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US black congregations split over gay issues

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  1. Bill Perdue, RainbowRED Organi 20 Aug 2007, 5:47pm

    The abrupt rise of gay hatred in African Americans churches is no accident. Superstitious groups, and individual ‘holy men’ on the take have been paid huge bribes by the Bush Administration for forstering bigotry. Their gay bashing campaign, raises same-sex marriage to distract voters from Iran, Katrina and a rapidly failing economy. Recently a number of superstitious bigwigs, including red robed cardinals and archbishops of the roman cult, signed a statement supporting a constitutional amendment blocking same-sex marriage. Another signatory was an officer of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (The LDS church shouldn’t be confused with the Church of Scientology. The CS was organized 130 years later by a entirely different science-fiction and fantasy writer. Both founders were given a plentiful surplus of female mates in order to ‘build’ the church.) Although they would ordinarily be found muttering chants against demons if they met by chance, Dobson of Focus on the Family; Bishop Charles E. Blake of the Church of God in Christ; the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Jr., president of the National Hispanic Association of Evangelicals; Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and leaders of the eastern orthodox cults were rounded up to lend an aura of breadth to this unwholesome crew. (Osama Bin Laden, Iranian ayatollahs, neo-Nazis in Germany and Austria, and other foes of same-sex marriage weren’t included, for now.) They got their thirty pieces of silver in the form of a law legalizing discrimination against lesbians and gays in hiring and firing practices for their superstition-based ‘charities’, which pay their bloated salaries. Hallelujah! They got another reward in February of 2006 when Bush put his signature on a law giving 500 million dollars to superstition-based groups who oppose same-sex marriage. Hallelujah! By the spring of 2006, it was revealed that to date these superstition based charities had gobbled up about $157 million in hand-outs. Hallelujah! The Reverend Kenneth Samuel, a Georgia pastor and NAACP official said many African American pastors oppose gay marriage because they’ve been “bought out” with faith-based initiative money. “I will say this much for our noble rulers: that, tyrannical and morally rotten as they were, they were enthusiastically religious.” Mark Twain