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Pastor's Sermon / Homosexuality / A Discussion #1021090

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The controversy over a fiery sermon by Pastor Sean Harris of the Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina, introduced; video of Harris shown; details given about what he told fathers to do about gay-acting children and his later retraction quoted; audio of sermon excerpts and his official retraction about what he said about abusing children in the LGBT lifestyle played.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Soulforce director Rev. Cindi Love about LGBT and the pastor's sermon. [TOOBIN - comments on the lack of legal liability for the pastor.] [LOVE - offers her view on what the church said about "cracking the wrist" on effeminate children; gives her view of the scriptures based on Jesus.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:10:20

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