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Minnesota Quakers Won’t Certify Marriages Until It’s Legal For Everybody

A Quaker group in Minneapolis-St.Paul has announced that they will no longer certify marriages until the right is granted to everybody. “We’re simply trying to be consistent with the will of God as we perceive it,” said Paul Landskroener, clerk of the Twin Cities Friends Meeting, in an interview with MPR’s All Things Considered on Monday. The congregation will continue ...

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UK Quakers Support Marriage Equality

The Quakers, one of the UK’s oldest denominations, are going to perform same-sex marriages in their churches and will ask the British government to make them legal. The Quakers – also known as The Religious Society of Friends – are likely to reach consensus on the issue of gay marriage without a vote at their annual gathering in York on ...

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