More Religious Groups Support Gays Isolating GOP

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    Apr 26, 2015 4:51 AM GMT
    NYT: THIS week, committed gay couples seeking the right to marry will take their case to the Supreme Court.

    Religious groups are on their side, too. While several prominent religious organizations have filed briefs in opposition, leaders in the Episcopal Church, the United Church of Christ, the Unitarian Universalist Association, the official organizations of conservative and reform Judaism, and more than 1,900 theologians signed a brief urging the court to legalize same-sex marriage.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/opinion/sunday/its-not-gay-marriage-vs-the-church-anymore.html
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    Apr 27, 2015 12:26 AM GMT
    All of the churches you cite are so called 'mainline' protestants. They have always been more liberal. They also are hemorrhaging members for decades. Their members are also less committed than members of evangelical churches. The GOP is not isolated by this move. Evangelical Christians still oppose gay marriage and still overwhelmingly oppose gay and overwhelming vote Republican. They make up a small percentage of the US population but are very politically active. They vote, they donate, they make phone calls. Trust me, I used to be one.