Archive for the ‘Traditional Values Coalition’ Category

Government-Sponsored Religion, Lou Sheldon, Religion in Public Life, Religious Right Research, Traditional Values Coalition

Today an imam delivered the opening prayer before the Virginia House of Delegates – and once again the Religious Right is having kittens.

Three Religious Right groups – the Traditional Values Coalition, the Virginia Anti-Shariah Task Force and Act for America — say the imam, Johari Abdul-Malik of the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, is […] Read More

Lou Sheldon, On the Hill, Religious Right Research, Traditional Values Coalition

I wrote previously about the Religious Right’s opposition to the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2007 (H.R. 1592), a measure to aid in the prosecution of violent crimes perpetrated because of the victim’s (perceived or actual) religion, race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

Religious Right leader and bill opponent Lou Sheldon […] Read More

Lou Sheldon, On the Hill, Traditional Values Coalition

The Religious Right is up in arms about a recently introduced hate-crimes bill by House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.)

The Rev. Lou Sheldon of the Traditional Values Coalition is swinging wildly as usual, dubbing the measure the “Pro-Homosexual/Drag Queen ‘Hate Crime’ Bill”.

In a March 28 alert, Sheldon blustered, “This so-called Hate Crimes Bill begins to lay the […] Read More