Why Southern Baptists Giving Mike Pence a Platform is So Controversial

The Washington Post’s Michelle Boorstein reports on the controversy over Vice President Mike Pence’ appearance at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting. One pastor, Garrett Kell, submitted a failed proposal to replace Pence’s address with a time for prayer. “No vote count was taken, but many in the convention hall estimated that 30 to 40 percent of attendees had voted for Kell’s measure,” Boorstein writes.

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