MinnPost - Braublog: Presbyterian Laymen ad rejected

MinnPost - Braublog: Unlike other big-city papers, Star Tribune rejects Presbyterian group's anti-gay-ordination ad.

(HT: Tony Jones)

I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand, I strongly disagree with the stand of the Presbyterian Lay Committee on this issue, and I don't like them taking out all of these ads. On the other hand, I don't like the idea of censorship, even if it's of a position I disagree with.

The Lay Committee has spent a LOT of money running these ads. I understand that they feel they are being called to speak out on an issue they feel is of vital importance. I know Carmen Fowler LaBerge, and, while I don't agree with some of her theology, I DO know her to be a person of faith who does what she does out of a strong sense of conviction. I just wish that the resources that have gone into this ad campaign would have been used instead to work toward unity, instead of divisiveness.

The ad: