This Pastor is Sleeping Outside in the Cold to Represent His Church Excluding LGBT People

It’s the job of a church leader to model empathy, kindness and compassion — something that can be hard to do when your church teaches discrimination. But one pastor wants to show his church what it really feels like to be cast away by your congregation.

Rev. Michael Tupper, the¬†pastor of Parchment United Methodist Church in Parchment, Michigan, is calling attention to his church’s exclusion of LGBT people by sleeping outside his home in a tent for 175 consecutive nights. In February. In Michigan.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Found Dead At 79

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reportedly died of natural causes Saturday at a West Texas ranch. He was 79.

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Michigan Senate Passes Bill Making Sodomy Punishable By 15 Years In Prison

You read that right.

Michigan is one of 12 states that has kept its sodomy bans on the books since Lawrence v. Texas outlawed such bans in 2003. And thanks to some suspect language in a new bill meant to stop animal cruelty, anyone who engages in sodomy — anal or oral sex, whether with a same-sex or different-sex partner — could be subject to major jail time.

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Tennessee Lawsuit Wants To Stop All Marriages, but Especially Those Gay Ones

In Bradley County, Tennessee, a minister and a county commissioner are trying to Kim Davis their way out of giving marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Strike that: they don’t want to give marriage licenses to anyone.

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Ben Carson: If We Give Equal Rights to “Abnormal” LGBT People, “Say Goodbye to America”

Over the weekend, Republican Presidential candidate and medical doctor Ben Carson went one step further to prove he’s no friend to LGBT people. On the contrary; he’s actively opposed to our existence, and he won’t even own up to it.

As part of a series of interviews with the presidential candidates hosted by Catholic network EWTN, Carson spoke to Matthew Franck, spewing one absurdity after another about why LGBT people are ruining America.

Right Wing Watch nabbed the clip:

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