What a difference four months makes. At the June Southern Baptist Convention, Condoleezza Rice was the Belle of the Ball as she received rousing ovations before, during and after her speech. Now, as Baptist Press reports, she is receiving stinging criticism from her former fans over her comments at the installation of the new global AIDS coordinator.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Conservative Christians are upset over comments made by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a State Department ceremony to install Mark Dybul, an open homosexual, as the nation's new global AIDS coordinator.
With first lady Laura Bush standing with her Oct. 10, Rice welcomed Dybul’s family -- which she introduced as his "partner," Jason Claire, and his "mother-in-law," Claire's mother. As Dybul was sworn in, Claire held the Bible.
Several conservatives spoke against the appointment of a homosexual man to an ambassador-level role of stopping the spread of AIDS, and many objected to the "mother-in-law" reference. read the rest of the article