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Gay Marriage Timeline 2014 #ourCOG Roundup

Jan. 6, 2014 – US Supreme Court Halts Gay Marriages in Utah “The Supreme Court on Monday [Jan. 6, 2014] blocked further same-sex marriages in Utah while state officials appeal a decision allowing such unions. The terse order, from the full court, issued a stay ‘pending final disposition’ of an appeal to the federal appeals court in Denver. It offered no reasoning.” Ja... »

Presbyterians Vote to Allow Gay Marriage by Whopping 3-1 Ratio

The Presbyterian Church (USA) voted Thursday to allow gay and lesbian weddings within the church, making it among the largest Christian denominations to take an embracing step toward same-sex marriage. By a 76-24 percent vote, the General Assembly of the 1.8 million-member PCUSA voted to allow pastors to perform gay marriages in states where they are legal. Delegates, meeting in Detroit this week,... »

Presbyterian Church Leaders Declare Gay Marriage Is Christian

DETROIT — The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted by large margins Thursday to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian in the church constitution, adding language that marriage can be the union of “two people,” not just “a man and a woman.” The amendment approved by the Presbyterian General Assembly requires approval from a majority of the 172 re... »

General Council Passes Resolution on Marriage and Family

Orlando, FL–The Church of God General Council, meeting in Orlando for the 74th Church of God General Assembly, passed a number of resolutions, including one reaffirming the denomination’s Biblical stance on marriage and family. Resolutions ... »