Legislators in the US state of Oklahoma, where same-sex marriage was legalized in October 2014, are so desperate to stop it that they’ve passed a state law banning atheists from marrying. I guess they figure there are a lot of atheist gays, and they hate them. Or maybe they just hate atheists. Or both. There’s no reason why it couldn’t be both.
Technically the law doesn’t single out atheists, but it removes court clerks from giving out marriage licenses, which would leave only clergy remaining.
This sounds like a great chance to promote to the public the secular organizations, usually called Humanists, who perform legal weddings with no God or church context! See the big list of them amongst our 286 coalition members. And you can also get married through the brand new Secular Policy Institute coalition member The United Church of Bacon.
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