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[Black] Church group blasts Obama for abandoning Defense of Marriage Act
One News Now ^ | February 24, 2011 | Steve Coleman

Posted on 02/25/2011 8:35:56 PM PST by Arcy

WASHINGTON- A coalition of 34,000 black churches is blasting President Barack Obama's decision to stop defending the federal law that bans recognition of gay marriage.

The Rev. Anthony Evans, who heads the National Black Church Initiative, says Obama "has violated the Christian faith" by failing to uphold Jesus' teaching that marriage is between a man and a woman.

As a result, Evans says black churches must "reassess their extraordinary support for him."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blackchurch; christianvote; doma; gaymarriage; homonaziagenda; homosexualagenda; obama
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I wonder how liberals will react if the next Republican President decides not to defend the laws which allow abortion? Can you imagine how the liberal media would react?

Obama has decided he can RULE like a king. It doesn't matter to him what the law say's, even though he put his hand on a Bible and swore to uphold the laws of the United States.

1 posted on 02/25/2011 8:36:02 PM PST by Arcy
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To: Arcy
Title should be “Church Group Blasts Obama for Abandoning Defense of Marriage Act.”
2 posted on 02/25/2011 8:38:46 PM PST by Arcy
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To: Arcy
As a result, Evans says black churches must "reassess their extraordinary support for him."

Why be coy? Just say they won't support him anymore.

I still find it so funny that the same people who accuse just about everyone else of being racist are themselves the worst racists... supporting the president simply because he has the same skin color as they do. Talk about taking the idea of judging a man not by the color of his skin but the content of his character and throwing it out the window.

3 posted on 02/25/2011 8:38:46 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Arcy

Finally, black people putting truth before skin color.


4 posted on 02/25/2011 8:39:33 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Arcy

Payback’s a bitch. Anyone else think Obozo’s chances of getting reelected in 2012 just dropped?


5 posted on 02/25/2011 8:39:36 PM PST by meatloaf
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To: Arcy
As a result, Evans says black churches must "reassess their extraordinary support for him."

God or Caesar? My money's on Caesar.

6 posted on 02/25/2011 8:40:09 PM PST by jtal
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To: Arcy
The Rev. Anthony Evans, who heads the National Black Church Initiative, says Obama "has violated the Christian faith"

What Christian faith?

7 posted on 02/25/2011 8:40:33 PM PST by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: Arcy

I’ve always said, with Obama, It’s not the “Audacity of Hope” but the Hope of Audacity... As Hitler once said, the bigger or audacious the lie, the more believable. I truly think Obama has taken that to heart...


8 posted on 02/25/2011 8:40:33 PM PST by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: Arcy

Stand up, brothers, we need you.


9 posted on 02/25/2011 8:42:50 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Arcy

Minorities for the most part are devout Catholics or Christians and revere marriage as a holy sacrament and view it as one of the monuments of their faith.

Obama, as I have always believed from day one, is an atheist and therefore has absolutely no religious scruples, principles or convictions ergo he has no moral anchors in his life by which to guide him and as such has abandoned the sanctity of marriage that so many of his race hold dear to their hearts.


10 posted on 02/25/2011 8:43:20 PM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Arcy; YellowRoseofTx; Rashputin; StayoutdaBushesWay; OldNewYork; MotherRedDog; sayuncledave; ...
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Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.


11 posted on 02/25/2011 8:44:29 PM PST by narses ( 'Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.')
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To: meatloaf

“Anyone else think Obozo’s chances of getting reelected in 2012 just dropped?”

Don’t get too excited. They’ll no doubt forgive him as soon as he starts using that ridiculous faux “Negro” dialect when he runs again!


12 posted on 02/25/2011 8:45:19 PM PST by Humidston (For the first time in my adult life I FEAR my government.)
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To: MAexile

The Christian faith is something that objectively exists whether Obummer participates in it or just says he does.

I believe this is the Dr. Tony Evans whose “Urban Alternative” radio show has been popular for years on many mainstream conservative evangelical stations. Whether the “ghetto” churches will pay attention to this is a big unknown.


13 posted on 02/25/2011 8:50:36 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Arcy

... even though he put his hand on a Bible and swore to uphold the laws of the United States.
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He said “I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

It was actually (likely) Barry Soetoro who gave that oath. $h!t don’t stick to this guy. He’s like Teflon. I have not believed a word out of his mouth since the first days I’d heard him speak. I find it appalling that 53% voted for him and 40% reportedly still would.


14 posted on 02/25/2011 8:51:31 PM PST by ri4dc (Cut your cable, Break Wind for the TSA, Flush Twice in 2012, and STOP ROTUS Now!)
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To: Ev Reeman

Maybe Obama made an unconsidered step, or maybe this was coldly calculated. There still has to be a whale of a lot more black voters out there than gay voters, and the blacks typically don’t like the gays horning in on their corner on affirmative action.


15 posted on 02/25/2011 8:52:46 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Arcy

UM....wonder when they’ll figure out where he stands on aborting a hefty percent of THEIR RACE????


16 posted on 02/25/2011 8:52:59 PM PST by goodnesswins (I'm not a great man....I just believe in great ideas! Ronald Reagan)
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To: ri4dc; Arcy

He botched the first swearing in, did he not, and got a do-over in private. Are we sure we know what he put his hand on the second go round?


17 posted on 02/25/2011 9:05:43 PM PST by Fantasywriter
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To: Arcy
re: A coalition of 34,000 black churches is blasting President Barack Obama’s decision to stop defending the federal law that bans recognition of gay marriage.

Call me skeptical on this one. I am well aware of Tony Evans and his ministry. I greatly respect him. It is just that I find it very hard to believe there are 34,000 Black Christians in our country who would take a stand against Obama, let alone 34,000 black churches. Although the nearly total idolatry of the man has decreased somewhat among Blacks, it is still happening on a grand scale. When a decision must be made about whether to support Christian convictions and principles or support a Democrat politician based on skin color alone, I am afraid that most Black church going Americans will not even think twice about their convictions. They will continue to support Obama no matter what he does.

18 posted on 02/25/2011 9:12:18 PM PST by Nevadan
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To: Arcy

Yet they keep voting Democrat?!

Isn’t it amazing that White Liberals love Blacks so much, they set up most of their planned parenthood (Infant Death Houses) in Black neighborhoods.


19 posted on 02/25/2011 9:19:51 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Arcy

Just what did all the dumbsumbitches think he was going to do? Hey how about next time look past the color, people.YES,HE DID.


20 posted on 02/25/2011 9:32:23 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’ve wondered what kind of support Obama will get from the black community in Chicago after backing Rahm over Carol Mostly-Fraud in Chicagos mayoral contest.


21 posted on 02/25/2011 9:37:38 PM PST by proudpapa
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To: Artcore
Yet they keep voting Democrat?!

Their website appears to suggest a new neither-party loyalty. While that would be a very positive change, one can't help but notice how the goals all appear to attempt to advance the cause of Blacks, and not of Americans in general.

Will they wake up to the fact that We Are All In This Mess Together??

22 posted on 02/25/2011 9:39:41 PM PST by taraytarah
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To: pnh102

Last year we went to a funeral at an all-black church in DC. There were pix of Obama all over the place. I almost expected to see an image of him on the cross. The separation of church/state doesn’t apply to those churches, apparently.


23 posted on 02/25/2011 9:42:37 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Nevadan
It is just that I find it very hard to believe there are 34,000 Black Christians in our country who would take a stand against Obama, let alone 34,000 black churches.

Keep an eye on DC and MD ...

The DC Council passed gay marriage OVER the objections of the black majority in DC. They then tried to get it on referendum in the last election - but got stuffed by the courts [something about signatures, I think]. It is still being litigated and still may go to referendum in 2012.

The MD State Senate just passed gay marriage and the State House is likely to pass it - Guv "Spineless" O'Malley has said he will sign it [what the hell does he care - he is term-limited]. This, again, OVER the objections of something like 70% of Marylanders [especially Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Prince George's County which are agout 75% black]. Will go to referendum in 2012.

Point being these are VERY religious people. "Brutha" or not, Obama is gonna take a MAJOR hit at the ballot box since he is goin' against the faith.

Oh, he'll still win MD - but NOT with 78% of the vote like in 2008. He'll win something like 54-46, which is INCREDIBLE in the blue, blue State of MD ...

24 posted on 02/25/2011 9:58:13 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...</i><p>)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“...and the blacks typically don’t like the gays horning in on their corner on affirmative action.”

The blacks don’t like ANY group horning in on their corner on affirmative action.


25 posted on 02/25/2011 10:12:46 PM PST by MplsSteve
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To: Arcy

They “blast” but they’ll still vote Obama. It reminds me of Frederick the Great saying of Maria Theresa: She weeps (for Poland), but she takes her share too!


26 posted on 02/25/2011 10:14:45 PM PST by Theodore R.
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To: Arcy
They will be told to get back in line, and the issue will be over.

I beg to be proven wrong.

27 posted on 02/25/2011 10:17:12 PM PST by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Arcy

95 percent of blacks will vote for Obama in 2012.


28 posted on 02/25/2011 10:31:36 PM PST by WilliamHouston
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To: Arcy

Gosh, support among African American might drop from 97% to 96.5%!


29 posted on 02/25/2011 11:18:37 PM PST by Uncle Miltie ("And did you exchange a walk on part in a war, for a lead role in a cage?")
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To: Arcy

Obama says he’s a Christian, but he doesn’t attend National Day of Prayer, doesn’t defend One Man, One Woman Marriage even though he says he still personally believes in it. Believes infanticide is OK, celebrates Muslim Holidays gleefully, reluctantly celebrates if at all Christian ones. Never talks about Jesus being his savior.

Not Much evidence he’s a Christian.


30 posted on 02/25/2011 11:24:42 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: Ev Reeman

Blacks and Hispanics mostly are not supportive of the gay lifestyle. The preachers tolerate babies out of wedlock but not being gay.


31 posted on 02/26/2011 12:12:50 AM PST by Semperfiwife ( Obama Parties While The Middle East Burns - Play It Again, John Legend)
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To: Nevadan

I beg to differ. Not every predominately black church is located in the ghetto. There are many in upscale neighborhoods. 34,000 CHURCHES with alot of folk attending every single Sunday cause they do go to church, unlike their Caucasian counterparts who are Chriesters (attend only on Christmas and Easter).


32 posted on 02/26/2011 12:21:59 AM PST by Semperfiwife ( Obama Parties While The Middle East Burns - Play It Again, John Legend)
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To: ilovesarah2012

POTUS Obama is going down in a massive defeat in November, 2012!!! The only way that can be avoided is if the Democrat Party forces him to resign or....bring impeachment charges against him. I doubt very much that those actions will take place. The Democrat Party will go down to electoral defeat across the board, along with POTUS Obama in November of 2012. But.....the real sector of the USA folks that will be set back as aresult of their blind support of failed POTUS Barack Hussein Obama will be Black Americans. Obama’s fifteen minutes of destructive fame will come to an end on election day next year. However, Black American citizens will be set back 50-100 years for supporting this ill equipped, incompetent, empty suit, failed POTUS!!! They should know better. Obama has done absolutely nothing for them across the board, on every issue that is important to our Black citizens. Shame and Sad, that these folks cannot see reality!!!


33 posted on 02/26/2011 1:26:37 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: Arcy

Soooo,
This means 94 percent of blacks still support this marxist unAmerican punk instead of 95 percent?


34 posted on 02/26/2011 3:15:08 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Arcy

This is what happens when you have a “BIG TENT”. You have to anger one group to appease another.

Let him do it.


35 posted on 02/26/2011 4:21:28 AM PST by 30Moves
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To: Arcy

There are a lot of legalists out there who are also African American or ‘black’. There are also a lot of moralists out there in the black communities. When they combine religious tradition with their morality or legalist perspective focused upon other men rather than upon God, they tend to become groups which call themselves a ‘black church’.

The term ‘black church’, though, is an oxymoron when describing Christian thinking, for there is no Jew nor Gentile in the Church Age amongst believers.


36 posted on 02/26/2011 4:30:32 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Arcy

What would that church expect from a down low pop poser?


37 posted on 02/26/2011 4:57:14 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Joe Boucher
Soooo, This means 94 percent of blacks still support this marxist unAmerican punk instead of 95 percent?

My thoughts exactly. Yet the overwhelming majority of them will STILL vote for him. It's tragic, really, as many blacks are very devout in their faith.

38 posted on 02/26/2011 5:01:24 AM PST by Marathoner (Karl Marx loved government education)
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To: pnh102
Just say they won't support him anymore.

I'll believe that when I see it.

39 posted on 02/26/2011 5:05:29 AM PST by giotto
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To: Fantasywriter

We’re not sure of anything. We have no proof of what he said, how he said it, or even if he said it. There should have been a video of the do-over, made available to all on whitehouse.gov and on Youtube. That he took the oath in private was the first sign that something was very very wrong.


40 posted on 02/26/2011 5:15:58 AM PST by giotto
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To: Marathoner

So how is that little tax increase affecting you in Illinois?
Are the masses going ape over it?
Got to believe at least a few businesses are going to relocate elsewhere along with a few rich folk?


41 posted on 02/26/2011 5:59:45 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: giotto
I'll believe that when I see it.

Amen to that.

42 posted on 02/26/2011 6:37:09 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: giotto

Agree! And it undercuts my esteem of Roberts, too. Surely the Chief Justice had a say in the matter. Why did he allow it to be private? Does that have anything to do with the heavy-handedly dismissive way the SC has dealt with Eligibility issues?

Obama hasn’t certainly acted like a man who respects Roberts, or who believes the CJ has anything on him. Obama’s disgusting behavior toward the justices during the SOTU two years ago looked more like a man jabbing his thumb in the eye of underlings than a man secretly thinking, ‘Roberts could ‘out’ me if he were so inclined; I’d better treat him with respect’.

I just don’t know. I wish there were more answers, but all there we have is questions.


43 posted on 02/26/2011 6:53:12 AM PST by Fantasywriter
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To: Arcy
Evans says black churches must "reassess their extraordinary support for him."

A small few will, but in the end, they will keep voting like loyal drones.

If the Ø's outright contempt for all things Christian hasn't awakened them 'til now, nothing will.

44 posted on 02/26/2011 7:14:26 AM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: pnh102
Talk about taking the idea of judging a man not by the color of his skin but the content of his character and throwing it out the window.

MLK would flat out disown this generation of black Americans. I'm sure of it.

45 posted on 02/26/2011 7:16:33 AM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: meatloaf
Anyone else think Obozo’s chances of getting reelected in 2012 just dropped?

The way things are going, with all three branches of government now concentrated in one person, I don't think we're going to make it to 2012 intact.

46 posted on 02/26/2011 7:18:51 AM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: Fantasywriter
I wish there were more answers, but all there we have is questions.

Questions the criminal media will not ask.

47 posted on 02/26/2011 8:55:07 AM PST by giotto
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So how is that little tax increase affecting you in Illinois? Are the masses going ape over it?

There is some condemnation of it, but there needs to be a helluva lot more.

The Rats, especially the Chicago Rats, are turning this state into a Marxist sh*thole.

48 posted on 02/26/2011 10:10:33 AM PST by Marathoner (Karl Marx loved government education)
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To: Cvengr
The term ‘black church’, though, is an oxymoron when describing Christian thinking, for there is no Jew nor Gentile in the Church Age amongst believers.

I totally agree. In fact, I only emphasized the term in the heading for the political nature of the article. With regard to the Christian faith, you are 100% correct - it's one body - the body of Christ.
49 posted on 02/26/2011 10:35:04 AM PST by Arcy
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To: Steelers6
Not Much evidence he’s a Christian.

If Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago can be called "Christian" why not Obama? The Marxists have done a good job of redefining the word, just as they have for many others - "racism", "rape" e.g.

50 posted on 02/26/2011 10:52:11 AM PST by jtal
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