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Clergy at a church are protesting Ohio's ban on gay marriage by refusing to sign state marriage licenses for heterosexual couples.
The Rev. John Tamilio III, head pastor at Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, said the move is a civil-rights protest. Ministers won't sign the licenses until gay unions are legal in Ohio.
Ohio voters approved a gay marriage ban in 2004.
Heterosexual couples exchanging wedding vows at Pilgrim Congregational will need an additional civil ce
The church says at least five other UCC congregations three in the Minneapolis area, one in Oregon and one in North Carolina have undertaken similar marriage protests.
Originally posted by LostNemesis
Seriously, are we going to see a clash between religious people who are FOR civil rights for everyone, vs. religious people AGAINST civil rights?
Times are getting really weird, in a hurry. It's like, we've suddenly been thrown into a different dimension, how quick the world is changing.
I hope that religious-types are coming to their senses and realize we are all the same.