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Gay rights protests flared across California over the weekend. Over 7,000 marched in San Diego; a black pastor in San Francisco riled a congregation member in defense of gay rights; hundreds protested at a Mormon Temple in Oakland and more protested in Sacramento. There will be a peaceful, respectful rally outside the Mormon Temple in New York City at Columbus Avenue and 65th Street at 6.30 pm this Wednesday evening. Protesting the Mormon church's decisive role in stripping another minority of basic civil rights seems an appropriate response to me.

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