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Ross Murray

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Who Can Pray For America? The Inauguration Benediction Question

(94) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 5:25 PM

The White House invited Rev. Louie Giglio, an evangelical pastor of the Passion City Church, in Atlanta, Ga., to lead the benediction at President Obama's inauguration. However, once Rev. Giglio's past anti-gay sermon surfaced, the White House has decided that he is not the right person to...

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Does Religious Liberty Mean Bullying Your Own Flock of Believers?

(68) Comments | Posted October 12, 2012 | 10:15 AM

When the issue of marriage equality is raised, one of the most common objections raised by the anti-LGBT crowd -- and one of the most ironic -- is that it will violate religious liberty.

The most common promulgators of this "religious liberty" argument are the Roman Catholic hierarchy. The...

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Where Are the Pro-LGBT Religious Voices in Mainstream Media?

(119) Comments | Posted April 12, 2012 | 10:13 AM

As someone who identifies as gay and Christian, I see parts of myself reflected in the world around me. When I turn on the television, I get caught up in the drama of gay and lesbian students on 'Glee.' I can laugh with a gay couple raising a child and...

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The Relationship Between Faith and Marriage Equality

(46) Comments | Posted February 6, 2012 | 11:01 AM

More than a handful of states are currently debating whether to extend the legal protections marriage brings to gay and lesbian couples and their families. We are watching with anticipation as states like Washington and Maryland inch closer to treating all families with fairness and equity. Governors of both of...

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