Now that the courts have legalized gay marriage in North Carolina, Republican Governor Pat McCrory is backing down from his opposition on the issue.
It looks like the Vatican is shiftings its view on gays. Senior clerics who are participating in a review on Catholic teachings are calling for the Church to adopt a more positive position on homosexuality.
A preliminary report written by bishops who are taking part in a Vatican synod that was called by Pope Francis to debate abortion, contraception, homosexuality and divorce, says:
“Homosexuals have gifts and qualities to offer to the Christian community.”
A judge has ruled that Alaska’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional making that state the latest with marriage equality.
Gay marriage is sweeping across the country following a decision by the United States Supreme Court not to hear any appeals that shot down gay marriage bans in the 4th Circuit Court. Now, gay couples in Utah and Nevada have the green light to legally tie the knot after a judge blocked the states from performing same-sex marriages earlier in the week.