LGBT in the Church


Blog of Things:

WIBWposted an article about Rev. Cynthia Meyer in Edgerton, Ks of the United Methodist Church who was asked to reign as pastor since she was a lesbian. Had this been any other organization in the Unite States it would/could be considered discrimination. It is shocking that religious organizations get so much leeway in such things.

Dale Hanson of the Huffington Post wrote:

Of course the problems with this assertion are many. First and most basic is the fact that the Supreme Court is the ultimate interpreter of federal constitutional law. This means that while the term “separation of Church and State” may never appear in the constitution itself, the Court ruling in the case of Everson v. Board of Education stated “the clause against establishment of religion by law was intended to erect ‘a wall of separation between Church and State.

[…] Having said that, the separation of church…

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