TX GOP Rep. Bill Flores Links Baltimore Protests To Gay Marriage

TexASS politicians are so bloody brilliant!!! It’s OUR fault that men and women can jump in the sack together and produce a child, but can’t stand each other enough to marry and create a family. I think there should be a call for hard core abstinence. Heteros are their own worst enemy – NOT homosexuals.

Texas Rep. Bill Flores made a bizarre link between same-sex marriage rights and the current turmoil in Baltimore, Maryland, arguing that “breakdown of the family” has contributed to income disparity across the country.

The Republican congressman made the controversial claim in an April 28 “Washington Watch” interview with Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, noting, “The single best indicator of whether or not a child is going to be in poverty or not is whether or not they were raised by a two-parent household or a single parent household,” Politico first reported.

Protests in reaction to the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died in Baltimore police custody, have highlighted the systemic racial inequality in the city contributes to income equality, disproportionate arrests of African-Americans and distrust between residents and the police.

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Conservative Activist Predicts That Priests Will Be Arrested for Opposing Gay Marriage

Yes. Mmmhhmmm I’m sure he’s right. After all, that’s what we want, isn’t it? *rolls eyes*

Conservative activist and media critic L.Brent Bozell, in an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) over the weekend in National Harbor, Maryland, predicted that “an effort [will be made] within three years” to bring criminal charges against a priest or a pastor for “talking about traditional marriage.”

The founder and president of both the conservative Media Research Center and Cybercast News Service warned in a 20 minute speech from the main stage at CPAC on Friday that “the radical left” is trying to “destroy the last vestiges of freedom in America,” evidenced by, among a list of other things, the belief that “there’s only one morally acceptable position on gay rights.”

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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Hello Lovelies! Some fabulous news here. I had no idea that the SCOTUS Justices officiate over any weddings, but apparently they do, including LGBT ceremonies.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

Kagan presided on Sunday over the wedding of former clerk Mitchell Reich and Patrick Pearsall in the Washington suburb of Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Monday that the same-sex ceremony was the first at which Kagan officiated.

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The 25 Best Colleges And Universities For LGBT Students

Just going to punch out the list here and you can read the details on the BuzzFeed article. Each school listed on BuzzFeed has info about their LGBT group.

  1. Southern Oregon University
  2. University of Southern California
  3. Ithica College (NY)
  4. University of Illinois at Chicago
  5. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  6. University of Washington (Seattle)
  7. University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  8. University of Maryland, College Park
  9. Washington State University
  10. Carleton College (MN)
  11. Case Western Reserve University (OH)
  12. Connecticut College
  13. Macalester College (MN)
  14. Oberlin College (OH)
  15. Stanford University (CA)
  16. Princeton University
  17. The Ohio State University
  18. University of California, Riverside
  19. University of California, Santa Cruz
  20. University of Michigan
  21. University of Minnesota – Duluth
  22. University of Oregon
  23. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
  24. Rutgers University (NJ)
  25. Portland State University (OR)

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First Openly Gay Eagle Scout Under New Policy; Brother Excluded

It’s difficult to understand this new policy, but there doesn’t seem to be a formal Scouting group beyond Eagle Scout and age 18. Yes, they typically go on to become Scout Leaders, but not always. Hopefully Scouting will continue to evolve and allow everyone to be open.

Pascal Tessier, a high school senior from Kensington, Md., looked up to his older brother Lucien and followed him on the path in Boy Scouting to attain the highest rank of Eagle.

Last night, just nine months after the Boy Scouts of America lifted its longtime ban on admitting openly gay Scouts, 17-year-old Pascal became the first to receive that coveted award at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, Md.

But his 21-year-old brother, who is also gay but had to keep his sexuality low key on his path to becoming an Eagle, can no longer participate in Scouting because he is an adult. In a two-tiered policy that began on Jan. 1, the Boy Scouts of America has embraced younger youth who are gay, but not those over 18.

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