"The next natural step is for churches and other religious organizations to take away from government the right and authority to decide for them who is married and who is not. Some are calling the marriages they perform and recognize 'covenant marriage' and relegating marriages they don’t recognize as valid, for them, to the category 'civil marriages' or 'civil unions.'”
"These core First Amendment principles cannot peacefully coexist alongside Government speech codes designed to enforce a superficial and false conformity of belief. Instead, the Free Speech Clause protects a noisy, crowded, and vibrant marketplace of ideas, populated with both supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage."
Spoiler alert - this is not a Christian-friendly article: "But in the end, the continued view of gays, lesbians and bisexuals as sinners is a decision. It’s a choice. It prioritizes scattered passages of ancient texts over all that has been learned since — as if time had stood still, as if the advances of science and knowledge meant nothing."