Stories by Peter Montgomery

Peter Montgomery is a senior fellow at People For the American Way Foundation. subscribe to Peter Montgomery's feed

Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: Huffington Post

Gutting unions, voting rights and women's rights are all part of Alito's long game.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: Other Words

Faris and Dan Wilks made over $3 billion from their fracking company and donated to conservative, religious causes.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch

A Utah man who believes a federal judge acted unconstitutionally in ordering officials to permit same-sex marriage in the state has been fasting since December 21.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch

Even with big donors and heavy-weight religious right co-sponsors, the National Organization for Marriage couldn’t muster the crowd it promised on the National Mall.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Here is what you need to know about two cases hitting the Supreme Court this week.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2012, Source: Right Wing Watch

South Carolina's first black Republican congressman since Reconstruction is headed to the U.S. Senate -- with a seal of approval from the right.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: Right Wing Watch

The longer Obama's lead in the polls holds up, the more likely it is that we will see more destructive racial politicking from the rabid right wing.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When they talk about “taking America back,” they don’t just mean taking it back to pre-Obama days, or even to the era of Ronald Reagan.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Cruz and Romney share one thing: a lack of concern about telling the truth.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Not so long ago, it was Romney on the receiving end of Huckabee’s caustic remarks.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rep. Pete Session, head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, is kind of okay with the candidacy of the openly gay Richard Tisei, who is running for Congress from Massachusetts.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

At a 20th anniversary reception for the Log Cabin Republicans, the GOP's gay optimists say equality is just around the corner.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

They're breaking out the crazy down in Tampa.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

They may not love Mitt, but Ralph Reed, Grover Norquist, Scott Walker and Michele Bachmann rallied the faithful to defeat Obama.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

With the hiring of the right's favorite Islamophobe, the Family Research Council's extremism just got a little harder to ignore.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2012, Source: People For the American Way Foundation

He claims the Constitution doesn't cover Muslims and says mosques should not be permitted in the U.S. So West Point withdrew an invitation and drama ensued.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This political and cultural movement will not be sinking beneath the horizon anytime soon -- despite media reports to the contrary.

Posted on: May 17, 2011, Source: Right Wing Watch

The impact of a governing philosophy that refuses to provide a state's residents with basic services is causing a lot of pain in Texas right now. Thanks but no thanks, Newt.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

David Koch's key operative, Tim Phillips, is moving to merge the religious right with the Tea Party movement -- just in time for the presidential race.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2011, Source: Religion Dispatches

Today’s conservative Christian leaders say that Jesus opposes a secure living wage, and that workers should accept as good slaves whatever treatment their employers dish out.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Anti-immigration leaders have created and fostered an array of organizations designed to enlist environmentalists.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2010, Source: People for the American Way Foundation and Media Matters

Glenn Beck’s inflammatory rhetoric has been tied to a number of violent attacks and threats against Beck's targets and other public figures.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Beck madness continues as he tries to launch another religious Great Awakening to shape American history.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Ergun Caner, dean of a religious right seminary, claimed to be a former jihadist whose heart was changed by Jesus. But he never was, and now he's no longer dean.

Posted on: May 9, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Liberty Seminary President Ergun Caner claims he traveled the road 'from jihad to Jesus,' but Baptist bloggers say his stories of terrorist training are false.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing Christian leaders are making a concerted push to gain thousands of new signatures for their hate-filled Manhattan Declaration.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: People For the American Way Foundation

It's important to correct these misrepresentations and get back to celebrating.