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Victoria Jackson: Obama Probably Muslim 'Since He Supports Abortion And Same-Sex Marriage'

Former SNL star turned wingnut Victoria Jackson is trolling for some attention again following her snub from the show's 40th reunion. From Right Wing Watch: Victoria Jackson: Obama's Gay Marriage Support Proves He's 'An Islamic Jihadist': Right-wing...Show More Summary

Poll finds GOP candidates' opposition to gay marriage a 'deal-breaker' even for Republican voters

The Republican 2016 candidates' lack of support for same-sex marriage was bound to be a drag on them in the general election. But Aaron Blake notes that a new poll has found it's even proving to be a liability with Republican primary...Show More Summary

Opposition To Gay Marriage Becoming Deal-Breaker For GOP Voters In Some States: POLL

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A new poll from NBC News and Marist College suggests that support for same-sex marriage among Republicans may be growing at such a rate as to make opposition to marriage equality a political deal-breaker for the majority of GOP primary...

Obama 'Not A Christian' If He Supports Gay Marriage, Says Bryan Fischer: VIDEO

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The title pretty much says it all: because President Obama supports the right for gay couples to be legally wed in the U.S., AFA bigot Bryan Fischer says that Obama is not actually a Christian. If you ever had any...

David Axelrod: Obama Was For Gay Marriage In 2008

Axelrod writes that he knew Obama was in favor of same-sex marriages during the first presidential campaign, even Obama publicly said he only supported civil unions, not full marriages.

Obama Supported Gay Marriage All Along, Says Obama's Former Political Adviser

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

In a new book, David Axelrod, a political strategist who helped Obama triumph in two presidential campaigns, said Obama opposed gay marriage for political expediency.

Obama Pretended He Opposed Gay Marriage In 2008 Campaign, Adviser Claims

Candidate Barack Obama secretly supported gay marriage while saying just the opposite for political reasons during the 2008 presidential campaign. That’s the contention of key adviser and campaign strategist David Axelrod in a new book called Believer: My 40 Years in Politics. Show More Summary

3 Years After Mayor Refused To Sign Marriage Pledge, Dallas Drags Feet On Equal Benefits For Gay Employees

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Back in 2012, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings declined to join a coalition of mayors who support same-sex marriage. And in 2013, Rawlings refused to allow a City Council vote on a resolution in support of marriage equality. All along, Rawlings'...

David Axelrod: I Advised Obama to Lie About Opposition to Gay Marriage to Get Elected

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As many suspected at the time given his support for it on a questionnaire filled out when he was an Illinois state senate candidate in 1996, President Obama was already fully evolved in his support for same-sex marriage in 2008,...

Obama concealed support for gay marriage

During his first run for president, Obama reportedly pretended to oppose same-sex marriage.

From the Dept. of "No Shit": Obama Never Opposed Same-Sex Marriage

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

TPM: Barack Obama was "bullshitting" his opposition to gay marriage and support for civil unions during his 2008 presidential campaign, according to a new book authored by former senior White House adviser David Axelrod. Time magazine...Show More Summary

Former adviser claims Obama lied about his support for gay marriage

One of Barack Obama's closest former advisers claims in a new book that the president misled the country when he claimed he didn't support same-sex marriage. David Axelrod, the former adviser, said Obama actually supported legalizing gay marriage since at least 1996, when he filled out a campaign questionnaire that addressed the issue. Show More Summary

DAVID AXELROD: Obama Misled On Gay Marriage For Political Reasons. “Axelrod writes that he knew …

DAVID AXELROD: Obama Misled On Gay Marriage For Political Reasons. “Axelrod writes that he knew Obama was in favor of same-sex marriages during the first presidential campaign, even Obama publicly said he only supported civil unions, not full marriages. Axelrod also admits to counseling Obama to conceal that position for political reasons.” It’s liars all […]

Justice Thomas Says Supreme Court Has Signaled Support for Gay Marriage

The decision not to take up Alabama's ruling in favor of gay marriage speaks volumes, the conservative Justice writes

Poll: Americans support marriage equality… as long as they can still discriminate against gays

A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that although more Americans support marriage equality (44 percent) than oppose it (39 percent), 57 percent also think it should be perfectly legal for people to refuse service to same-sex couples. David Kenney, a self-employed Catholic from Novi, Michigan, said he's fine with same-sex marriage being legal. Show More Summary

Should religion give businesses an excuse to not serve gay couples?

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

There is strong support for gay marriage in the United States, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, but there is even stronger support for allowing businesses to deny services to same-sex couples on religious grounds.

ALABAMA: Governor Tells SCOTUS That Gay Marriages Will "Invite Chaos"

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Last night Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley filed a SCOTUS brief in support of Attorney General Luther Strange's demand for a stay extension pending their June ruling. According to Bentley, allowing marriages to commence next week would "invite chaos" should SCOTUS ultimately rule against same-sex marriage. Show More Summary

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