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Wichita minister receives death threats for officiating same-sex marriages

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A Wichita minister who has been officiating same-sex marriages since the Kansas Supreme Court gave the go-ahead in some counties in November, has been receiving daily death threats, reports KSN.

Rev. Jackie Carter, minister at First Metropolitan Community Church, said she has been receiving threats since she conducted a mass same-sex marriage ceremony in November, but they have increased to almost one per day.

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“Crazy things you can easily put out of your mind,” she said, “Like I’m going to chop your head off and put it on a stick and carry it around the town square.”

Carter has previously dismissed the threats, but increasing vandalism to the church has led her employ a security company and post someone outside the church doors before Sunday services.

“I’ve asked folks who support the church to help with purchasing cameras that we can have outside the building for the protection. We have a security company now,” she explained. “We have people outside now on Sundays to make sure people get in safely. You shouldn’t have to do that. We’re in the United States where we pride ourselves on freedom.”

Recently Carter received a prank phone call at the same time someone rang the doorbell and threw rocks through the windows of the church.

“When you’re here and the phone rings, and there’s heavy breathing and two seconds later the doorbell rings and then somebody’s throwing rocks through the windows. All those things combined create fear,” she said.

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Although Carter said she is beefing up security at the church, she’s not allowing the threats to deter her from performing the ceremonies.

“I’m not going to change my message of inclusion, I’m not going to change my message of love, and I’m not going to stop marrying people,” she stated. “I’m going to keep it up. This is ridiculous hatred that has no place in this city or state or this country,”

Watch the video below from KSN:

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