Reps. Frank and Baldwin blast GOP and faith-based summit

Cassels, Peter
April 2001
Bay Windows;4/26/2001, pN.PAG
Reports on a protest made by two gay members of the U.S. Congress regarding the inclusion of two prominent anti-gay leaders on an advisory committee for the House-Senate Republican Faith-Based Leadership Summit held April 25, 2001. Information on a letter sent by Democratic Representatives Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin to House Republican Conference Chairman J. C. Watts, Jr. of Oklahoma; Reasons for the dismay of the representatives on the inclusion of the Reverend Louis Sheldon, and Reggie White, a right-wing former professional football player, in the group of religious leaders invited in the summit; Criticism of Sheldon on the Millennium March on Washington and his move to encourage parents to protest sexual exploitation of children by homosexual activists.


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