Here’s How the ​Episcopal Church is Embracing Gay Marriage

The Church’s new approach to same-sex marriage follows a decade’s worth of progress for LGBT equality.

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When the Supreme Court delivered their ruling last Friday, the nation responded with rounds of applause. While some county clerks meekly resigned from their positions, most people followed SCOTUS’ lead, including the Episcopal Church. This Wednesday, Episcopalians gathered at the Episcopal General Convention in Salt Lake City, and voted—overwhelmingly—to approve same-sex wedding ceremonies.

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