Coalition of African American Pastors
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|Purpose||"Supporting the role of religion in American public life, protecting the lives of the unborn, and defending the sacred institution of marriage."|
|Rev. William Owens|
Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) is an African-American civil rights and social-conservative non-profit organization. They advocate for religion in public life and against abortion and same-sex marriage.
- In July 2012, the group traveled to Houston, Texas in protest of the NAACP's decision to endorse same-sex marriage. Later the same year, they spoke out in opposition to Barack Obama for his support of same-sex marriage and issued a petition against same-sex marriage which garnered over 4,000 signers.
- On June 6, 2013 they condemned the Supreme Court's decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act.
- February 2014, the group proposed impeaching Eric Holder for his support of same-sex marriage. Later the same year they announced the formation of RISE movement.
- February 2015, the group called for Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse themselves from a case surrounding the state-level gay marriage bans.
- Merica, Dan (July 31, 2012). "Black pastors group launches anti-Obama campaign around gay marriage". CNN. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- "About Us - CAAPUSA.org". Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- "NAACP Gay Marriage Position Draws Protest From Black Clergy Group". Huffington Post. July 12, 2012. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- Flock, Elizabeth (July 6, 2012). "Black Pastors Reject Obama Over Gay Marriage Support". US News. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- "Across nation, gays celebrate court rulings". USA Today. June 6, 2013. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- Fearnow, Benjamin (February 25, 2014). "Coalition Of Black Pastors Call For Holder Impeachment Over Same-Sex Marriage". CBS News. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- "Black pastors group calls for Eric Holder impeachment over gay marriage". Washington Times. February 25, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- "Coalition of African American Pastors 'RISE' to defend traditional marriage". Fox News. October 15, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- Gryboski, Michael (February 28, 2015). "African-American Pastors Coalition: Justices Kagan, Ginsburg Should 'Disqualify' Themselves From Supreme Court Gay Marriage Case". Christian Post. Retrieved March 1, 2015.