Friday, October 17, 2008

Religious Leaders Oppose Bigoted Amendment 2

Some religious leaders in Florida are undoubtedly supporting the passage of Amendment 2, the so-called anti-gay marriage measure. But some other, more progressive voices in the religious community--ranging from Episcopal to Jewish ones--are calling this amendment an expression of bigotry and hatred. They have gone so far as to set up a new coalition--Florida Clergy for Fairness. The group has pointed out that this amendment could lead to a widespread attack on domestic partnership benefits and other legal protections for both gay and straight couples. See here for the full article. Read here for another related, and longer article.

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