During a four stop visit the Ohio the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) will visit Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, October 25, 2011 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM. In addition, the WBC will also picket Ohio State University and two high schools including Oak Hills H.S. in Cincinnati.
As a public response to the upcoming WBC visit, a Facebook page Unite Miami: Love is Our Resistance promotes a “community celebration of diversity and compassion in the face of the Westboro Baptist message of hatred.” This event will be on the same date Tuesday, October 25, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, at the Central Quad, Miami U. For more information please visit the Spectrum website. – Submitted by Liz Woedl
For the first time in many years Pew Research polls indicate most people support allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally. Related polls also show shifting opinions. Those people born after 1965 show the most support for same-sex marriage. Those born before 1964 are mostly opposed but, even in this age group, support is growing. – Submitted by Liz Woedl