“Houston, TX – Today, the board of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Counsel-CONEL unanimously voted to sign the Marriage Pledge. NHCLC-CONEL represents 40,118 Evangelical Hispanic churches in America and about 500,000 in Latin America and Spain. The unanimous vote occurred at the board meeting in Houston while the Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments on the marriage case. NHCLC-CONEL’s board is comprised of 140 members.
NHCLC-CONEL is headed by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez. CNN, Fox News, NBC/Telemundo, Time magazine, and The Wall Street Journal have identified Rodriguez as one of the most influential Hispanic evangelical leaders in America.
Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, serves as the Chief Legal Counsel and Vice President of NHCLC-CONEL. Mat Staver and Deacon Keith Fournier co-drafted the Defend Marriage Pledge, which reads in part, “On the matter of marriage, we stand in solidarity. We affirm that marriage and family have been inscribed by the Divine Architect into the order of Creation…. ” Read more>>
Source : Liberty Counsel