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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Episcopal Bishops May Support Same-Sex Marriage

The Episcopal bishops at the Episcopal General Convention in Columbus, Ohio have apparently backed same-sex marriage in a resolution they narrowly adopted late Friday. The Resolution reaffirms their historic support of homosexuals as children of God and entitled to full civil rights; calls on local, state and national legislators to approve measures giving homosexuals certain protections and benefits, and - in its final resolve - opposes "any state or federal constitutional amendment that prohibits same-sex civil marriage or civil unions."  Source. Auburn Traycik, For the complete story, please click here (last visited June 18, 2006, reo).

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