This week a United Methodist pastor was defrocked after he refused to withdraw his support for same-sex marriage. Reverend Frank Schaefer of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania had been serving a 30-day suspension after a church jury convicted him of violating church rules by officiating at the wedding of his gay son. He said he felt called to advocate for same-sex couples and plans to appeal the ruling. More trials are expected of other Methodist pastors.
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