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Equality Illinois lists clergy ready to officiate same-sex wedding ceremonies

Friday, April 25, 2014
A program and an Illinois rainbow flag is placed on a seat for spectators who witnessed Gov. Pat Quinn sign the marriage bill into law.
CHICAGO -- Equality Illinois, an LGBT advocacy group, has put together a list of religious clergy who are ready to perform same-sex marriages. [...]

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Church of Scotland takes step to allow gay clergy

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
LONDON — Senior members of the Church of Scotland voted Monday to let some congregations choose ministers who are in same-sex relationships — an important compromise that must still pass further hurdles before it can become church law. [...]

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Black ministers robocall against same-sex marriage in Illinois

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
James Meeks
CHICAGO — A coalition of Chicago-area black clergy have started "robocalls" in opposition to legalizing same-sex marriage in Illinois. [...]

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Chicago-area black clergy members amp up support for same-sex marriage

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Rev. Dr. B. Herbert Martin
CHICAGO — A group of black Chicago area clergy members say they're supporting gay marriage not as a religious issue, but because it's a matter of equality. [...]

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Black clergy air radio ads opposing Illinois marriage equality bill

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
CHICAGO -- Chicago-area black clergy amped up opposition to a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois, airing radio ads and "robo-calling" residents in black communities urging them to ask their representatives to vote against the bill. [...]

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Chicago clergy members say they’ll ban lawmakers who support gay marriage

Friday, March 8, 2013
Chicago, Ill.
CHICAGO -- A number of African-American clergy and conservative Catholics say they’ll ban Illinois lawmakers from their churches if they vote in favor of same-sex marriage. [...]

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Presbyterian Church votes ‘no’ on gay marriage, will continue to allow gay clergy

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) has rejected a call to change its definition of marriage to “a covenant between two people,” but will continue to allow the ordination of openly gay clergy. [...]

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Gay rights pioneer, groundbreaking author Rev. Robert Wood, turns 89

Monday, May 21, 2012
In 1960, the young Reverend Robert Wood (1923-present) published a first-of-its-kind book, entitled “Christ and the Homosexual,” in hopes of inspiring a movement of dialogue, new writing, and deeper understanding regarding the gay community, particularly by the Church. [...]

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Group of Methodist ministers succumb to gay agenda!

Monday, October 17, 2011
My heart quickened at the thought of interviewing this renegade Christian leader, this bold iconoclast, this trailblazing visionary who was willing to defy authority, buck convention, cleave to God’s truth, and let the chips fall where they may. Was there any way TIME magazine wouldn’t pick up this story? [...]

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