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Declining of Christians
Russell More, President of the southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty commission 
speaks at the 2014, SBC annual meeting in Baltimore Marylandon wednesday, June 11 2014. The 
declineing American who identifies as Christians shown by a new pew report is mostly due to those with weak church ties no longer identifying as christians.



The report, released Tuesday, found that Americans who identify as Christian fell from 78 percent to 71 percent of the U.S. population between 2007 and 2014. In the same period, the religiously unaff

Gay' Activist's Call for Churches to be forced to take Homosexuality off Sin List, Draws Concerns

Concerns are arising among christians and online commentators after a homosexuality activist recently 

told a national publicationthat churches "must to be made to take homosexuality off the Sin list." Mitchell 

Gold is the founder of faith in America, an organization that aims to "end toLGBT youth and families from missguided religious teaching."  He served on the board of directors for the human rights campaign for 

seven years, and was named on the "Top 50 most powerful Gay people in America in 2007 bu out magazine.In an article writen by Frank Buni to the New York Times, Gold is quoted as stating thathe 

beleives churches ought to be forced to stop considering homosexual behavior as being sinful.



 

North Carolina Enacts Religious Protections for Mariage Officials 

The house voted in early June to override the governor's veto and institute a religious freedom protec

tions for state employees who perform mariages and issue mariage licenses.

The law creates a legal way for magistrates and workers in register of deeds offices to opt out if they 

have a "siincerly held religious objection" to same-sex mariages.



           


The decline in Americans who identify as Christian shown by a new Pew report is mostly due to those with weak church ties no longer identifying as Christian, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, recently wrote. Was he correct? The Chr