Thursday, September 9, 2010

Hate Group-Funded Campaign To Remove Iowa Justices Falsely Claims Justice O’Connor’s Support – by Ian Millhiser - September 9, 2010 – Think Progress

Yesterday, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor spoke out against an anti-gay campaign to remove three members of the Iowa Supreme Court in retaliation against the court’s unanimous marriage equality decision:

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on Wednesday defended Iowa’s method of selecting judges and urged voters to reject an effort to remove three state Supreme Court justices who joined in a unanimous decision striking down a ban on gay marriage.

Speaking in Des Moines as part of a panel organized by the Iowa State Bar Association, O’Connor said voters shouldn’t punish judges when they disagree with their decisions.

“We have to address the pressures that are being applied to that safe place, the courtroom,” O’Connor said. “The judges should not be subject to retaliation.“
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O'Connor Decries Republican Attacks on Courts
by Nina Totenberg
March 10, 2006 - National Public Radio (NPR)

Newly retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor took on conservative Republican critics of the courts in a speech Thursday. She told an audience at Georgetown University that Republican proposals, and their sometimes uncivil tone, pose a danger to the independence of the judiciary, and the freedoms of all Americans.

The case against Vatican power
Geoffrey Robertson – September 8, 2010 – New Statesman

Hate Crime Bill vs Attacks But No Facts -> Fear And Ignorance Of
The Blind Leading The Blind
October 27, 2009 – Fr. Marty Kurylowicz

Report: Bishop says kids ‘spontaneously’ gay – AP 
By Bradley Brooks – May 5, 2010 –

Vatican’s Unsubstantiated Antigay Propaganda – Why???
MEXICO - “Decaf versus deCath?” September 8, 2010

Roman Catholic - hierarchy child sexual abuse “cover-ups” ordered by Benedict XVI to avoid public outrage & criminal charges -
falsely accused gay priests - WATERGATE?

“…Benedict XVI’s battle against science, Islam and cultural pluralism, threatens to turn the European clock back to a pre-Enlightenment era…”
by Hatim Salih – April 8, 2007 –
The Washington Post

[Unsubstantiated] --- RELIGIOUS BELIEFS that gay and lesbian relationships are SINFUL or INFERIOR to heterosexual relationships HARM gays and lesbians.

Judge Vaughn Walker Ruling
California Prop 8. August 4, 2010

Responsible For The Lifetime Harm They Caused
To Children and Continue to Cause by Their
Unsubstantiated Antigay Teachings
By Fr. Marty Kurylowicz

Does Not Give Churches Or Benedict XVI
The Freedom To Abuse Children or Adults.
July 2010 - By Fr. Marty Kurylowicz

Belief In A Just World - Separation of Church and State -
Wrongly Condemning Homosexuals

Auschwitz - Christmas 2008
A flashback far more severe than
in Brokeback Mountain

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