On Monday, Roeland Park City Council President Marek Gliniecki cited his Catholic faith as a reason for voting against an ordinance that would have provided legal protections to LGBT persons.
The prolonged discussions surrounding the city’s proposed anti-discrimination ordinance drew comments both for and against adoption of the law from members of the religious community.
Do you believe that religious conviction or personal faith should enter into public policy? Or, is faith so intertwined with the personal belief system that it is unreasonable to expect a public official to make the distinction? Is being guided by personal faith an encroachment of the dividing line between church and state?
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