Andy Kopsa

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October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

The SCOTUS hearing arguments in The Christian Legal Society suit

From the NYTimes editorial page: Hastings College of the Law, part of the University of California, rightly prohibits student organizations from discriminating. A Christian group that bars non-Christian and gay … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Your tax dollars at work: Iowa Family Policy Center’s $3 million in federal grants

Between 2004 and 2009 the openly anti-gay, politically active, Christian based, Iowa Family Policy Center (IFPC) received over $3 million in federal grants through the Administration for Children and Families’ … Continue reading

April 13, 2010 · 5 Comments

H.R. 911 Update, the petition and a trip to D.C.

Many of you have already signed the petition urging the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee to schedule a hearing on HR 911 – the Stop Child Abuse in … Continue reading

April 8, 2010 · 6 Comments

Shawn & Maureen get married: Iowa’s one year gay-marriage anniversary

  Vintage Shawn and Maureen, 1992 This Friday, April 2 my friends Shawn and Maureen – two upstanding Iowa lesbians  – will be tying the knot. Saturday, April 3 happens … Continue reading

April 1, 2010 · 9 Comments

Hutaree, Christian Militias and The Church at Kaweah

Kaweah has ties to the guy behind the anti-Islam movie sparking violence toward Americans at Embassies in Egypt, Yemen and the deadly attack in Libya…from the Sacremento Bee: Pastor Warren … Continue reading

March 30, 2010 · 4 Comments

R.I.P. Viagra Amendment. But now that you mention it….

R.I.P. Viagra Amendment Senator Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, finally broke through the little blue ceiling  with this proposed amendment – restricting federal funding of Viagra – to the Health Care … Continue reading

March 25, 2010 · 1 Comment

Urge Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pension committee to take up HR 911

I wrote a post a week or two ago about the House passage of H.R. 911 sponsored by Rep. George Miller of California.  Here is a mini review: H.R. 911, … Continue reading

March 23, 2010 · 4 Comments

Pastor Ron Garner: Jesus was all about Social Justice, Mr. Beck

Pastor Ron Garner in his Long Island church *********************************************************************************** It was sunny and 70 degrees when we pulled into the municipal parking lot out back of Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church … Continue reading

March 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

Guest Blogger: Roger Fallihee’s take on Republican ideas

This is the second post in what I hope will be a series of guest bloggers from around the internet.  In an effort to be all places at once, I … Continue reading

March 22, 2010 · 2 Comments
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