Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Editorial: Christian leaders' stance on Civil Disobedience is Dangerous

Los Angeles Times
November 30, 2009
Last week, a group of Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders released a “declaration” reminding fellow believers that "Christianity has taught that civil disobedience is not only permitted, but sometimes required." Then, after a specious invocation of Martin Luther King Jr., the 152 signers hurl this anathema at those who would enact laws protecting abortion or extending the rights of civil (not religious) marriage to same-sex couples. These are irresponsible and dangerous words. [Link]

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