Tuesday, 29 July 2014 17:48

A proper starting place

The initial question in the debate over homosexuality must be, is it sin?

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A Baptist minister in Kentucky joined other faith leaders to organize a symbolic bus ride July 28 in support of same-sex couples denied the right to legally wed.

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Group of pastors is calling on North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to defend that state's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

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Americans United for Separation of Church and State and allies filed legal briefs June 16 asking a federal appeals court to uphold lower court rulings that struck down same-sex marriage bans in Tennessee, Kentucky and Michigan.  

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Former ethics spokesman Richard Land says the government that would not force a kosher butcher to sell pork cannot expect a Christian baker to participate in a gay wedding.

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“It is … important that we stand with the United Church of Christ, our ecumenical partner in mission and ministry, in this bold action,” says Alliance President Mike Castle.

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 18:19

Baptist editor blasts same-sex divorce

A Baptist official suing the state of Missouri for allowing same-sex couples to file joint tax returns says judges lack authority to dissolve an illegal marriage.

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British Baptist leaders say a statement affirming local-church autonomy is being misinterpreted by secular media as condoning same-sex marriage.

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Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear says in a new legal argument that a primary reason society encourages heterosexual marriage is the long-term economic stability that is sustained through procreation.

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Thursday, 03 April 2014 17:11

Mississippi religion bill gets new life

A 20-year-old federal law and similar legislation in many states are suddenly controversial as debate turns to whether people can discriminate on religious grounds.

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