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Marco Rubio uses forum at Christian conference to call for love of gay community

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, who’s faced a torrent of criticism this week for agreeing to speak at a conservative Christian conference that included others with harsh gay-bashing rhetoric, used his pulpit there Friday to urge love for the gay community. “I want to be clear with you, abandoning judgment and loving our LGBT neighbors is not a betrayal of what the Bible teaches; it is a fulfillment of it,” Rubio declared Friday before a reported 500 Florida Christian pastors attending the American…

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Kendrick Meek urges Charlie Crist to be more ‘Independent’ on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

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Charlie Crist “hasn’t yet acted like an Independent,” according to Nathan Click, a spokesperson for the Kendrick Meek campaign. The campaign points out that Rubio and Crist are identical on gay-rights issues – both squarely against. Adam Sharon, the communications director for the Meek campaign, asks rhetorically, “Do the governor and Speaker Rubio still stand with the far-right instead of our men and women in uniform?” Continue reading here. Press release from Meek’s campaign: On Monday, the White House announced…

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Kendrick Meek urges Charlie Crist to be more ‘Independent’ on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

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Charlie Crist “hasn’t yet acted like an Independent,” according to Nathan Click, a spokesperson for the Kendrick Meek campaign. The campaign points out that Marco Rubio and Crist are identical on gay-rights issues – both squarely against. Adam Sharon, the communications director for the Meek campaign, asks rhetorically, “Do the governor and Speaker Rubio still stand with the far-right instead of our men and women in uniform?” Continue reading here. Press release from Meek’s campaign: On Monday, the White House…

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Bill Foster’s thinking has evolved

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My biggest objection to Bill Foster’s candidacy is the possibility of him injecting his religious beliefs into his governing of the city. I’ve been highly critical of the now infamous letter Foster wrote in which he blames Darwin and Evolution for the rise of Hitler and the events at Columbine. I’ve also been critical of Foster’s stance on gay rights, specifically his opposition to gay marriage. All of that said, Foster’s worldview is beginning to evolve. The first indication of…

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