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The Free Press, in Mankato MN, is reporting on the incredible public response to the documentary For The Bible Tells Me So.
The film focuses on the debate about gays-in-the-church. And many pro-gay veterans of theological discussions give their positions on the subject throughout the documentary.
Former House majority leader Dick Gephardt and his daughter, Chrissy Gephardt appear together in the film.
TV and film producer Daniel Karslake studies reactions of devout Christians who learn their child is gay.
In his first project since working on In The Life, Karslake said he felt a need to reach beyond an audience that already accepted partnered gays and lesbians.
Focusing on the gays-in-the-church debate - For the Bible Tells Me So features many pro-gay veterans of the theological debates.
Canada's Anglicans voted against allowing their churches to bless gay couples.
Most of the world's Anglicans are theological conservatives who believe gay relationships violate Scripture. More liberal Anglicans emphasize social justice teachings in the Bible, leading them to support full acceptance of same-sex couples.
Is homosexuality still viewed as a sin? A recent Gallup Poll found Americans nearly evenly split between those who saw homosexual relations as "morally acceptable" (47 percent) and those who saw them as "morally wrong" (49 percent).
According to polls, our community is gaining friends.
Gay couples in New Hampshire can start applying for many of the rights and responsibilities of marriage as early as January 2008 under a law Gov. John Lynch signed Thursday establishing civil unions.
"We in New Hampshire have had a long and proud tradition taking the lead in opposing discrimination," Lynch said. "Today that tradition continues."