No, the SBC is NOT on the Verge of Recognizing Gay Marriage

In spite of anything you may have heard.

An elaborate hoax Tuesday claimed that the Southern Baptist Convention was on the verge of formally supporting “gay marriage” and repenting of its stance on homosexuality, and the hoax backed up the false claim with a press release, phone number and website.

The stunt was pulled off by a group calling itself the Center for Responsible Christian Living, but the group didn’t identity itself until later in the day and only after one major Catholic blog had posted the release as legitimate. The blog soon pulled it. No major media outlet reported the news as real. Several media members, in fact, called the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee to make sure officials knew of the hoax.

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2 thoughts on “No, the SBC is NOT on the Verge of Recognizing Gay Marriage

  1. Robert J. Wilson 28 Jun 2011 at 5:56 pm

    This is actually pretty hilarious…

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  2. Chuck Grantham 28 Jun 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Yes, and the SBC is going to start giving away free NIV 2011 to illegal immigrants, too.

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