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Peter Montgomery is a senior fellow at People For the American Way Foundation.
Religious-Right Operative Ralph Reed Tells Christians They Have a Duty to Vote for Gropey Trump
Posted on: Oct 11, 2016, Source: Right Wing Watch
Reed argued that “on issue after issue on matters involving grave and intrinsic moral evil, there are stark differences between the two major-party nominees for president.”
Kentucky Governor Suggests Violence if Hillary Wins
Posted on: Sep 14, 2016, Source: Right Wing Watch
"Whose blood will be shed?" asked Bevin. "It may be that of those in this room.'"
America's Religious Right's Cult-Like Attraction to Vladimir Putin
Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: Right Wing Watch
Authoritarianism, anti-gay actions and the integration of the church into a nationalism strategy looks good to many Christians gathered at the Values Voter Summit.
Stretching to Make Trump ‘God's Guy’: 25 Religious Right Justifications for Backing the Donald
Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Right Wing Watch
One outlandish claim is that God is using Trump to pave the way for the Second Coming.
Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Is the Star of Bizarre New Extreme Right-Wing Movie Featuring Horrific ISIS Murders
Posted on: Aug 8, 2016, Source: Right Wing Watch
Torchbearer, the latest film from Citizens United, is billed by its director as "a Christian war film." You're sure to love the scenes from Auschwitz—not to mention live murder footage.
Cleveland Protesters Counter Noise of Hate With Silence and Love
Posted on: Jul 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet
City’s iconic bridge shut as marchers mount silent demonstration.
Is Trump Letting Religious Right Leaders Have Their Way With GOP Platform?
Posted on: Jul 11, 2016, Source: Right Wing Watch
Religious Right activists have been gearing up to make sure that the GOP platform keeps anti-gay and anti-abortion language.
Trump Has Given White Supremacist Groups New Life
Posted on: Apr 6, 2016, Source: Other Words
The GOP frontrunner has turned white nationalists into political players.
Is Ted Cruz Winning The Christian Nation Primary?
Posted on: Aug 24, 2015, Source: Right Wing Watch
Cruz has been positioning himself as the champion of religious liberty and defender of the conservative Christians.
Can You Run the Economy Just Using the Bible? Many in the Christian Right Believe So
Posted on: Jul 14, 2015, Source: Political Research Associates
According to the Christian Right, only the Bible and God can determine how our economic system is run.
Scott Walker Says His Presidential Bid Is 'God's Plan'
Posted on: Jul 14, 2015, Source: Right Wing Watch
The email he sent to activists is clearly designed to appeal to Religious Right voters.
What to Do When 'I Do' Is Done
Posted on: Feb 14, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
What Will The LGBT Community's Post-Marriage Activism Look Like?
Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court's Most Pro-Corporate Member, Makes Good on Right-wing Investments in Him
Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: Huffington Post
Gutting unions, voting rights and women's rights are all part of Alito's long game.
Meet the Billionaires Using Their Fracking Fortune to Bankroll an Extreme Right-Wing Christian Agenda
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.
Utah Man Starving Himself To Stop Same-Sex Marriages
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.
Right-Wing Anti-Marriage Rally Sparsely Attended
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.
History-Making Week for Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court -- The Stakes Are Enormous
Posted on: Mar 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Here is what you need to know about two cases hitting the Supreme Court this week.
4 Ways Tim Scott's Appointment Furthers DeMint's Right-Wing Legacy in the Senate
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.
Romney Allies Stoke Racial Resentment With Outrageous Claims
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.
Shameless: 5 Ugly Themes We Saw at the RNC Convention
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.
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