Minnesota Court Forces Christian Couple to Film Gay Weddings
Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Holly Meade, and BarbWire.com Founder Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.
A Minnesota court rules that Christian filmmakers cannot opt out of filming same-sex weddings. We’re going to be talking about this on Faith and Freedom. I’m Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, joining me is Matt Barber, Founder of BarbWire.com, and Holly Meade, Director of Communications for Liberty Counsel.
Mat Staver: Well, this is a Christian filmmaking couple. They don’t want to use their talents and put to film same-sex ceremonies because they obviously have a meaning.
And as a filmmaker, filmmakers should be able to say, “Listen, I don’t want to film or make a movie about a KKK rally.” Should be able to say, “We’re not going to be participating in that particular video event, you need to get somebody else.”
But here they wanted to do the same thing. they wanted to not participate in a same-sex ceremony.
Well, there was a complaint filed against them, the media company owned by Carl and Angel Larson called “Telescope Media Group” — a small Christian filmmaker business.
According to the court, well, you cannot opt out. You’ve got to film this same-sex ceremony…
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