"In no way am I being run off by those who oppose me or the positions I take. If death threats were going to scare me off, I would have left in the first year of being bishop when they were coming at me all the time."
Openly gay Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson, who announced he will retire in 2013, citing, among other factors, the strain that his 2003 election put on his family, diocese and himself. Robinson was quoted by the Los Angeles Times.
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