“Pastors have nothing to fear. The bill clearly protects free speech and does not muzzle any minister.” —-Bishop Carlton Pearson, stumping for hate crimes legislation.
Really? Nothing to fear? At all?
Update: August 19: Lesbians file complaint against New Jersy Methodist ministry over refusal to allow same-sex marriage. Government threatens prosecution forcing ministry to file suit to protect itself. Less than a year since the passage of the NJ civil unions bill, this ministry is being targeted. Nothing to fear?