Janie Spahr and a Murder Plea
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1. The Presbyterian Church USA honored the Rev. Janie Spahr with a
Women of Faith award on June 20. Presented to Presbyterian women "who
in their life exemplify faith in God and commitment to the mission of
the Presbyterian Church (USA) and who are leaders in the denomination
and/or ecumenical arena," the recipients were chosen to reflect the
theme "On Behalf of Women: Reforming Through the Word."
More of the story is available at
2. One of the two Alabama men charged with the February 19 kidnapping,
beating and burning of a Gay man changed his plea on June 24 to "guilty" in
an attempt to save himself from the death penalty.
His codefendant maintains innocence, according to "Gaither Defendant
Guilty Plea," an article from the PlanetOut NewsPlanet staff. The
article is found at
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