E. Winter Tashlin

Religious Leaders In Support of Marriage Equality in Illinois

Filed By E. Winter Tashlin | December 24, 2012 1:43 PM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: Illinois, marriage equality, Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, religious support for same sex marriage

"We dedicate our lives to fostering faith and compassion, and we work daily to promote justice and fairness for all..."

"...Standing on these beliefs, we think that it is morally just to grant equal opportunities and responsibilities to loving, committed same-sex couples. There can be no justification for the law treating people differently on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity."

- From of prepared statement by a coalition of more than two hundred Illinois clergy and religious leaders who support the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, which would create legal marriage equality in that states.

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