Marriage Equality

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June 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California press release] When the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals acts in response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision today, same-gender marriages will once again be legally possible in California. Our state would then resume its position with a...

June 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina press release] Bishop Michael B. Curry, Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple and Bishop Alfred C. Marble of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina voiced their support today for the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act...

June 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of California press release] The Episcopal Diocese of California rejoices today that Proposition 8 and Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act have been overturned. The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California was at City Hall for the announcement and said, “It is...

June 26, 2013

[Diocese of New York] As all the world now knows, today the Supreme Court made two historic decisions related to the legal rights and standing of those in the LGBT community, by striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and by dismissing the appeal against the lower court decision in...

June 26, 2013

[Diocese of Massachusetts] The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, released the following statement today:

“I know that I rejoice with many Episcopalians of our diocese in eastern Massachusetts and across the Episcopal Church because of the...

June 26, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan press release] In a statement Wednesday, The Rt. Rev. Todd Ousley, Bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Michigan, said, “I join with my fellow Episcopalians in rejoicing that the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled unconstitutional the Defense of...

June 26, 2013

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] The Very Rev. Mark Richardson, dean and president of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, a seminary of the Episcopal Church, released the following statement on today’s U. S. Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and the state of...

June 26, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington released the following statement on the Supreme Court rulings announced today on the Defense of Marriage Act and the state of California’s constitutional provision banning same-sex marriage:...

June 26, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral press release] The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, issued a statement hailing the Supreme Court rulings announced today that rule as unconstitutional the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and allow same-sex marriage to resume in...

June 26, 2013

[Grace Cathedral press release] We at Grace Cathedral rejoice in today’s Supreme Court decisions concerning marriage equality. Now that marriage is a legal right afforded to all Californians equally, we are pleased to begin performing legal same-sex marriage ceremonies as soon as the...

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