Bishop Benfield Writes to Governor

An Update from Bishop Benfield In some ways, it appears that the dust has settled on the debate over House Bill 1228, the effort that many people of faith, including your bishop, saw as an attempt to support discrimination under the guise of religious liberty. It was this bill, and the accompanying bill that became Act 137 (to prohibit local … Read More

Bishop Benfield Speaks at Vigil

    SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock last night at a vigil to oppose House Bill 1228, which allows people and companies to deny service to the state’s residents based on religious conviction and which has been described as a way to allow discrimination, especially against those who are gay, lesbian, and transgender. The … Read More