Here’s How the Media Got the Latest Religious Liberty Bill Wrong

Dec 14, 2014 by

By Ryan T Anderson, The Daily Signal: Finishing off a week that was pretty bad for the media, CBS News is now spinning a story about a Michigan religious freedom bill. Their headline reads: “Bill would let Michigan doctors, EMTs refuse to treat gay patients.” But the bill does nothing of the sort. The bill, passed by the Michigan House last week, is the Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act. And, as the legal scholar Ed Whelan points out, “the bill is modeled on the federal Religious...

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Voice of the Voiceless Offers Time Magazine SOCE Aid

Sep 3, 2014 by

TO: Time Magazine FROM: Voice of the Voiceless, Ex-gay Truth SUBJECT: Opinion article, ‘My Hellish Youth in Gay Conversion Therapy and How I Got Out’, July 15th 2014 by James Guay Upon our review, Time has touted an unqualified, unsubstantiated, unbalanced and biased opinion piece intended to undermine the mental health of same-sex attracted (SSA) patients and their therapists to favor a political agenda by intentionally implying that Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE) are completely...

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The religion of peace and love (women’s special needs)

Jul 23, 2014 by

By Peter Mullen: The government declares that those who practise female genital mutilation (FGM) shall be prosecuted. It is hard to imagine how anyone could perpetrate such acts of cruelty and barbarism. Who are these people? FGM, like forced marriage, is a practice found principally among Muslims. Yet yesterday there was a five minutes’ discussion of this matter on The Today Programme but the word “Muslim” or the phrase “Islamic practices” were never mentioned. Ah but, the presenter did say...

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Censorship is being outsouced to the mob

Jul 4, 2014 by

by Brendan O’Neill, Spiked: Two recent cases Down Under show how dangerous Twittermobs can be. One of the curious things about the twenty-first-century West is that it feels deeply censorious even though, historically speaking, there isn’t a huge amount of state censorship. Yes, many Western societies have anti-‘hate speech’ laws, debate-choking defamation statutes, and a host of methods for regulating the raucous press, all of which limit how daring or just downright offensive we can...

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What about the current dirty men at the BBC?

Jul 4, 2014 by

By Charles Moore, Telegraph: ‘A culture changes by example and a licentious old man being found guilty will help do that,’ says a leader in the Times. Perhaps, but I would be much more impressed if it were a licentious younger man. We can all moralise away in retrospect about what the BBC and others allowed Rolf Harris CBE or Sir James Savile to get away with. It is easy to attack them when they are old or dead. You still very rarely hear of sex charges against current performers. I would not...

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Negative bias in reporting March for Marriage

Jun 25, 2014 by

By Mary Ann Mueller, Virtueonline: “Gay-hating Holy Rollers descend on DC” Friday’s headline reads in The Daily Beast … “Inside NOM’s Second Failed March For Marriage” proclaims Media Matters for America … “March for Marriage 2014: An Exercise in Self-Pity” … states Slate magazine … “NOM’s Discriminatory March for Marriage is Underway” … blogged the Human Rights Campaign … “Same-sex...

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