The Common Good

Over 200 African American Clergy, Evangelical Leaders and Christian Scholars Denounce SB 2681

Date: March 12, 2014

With the Mississippi House of Representatives on the verge of passing a bill that would legalize discrimination by commercial businesses throughout the state, over 200 prominent clergy leaders from across the country released a statement denouncing the bill and challenging their fellow Christians who support it to examine their conscience.
The “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” which would allow businesses to discriminate based on sexual orientation, is closely modeled on the Arizona bill that made national news last month when it was vetoed by Republican Governor Jan Brewer under a storm of controversy…
Ms. Lisa Sharon Harper
Sojourners
Senior Director of Mobilizing
Washington, D.C.