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Gay Marriage at Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly Voted Down

posted on July 9, 2012

America’s largest Presbyterian denomination rejected a proposal to create “a path to same-sex marriage ceremonies in the church,” reports Jaweed Kaleem at The Huffington Post. At their biennial meeting in Pittsburgh, leaders of the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted not to change the church’s “Book of Order” to define marriage as between “two people” from the current definition of marriage as between “a man and a woman.” “But the climate for a same-sex marriage vote could be on the activists’ side in the future,” writes Kaleem. “During deliberations and several votes on different versions of marriage proposals … younger members of the church expressed support for same-sex marriage much more strongly than the church’s older members.”


Read at The Huffington Post