Chick-fil-A Targeted

Brad Polumbo writes:

Chick-fil-A’s only connection to any of this is that its owners — not the company — through their separate foundation donate to the National Christian Foundation, the 8th-largest nonprofit in the U.S. That foundation works with Christian charitable groups. And there’s a weak connection between a tiny percentage of the groups NCF works with and anti-LGBT ministers in Uganda. Yet connecting those groups to ministers does not connect them to this legislation. Even Snopes admits “it’s not clear to what extent National Christian Foundation-funded entities were involved in the creation or promotion of a bill to make homosexuality punishable by death.”

A better way to response to Uganda:

Warren’s Sneer

Recall the the moment when Hillary Clinton probably ensured her electoral college loss was when she disparaged Trump supporters as a “basket of despicables” who were racist, sexist and homophobic, and that this happened at a fundraiser with wealthy LGBT supporters in a Manhattan penthouse, with Barbra Streisand providing the entertainment. There, too, the attendees enthusiastically clapped and cheered their support, oblivious to how their candidate’s remarks were likely to be heard outside the liberal bubble.

Beto’s Unsmart Idea (and more)

The leading Democratic candidates have a knack for pushing each other further and further to the left — massive wealth redistribution through taxation, gun confiscation, taxpayer-paid abortion on demand until the point of natural birth, “free” college tuition for all, “cancelation” of student loan obligations, etc. etc. But O’Rourke’s latest proposal is so incendiary it may give the others pause.

Glimpses from the Panderfest

Decision Pending

As I’ve said before, it would be interesting if the court were to rule that gay and transgender people are protected from workplace discrimination, and then rule that religious business owners can’t be compelled to create messages and participate in ceremonies that violate their faith. That, however, probably won’t happen.

Kids Today

LGBTQ teens reject describing themselves as gay or lesbian (that is, as actually homosexual). I wonder how much of this is a trendy and politically correct expression of old-fashioned internalized homophobia.

For the Children

There seems to be more willingness across the pond for LGB people to challenge the now-prevalent activist view that nonstereotypical “effeminate” boys and “masculine” girls should be considered transgender rather than potentially gay or lesbian, and at increasingly early ages started down the road of transitioning.

Off Narrative, Again

Trump’s U.N. speech called for respecting religious freedom and, “in solidarity with LGBTQ people,” decriminalizing homosexuality.

President Trump: “We affirm the right of all people to live in dignity. For this reason my administration is working with other nations to stop criminalizing of homosexuality and we stand in solidarity with LGBTQ people who live in countries that punish, jail or execute individuals based upon sexual orientation.”