Tag: gpb

Bigots are back — with the governor on their side

(Update: Thankfully, this bill died once again before coming up for a full vote. This allows the GOP to run on the issue again and again while still scaring evangelicals that everyone is coming for their rights. They get the best of both worlds — fear-mongering and avoiding the issue about which they fear-monger.) It seems Georgia’s right-wing is as obsessed with gay people as Fox News is with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. They’re always on their mind, as the song goes. […]

Sorry, bigots — Georgia is my state and you can’t have it

UPDATE: On Monday, March 28, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced he will veto the bill at issue here, as I and many other suspected he would. Georgia’s efforts to bolster discrimination and uplift bigotry as if it were some sort of Christian virtue have given this otherwise great state a deserved black eye. There is legislation sitting on Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk right now (just to the left over there … no, under the Rubik’s Cube) that opens the door […]