WTVF — A newly discovered video shows a Middle Tennessee prosecutor boasting that, if gay people in his district end up being victims of domestic violence, they should not expect him to use the state's domestic violence laws to protect them. The prosecutor, Craig Northcott of Coffee County, has faced intense scrutiny from activists ever since he was named special prosecutor three weeks ago to review whether House Speaker Glenn Casada's office tried to set up an African-American protester. For the past five years, Northcott has served as the district attorney general for Coffee County -- a county whose population more than doubles every summer when tens of thousands of music fans descend upon Bonnaroo. I am, in fact, an idiot," Northcott said in introducing himself in the video from a Bible conference posted by Dean Bible Ministries. In a segment titled "The Local Church's Role in Government," the prosecutor told attendees he believes the Bible calls public officials to be ministers of the Gospel. I disagree with them.
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He lives in Mecca, the holiest city according to Islam, and is acutely aware of the stigma that surrounds his gay lifestyle. But I know that I'm gay and I'm living as one, so I can't see a clear vision for the future. Samir, like many gay men in the Arab world , guards his sexual orientation with a paranoid secrecy. To feel free he takes long vacations to Thailand, where he has a boyfriend, and spends weekends in Lebanon , which he regards as having a more gay-tolerant society.
Tennessee prosecutor: Gay people not entitled to domestic violence protections
While Maher agreed to gun control, he chided liberals for making that the foremost issue instead of radical Islam. The conversation meandered several times but Maher was able to steer it back to the proliferation of radical Islamic beliefs which influence terrorists to commit terror attacks and massacres in the U. I'm sorry folks, that's the truth too. We have to be real on both counts. Yes, the God Hates Fags people show up with placards and posters, and it's despicable, but they don't show up with guns and bombs.
From one woman who feels she does not fit in anywhere, to another attacked by her own family for her sexuality, Cordelia Lynch hears about the prejudices faced by lesbian Muslim women in the UK. The marriage bells are ringing out in England and Wales, and this weekend the champagne will be popping as couples celebrate a triumphant step on the road to equality. As other countries introduce legislation banning homosexuality, Britain has seen a softening of attitudes, in the boardroom, classroom and now in parliament. However, homophobia is still an issue in schools, in work places and in families.