Is This Religious Freedom: Oppressing The Welcoming Church?

Blogger Joe Jervis of Joe. My. God. posted about the Faith & Freedom Coalition who has started a petition to yank funding from the National Cathedral over the decision to have same-sex wedding ceremonies. See science capture below:


What is terribly hypocritical about this are the anti-gay and anti-equality organizations who are upset over Catholic Charities closing their doors vs. complying with anti-discrimination laws by placing children with gay couples. These organizations also receive government dollars, but are having their religious freedom oppressed:

Catholic Charities was accepting state funds to provide adoption services and was thus bound by the state’s gay-inclusive anti-discrimination law not to reject qualified adoptive parents based on sexual orientation. Oh, and by the way, the non-discrimination law has been on the books since 1989—long before marriage equality was but a doodle on [civil rights advocate] Mary Bonauto’s legal pad [source]

I guess they view a monopoly on just what religious freedom means.

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