Month – August 2009

Lutherans affirm same-sex relationships

By PATRICK CONDON Associated Press Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the country’s largest Lutheran denomination have agreed to disagree on homosexuality, endorsing an official statement on human sexuality that says there’s room in the church for differing views on an issue that’s divided other religious groups. [According to the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune, the statement […]

Ted Olson vs. the Christian Right

The New York Times has an interesting story about former Solicitor General Ted Olson, who is leading the fight to overturn anti-gay marriage laws. (h/t: Caleb Powers) Olson is a Libertarian Republican, not a Moral Majority Republican, more like Barry Goldwater than Jerry Falwell. From 1980 through 2008, the theo-cons and the economic conservatives have […]

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