Churches want all up in your bathroom business

Leftover sends this, a story about a conservative legal advocacy group is challenging a new Massachusetts law that seeks to limit discrimination in that state. The federal lawsuit seeks to: stop the Commissioners of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) and the Massachusetts Attorney General from punishing four Massachusetts churches and their pastors because they wish to …

They’re coming to our bathrooms! (Or, “Fear Itself,” Chapter 3)

Leftover sends this, a really awesome essay by Elizabeth West at CounterPunch on the use of fear in public discourse, from  center of the universe for the battle for civil rights, the lowly (but necessary) bathroom to the Zika virus. …perhaps what ought to scare us most are the devastating tornados of intentionally generated fear and …

Baby Jesus is crying, Rev. Lotz

Evoking Big Angry God, the Rev. Anne Graham Lotz (Billy’s daughter) said in a recent interview that terrorist attacks and weird weather patterns are a result of God’s wrath because we are slackers and sinners and people get to pick their own bathrooms, and because of that, America is imploding. Lotz said in the interview …