Presbyterians Vote to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

marriage-divestment-HEAD-smThe General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) gathered in Detroit to vote on a series of hotly debated issues. Delegates approved a resolution allowing pastors to perform same-sex marriages in states where it is legal. That change goes into effect immediately. Delegates also voted to change the church’s definition of marriage from a covenant between a man and a woman to a covenant between two people. That change requires regional approval.