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Free Speech Rally for Sally

Over 50 Pastors organize rally to support besieged Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern


Contact: Natalie Bell, Concerned Women for America, 202-488-7000, ext. 126


WASHINGTON, March 31 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 2, Concerned Women for America (CWA) will join over 50 pastors in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to rally support for State Representative Sally Kern (R-Oklahoma City) and her right to free speech.  Recently, Rep. Kern has been under attack from radical homosexual activists and their followers over remarks she made regarding the homosexual agenda.  Rep. Kern took a Biblical stand against homosexual activism and has refused to back down from her statements despite receiving death threats.


Event Details ---


What: Free Speech Rally for State Representative Sally Kern


When: Wednesday, April 2; 12:00pm Noon


Where: Rotunda of the Oklahoma State Building; 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City Oklahoma


CWA applauds Rep. Kern for continuing to be steadfast and resolute in this fight against the homosexual agenda and for shedding light on the threat it poses to our nation.  Rep. Kern has been quoted as saying that the homosexual agenda is dangerous "because it destroys the basic moral fiber of this nation, which is traditional marriage and the traditional family."  She couldn't be more right. 


Matt Barber, CWA's Policy Director for Cultural Issues, said, "There are certainly those who hate Rep. Kern.  They've made that perfectly clear with vicious personal attacks and even death threats.  But millions of Americans proudly stand alongside Sally Kern and say, 'Thank you.  Thank you for boldly standing your ground and for unapologetically defending Biblical Truth.'  They intended to make an example of her.  They have, but not in the way they had hoped.  She has set an example for millions of believers around the world.  Her courage and refusal to deviate from God's unequivocal condemnation of sexual immorality is serving to galvanize and embolden others.  People say, 'Well Sally Kern wasn't intimidated, why should I be?'"


CWA of Oklahoma State Director, Linda Caswell, said "Rep. Kern has exercised her right to free speech and has spoken boldly about the effects of homosexuality on our families and on our nation.  We strongly encourage everyone to come to the rally and show your support for Rep. Kern.  Let others know that we will not back down from taking a Biblical stand on the moral issues facing our state and our nation today."


Concerned Women for America is the nation's largest public policy women's organization.