Human Rights Campaign Says Promoting Equality for LGBT People Not at Odds with Christian Faith
The Human Rights Campaign, one of the leading advocates of the Supreme Courtâ€™s decision to legalize gay marriage, is now pushing for people of faith to support Houstonâ€™s Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO).
The Christian Examiner reports that HERO aims to expand the legal protections afforded to Houston residents, regardless of their sexual or gender identity.
Some churches have come out in support of HERO. Houston Unites, a coalition in support of HERO, has garnered support from 16 congregations around the Houston area. Only four religious organizations are actually partners of the coalition, however.
Justin Davis, Human Rights Campaign religion and faith program assistant has said that faith doesnâ€™t need to be incompatible with supporting rights for LGBT people....
Oh I see now these people are spokespersons for religious beliefs and Biblical teachings. I thought these double talking idiots wanted SEPARATION from the state being able to make decrees upon religious beliefs, so why are they doing exactly that in this case? Because they are manipulators that is why.
Homosexuality is completely at odds with true biblical faith, and it is at odds with the thrice holy God of heaven and earth. It is an abomination to Him, and He detests this perverse sin. This is not a natural way of living at all, this story attests to that - http://news.yahoo.com/brazilian-female-trio-hitched-021426110.html How disgusting is this sin, and what depravity stems from it! And to think these depraved sinners want to raise children in such a sinful and dysfunctional environment. There is forgiveness and mercy for all sinners in hearing of the Gospel of Christ. May it please the Lord to send forth His truth and open the hearts of sinners.
Veronica Neffinger wrote: "Quite often, the perception is that supporting equality for LGBT people is incompatible with being a person of faith, but as we have seen in recent years past, this is no longer the case," Davis writes. "As more and more LGBT people come out, their friends, family, co-workers and communities of faith come to see that...exclusion of their loved ones on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity...
from the article. I would remind people of how children corrupt parents,
Amer. Tract Dictionary wrote: ELI:
A high priest of the Jews, the first in the line of Ithamar, 1Sa 2:27. He was also a judge of Israel forty years, and was eminent for piety and usefulness, but criminally negligent of family discipline. For this the judgments of God fell upon his house, 1Sa 3:11-18. In battle with the Philistines his two sons were slain, and Israel defeated; but it was the capture of the ark of God that broke his heart, 1Sa 4:1-22. The divine threatening was fully performed in the day of Abiathar,
David also had similar problems with Absalom.
Something doesn't suddenly become right when one's children start practicing evil.