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Maryland pastor declares LGBT people and supporters are "worthy of death"

A recent town hall meeting sponsored by the Maryland Family Alliance, a coalition working to defeat Maryland's marriage equality law, has inflamed the gay marriage debate on news that a local pastor declared that LGBT people and their supporters are “worthy of death.”

Catholic bishop: Same-sex marriage "endangers religious liberty"

Same-sex marriage “jeopardizes freedom rather than expands it,” and “endangers our religious liberty and the right of conscience,” according to Bishop Joseph Tyson, the Catholic bishop of Yakima, Wash.

COMMENTARY: At long last, dignity?

An 80-year-old gay man living in Maine makes the case for supporting marriage equality in a poignant story by Frank Bruni in The New York Times.