Court overturns rule limiting Bible distribution at gay pride festival
Catholic World News - September 17, 2013
In a 2-1 decision, the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the Minnesota Park Board’s restrictions on a local man’s distribution of Bibles during an annual gay pride festival.
Brian Johnson, who sought to distribute the Bibles at the festival, said he “would ‘gladly hire a homosexual at my business if he/she could do the job,’ but expressed his belief that the Bible specifies homosexual conduct as a sin,” according to the decision. Johnson “elaborated that he tries to avoid the subject of homosexuality when passing out Bibles at the Festival, and he does not believe that homosexual or heterosexual temptations, in and of themselves, constitute sin.”
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