09 19 2014
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Congregations More Opposed to Gay Marriage Than Pastors

He's the president of the USA not the pastor of the USA

After President Obama this week became the first sitting president to endorse same-sex marriage, black clergy and churchgoers could be facing a question that's similar to the one that fractured King and Graham: Should my ideas about personal holiness trump my notion of justice?


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Across Country, Black Pastors Weigh in on Obama's Same-Sex Marriage Support

\"I love the president, but I cannot support what he has done," says one African American minister

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Addressing his large, mostly black congregation on Sunday morning, the Rev. Wallace Charles Smith did not mince words about where he stood on President Barack Obama's newly announced support for same-sex marriage: The church is against it, he said, prompting shouts of "Amen!" from the pews.


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Rethinking Psychiatry Second Annual Symposium Focuses on Forced Drugging of Kids

Over-use of psychotropic medications on kids in foster care, elderly in care facilities also explored

The Second Annual Rethinking Psychiatry Symposium coming up this weekend focuses on psychotropic drugs and their use on children and the elderly in care facilities.


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