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Rev laura bethany buchleiter

Published: Monday, Jun. 21st, 2021

Baptist Church Ordains Denomination’s First Openly Transgender Woman

University Baptist Church ordains Rev Laura Bethany Buchleiter, an openly transgender woman, in a first for the denomination.
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Published: Saturday, Jun. 12th, 2021

A Look at Loving Day -- A Celebration of Love & Interracial Marriage

On June 12 we celebrate Loving Day - the anniversary of the 1967 historic Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court decision in support of interracial marriage. Learn about the couple behind this important moment in the fight for civil rights.
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Nysenate

Published: Tuesday, Jun. 8th, 2021

NY lawmakers consider removing marriage license wait period for military personnel

NY may remove the marriage license waiting period for military personnel who are scheduled for deployment within 30 days. Senate Bill 6272, SB6272
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Published: Thursday, Jun. 3rd, 2021

Pope establishes new penalties for ordaining women: automatic excommunication and defrocking

Pope Francis and Vatican announce new penalties for those attempting to ordain women, including automatic excommunication. Francis addresses the first changes to the Catholic Church's Code of Canon Law since 1983 with his “Tend the Flock” message.
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Published: Wednesday, Jun. 2nd, 2021

New Hampshire’s new Marriage Officiant License & what it means for AMM Ministers

New Hampshire offers a new special marriage officiant license for non-ordained individuals. Here’s a look at the rules for minister registration in the state, along with what application to complete and what credentials you may need ahead of the wedding ceremony.
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Pennsylvania pittsburgh

Published: Tuesday, Jun. 1st, 2021

Pennsylvania lifts all COVID-19 restrictions except mask mandate

As of June 1st, nearly all COVID-19 restrictions in Pennsylvania have been lifted, returning all businesses and events to full capacity, by order of Gov. Wolf. Only the state's mask mandate remains in place.
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Jimmie allen alexis gale micro wedding ceremony pa bucks county pennsylvania

Published: Tuesday, Jun. 1st, 2021

Country singer Jimmie Allen & Alexis Gale keep things small-but-stylish with romantic microwedding

Country music star Jimmie Allen wed Alexis Gale in a romantic micro-wedding in Bucks County, Pennsylvania last week. The intimate mid-week ceremony is part of a larger post-pandemic wedding trend.
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Published: Friday, May. 28th, 2021

Utah votes down self-solemnizing marriages

Lawmakers voted down a bill that would have allowed couples to perform their own weddings in self solemnizing ceremonies. Plus a look at where self uniting marriages are possible.
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