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Proposition 8 opponents to make case at Mormon temple in Oakland
by Tim DeBenedictis (tcd93 [at] alum.mit.edu)
Saturday Nov 8th, 2008 5:12 PM
Proposition 8 opponents will converge at the Oakland Mormon Temple at Noon on Sunday, November 9th, to promote better relations between the LGBT community and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
PROP 8 OPPONENTS "TURN THE OTHER CHEEK"

OAKLAND, Nov. 9, 2008 - Proposition 8 opponents will converge at the Oakland Mormon Temple at Noon on Sunday, November 9th, to promote better relations between the LGBT community and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

"It was time to turn the other cheek," said organizer Tim DeBenedictis. "Many in of our community were deeply hurt by the passage of proposition 8, and are disappointed that the Mormon church supported it - especially since the church was once persecuted for its own beliefs on marriage."

"We are meeting at the Temple on a day that it is closed. Our intent is not to disturb church-goers. Our goal is to mend fences and build bridges, so that all Californians can achieve marriage equality under the law," said DeBenedictis.

The group will meet at the Oakland Mormon Temple, 4766 Lincoln Ave., Oakland CA 94602. For more information, contact Tim DeBenedictis (tcd93 [at] alum.mit.edu).
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Get A ClueWadsworthSaturday Dec 20th, 2008 9:51 PM
This was more than mormons exercising their rightsDinoTuesday Nov 11th, 2008 10:51 PM
Re: G/L were organized tooNTuesday Nov 11th, 2008 9:00 AM
Re: G/L were organized tooNMonday Nov 10th, 2008 5:35 PM
What Is Wrong with LDS?NMonday Nov 10th, 2008 5:25 PM
Why not go to the source?MeMonday Nov 10th, 2008 2:05 AM
I am a MormonAnaSunday Nov 9th, 2008 10:03 PM
Mormons are a cult! They believe they wear "magic Under Garments" which protect them.Denis Brown-BouvierSunday Nov 9th, 2008 4:10 PM
KKK Connection?zebostoneleighSunday Nov 9th, 2008 2:15 PM
Tax exemption of Mormon church in Great BritainEmissarySunday Nov 9th, 2008 2:08 PM
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