Christian Family Coalition
A Christian group is urging Governor Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders to pass a measure that it says would help protect the tax-exempt status of churches that refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
Same sex marriage is one step closer to becoming reality in Florida.
The House was filled with conflicting t-shirts and badges as Miami-Dade Commissioners voted 8-3 to extend protection against discrimination to transgender individuals.
In early December, the Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on whether to include transgender protection in the Human Rights Ordinance. That ordinance currently makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on age, gender, race and sexual orientation. Jim discusses this with former Miami-Dade commissioner Katy Sorenson, who is the original sponsor of the ordinance, and Anthony Verdugo, who is the executive director of the Christian Family Coalition. First we air an expanded version of Jim’s sit-down interview with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband Dexter Lehtinen, and their transgender son Rodrigo.
A lawsuit challenging Florida’s ban on gay marriage is getting some opposition.
In silence, before Tuesday’s Miami-Dade County Commission meeting, Rabbi Avroham Brashevitzky dropped 26 coins into a charity box; each representing an adult or children killed last in Friday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.