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Op-ed in NY Times on faith & marriage for same-sex couples

William Eskridge, professor at Yale Law and author, writes about the many churches supporting the plaintiffs in Obergefell v. Hodges, who are asking the Supreme Court to legally recognize their marriages.

Eskridge notes that support is broad, including a former Republican National Committee chairman, a football player, church denominations, and nearly 2,000 theologians. He contrasts the increasing support for LGBT couples and marriage as a relationship between two committed adults with the churches support for other civil rights issues, showing how change has come […]

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