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Tampa church evicts Boy Scout troop after 60 years over policy to allow gay youth

Thursday, August 29, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa church has told a Boy Scout troop that it won't renew its sponsorship because of the national organization's decision not to ban openly gay Scouts. [ Read more → ]

N.C. churches drop Boy Scout charters over policy to allow gay scouts

Monday, August 26, 2013
GASTONIA, N.C. — A handful of churches in North Carolina say they're not renewing their charters with the Boy Scouts of America after the organization announced this year that it would no longer deny membership to openly gay boys. [ Read more → ]

Del. church draws protest for sign opposing same-sex marriage

Saturday, April 27, 2013
BEAR, Del. — A sign at a Delaware church opposing same-sex marriage has been drawing national attention online. [ Read more → ]
This entrance and sign are all that remain of South Bloomingville Christian Church. It was burned nearly to the ground Friday morning. Some suspect arson.

Residents suspect LGBT-tolerant church targeted by arsonist

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
SOUTH BLOOMINGVILLE, Ohio — All that remains of South Bloomingville's last historic landmark are smoldering embers and the bell that once could be heard throughout the community. Residents woke early Friday morning saddened to find that the South Bloomingville Christian Church was burned nearly to the ground. [ Read more → ]

Lawmaker: gay marriage is ‘an active effort to desecrate a sacrament of the church’

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Less than a month after his speech to the Values Voter Summit, in which he claimed that marriage equality was an “assault” by the left to destroy America’s foundations, U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) equated legalizing marriage for same-sex couples to desecrating the Eucharist. Speaking... [ Read more → ]

Presbyterian minister rebuked, praised for performing same-sex unions

Friday, August 27, 2010
A retired Presbyterian minister was found guilty Friday by a church tribunal of presiding at the marriage of same-sex couples in 2008 and will be censured, pending an appeal. The six-member panel announced its verdict in the case of the Rev. Dr. Jane Spahr, of... [ Read more → ]

Memphis church bans gay softballers, says it won’t condone their ‘deviant’ lifestyle

Saturday, June 19, 2010
A softball coach in Memphis says she has been banned from a local church softball league because she is gay. Jana Jacobson said officials from Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, TN, disqualified her team from competing in their adult women's softball league because it would... [ Read more → ]
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