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CBN: The death toll has reached another tragic milestone in Liberia, climbing above 4,000. Now the country’s president and vice president are calling on people to pray for their nation.
CBN: The pastor of a Houston mega-church sent his congregation packing this Sunday — literally.
allAfrica.com: “The President needs to come out with a clear statement to the Liberian people on the issue of same sex marriage; she has to take a definite position on the matter,” Rep. Henry B. Fahnbulleh (UP) once told reporters. However, after the US State Department took exception to President Sirleaf’s ambivalence on gay rights, she reconsidered, saying her government would “guarantee people’s civil liberties.”
LifeSiteNews: In an interview with the UK Guardian newspaper yesterday, the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said that the question of legalization of homosexual acts is off the table, despite criticism and international pressure. “We like ourselves just the way we are,” she said.
AP: Two new bills introduced into Liberia’s legislature would make the country the latest on the African continent to punish homosexuality with possible jail time.
Boston.com: Meanwhile, Liberia’s former first lady, Senator Jewel Taylor, submitted a bill last week that would prohibit same-sex marriage and make homosexuality a first-degree felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.