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The rejected ad from the United Church of Christ depicts two bouncers standing guard outside an unnamed church and choosing who will be allowed to enter. Among those turned away are two men holding hands and several nonwhite people.
The rejected ad from the United Church of Christ depicts two bouncers standing guard outside an unnamed church and choosing who will be allowed to enter. Among those turned away are two men holding hands and several nonwhite people.

Two networks bar church ad welcoming gays

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / December 2, 2004

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Two broadcast networks are refusing to air an ad from the United Church of Christ because the spot, intended to make the point that the Protestant denomination is welcoming, briefly shows two men who are holding hands being turned away from an unnamed church. (Full article: 1388 words)

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