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Amendment One’s saving grace: Exposing religious violence against LGBT people

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 11:30 am

Just two weeks ago, voters in North Carolina approved 61 to 39 percent a discriminatory, anti-LGBT state constitutional amendment banning marriage and civil unions for same-sex couples and threatening domestic partner protections for all couples. The primary election came on the heels of a months-long campaign — proponents and opponents airing their positions on TV, [...]

At 93, Billy Graham endorses anti-gay amendment, decides to go out with a bigoted bang

By: Thursday May 3, 2012 2:00 pm

I’ve had great respect for Billy Graham in my life thus far. That ends today. According to the Vote For Marriage NC coalition and The Charlotte Observer, Rev. Billy Graham has endorsed the anti-LGBT, anti-children, anti-family and anti-business constitutional amendment on the North Carolina May 8 ballot. “At 93, I never thought we would have to debate [...]

Tony Perkins at First Baptist-Charlotte – Faith & Freedom, a straights-only exclusive country club

By: Wednesday March 7, 2012 11:40 am

This post is an in-depth review of the March 4, 2012, worship service at First Baptist Church of Charlotte — its pastor, Mark Harris, the president of the North Carolina Baptist Convention — and its guest sermon by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins (reported by The Charlotte Observer here). Quotes from Harris and Perkins, [...]

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