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Jacksonville city councilman quizzes commission nominees on gay marriage

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Tia Mitchell of the Florida Times Union reports that Jacksonville City Councilman Clay Yarborough asked a Jacksonville Human Rights Commission nominee about his views on same-sex marriage and his tenure on the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida’s board. Yarborough also asked the man and another nominee to disclose whether they support prayer in public buildings, the use of the phrase “In God We Trust” on government seals and “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. The questions came before the council’s…

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