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Supreme Court refuses to rule on same-sex marriage
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(CNN) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for legal same-sex marriages in five more states. The court refused to hear cases from the states — Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana — seeking to keep their same-sex marriage bans …
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Buffalo, NY Catholic School Refuses To Put Gay Grad’s Wedding News in …

A Catholic high school in Buffalo, NY is under fire for refusing to put a gay graduate's wedding announcement in an alumni magazine. Lynn Zlotkowski [above left], a member of the Class of '99 at the Sacred Heart Academy, was married over Memorial Day …

The Buffalo News reports:

“Zlotkowski received an email response to her wedding announcement request, and while friendly and cordial, it rejected the request for inclusion in the alumni publication.

“I’m very sorry that we can’t publish your pictures and your good news in the Cordecho,” Sister Edith Wyss wrote. “We had a similar request several years ago and we did publish that announcement of the marriage of an alum to her partner. We did expect some negative response and we got some.

“However some readers of the Cordecho also contacted the Diocese of Buffalo. The bishop sent a diocesan official to meet with us at SHA to make sure that we understood what we had done,” Wyss wrote. “In their view, we were publicly supporting same-sex marriage. In our view, we were supporting our alumnae.”

Gay marriage: Nigel Farage refuses to say 'I do'

We note that some gay rights activists are already talking about taking legal action in Strasbourg to force this issue." He has also called for a move towards the French marriage system, where the legal act of marriage is separated from religious