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Religious Leaders Object to Religious Objections Law

posted on April 27, 2016

Nassim Benchaabane of the Associated Press reports, “Dozens of Methodist leaders are objecting to Mississippi’s new religious objections law, saying it violates their religious principles.” Clergy voicing their opposition said they were inspired by the 28 Methodist ministers in the 1960s who spoke out against segregation. “LGBT people have always been a part of the church,” said Pastor Bruce Case of Madison, Mississippi. “They’re our friends and fellow churchgoers. This law is unnecessary and just feels mean-spirited to me.”

Read at Associated Press