I've never heard anyone do a better job refuting the my-priest-is-gonna-be-forced-to-marry-the-homos argument. Right now churches can refuse to marry straight couples—couples waving marriage licenses—for any reason whatsoever. Marriage equality for same-sex couples will not oppress religious conservatives. Religious conservatives and officials will just have to do what they do now: tolerate the existence of marriages that they do not approve of and would not solemnize.
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