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San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city’s Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city's Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city’s Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city’s Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

The San Francisco Mayor London Breed, police and other first responders say they will not attend San Francisco’s upcoming pride parade because organizers barred LGBT officers from marching in uniform, prompting concerns about solidarity and inclusion at the event.

San Francisco Pride is a nonprofit organization that organizes the annual San Francisco pride celebration and parade at the end of June, which LGBT activists recognize as “pride month.”

The June 26 event is reportedly one of the largest LGBT community gatherings in the United States, welcoming nearly 1 million attendees in a typical year.

In a statement released Monday, the San Francisco Police Officers Pride Alliance, along with LGBT members of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office and the San Francisco Fire Department, announced that they will not be marching in the parade unless the San Francisco Pride board reverses its decision “not allow uniformed LGBTQ+ members of police agencies to march in this year’s SF Pride celebration.”

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San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city’s Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

“[T]he board of SF Pride offered only one option: that the LGBTQ+ peace officers hang up their uniforms, put them back in the closet, and march in civilian attire,” the statement reads.

The decision to ban uniformed LGBT police officers from marching in the parade followed the nationwide outrage over the death of unarmed African American George Floyd in police custody in 2020.

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The push to ban law enforcement officials from marching in uniform at the parade stems from an incident at the 2019 parade, where a group of demonstrators “peacefully disrupted the Parade for several minutes.” San Francisco Pride alleges that “several officers of the San Francisco Police Department unexpectedly and rashly overreacted to the disruption, swarming the area and leading to a larger scuffle.”

In a statement published by KGO-TV, Breed revealed she is skipping the parade.

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“I love the Pride Parade, and what it means for our LGBTQ community and for our city. It’s one of my favorite events of the year. However, if the Pride Board does not reverse its decision, I will join our city public safety departments that are not participating in the Pride Parade,” Breed said.

San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city’s Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

“I’ve made this very hard decision in order to support those members of the LGBTQ community who serve in uniform, in our Police Department and Sheriff’s Department, who have been told they cannot march in uniform, and in support of the members of the Fire Department who are refusing to march out of solidarity with their public safety partners.”

The San Franciso Police Department, the San Francisco Mayor’s Office and San Francisco Pride did not immediately respond to The Christian Post’s request for comment.

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Officer Kathryn Winters of the SFPD Officers Pride Alliance called for San Francisco Pride to “embrace the values of San Francisco, the values of radical inclusion.”

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“We want to be able to show the members of our community that there are people just like you who put on these uniforms every day and are out there to support, help, and protect you,” Winters told KGO-TV.

Suzanne Ford, interim executive director of San Francisco Pride, told the Bay Area Reporter that the organization does want LGBT police officers to march in the parade, just not in uniform.

“This is not a ban; this is merely an invitation to participate with a condition attached,” she said.

San Francisco Mayor Breed Refuses To March In city’s Pride Parade Over Police Uniform Ban

Ford insisted that law enforcement can wear shirts that identify themselves as police officers but cautioned that uniforms could make people feel unsafe.

The 2022 pride parade marks the first time the event has been held in person since the coronavirus pandemic, making it the first to occur with the new policy in effect.

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“Let us be clear: this committee would not order the leather community to wear polyester at the parade,” the public safety officials maintained in their joint statement. “But they have told us, peace officers, that if we wear our uniforms, we may not attend. For LGBTQ+ officers, this brings us back to a time when we had to hide at work that we were LGBTQ+. Now they ask us to hide the fact of where we work.”

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Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

Late Pastor Ezekiel Atang Burial and Service Of Songs 

The body of late Pastor Ezekiel Atang, the Presiding Pastor of God’s House of Refuge, Uyo laid to rest in his hometown.

The Pastor died on Sunday, February 20, 2022, while in active pastoral duties at Onitsha, Anambra where he was invited to a 3-day crusade. READ HERE

The late cleric kicked off his final home journey on Wednesday, March 31 with a Service of Songs at the church auditorium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

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There was a lying-in-state on Thursday, March 31 at the church premises by 8 am while a funeral service was held at the Ibom Hall Ground, which was attended by the state governor, Udom Emmanuel and other clerics.

Pastor Ezekiel Atang Buried In Uyo See Photos & Guests Who Attended

However, Some of the guests include the governor of Akwa Ibom state, Rev Dr Uma Ukpai, Dr Pasul Enenche and Many others.

MAY HIS GENTLE SOUL FIND ETERNAL REST IN THE LORD

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Say this 1 Minute Prayer

Lord Jesus, I believe you died for my sins, Forgive me of all my iniquities. I accept you as my Lord and Saviour from today and forevermore. Come and Be the Lord of my life and I am willing to obey your command and live according to your will as you help me, Thank you for accepting me into your fold. AMEN

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Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

Apostle Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

The General Overseer and Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministry (OFM), Apostle Johnson Suleman has released what God showed him concerning the year 2022.

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He is well known for speaking the mind of God in issues as his prophecies come to pass.

“There are some things I will say that may be coded, but I wrote a few things and I’ll stop at a point where God said I should stop and then we will pray,” he said.

The pastor stated clearly in his prophecy that, something terrifying will happen in 2022 and he urged the Church to pray against it.

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Johnson Suleman Releases A Prophecy About 2022

As he says, when God reveal a problem,  He reveals it with redemption in mind. “Covid19 is an experiment and now they are rejoicing that they could shake the world and they will wait for another year.

In 2022, something worse will happen and it will originate from them. The world leaders are coming together to have a synergy.  To make all religions have a common ground, and the Pope is part of it,”

Apostle Suleman said.

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Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock Church Music Director

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Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock Church Music Director

Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock Church New Music Director

Phenomenal Music Artist and songwriter, Tim Godfrey has been appointed as the new music director, technical director and head of music at House On The Rock.

The “Nara” crooner and also “Fearless Concert” host succeeds highly rated award-winning music producer Wilson Joel, also known as Music Magnate after 9 years of being the music director.

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Wilson Joel took to his social media page to make the news public by sharing a congratulatory message to the Roc Nation CEO via Instagram saying;

 “Major congratulations to @timgodfreyworld as the new music director, technical director and head of music at @houseontherockchurch – from the core of my heart I’m glad.

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Tim Godfrey Becomes House On The Rock New Music Director

“I know you’ll do well there and the choir will be glad to have you! May all the support needed physically, mentally and spiritually be granted unto you as you serve pastor @pauladefarasin

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“It was great being the music director for 9 years and it has been a blessing to me in so many ways serving my heart out!

As I proceed with my journey of destiny by God’s ORDER, I wish you ALL of the best that I wish myself my dear friend!

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Wilson Joel‘s shoes would surely be a hard one to fill but who else could have been up to the task if not Tim Godfrey?

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