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Methodist Church To Split Over Same-Sex Marriage

The New York Times reports: Leaders of the United Methodist Church, the second-largest Protestant domination in the nation, announced on Friday a plan that would formally split the church after years of division over same-sex marriage. Under the plan, which would sunder a denomination with 13 million members worldwide, a new “traditionalist Methodist” denomination would be created,(…)

Judicial Candidate who Claimed Gays ‘Face Eternal Damnation’ Suspended

A Trump-supporting Florida judicial candidate has had his law license suspended after saying that gay people will “face eternal damnation.” Attorney Donald McBath has been suspended from the Florida Bar for violating the Florida Code of Judicial Conduct while running to become a state circuit court judge. In a filing with the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida(…)

Facebook Removes Some Misleading PrEP Ads

The Washington Post reports: Facebook has quietly started removing some misleading ads about HIV prevention medication, responding to a deluge of activists, health experts and government regulators who said the tech giant had created the conditions for a public-health crisis. The ads at issue — purchased by pages affiliated with personal-injury lawyers and seen millions of times(…)