Tag: Parvez Ahmed

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 1, 2017
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There is something comfortingly familiar about a protest in Jacksonville, and Tuesday afternoon’s anti-Donald Trump protest was no exception. The chants heard at the Duval County Courthouse were, at least many of them, heard before. At this point, “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA” has been workshopped repeatedly in the Jacksonville DMA, and may have […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 4, 2015
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On Thursday, the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality announced that 75 faith leaders vowed to support a fully   inclusive Human Rights Ordinance expansion. While the number was significant, not all denominations were represented. Pentecostals and Catholics, for example, were nowhere to be found. And, observed Parvez Ahmed on Friday, who was among the 75, the Islamic faith […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 3, 2015
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Ahead of the Thursday evening Human Rights Ordinance  Jacksonville “Community Conversation” on religious issues related to expanding the HRO to the LGBT community, the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality held an afternoon presser with some of the 75 faith leaders who support a fully-inclusive HRO. Among those faith leaders in support: Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s own pastor, Bruce […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 9, 2015
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A few weeks back, for my column in Folio Weekly, I interviewed Raymond Johnson of Biblical Concepts Ministries. Johnson, a local political consultant, had put together the Biblical Concepts Ministries 2015 Duval County Candidates Christian Voter Guide Survey, which aimed “to educate Christians in our local churches on where candidates stand on these moral, biblical and cultural […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 9, 2015
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A few weeks back, for my column in Folio Weekly, I interviewed Raymond Johnson of Biblical Concepts Ministries. Johnson, a local political consultant, had put together the Biblical Concepts Ministries 2015 Duval County Candidates Christian Voter Guide Survey, which aimed “to educate Christians in our local churches on where candidates stand on these moral, biblical and cultural […]


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