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Proposition 8 and Religious Equality

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The march toward full legal recognition of same-sex couples has been building up momentum this week with a surprising jump in velocity, beginning with the repeal of Proposition 8. In a 2-1 vote, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 2)

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In a recent blog entry titled “10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)”, we attempted to refute five arguments used to justify homophobia and deny LGBT people equal rights. Here we will attempt to refute the remaining five. … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)

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As the Washington State Legislature holds hearings on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state, social conservatives have ramped up their campaign against homosexuality and LGBT rights. The National Organization for Marriage, for instance, has offered to … Continue reading

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Minister Reminder: Always Contact County Clerks Before You Perform A Wedding

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American marriage laws are confusing; they vary greatly from state to state – and even from county to county in some states – and can be subject to spontaneous and arbitrary changes if a judge or attorney general decides to … Continue reading

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Universal Life Church Monastery Minister Conan O'Brien to Perform Gay Wedding

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Conan O’Brien, the late-night talk show host and comedian, has been officially ordained by the Universal Life Church Ministries. As of October 21st 2010 he joins the ranks of our many celebrity ministers. Conan O’Brien will be commemorating his one-year … Continue reading

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ULC Monastery ministers facilitate gay marriages in NY

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Online-ordained ministers of the ULC are helping to make gay marriage a reality While straight men and women from across the country have become lawfully married thanks to the services of Universal Life Church Ministries ministers for years, few gay … Continue reading

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A Guide to Gay Weddings: the Proposal

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Gay marriage is more prevalent than ever, but how should couples navigate the big day? Marriage, a time honored tradition wrought with etiquette is beginning to change and expand. In honor of these changes, the Universal Life Church Ministries is … Continue reading

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God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and The Left Doesn't Get It

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Where two conversational taboos meet, Jim Wallis artfully crafts a painfully accurate discussion on America’s shortcomings and the possibilities for change and improvements. Jim Wallis has done something big. He has communicated a new political platform that accurately uses religion … Continue reading

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