The Religious Right has designated Sunday, June 4th, as "Marriage Protection Sunday" and is mobilizing fundamentalist and evangelical congregations all across America, including those in the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, to try and pressure Congress to put forward an amendment to the US Constitution to ban gay marriage. The Senate is scheduled to take up the amendment on June 5th and vote on it the next day, so the push among conservative congregations is designed to show how much support there is for this change in our laws out in the heartland.
Friday, May 26, 2006
For an America UNITED Against Theocracy
Now this I consider the "Good News", even though I see no reasons at all to think a "Creator" is either necessary or likely. That doesn't mean I can't or don't share many of the same values and goals of many of the folks in such a coalition.