Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

Tag Archives: National Organization for Marriage

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

Iowa! New Hampshire! South Carolina! Santorum! God!

Bob Vander Plaats (Mr. Clappy) at Santorum’s Iowa victory speech The Iowa Republican caucuses found Mitt Romney winning in an 8 vote landslide over Rick Santorum.  Not 8 percent – … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

The FAMiLY Leader should be endorsing Newt Gingrich any second now!

“Suckers!” The performances given by the 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls at The FAMiLY Leader’s Thanksgiving Family Forum in Iowa this weekend were breathtaking.  As the forum was sponsored by the … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

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

Illinois faith-based foster care could lose gov’t funding by not licensing homosexuals

This latest flap in Chicago could be chalked up as reason number one thousand to end faith-based funding. This from yesterday’s Windy City Times: While three faith-based foster care agencies … Continue reading

March 10, 2011 · 1 Comment

Anti-Gay Marriage Interests Target Iowa Judicial Retention Vote

Here is my article from today’s Iowa Independent attempting to illustrate the convergence of out of state anti-gay groups and their impact on the November 2 Judicial Retention Vote.  Please … Continue reading

October 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

Prop 8 Case to be shown on YouTube and, watch out Iowa, you are next….

A judge ruled yesterday that a landmark case challenging California’s gay marriage ban will be shown on YouTube.  This is excellent news.  Our courts should be open to the people — … Continue reading

January 7, 2010 · Leave a comment
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