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Anti-Obama Black Pastors Group has Deep Conservative Ties, Records Show

posted on August 14, 2012

The Rev. William Owens and his group, the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP), “are drawing criticism from black leaders and the political left who note Owens’ long-standing ties with GOP politicians,” Aamer Madhani reports for Religion News Service. The CAAP calls itself a “nonpartisan group of truthfully mostly Democrats.” Rev. Amos Brown, a Baptist pastor in San Francisco and a student of Martin Luther King Jr., says Owens is “trying to use this as an emotional wedge issue to divide the black community.”

Read at Religion News Service