Equally Blessed, a coalition of four faith Catholic groups who work on behalf of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the church and wider society, released the following statement in response to Vice President Joe Biden’s comment on marriage equality made Sunday on Meet the Press:
By Believe Out Loud
Today, North Carolinians head to the polls to vote on Amendment One, which if passed would restrict marriage to straight couples. We encourage fellow Christians and other North Carolinian's to vote against Amendment One and stand supportively with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families.
By Joseph Ward III, Director, Believe Out Loud
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A gay man of faith reflects on NC's Amendment One