|President George W. Bush meets with the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention in the Oval Office Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006. Pictured with the President are Dr. Morris Chapman, left, Dr. Frank Page and his wife Dayle Page. White House photo by Paul Morse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
The group's president made headlines announcing his will never conduct a same-sex marriage.
This raises, anew, one of the more threadbare arguments of opponents- that marriage equality will force ministers to perform such ceremonies.
None have answered, however, why any couple would want the officiant of the happiest day of their lives- for many, a day delayed for years, even decades- to be someone who loathes them and hates the mere thought of being present?