The Secular Coalition for America opposes attempts to amend the Constitution to prohibit same-sex couples from obtaining civil marriage contracts by enshrining a theologically-based definition of marriage into our founding document.
Washington, DC – The Secular Coalition for America today applauded the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and to dismiss the appeal of the lower court’s decision on Proposition 8, making marriage equality legal again in California. Read more »
WASHINGTON D.C.—The Secular Coalition for America today applauded the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision to strike down California’s “Proposition 8”, a religiously backed voter-mandated ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »
Key Catholic Republican Said He Based His Vote on “Reason” – Not Religious Upbringing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of the New York State Senate’s historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage, the Secular Coalition for America today commended those New York State lawmakers who cast aside anti-gay religious beliefs and voted in favor of equal marriage rights for all their constituents.
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More than 55 years after they fell in love, 84-year-old Phyllis Lyon and 87-year-old Del Martin became the first same-sex couples to legally exchange marriage vows in California on June 16, 2008. Read more »