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Biola Queer Underground: A conversation of national scope

The announcement of the Biola Queer Underground website came at a time that correlated well with what was going on in the United States. The day before, North Carolina voted in favor of a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. And on Wednesday, President Barack Obama became the first president to openly state support for gay marriage.

If you missed these moments, get caught up with our recap below:

OBAMA: The president now supports the legalization of gay marriage — an issue that is legally under the purview of state governments — he announced Wednesday in an interview with NBC. This reversal in policy came after an off-the-script statement in support of gay marriage by Vice President Joseph R. Biden. The president did not support marriage equality in his 2008 presidential campaign, nor in his 2004 Senate campaign.

ROMNEY: Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is opposed to giving homosexual couples the right to marry. In fact, he is not even in favor of leaving the issue to the states, but favors a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

For more, see the article from the AP.

NORTH CAROLINA: The state voted on Tuesday to become the 30th state to ban gay marriage. North Carolina, which already had a law on the books prohibiting gay marriage, sent a constitutional amendment to the voters. The bill passed by more than 20 percentage points. The polling in the state enforced a national trend: a gap along generational lines, with older voters opposed to marriage equality and younger voters in favor.

For more, see the article from the New York Times.

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  1. Mackenzie (Class of 2011)

    Also of interest to the body of Christ is the recent decision of The United Methodist Church regarding their official stance on homosexuality. May 15, 2012

  2. Irv

    [Re the topic at hand, here is something I ran into on the informative net. Reactions?]

    (and thinks children have a "right" to see it!)

    Google “Zombietime” and click on “Up Your Alley Fair.” After recovering from the uncensored photos (!), Yahoo or Google “God to Same-Sexers: Hurry Up” on the “ucmpage” (even Jesus told Judas to hurry up – John 13:27). Also Yahoo “Dangerous Radicals of the Religious Right.” View these before the predicted California earthquake happens a la Rev.16:19 (“the cities of the nations fell”) – and before meteorological "lows" like hurricanes and tornadoes which predictably reflect society's "lows." Gays have invented strange architecture - closets no longer opening on to bedrooms but on to public Main Streets where children can watch police-protected sex between naked men in "Madam" Nancy Pelosi's brothel district! I wonder how soon San Fransicko's underground saint - San Andreas - will get a big jolt out of what goes on above him and will suddenly change the political center-left into the EPICENTER-LEFT!
    Since Luke 17's predicted "days of Lot" (see Genesis 19) immediately precede the Second Coming, gays and gay-loving SF politicians are hurrying up, and thus helping to fulfill, Christ's return as Judge and making the Bible even more believable! Not one to mince words, Jesus said in Mark 9:42 that anyone hurting a child in any way deserves to be hanged and have his body thrown into the ocean - and that includes any President whose favorite drink seems to be infanti-cider! It's far from coincidental that the more America elevates gays and other violence, the more the cost of gas, food etc. goes up! If America is smart, it will pick up the big dust-covered book everyone owns and almost never reads - no, not the Sears catalog - and find out that the One who made the universe has some rights too!
    Also Google "Obama a Black-Slavery Avenger?," "Michelle Obama's Allah-day," and "Islam Will Purify Jews and Christians."
    PS – New pro-life slogans: “Unborn babies should have the right to keep and bear arms – and legs and ears and eyes etc.!” & "Unborn babies should have the same right to be born alive that abortionists had!"

    (Obama and his porn-protecting California friends - including Brown and Pelosi - did NOT approve of this message.)
    June 24, 2012

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