Signing for Sally Kern's moral proclamation turns into vocal match - Article Photos 9/13

Rev. Loyce Newton-Edwards, assistant pastor of the Church of the Open Arms in Oklahoma City, called State Rep. Sally Kern Òone of the most hateful and divisive persons in America.Ó at a news conference following Kern's unveiling of her proclamation for morality at a state Capitol rally Thursday morning where she was heckled by protesters who urged her to "love thy neighbor." About 200 people gathered at the rally where participants were invited to add their signatures to the proclamation. The document declares the need for a spiritual renewal in the nation to address societal problems Thursday, July 2, 2009. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman