Weddings

Wedding Venue Turns Down Gay Couple: ‘We Believe in the Sanctity of Marriage’

"The state of North Carolina currently prohibits businesses from discriminating based on qualities that include race, sex, and religious belief, but does not specify protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity." - C.Leaders

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“...it’s harder to hate up close” – Grace-Filled Response Sparks Change in Wedding Venue Owner’s Views on Interracial Marriage

"After searching Saturday evening, Saturday night, most of the day Sunday and sitting down with my pastor Sunday night after church, I have come to the conclusion my decision, which was based on what I had thought was correct to be supported by the Bible, was incorrect!" - Christian Headlines 

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“...a federal judge this week blocked Tennessee’s new ban on online ordination for wedding officiants”

"Unlike most denominations, churches, and religious organizations, nonprofits like the Universal Life Church and American Marriage Ministries exist primarily to ordain the growing number of friends and family members tapped to officiate weddings. ... between a quarter and half of US ceremonies are now performed by loved ones rather than traditional ministers." - Christianity Today

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Washington court rules against florist in gay wedding case