Gay Marriage

Justices Alito and Thomas' sharp criticism of the Supreme Court for Obergefell

"Thomas wrote that the 5-4 majority in a 2015 case had 'read a right to same-sex marriage' into the Constitution, 'even though that right is found nowhere in the text.' And he said that the decision 'enables courts and governments to brand religious adherents who believe that marriage is between one man and one woman as bigots.'" - C.Leaders/AP

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Episcopal Church panel rules against bishop who banned gay marriage in diocese: He 'violated canon law'

"A Title IV Hearing Panel, which focuses on issues of ecclesiastical discipline when a clergy is accused of misconduct, released a unanimous opinion last Friday finding Love guilty." - C.Post

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Woman in same-sex marriage sues Fuller Seminary over expulsion, cites Title IX

“Defendants discriminated against Mrs. Maxon based on her sexual orientation because it expelled Mrs. Maxon for entering into a civil same-sex marriage,” reads the suit....“Defendants also discriminated against Mrs. Maxon based on her sex and sexual orientation by subjecting her to stricter disciplinary action than Fuller would have subjected a male, heterosexual student.” - Christian Post

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Brush & Nib Studio v. City of Philadelphia: Arizona Supreme Court delivers a victory against government-compelled speech

"...it’s a narrow decision in scope, one that rightly does not grant the business the right to broadly refuse service to gay people. Rather, it permits them to avoid providing certain services that constitute acts of compelled speech, such as writing invitations for a gay wedding, that directly contradict their religious beliefs." - Washington Examiner

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SCOTUS Sends Gay-Wedding-Cake Case Back to State Court

"The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case involving an Oregon bakery that refused to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding... foregoing an opportunity to clarify its position on the matter after ruling narrowly in favor of a Colorado baker in a similar case last year." - National Review

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Christian florist who refused to work gay wedding loses again in Washington court

"The U.S. Supreme Court vacated the Washington court’s 2017 decision last June and sent the case back to the court for further consideration in light of the court’s 7-2 ruling in favor of Colorado Christian baker Jack Phillips.

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