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Controversial student group at Samford one step closer to approval

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Another step has been taken in the process of approving a new student group at Samford University in Birmingham promoting discussions about sexual orientation and gender identity. The group, Samford Together (ST), was given provisional recognition in the … Continue reading

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Fayetteville voters approve LGBT anti-discrimination law

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (BP) — Fayetteville citizens voted to ratify the city’s Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance — which now protects the rights of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community — by a slim margin Sept. 8. Originally passed by … Continue reading

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Religious liberty predicted next fight in America following today’s marriage ruling

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a long-awaited decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled 5–4 today in favor of legalizing same-sex “marriage,” two years to the day after striking down the Defense of Marriage Act. The Court’s opinion read in part, “The … Continue reading

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Tony Campolo calls for full acceptance of same-sex couples

ST. DAVIDS, Penn. (BNG, TAB) — Tony Campolo, a leader of the evangelical left who for years has famously disagreed with his wife about homosexuality, announced June 8 he now supports the full acceptance of Christian gay couples into the … Continue reading

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Arkansas lawmakers ban local anti-discrimination measures

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (BNG) — The Arkansas state senate has passed legislation sponsored by a Southern Baptist lawmaker making it illegal for cities to adopt local ordinances banning discrimination against gays. Freshman Sen. Bart Hester, a deacon at First Baptist Church … Continue reading

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SBC President provides clarity for opposition to Fayetteville, Ark., LGBT ordinance

Ronnie Floyd, pastor of the multi-site Cross Church in northwest Arkansas which has two campuses in Fayetteville, described the city as “America’s current religious liberty battleground” in his Dec. 8 blog, noting that LGBT ordinances in effect in such cities … Continue reading

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