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Responding to the Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision

As you’ve probably heard, last Friday the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges recognized same-sex marriage as a right protected by the United States Constitution. For those Christians who ascribe to a biblical understanding of marriage—that it involves a unique union between one man and one woman—the ruling is a cause to think carefully about how to respond. No doubt that answer deserves much more than a single blog post, but here are at least a few broad points to consider: