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Marriage Equality Foe Leaves Local NAACP Chapter

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The Des Moines Register
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June 8, 2012

The Rev. Keith Ratliff, president of the Iowa-Nebraska conference of the NAACP, has decided to leave the civil rights organization over the national board’s decision last month to support marriage equality.
Ratliff, pastor of Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines, told church members this week he was resigning from the NAACP, church secretary Debra Brooks confirmed Wednesday.