How Atheists Are Responding to the Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling


Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality for all:


By Hemant Mehta|Friendly Atheist

Here’s how several Atheist/Humanist groups (and church/state separation allies) are responding.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State:

“Today love and the Constitution triumphed over bigotry and religious extremism,” said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United executive director. “That’s a great step, but no one should expect the Religious Right and its political allies to give up. They are already working to throw up as many roadblocks as possible to prevent LGBT Americans from claiming their hard-won rights.

“The high court did the right thing, but that doesn’t mean we’ve heard the last word on this issue,” Lynn said. “In fact, this ruling will create another front in the ‘culture war’ as aggressive Religious Right groups seek new ways to stop the spread of equality.”

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