Posts Tagged ‘church bigotry’

More Anti-Gay Distortions and Lies From Another Church

| July 18th, 2011 | No Comments »
Herbert W Armstrong

The following editorial is from ‘The Trumpet‘, an online newsletter of the Church of God, regarding the California law that requires some gay history to be included in public school education curricula: “Landmark law reveals that the war against family is intensifying” –“California’s public schools will be required to teach students about the contributions of homosexual Americans beginning on January 1, 2012, after Gov. Jerry Brown (photo right) signed a landmark bill June 16, 2011 requiring the material to be added to social studies textbooks and curricula… –“The California Family Council said that since the material is not part of a sexual education’ class, parents will not have an opting-out option, and will not be told beforehand about classes teaching the new material… –“Opponents were upset with Brown’s decision to sign the bill, and questioned whether instruction about homosexuals in public schools is necessary. “If children in other countries are

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Gay Marriage Opponents Pray to Loving God for Bigotry

| June 25th, 2011 | 1 Comment »

By Richard Ammon June 25, 2011 Recent news reports have posted this story: Timothy Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York (photo right), on Sunday prayed for the defeat of a gay marriage bill in the Empire State. During Sunday’s prayer service at St. Patrick’s cathedral in New York City, Dolan said: “Any presumption to redefine that sacred vocabulary, I’m afraid is at our common peril.” After his unsuccessful plea apparently fell on deaf divine ears, and the vote to approve gay marriage was passed, opponents of the ruling were seen praying in the state house in Albany, one holding a rosary in his hand. So, I wonder just what all these prayers say; perhaps this: Dear (Christian) God in heaven, I beseech you to inspire our legislators (including the Jews, non-believers and non-practicing theists among them) to resist the equality measures being imposed on us that propose

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