Homosexual Presidential Candidate Finds Southern Black Voters Skeptical

Chasten Glezman (L) is the faux-marriage partner of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, together on stage April 14, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana. Buttigieg is finding Southern Blacks in South Carolina skeptical of his run for President in light of homosexuality as a morally depraved sinfulness. (Getty Images photo)

The Christian Post – Openly gay Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg works hard to court black voters in the Bible Belt. But polls show him struggling to catch on among socially conservative Democratic voting blocs whose beliefs conflict with his lifestyle.

Rev. James Keeton of Morris Brown AME Church said though Buttigieg presents himself as a progressive Christian, he is likely to struggle to court black voters because of the church’s role in the black community.

Pastor Joe Darby of Nichols Chapel AME Church agreed, saying, “Southern black church folks tend to be very progressive when it comes to issues of advocacy, equity, justice, that kind of thing but tend to [be] socially conservative.”

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