Anti Gay Marriage Advocate Bernice King Leads Southern Christian Leadership Conference

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) has announced election of The Reverend Bernice King, the youngest daughter of The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. (the organization's founder), as its eighth president. The announcement has raised concern among the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and its supporters. Bernice King has been vocal against marriage equality and has stoked the homophobic fires when she said, "I know in my sanctified soul that he (Dr. King) did not take a bullet for same-sex marriage."
By: edie stull
October 30 2009 9:00 AM
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