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Andy Gipson

Nine States Least Likely to Legalize Gay Marriage Anytime Soon

Deron Dalton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Deron Dalton

While hard to determine which states are the most backwards with not allowing same-sex marriages, states are ranked in order from lowest to highest percent of voters' support in constitutional bans on same-sex marriages.

Tracking The Pastors (Four And Counting) Calling For The Death Of LGBT People

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Courtney O'Donnell

I've been tracking these recent calls by pastors for the death of LGBT people on my blog, and a few readers are seemingly excusing these pastors' behavior by stating, among other things, that they were "just quoting Scripture" or "thinking out loud." I disagree.

Why Do Some American Christians Heroize People Who Spew Ignorance?

Alvin McEwen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alvin McEwen

A lawmaker says something anti-gay while hiding behind the Bible, our community demands an apology, the lawmaker refuses to back down, and finally the lawmaker is looked upon by some as a hero for supposedly standing up for Biblical principal.

Biblical Homophobia And Christian Pastors

Christopher Lane | Posted 07.23.2012 | Religion
Christopher Lane

To see a Republican lawmaker and a prominent Christian pastor try to outdo each other in their bigotry and murderous hate puts in unpleasant but clear relief the moral health of the organizations they represent.

'They Are To Be Put To Death'

Nate Phelps | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nate Phelps

Rep. Andy Gipson is likely a good man. In this instance he just said some really thoughtless, hurtful things. I realize again that so often it isn't the person so much as the ideas that we need to reject in our society. To wish harm on this man is to repeat the mistake he made.

GOP Lawmaker Speaks After Anti-Gay Facebook Post

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Mississippi state GOP Rep. Andy Gipson clarified on Monday an earlier Facebook post, claiming that his citation of a Bible passage calling for gay men...

Anti-Gay Lawmaker Won't Apologize

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

The Mississippi state lawmaker who cited a Bible passage on Facebook calling for gay men to be "put to death" has taken to the social networking site ...

GOP Lawmaker Slams Gays With Bible Passage Calling For Their Death

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

Mississippi state Rep. Andy Gipson (R) weighed in on President Barack Obama's gay marriage decision last week, invoking a bible passage that calls for...