Hundreds of Barbadians converged on the Bay Street Esplanade opposite Government Headquarters this evening for the Barbados Rally to campaign for the maintenance of the traditional family and in celebration of this country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.
The rally being held under the theme, Family, Freedom and Faith brings together churches from across the island to hear a variety of local speakers and the United States as well as performances by top local gospel artistes.
The throng of worshippers started the evening singing songs of praise led by a worship team.
In his opening remarks Dr Marlon Husbands declared marriage ought to be between a man and woman and stressed there were two genders – male and female.
He received thunderous applause for this declaration.
Among the dignitaries attending the evenare Minister of Social Care Steve Blackette and Senator David Durant. (EJ)