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Christian Pro-Hate Group Creates ‘Bigotry Map’ Of Supposed ‘Anti-Christian’ Organizations

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A certified anti-gay hate group is lashing out by creating a map of atheist, humanist, LGBT, and “anti-Christian” groups.

The American Family Association continues to object to the Southern Poverty Law Center adding them to its list of anti-gay hate groups. Despite wearing the label as badge of honor, the AFA often mischaracterizes the attribution, falsely claiming the SPLC included them because of their Christian beliefs in going to “church on Sundays,” “intact families,” “free speech,” “freedom of religion” and “belief in Jesus Christ.” 

Last month the American Family Association was forced to remove Bryan Fischer as its official spokesperson, over comments he has made for years claiming gays are Nazis, and other similar claims. That came immediately before the AFA sponsored a trip to Israel for about 60 GOP lawmakers and Republican leaders, despite a long anti-Semitic streak displayed by AFA founder Don Wildmon, and Fischer.

LOOK: American Family Association: We Keep Bryan Fischer On The Payroll For ‘Diversity’

Now, the AFA is fighting back. They’ve created a Bigotry Map highlighting groups that advocate for the “homosexual agenda,” along with “atheist,” “anti-Christian,” and “Humanist” categories.

Among the national groups listed are the Human Rights Campaign, GLSEN, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and of course, the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Claiming these are “groups and organizations that openly display bigotry toward the Christian faith,” and “are deeply intolerant towards the Christian religion,” the Bigotry Map claims the groups’ “objectives are to silence Christians and to remove all public displays of Christian heritage and faith in America.”

“A common practice of these groups is threatening our nation’s schools, cities and states. By threat of lawsuit, they demand prayer removed from schools and city council meetings, Ten Commandments monuments stricken from courthouses and memorial crosses purged from cemeteries and parks.”

Of course, those lawsuits are almost always successful because of the First Amendment and our nation’s devotion to the idea of separation between church and state.

“Because of anti-Christian bigotry, private business owners have been sued and forced to close their business,” the AFA claims, without naming one. Exactly which private business owners have been “forced to close their business”? 

“Some members or supporters of these groups have committed violent crimes against Christians and faith-based groups,” the AFA claims. Aside from one who attacked the Family Research Council headquarters, exactly whom else? 

The map actually has few organizations on it, mostly local branches of the above mentioned groups, proving that the persecution the American Family Association claims is mostly non-existent.

 

Image: Screenshot via American Family Association
Hat tip: Right Wing Watch

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Demonstrating ‘The Depth of Power She Has Over Kevin McCarthy’: Politico Reporter

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Appearing on CNN on Saturday morning, Politico’s Rachael Bade explained that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s overwhelming desire to become the leader of a Republican Party-dominated House has put him at the mercy of the demands and whims of extremist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).

As the plans for the 2022 midterm elections ramp up, and political prognosticators are saying a GOP House takeover is highly likely, McCarthy’s path to staying leader is not certain with the far-right wing of the party balking at just handing the California Republican the gavel.

As Bade explained to CNN’s Christi Paul, Taylor Green is just now starting to feel her power over McCarthy grow.

“What is the takeaway for Kevin McCarthy?” Paul asked. “Particularly, I have to point out that after last night, Marjorie Taylor Greene said she tweeted that she got off a good call with him. spent time talking about problems not only for the country. ‘I like what he has planned ahead.’ Two different — two different points of view from her and in a 24 to 48-hour period. What do you make of that?”

“Look, I think Kevin McCarthy has a really long year ahead of him,” Bade suggested. “You’re right, the midterms are far away. That vote for him to become speaker is a long way off, but Marjorie Taylor Greene is just starting to realize the depth of power she actually has over Kevin McCarthy.”

“This is a man who has wanted to be Speaker for a decade,” she continued. “He needs her vote, he needs her support in order to get the gavel. I think what you’ll be seeing for the next few months, for a year, anytime Kevin McCarthy does anything to infuriate Marjorie Taylor Greene or infuriates [Donald] Trump — they’re going to be lording it over his head.”

“He’s got this real bind right now, he’s going to be in this pickle for a very long time,” she later added.

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Fauci Warns: ‘It’s Not Going to Be Possible to Keep’ Omicron ‘Out of the Country’

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The World Health Organization addressed the new COVID-19 “variant of concern” Friday night, naming it “Omicron” and issuing an ominous warning about the future.

“This variant has a large number of mutations, some of which are concerning,” the statement said. “Preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection with this variant.”

Omicron was initially referred to as B.1.1.529.

Earlier on Friday, the European Commission issued a similar warning and proposed that its member countries activate the “emergency brake” on travel from countries in southern Africa and other affected countries to limit the spread of the variant, The New York Times reported.

Tulio de Oliveira, director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform, said Omicron has 10 mutations and many more entry points than the highly contagious Delta variant.

“All air travel to these countries should be suspended until we have a clear understanding about the danger posed by this new variant,” Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Union’s executive arm, said in a statement. “And travelers returning from this region should respect strict quarantine rules.”

In addition to the U.S. and Canada, the following governments have halted or restricted flights from South Africa to try to curb the spread of Omicron: Bahrain, Belgium, Britain, Croatia, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malta, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Singapore.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the travel restrictions would “buy us some time” and that “it’s not going to be possible to keep this infection out of the country. The question is: Can you slow it down?”

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Wallace Skewers Christie for Trying to ‘Save’ the GOP and Favoring Fox News

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MSNBC news host Nicolle Wallace skewered former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie while he was promoting his book, “Republican Rescue: Saving the Party from Truth Deniers, Conspiracy Theorists and the Dangerous Policies of Joe Biden.”

“Is bias more dangerous to the country than conspiracy theorists?” Wallace asked.

“No, but that’s the third section of the book where I talk about the movement forward. In the second portion of the book, we talk about the conspiracy theories and the truth-denying that went on with things like Qanon, Pizzagate, the election situation, John Birch Society… that’s what I talk about. There’s two sections of the book and I’m sure you’re conflating them,” Christie answered.

“I’m not conflating them,” Wallace said. “I don’t think it’s an intellectually honest case to make against conspiracy theories without taking on Fox News.”

During the interview, Wallace also asked Christie if he thought former President Donald J. Trump gave him COVID-19. He denied naming Trump specifically in the contraction, but ultimately said he didn’t know who gave it to him.

See below for how Twitter has responded to the interview, which originally aired Tuesday night, and also to the news of Christie’s potential run for president in 2024.

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