Churches support gay marriage
Former Rep. And so as president, we are going to make that a priority, and we are going to stop those who are infringing upon the human rights of our fellow Americans. Other recent cases have been concerned with the basis on which religious schools can hire or fire staff. The comments drew applause at the event, but quickly circulated among conservative commentators and drew condemnation from activists that have defended religious institutions in related legal fights. In another statement, Republican Sen. O'Rourke on Saturday defended his comments hours after President Donald Trump referred to him as a "wacko" over the proposal.
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O'Rourke says churches against gay marriage should lose tax benefits, draws backlash
Marriage Equality - United Church of Christ
The Rev. Leaders also voted to expel Collison's First Covenant Church, a founding member of the year-old denomination. Collison, who became a pastor at First Covenant in downtown Minneapolis in , told the Star Tribune he was "not surprised" but "saddened" after he was voted out. I feel grateful for the pastors and churches who stood up for us. I feel compassion to those caught in the middle," Collison said.
Megachurch Pastor Claims Christians Can Support Gay Marriage Without Betraying God
Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says he'd strip churches of tax-exempt status if they don't support same-sex marriage. He adds, "Freedom of religion is a fundamental right, but it should not be used to discriminate. Matt Lewis, CNN political commentator, tweeted out, "This isn't going to help win the electoral college. If you wonder why so many Christians are willing to hold their nose and support someone as horrible as Donald Trump, this helps explain it.
Some Christian denominations do not consider homosexuality or transgender identity to be sins. These include entire religious denominations , as well as individual churches and congregations. Additionally, some denominations which are not LGBT-affirming have member-organized groups which are not officially sanctioned by the denomination.