Anti-Gay Michigan AAG Loses Job After Stalking Gay Student Body PresidentMA Assistent Attorney General Andrew Shirvell

Commentary by Wayne Besen, Truth Wins Out

Michigan Assistant Attorney General, Andrew Shirvell, was finally fired on Monday and it's about damn time.

Prior to his dismissal, the sicko had spent the last year relentlessly stalking and harassing openly gay University of Michigan student body president Chris Armstrong.

That's right, a 30-year old man representing the state government was acting out a peculiar obsession (or fantasy) with a 21-year old college student.

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Appeals Court Stays Order That Banned Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

by Boyce Hinman

A three Judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a stay of U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips’ order to immediately terminate Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, effectively allowing the government to continue enforcing DADT and to continue proceedings against any current service members who have violated DADT.

On October 12, Phillips ordered the US Government to immediately terminate DADT, which it has been using to discharge openly lesbian or gay members of the U.S. Armed Services.

In her final order on the issue, Judge Phillips refused the government’s request to stay her order pending any appeal that the government might make to a higher court. Among other things, Judge Phillips said it was unlikely that her opinion would be overturned by the appeals court.

Read more: DADT Order Stayed


Pink Wigged Transsexual Wins U.K. Scrabble CrownMikki Nicholson

You wont find the word Transsexual in the official online Scrabble Dictionary, but you will find the word "obeisant," and that is all that Mikki Nicholson needed to win this year’s U.K Scrabble Championship.

Nicholson earned her gesture expressing deferential respect, such as a bow or curtsy, along with £1,500 ($2,405) in prize money by outplaying Mark Nyman who has won more than 20 major Scrabble contests, including the World Championship.

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Appeals Court Hearing Date Announced For Prop 8 Appeal

By Boyce Hinman

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals has announced that it will hear oral arguments regarding Proposition 8 on Monday, December 6 starting at 10:00 AM.

The court will be considering at least two issues:
- Do the proponents of Proposition 8, and the County of Imperial among others, have standing to be heard in the appeals court?
- Did Judge Vaughn Walker err when he decided that Proposition 8 is void because it violates the US constitution?

Read more: Prop 8 Appeal Scheduled


The October 28 Issue is online nowvote

There are few things that are more important, that you can do for your country, than vote. (Military service excepted) If the elections of the recent past have shown us anything, it’s that every person’s vote is important. Hopefully by now you have registered and are studying up on the various candidates because November 2nd is coming up quick! Make us proud! Go get your sticker!


Read more: October 28 Vote Issue


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