Post Gazette: Same-sex marriage ruling extends God’s love and commandments

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 in News

This victory for equity and dignity in our commonwealth is an important step forward in our long journey toward a more perfect union

The God revealed through evolution, history and scripture abounds with love. Evolution reveals that without love to create and sustain life, the human species would never have made it. History has witnessed gradual changes in the institution of marriage from ones based on power and property to ones based on mutual commitment, caring and love. In the Jewish-Christian tradition, Jesus reportedly said that out of the many laws of his Jewish faith, the greatest was the commandment of love: to love God by loving others.

Read more from Rev. David Herndon, First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, and Rev. David V. McFarland, Allegheny Unitarian Universalis Church, at the