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Nobel Peace Prize winner, Desmond Tutu denounced religions that discriminate against LGTB-identified people during the United Nations launch of its gay-rights program in July 2013, in Cape Town. He said, "I am as passionate about this campaign as I ever was about apartheid."
Carter says, "There's no evidence at all that Jesus Christ did anything except to exalt women."
New teaching contract prohibits teachers, whether Catholic or not, from having sex or living
with a partner outside of marriage, using in-vitro fertilization,
leading a gay “lifestyle,” or publicly supporting any of the above. Teachers fight back with sign, "Would Francis sign?"
Angeletti's strong political statement against Christian and University values by having students pledge allegiance to a racist, homophobic, sexist America that is in the name of Jesus, that hates Communists and women who want to get abortions.
An overwhelming number of people still oppose same-sex marriage in
Alabama, but polling data suggests measurable movement on this issue. Recent polls show about 71 percent of likely voters oppose same-sex marriage today.
There is no research that supports this point. The one study that
even begins to address the topic has too small a sample size -- and too
many variables -- to shed light on Carson's claim. Additionally, experts told us
the sex culture in prison is not comparable to sex culture outside of
prison, making it a bad analogy.
Cook fairly summarized Bell’s legislation. But clarification was missing
in that the proposal wasn’t "being considered" by lawmakers either then
or when Politifact completed their review a couple of weeks later.
Most people feel it is Christian to treat others with respect and love, even if you don't understand or agree with them. These sentiments by former governor Mike Huckabee,
a favorite of Christian conservatives,
show total disrespect and ignorance, as well as inappropriate desires.
Most polls found by PolitiFact say around 60 percent favor same-sex marriage -- a high point. At the state level, the majority holds in most cases.
"I think Jesus would encourage any love affair if it was honest and
sincere and was not damaging to anyone else, and I don't see that gay
marriage damages anyone else," Carter said in a HuffPost Live interview
with Marc Lamont Hill published Tuesday.
Support for same-sex marriage has risen dramatically. A February 2015 CBS News poll found 56 percent said Gay marriage should be left to states, but that dropped to 41% by June. A Gallup poll says that 60% support Gay marriage.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage was a historic milestone, but it didn’t put an end to discrimination against same-sex couples. On HBO’s “Last Week Tonight
” Sunday, John Oliver called on the federal government to extend basic civil rights protections to the LGBT community because, as he put it, “same-sex couples can get married and return to work only to find they’ve lost their jobs or housing because of it."
It is likely that Josh Duggar's extreme brand of Christianity helped nurture his extreme sex addiction. Some common conservative lessons that may be damaging include: Once you cross the line, you are ruined; Men were hardwired to objectify women; All sex outside of marriage is equally bad (ex. rape and teen lovers); Your worth is irrevocable- instead of teaching that God loves always.
"The real tragedy is the hypocrisy that so many clergy engage in." "We need to be humble and to embrace our flawed humanity as we seek through our faith and experience to better ourselves." When we truly face our humanity, we will stop pointing the finger at others in order to distract from our own sins.
The Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
performed the first in-depth federal look at conversion therapy and concluded that "none of the existing research" supports that gender orientation can be changed. Conversion Therapy has resulted in many suicides.
Pastor, Kevin Swanson hosted an political event attended by 1700 people in Iowa, where he called for gays to be rounded up and killed. He quotes Bible verses out of context to support this murder.
On the stage with him were Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindil, and Mike Huckabee.