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Dear Editor – The Advocate (World’s Leading Gay News Source), As a resident of San Francisco and member of the gay community in 1980, I personally witnessed the tragedy of HIV/AIDS unfold with some of my dearest and closest friends being the first to pass away from the disease. As a Christian, I believe in […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices Today, the intolerance of anyone challenging the practice of homosexuality, in any form and to any degree, continues by attempts to revise historic Christian teaching. When anyone claims that homosexuality is God’s gift to the Church and to society, then true faithful followers of Christ Jesus must […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices In light of the recent statement by Pope Francis that he “will not judge priests for their sexual orientation,” I believe a point of clarification is required as some have misconstrued the statement as a license for homosexual practice. For Christians committed to the Authority of Scripture, […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices America is facing a challenge the significance of which is impossible to exaggerate. The challenge has to do with the status of morality, and whether or not there are any kinds of desires, behaviors or lifestyles which are deviant in an ethical, and not merely a sociological, […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices A recent article in the Bakersfield Californian focused on being an ally in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals due to bigotry, malice, ignorance and mean-spirited jokes often perpetrated against the LGBTQ community. I agree completely. I, too, once sat on the receiving end […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices The Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes that the family is the fundamental group unit of society, and subsequent international human rights instruments acknowledge the importance of mothers and fathers being equal partners in marriage. The bedrock institution of traditional marriage has survived thousands of years across […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices From the evening news to a judge’s courtroom, a battle continues to rage regarding marriage. Indeed, the implications for society are profound. So, how is it that many people of faith are confused asking, “Is it really that big a deal?” If you believe in the traditional […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices In response to the article “Lincoln’s anti-slavery ‘evolution’ has modern corollary” dated May 21, 2012. Apart from the broader goal of legitimizing homosexuality, the alleged aim of all “gay rights” initiatives, is to protect homosexuals from discrimination based solely on their “sexual orientation.” Too often, “gay rights’ […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper – Community Voices Presently, America is undergoing what I believe is a radical social experiment, the redefining of marriage. Ultimately, it’’s not about whether or not gays and lesbians are nice people or good citizens. Frankly, some are and some aren’t, just like heterosexuals. It’’s not about whether gays and […]

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Dear Editor, Bakersfield Californian Newspaper (Community Voices), In response to the article titled Pro-Life for All by Valerie Schultz, November 11, 2011. Ms. Schultz concludes her article with “If we believe life is sacred, we must be life’s protectors.” These particular words compelled me to offer a reply since Ms. Schultz has frequently advocated, if […]

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