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Thousands rally at U.S. Capitol against gay marriage

By Heather Adams WASHINGTON (RNS) Faced with a string of losses in the court and a rapid shift in public opinion in favor of gay marriage, planners of Thursday’s traditional marriage rally aimed to show lawmakers — and especially courts — that they will not give up without a fight. The post Thousands rally at U.S. Capitol against gay marriage appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage by whopping 3-1 ratio

By Lauren Markoe (RNS) Gay rights activists within the church rejoiced at their victory, which was remarkable for its lopsidedness after multiple years of razor-thin defeats. The post Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage by whopping 3-1 ratio appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Education

"We Do, Too" Art Exhibit Reception 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

– Main Library 6E We Do Too Photography Exhibit sponsored by the LGBT nonprofit Arts UnitedCouples celebrate gay marriage, and defy its opponents, in the photography exhibit ‘We Do, Too!’ An assemblage of 24 shots snapped out of state. The display shows couples in wedding gowns and tuxedos at their most jubilant, cherishing the moment in settings as disparate as staid-looking courthouses and sunny Cancun. …read more Source: Broward County Library     ...
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Religion

Gay marriage victories propel cases toward Supreme Court at record speed

By Richard Wolf WASHINGTON (RNS) The race to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation’s state and federal courts has become a self-fulfilling prophecy, fueled by an unbroken string of pro-marriage rulings since the Supreme Court first weighed in on the subject last June. As each decision strikes down state bans, it becomes more difficult for judges to ignore The post Gay marriage victories propel cases toward Supreme Court at record speed appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Orrin Hatch says gay marriage as ‘law of the land’ is inevitable

By Dan Harrie SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) “Anybody who does not believe that gay marriage is going to be the law of the land just hasn’t been observing what’s going on,” Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said. The post Orrin Hatch says gay marriage as ‘law of the land’ is inevitable appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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ANALYSIS: 5 reasons gay marriage is winning

By Kevin Eckstrom WASHINGTON (RNS) The fight over gay marriage is far from settled — and some conservatives insist that it never will be — but pro-gay groups clearly have the momentum. Here’s why. The post ANALYSIS: 5 reasons gay marriage is winning appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Q&A: Marilynne Robinson on guns, gay marriage and Calvinism

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey (RNS) In an interview, Pultizer-prize winning writer Marilynne Robinson explained why she thinks Christians are fearful, why she loves John Calvin and whether she’ll join Twitter. The post Q&A: Marilynne Robinson on guns, gay marriage and Calvinism appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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COMMENTARY: Bullies drove Mozilla’s Brendan Eich from public square

By Katrina Trinko (RNS) We can debate gay marriage without trying to destroy people’s livelihoods. The post COMMENTARY: Bullies drove Mozilla’s Brendan Eich from public square appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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ANALYSIS: World Vision’s gay marriage flip-flop reflects evangelical angst as culture shifts

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey World Vision may have gone back to the status quo, but the larger issue of how religious institutions will handle a growing acceptance of same-sex marriage will not go away. If anything, this is just the beginning. The post ANALYSIS: World Vision’s gay marriage flip-flop reflects evangelical angst as culture shifts appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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