23 Jan '13, 8am

Singapore Christians rally for battle against repeal of anti-gay law

Singapore Christians rally for battle against repeal of anti-gay law

Christian pastors in Singapore are showing that they are not going to allow an anti-gay law to be repealed without a fight. Pastor Yang Tuck Yoong of Cornerstone Community Church told Straits Times that church leaders have met several times over the last month to discuss a collective response to the court case currently challenging Singapore's Section 377A, the colonial era law that criminalizes gay sex . 'The pastors came to an unanimous decision: we will get our church members involved in the debate in a civil way, to say that we don't want Section 377A repealed,' said Yang. Yang added that if the gay community had not pushed for a repeal of the law, 'we would not come out into the public square. You touch a law that affects us, we have the right to speak up.' Yang wrote a belligerent blogpost calling for the church to 'get herself into battle footing, and be battle-read...

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