Tag: Liberty Counsel

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 15, 2018

A conservative advocacy group is in federal court this week trying to overturn Tampa’s ban on conversion therapy in which counselors seek to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The group Liberty Counsel filed suit last December after Tampa City Council unanimously approved the ban and implemented harsh fines for counselors who violated […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 28, 2017

“Empower Jacksonville,” a coalition of Jacksonville Christian conservatives looking to challenge the city’s Human Rights Ordinance and other so-called “unjust laws,” is now street-legal, with committee paperwork officially filed with the Duval County Supervisor of Elections. Empower Jacksonville seeks to have two ballot items voted on in August 2018. The first: a referendum to change […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 2, 2017

On Thursday, opponents of Jacksonville’s proposed expansion of the Human Rights Ordinance had their say in the Council Chambers. Councilman Bill Gulliford, launching the meeting, noted the passion surrounding this issue, which is now in its fifth year of being debated citywide. “I decided to have this meeting for several reasons,” Gulliford said, including “objective discussion” of […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 2, 2017

With less than a week to go before 2017-15, the latest attempt to expand the Human Rights Ordinance, hits three Jacksonville City Council committees, advocates are rightly optimistic and proud of the progress they’ve made in educating the council. The HRO expansion bill would include sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression as categories in […]

Scott PowersAugust 9, 2016

Christian-conservative media and the American Renewal Project are reporting Tuesday that Donald Trump intends to make a “surprise” visit to the same Florida Renewal Project conference in Orlando that is getting U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio assailed by Florida’s gay community. The American Renewal Project is organizing the conference. Its webpage on Tuesday added a link to a Circa.com […]


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