Tag Archives: UCC

NORTH CAROLINA: Christian Clergy File Challenge To Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Via press release from the Campaign For Southern Equality: This morning a federal challenge to Amendment One was filed in the Western District of North Carolina on behalf of the United Church of Christ (UCC) as a national denomination, clergy from across faith traditions and same-sex couples. The case challenges the constitutionality of marriage laws in North Carolina – including …

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MINNESOTA: Pro-Gay Church Vandalized For Second Time This Month

Raw Story reports: Members of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Maple Grove arrived for Sunday services to find their church had been vandalized with graffiti that read, “Gay Pride? NO! Shameful Sodomites!” The church was also egged and handcuffs were locked on the front door. “We are investigating this crime as a bias motivated crime. A hate crime …

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CBS’s Super Bowl Commercials Policy: Anti-Abortion – Yes, Pro-Gay – No

Last week we learned that CBS will be running an anti-abortion ad from Focus On The Family during the Super Bowl, despite having rejected an ad several years ago from the pro-gay United Church of Christ, telling them that the network doesn’t won’t accept an ad that “touches on and/or takes a position on one side of a current controversial …

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