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dgibby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-25-11 05:12 AM
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94. Most churches reserve the right to deny marriage services
on any number of grounds, divorce being one. Most minister's require marriage counseling before they'll perform the ceremony. I would hope that same sex marriage wouldn't be the reason to deny the services of the church, but I realize,sadly,that there are those churches that are not that evolved.

The good news, however, is that there are progressive churches that will step up to the plate and do the right thing, and now they have the law to back them up.

I heard on the news last night that the religious exemption clause was the only way they were able to get the bill passed. They didn't have enough votes without it.
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