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North Carolina Lawmaker Compares Homosexuality to Pedophilia While Discussing LGBT Rights

North Carolina Lawmaker Compares Homosexuality to Pedophilia While Discussing LGBT Rights

To challenge an amendment that would have banned discrimination based on sexual orientation at charter schools, a Republican in North Carolina’s state legislature argued that pedophilia, necrophilia and bestiality are also sexual orientations, according to the News Observer

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S.C. Governor Upholds Penalties for Gay-Themed Books in State Budget

S.C. Governor Upholds Penalties for Gay-Themed Books in State Budget

Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina has opted not to veto a measure in the state’s 2014-15 budget that would penalize two universities by a total of nearly $70,000 for assigning books with gay themes, reports The State, a newspaper in Columbia, S.C.

Hero Judge Slaps Autistic Kid, Yells Racial Slur, Because ‘Mississippi’

Hero Judge Slaps Autistic Kid, Yells Racial Slur, Because ‘Mississippi’

In an echo of Mississippi’s past, a Justice Court judge here is accused of striking a mentally challenged young man and yelling, “Run, n—–, run.”

Tennessee to roll out ‘No Refusal’ blood-draw DUI checkpoints

Tennessee to roll out ‘No Refusal’ blood-draw DUI checkpoints

In light of these new powers, the latest fad in Tennessee law enforcement is setting up “no refusal” checkpoints, having  a judge or a judicial commissioner on call to churn out blood warrants on demand.  Rather than spread out across a town, looking for probable cause to stop vehicles, police set stop everyone, lacking any tangible reason to initiate each stop.

 

Guns in Bars: What Could Go Wrong?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/04/24/guns-in-bars-what-could-go-wrong.html

Georgia’s new law allows them everywhere—in libraries, at school—and permits felons to claim a Stand Your Ground defense. Let’s hope it makes Southern white guys feel manlier, at least.

South Carolina is a Hot Mess

South Carolina is a Hot Mess

In the past two weeks, a town in South Carolina fired its gay police chief, state leaders skipped a ceremony honoring a famous anti-segregationist, and the city of Charleston complained about a reality show produced by a New York network. We get it, guys. You’re rebelling against liberal social norms, as you do.

South Carolina Mayor Fires Lesbian Police Chief

South Carolina Mayor Fires Lesbian Police Chief

 Before her firing, Moore had not received a single reprimand in 20 years on the job. In it, bullard The mayor says he would much rather leave his children with a raging alcoholic than with someone whose “lifestyle is questionable.”

Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana’s Official Book

Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana’s Official Book

The Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs Committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives voted 8-5 last week to forward a measure that would make the Holy Bible the state’s official book. It is scheduled to come to a vote in the full body sometime in the next several days.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana, which contends that the measure violates the establishment clause of the First Amendment, says the bill “represents the use of religion to discriminate against Louisianians of minority faiths or who do not adhere to that particular book as part of their belief system.

Unconstitutional? A-OK in LA

Unconstitutional? A-OK in LA

Louisiana legislators rejected a bill that would remove the state’s ban on sodomy — even though the Supreme Court ruled such bans are unconstitutional over a decade ago.

What Plantation Is Jim DeMint Living On?

What Plantation Is Jim DeMint Living On?

And so every sentence that came out of his mouth was just utter nonsense. But not just that–premeditated, pernicious, and malicious nonsense, spun to serve contemporary ends like fighting the delivery of health coverage to millions. Physicians have boards to answer to, lawyers the local bar; but in politics and media, there’s no panel that can police this drivel and declare DeMint unfit for participation in public discourse.