Religious groups back California marriage equality

PlanetOut
September 27, 2007

In a friend of the court brief, several of America's historic denominations countered claims that American religion has reached a consensus around same-sex marriage. "The exclusion of same-sex couples from the civil contract of marriage amounts to an endorsement by the state of just one religious view . . . at the expense of others," summed up Pacific School of Religion professor William McKinney.