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‘Whites Only’ Christian Conference Held in Alabama

July 5, 2012

White supremacist Christians are holding a ‘whites only’ conference in Winfield, Alabama angering local residents. The group, led by Pastor William J. Collier, believe that white people are God’s chosen people and minimize Biblical scripture that preaches equality and inclusiveness. The Huffington Post reports:

Pastor William J. Collier and his Church of God’s Chosen are holding a Christian conference and all are invited — as long as they are white.

Flyers for the conference with the title: “Annual Pastors Conference All White Christians Invited” first appeared on Monday in the town of Winfield in western Alabama, outraging many local residents.

According to WECT.com, the mayor of Winfield is adamant that the event is not representative of the community in any way.

“Business people are upset. The city is upset. The city of Winfield does not condone this,” Mayor Wayne Silas said.

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