While the church said they would continue to financially support Karen Hinkley through August of this year, church elders were disappointed that she wanted to have her marriage to Jordan annulled and felt she was acting hastily.
The Bible is chock-a-block with do’s and don’ts. Some of them are simply statements of universal ethical principles like, do to others what you would have them do to you, or don’t lie, or don’t covet your neighbor’s possessions. But from a moral standpoint most of them are simply useless or even embarrassing.
On Twitter, users commented on the event that many felt was needlessly provocative — pointing out that Ritzheimer wears and sells t-shirts reading “F*ck Islam” — by using the hashtag #NotMyAmerica, which drew tweets from both sides of the controversy.
According to the Arkansas Times, Rep. Justin Harris (R-West Fork) has laid low for months but is slowly emerging into the public eye, re-booting his Twitter account to tweet: “The wicked plots against the righteous and gnashes his teeth at him, but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming.”
“Mr. Buchmann called me and said, ‘I’ve got Evan’s speech here. There’s two things in it that I don’t think are appropriate,'” the elder Young recalled. “One was he had mentioned another student’s name. And then there was his coming out that he was gay.”
Young said he had no idea at the time that his son was gay.
Though he paid millions to keep a man quiet about the nature of their relationship, former House speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) was a reliable opponent of gay civil rights during his tenure in Congress.