For a Christian, no matter how many carefully culled Bible passages might be cited, no matter how lofty the spokesperson, there are no circumstances whatsoever that justify such oppression. The Anglican Communion is clearly on record supporting this view. Among others, I make reference to the actions of several Lambeth Conferences as well as to statements from the Primates Meetings, most recently their Dromantine Communiqué of 2005.
Ugandans at an anti-gay protest in Kampala held up “Barack Omaba Back Off” signs. Ssempa said: “They (the task force) have condemned the efforts of the American president, Barrack Obama, and Hilary Clinton, for using the pulpit of the White House to preach a gospel of sodomy.”
Joining in supporting the diocese in its case before the Virginia Supreme Court are its sister dioceses, the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, the United Methodist Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Church of Brethren, and the Seventh-Day Adventists.