Manhattan Declaration Rally – 10/16/10

The Manhattan Declaration declares war on LGBT and Women’s rights

Join us as we stand up to “The Manhattan Declaration Comes to the Desert”

WHAT: A Rally to Oppose the Manhattan Declaration
WHEN: Saturday, 16 October 2010, 8:15a.m.
WHERE: St. Mary’s Basilica, 231 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
WHY: If you do not stand against hateful speech and rhetoric it is the same as condoning it. Our children, all children, deserve better!

Roman Catholic Bishop Olmsted has slated October 15th as a Clergy Day of Legislative Training with the crafters and supporters of The Manhattan Declaration, and October 16th as a day to recruit the laity of the Diocese into action on the three principle elements of the MD: Suppression of LGBT rights, suppression of Women’s rights, and encouraging people to disobey laws about equality.

Here is your chance to say that such spiritually violent and hateful rhetoric does not belong in our Desert!

Join us as we rally at 8:15 with local and national speakers, hear from Catholics and others affected by the MD, and then remain as a witness to those transitioning from Mass to this conference with such a harmful political agenda.

A sign making party will be held on Friday, 15 Oct 2010, 6:00-9:00pm, Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021.

You can visit us on Facebook for more information, and here’s a half-sheet church bulletin insert (or flyer) for printing and distribution.
Together, we can be No Longer Silent!

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