Westboro picketing Kim Davis.
October 27th, 2016

Westboro Baptist Church is picketing the workplace of Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis. The virtually universally loathed group, known for protesting anything from the funerals of American soldiers to the San Diego Comic-Con, leveled a new accusation that Davis was … Continue reading

supreme court, gay marriage, same-sex marriage, marriage equality
June 26th, 2015

This post was last updated on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 to reflect continued events and challenges in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision. The conservative Supreme Court has just ruled in favor of marriage equality, bringing it to all 50 states! This … Continue reading

DOMA, Prop 8, marriage equality, gay rights, ministerial rights
June 26th, 2013

After months of deliberation, the United States Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the country’s Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  The federal law did restrict U.S. federal marriage benefits to opposite-sex couples, though that was deemed unconstitutional. … Continue reading

Universal Life Church, equal rights, marriage equality, DOMA
February 26th, 2013

The United States Defense of Marriage Act—which discriminates against same-sex couples—violates the U.S. Constitution and should therefore be repealed, the White House has told the United States Supreme Court. While the Universal Life Church Monastery avoids making political endorsements, its … Continue reading

statue, justice, scales
October 22nd, 2012

In yet another victory for the marriage equality movement, a U.S. federal appeals court in New York ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, just months after another federal appeals court in Boston made a similar ruling. The Reverend … Continue reading