In Virginia Legislature, Democrats walk out on black pro-life, defense-of-marriage pastor

With newly empowered Democrats in the Virginia state house ready to advance legislation lifting abortion restrictions and eager to strengthen protections for those in the LGBT community, Reverend Dr. Robert M Grant, Jr. didn't hold back in his opening prayer before the General Assembly Tuesday morning. In a scathing, biblically based denunciation of same-sex "marriage" and abortion, the pastor's 6-minute prayer drove some Democrats to walk off the floor and another one to shout out, "Is this a prayer or a sermon?"  Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax) ultimately broke in by banging her gavel and leading the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance. From YouTube (cued to the point where Pastor Grant began praying against abortion): Democrats clearly expected the black clergyman from Warrenton to know his place and deliver an invocation in alignment with their progressive politics.  Things didn't go...(Read Full Post)
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