Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Religious Group Scrambles Gay-Lesbian Plot To Crash White House Egg Hunt

WASHINGTON (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A church reform group has cracked the plot of a gay and lesbian group that allegedly plans to crash the White House Easter Egg Roll.

According to the Institute on Religion and Democracy, the group learned that Soulforce, an organization that, according to its website, seeks “freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless nonviolent resistance” – is supposedly planning a media stunt at the White House’s annual Easter Egg hunt on April 17.

The members of Soulforce plan to dominate the event by being the first 1,000 families at the event.

Mark Tooley, a spokesman for the IRD, says they obtained an e- mail that asked Soulforce members to keep their plans “discreet” and off websites in order to grab the media by surprise on the day of the event.

Tooley is critical of Soulforce’s plans saying, “An Easter egg hunt shouldn’t be used for political statement.”

Spokespersons for Soulforce did not return reporters’ phone calls.

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