Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

National Organization for Marriage, Iowa, Bob Vander Plaats and more violations

Update to the Update… NOM and TFL are going to have to explain campaign financing stuff: I say why not go all the way – why not go federal? So, … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Cure for Valentine’s Day: Happy Day of Purity!

Valentines Day isn’t just for lovers, its also for the chaste.  February 14th will be celebrated as a “Day of Purity” and religious right group Liberty Counsel is the official … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bob Vander Plaats hosts movie night: Agenda: Grinding America Down

Click for trailer Bob Vander Plaats will be hosting movie night.  Next Tuesday, September 27 if you are anywhere near Cedar Falls, Iowa and are curious to find out if … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · 1 Comment

What up Kim Reynolds? Lt. Governor and another anti-gay Iowa bus tour

What up Lt.Governor Kim Reynolds?  Iowa Governor Branstad who reportedly keeps Reynolds on a pretty tight messaging leash let his Lt. Governor attend the far-right-wing Christian kick-off of another Focus … Continue reading

August 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

David Duke and Tony Perkins

Gawker has the promising news: From Americans United just a snippet of a post by AU’s Rob Boston worth a full read: Not surprisingly, Perkins didn’t mention his own troubled history … Continue reading

July 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

Repost from The Revealer

This is a post I wrote for The Revealer last month.  With pending DOMA hearing, radical anti-abortion laws – the whole kit and caboodle – seemed appropriate to repost. As … Continue reading

April 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Indiana: another FOF/FRC affiliate gets federal funding and pushes anti-gay marriage bill

Click for story Yes, another Focus on the Family/Family Research Council affiliate gets federal funding to teach others about “healthy marriage” while lobbying to restrict marriage rights for same-sex couples. … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

FRC’s Tony Perkins doesn’t like government “gravy trains” unless his people are on it

Tony Perkins with IFPC/The Family Leader’s Bob Vander Plaats and Chuck Hurley Tony Perkins blogging about the evil Planned Parenthood today at The Hill: Following the lead of veteran Congressman … Continue reading

March 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Family Research Council’s Federally Funded State Affiliates – Culture War outlets

Although the Family Research Council – the anti-gay organization that has earned “Hate Group” status from The Southern Poverty Law Center – apparently receives federal funding, a handful of their … Continue reading

January 28, 2011 · 1 Comment

Iowa Judicial Retention Vote: Supreme Court Justices ousted over gay marriage ruling

All three Supreme Court Justices up for retention on the Nov. 2 ballot were voted out for their decision in 2009 allowing same-sex marriage in Iowa.  Below is a link … Continue reading

November 3, 2010 · Leave a comment
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