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Black Faith Leaders in Georgia Speak Out Against Herschel Walker

posted on November 3, 2022

Maya King of The New York Times reports, “While Georgia’s Black faith leaders walk the line between their religious and political convictions in the last few days before the midterms, some have turned sharply to amplifying their criticisms of the state’s Republican Senate candidate, Herschel Walker.” Black faith leaders have rebuked claims that their political speech violates a federal law that prohibits politicking from the pulpit, arguing that they are held to a different standard than their white evangelical counterparts. Cynthia Hale, an Atlanta-area pastor, said in a radio ad, “As Christians we are taught to forgive Herschel. But we are not commanded to vote for him.”

Read at The New York Times