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Largest US Presbyterian Group Approves Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Presbyterian Church has approved an amendment in the church's constitution that includes same-sex marriage.  A majority of the church's 171 regional districts, or presbyteries, approved the amendment Tuesday, after the presbytery in New Jersey cast the 86th and deciding vote. Forty-one other presbyteries have rejected the amendment, while one is tied. The amendment, which was endorsed last year by the church's ruling body, the General Assembly, changes the...

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