Two States Consider 'Parody Marriage' Bills.


In a new attempt to undermine the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling, state legislators in South Carolina and Wyoming have introduced bills that would declare valid marriages as existing only between one man and one woman--other marriages would be unlawful.

Under these bills, all marriages that are not between one man and one woman would be classified as "parody marriages." Such marriages would, in turn, be illegal because they are allegedly "non-secular" and part of the "religion of Secular Humanism."

Chris Sevier, an anti-LGBTQ rights activist, said other states may also consider the measure.

Rob Boston, Americans United's director of communications, criticized the latest effort by the Religious Right to discriminate against LGBTQ...

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