politicize Hearing On ‘Religious Freedom Abroad’
- #PoofBGone: Arkansas Republican who gave girls to rapist ‘regularly’ performed exorcisms on unruly preschoolers
- #SoDoWeAll: Televangelist Creflo Dollar Needs 200,000 People to Donate $300 Each So He Can Buy $65M Ministry Plane
Science – Or Not
- “Climate change is not a religion. It is not a belief system. It’s a science fact.” EPA’s Gina McCarthy
Supremes And Lower Courts
- #SCROTAL Upchuck: Supreme Court wipes out ruling on Obamacare contraception mandate
- #Reminder:TheConstitutionIsStillValidInAlabama: How Gay Rights Attorneys Will Defeat Chief Justice Roy Moore In Alabama
- #But: Alabama’s Attorney General opposes motion for statewide same-sex marriage order
- #WatchmenOnNotice: Jehovah’s Witnesses charity’s attempt to delay inquiry led to ‘ongoing risks’ to children, says judge
- #Tex-ass: How Texas Became a Conservative Evangelical Powerhouse
- #Ludicrous: Senate GOP invites Tony Perkins, defender of Uganda anti-gay bill, to testify at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing tomorrow on “protecting religious freedom abroad.”
- #FireTHeBastard: After Shaming Gay And Unmarried Female Sailors, Navy Chaplain Wants To Keep At It
- #GodStillWhispersInHisEar: George W Bush makes a surprise, silent appearance at Liberty Counsel’s The Awakening conference
- #IMadMen: How Business Made Us Christian A Christian Nation? Since When?
- #RepentingForIraq? Christers MatStaver and GW introduce Huckajesus at Liberty U’s AwakeningUSA
- Unwelcome “Blessings” Halted at Robins AFB, Georgia
- Personhood’ Legislation Dealt Another Blow, This Time in Iowa
- GOP Lawmaker Warns Women Will Die If Texas Keeps Defunding Planned Parenthood
- Support for Gay Marriage Hits All-Time High — WSJ/NBC News Poll
- Megachurch Pastor Matt Chandler Says ‘Favoritism’ of Wealthy Is as Much a Sin as ‘Murder,’ ‘Adultery’
- Over 300 Prominent Republicans Petition Supreme Court to Legalize Gay Marriage
- Xtian Anti-Fraud Group Goes Global 2 Investigate ‘Religious’ Fraudsters Who Bilk Believers Out of $50 Billion/Yr
- Christian College Tried To Stop Bake Sale For Homeless LGBT Youth, But They Raised Thousands Anyway
- White Christian America in Decline: Why Young People Are Sick of Conservative Religion
- What Happened When I Yelled Back at the “Christians” Calling My Wife a Murderer
- ‘Marlise’s Law’ Would Give Pregnant Texans Advance Directive Rights