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    Monday
    Jul022012

    'Righteousness' rally sparks Seville Square debate

    By Rhema Thompson, Pensacola News Journal - July 2, 2012

    On a sweltering Monday afternoon, two groups stood juxtaposed in Seville Square.

    One group held signs with appeals for righteousness; a smaller group displayed banners with pleas for equality.

    And all the while, prayers and praises to God could be heard from both groups.

    At noon, a large crowd gathered for “Stand 4 Righteousness” — a rally in response to Mayor Ashton Hayward’s proclamation in support of the 3rd annual Pensacola Pride Festival held at Seville Square on June 10-17. [Read Full Story]

    Photo by Ben Twingley