Written by Nigel Campbell | Monday, 20 May 2013
Tags: e.w. jackson
, gubernatorial race
, ken cuccinelli
Virginia Republicans continue to show their love for the gays...by nominating the most aggressively anti-gay candidates possible.
This weekend Virginia GOP delegates nominated virulently anti-gay, Tea Party extremist E.W. Jackson as their Lieutenant Governor nominee. He joins a gubernatorial ticket led by state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. You remember Cuccinelli. He's the one that tried and failed to keep Virginia's anti-sodomy laws on the books, despite them being declared unconstitutional.
As for Jackson....well, he makes Cuccinelli look like Obama.
Check out his track record of opposition to the gays after the jump.
Written by Nigel Campbell | Thursday, 11 April 2013
, republican national committee
, social conservatives
, marriage equality
As Republicans convene this week to assess their party's arguably failing platform, social conservatives are threatening to jump ship if the party takes any steps in the direction towards equality.
Thirteen influential wingnuts (joined, of course, by hate group leader Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council) penned a letter to the Republican National Committee telling them to affirm the party's 2012 platform, which supported a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage and supported the Defense of Marriage Act, or face abandonment by their socially conservative base.
More after the jump.FULL STORY