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Episcopalian bishops support same-sex marriage

Filed By Ed Team | September 12, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: California, Christian beliefs, Episcopalians, gay marriage, marriage, marriage equality, Prop. 8, religion, same-sex marriage

"As Episcopal Bishops of California, we are moved to urge voters to vote "No" on Proposition 8.

[F]aithful gays and lesbians have entered into marriage as the principal way in which they show their love, devotion and life-long commitment to each other. Furthermore, marriage provides these couples the same legal rights and protections that heterosexual couples take for granted. Proposition 8 would reverse the court's decision and withdraw a right given. Proponents of Proposition 8 have suggested that this amendment to the Constitution would protect marriage."

--Six Episcopalian bishops in California on the proposed same-sex marriage ban

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