Southern Baptist Convention: gays and lesbians ‘lack the distinguishing features of classes entitled to special protections’

By: Thursday June 21, 2012 12:38 pm

Rev. Irene Monroe made this observation about in her column yesterday about the prospective leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention’s first African American president Rev. Fred Luter, and where the church will stand on LGBT rights. As a huge denomination comprising the Christian Right and its anti-gay agenda, Luter may also be unaware of how [...]

Progress? Southern Baptist Convention poised to elect its first black president

By: Monday June 18, 2012 9:51 am

For a denomination born in defense of slavery and a spiritual haven for the white supremacist movement over the last century, this is I guess progress on one front. (NYT): The Rev. Fred Luter Jr., 55, a New Orleans pastor who got his start preaching on the streets of the Lower Ninth Ward, is expected to [...]

To Protect North Carolina’s Children, Vote Against The Marriage Amendment

By: Monday January 2, 2012 8:03 am

The Southern Baptist Convention has a dirty little secret — and wants their very aggressive public war against gay North Carolinians to distract you from it. It is known that there is a history of SBC child rapes.  . . but the public does not know nearly the full extent of the crimes . . [...]

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