Judge Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pastors Network Says Decision Undermines States’ Constitutional Rights and Goes against God’s Law for Marriage

PHILADELPHIA—A Federal judge this afternoon struck down Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act—deciding that same-sex marriage will no longer be banned in the state.

Judge John Jones III ruled to strike down the Act in the case of Whitewood v. Wolf, which was filed last summer in U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

“In a continuing trend of federal judicial activism, the court has arrogantly assumed the right to supersede the constitutional right of the states,” said Sam Rohrer, President of the Pennsylvania Pastors Network (PPN, http://www.papastors.net) and the American Pastors Network (APN, http://www.AmericanPastorsNetwork.net).  “This should scare anyone who loves freedom because by its action, the federal court has overruling the constitutional right of the states to determine this issue or any other issues for themselves.

“While this case specifically concerned marriage, one thing is for sure: God hasn’t changed His definition of marriage, (continue reading)

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