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Harrison releases letter on landmark Supreme Court ruling

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison responds to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 same-sex marriage ruling.

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Like it or not, most expect gay marriage will sweep U.S.

Most Americans — including people from every major religious group — predict gay marriage will be legalized nationwide.

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Court’s pending same-sex ruling to dominate Southern Baptist meeting


Panels and guides on the topic amid prayers for the nation are expected at the June 16-17 meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

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Harrison advises pastors on same-sex marriage decision

As the Supreme Court prepares its decision on the legality of same-sex marriage, the Synod’s president writes to pastors, sharing his thoughts about how that decision could affect them.

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Texas takes defiant stance as gay-marriage decision looms

As the U.S. Supreme Court decides the legality of same-sex marriage, Texas lawmakers are considering at least five bills designed to block same-sex marriages.

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Supreme Court upholds religious rights of prisoners

The court came down on the side of a Muslim prisoner whose beard had been deemed potentially dangerous by Arkansas prison officials.

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