Evangelicals reject gay partners in immigration bill
Southern Baptist ethicist Richard Land has joined other evangelical leaders in opposing an immigration reform proposal if it continues to treat homosexual partners the same as heterosexual married spouses.
The president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission signed onto a June 4 statement from the religious rights law firm Liberty Counsel taking exception to a same-sex partners provision in federal legislation being proposed by Sen. Charles Schumer, D.-N.Y.
The bill, which has yet to be introduced, would enable same-sex partners from overseas to become legal citizens of this country in the same way heterosexual spouses of United States citizens are now able to gain citizenship, according to Liberty Counsel....
At one tome the term "Evangelical" was used to desribe christians that were, consevative, beleiveing in the inerrancy of scripture, the virgin birth, substitutionary atonement, resurrection and visible return of Christ, and were Evangalistic about their message. Nowdays everyone from Emergent church leaders, to self professed liberals want to call themselves liberals. The Media is using the term "Evangelicals" as a Catch all Phrase. You really have to investigate to see if the Evangelicals they are talking about, fit the description of a bible believing christian at all.