Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Wielding religion as a weapon against gay marriage

Steve Lopez
Los Angeles Times
10:46 PM PDT, October 21, 2008

The writer attended two Prop 8 rallies, the first FOR and the second AGAINST...

Unfortunately the party was breaking up as I arrived, and only four speakers attended, as opposed to the dozens at the other event. And by the way, if the turnouts are representative of the African American vote Nov. 4, which is expected to be large because of presidential candidate Barack Obama, that may tip the balance in favor of Prop. 8.

I told the Rev. Vanessa Mackenzie of the Episcopal Church of the Advent that the other rally was much larger and that those who spoke claimed to know God's will on gay marriage.

'How can you love God, who you do not see,' Mackenzie asked, 'and then hate the brother and sister whom you do see?'

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