In Boston, Interfaith Rally in Support of Gay Marriage

March 9, 2004

Source: US Newswire

On March 9, 2004 US Newswire reported, "In anticipation of the resumption of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, State Representative Byron Rushing and the Reverend Jimmy Creech -- the United Methodist minister who was defrocked for performing a holy union for two men -- will give brief speeches and join religious leaders and people of faith at an interfaith event entitled: As Long as You Both Shall Live: People of faith say Yes to Same Sex Marriage at Boston's Emmanuel Church. Co-sponsored by the Religious Coalition for the Freedom to Marry (RCFM) and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Forces' National Religious Leadership Roundtable for LGBT Equality (The Roundtable), this interfaith event includes music as well as speakers such as Rev. Steven Baines, a Religious Roundtable member and Senior Organizer for Religious Affairs at People for the American Way, Ms. Rea Carey, Deputy Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and Rabbi Devon Lerner, Co- Chair of the RCFM."