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October 12, 2013

Churches split on views of same-gender relationships

Same-gender couples embraced by local churches, but marriage is a different story

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Schwartz said as a state, Indiana would be slower to change its stance on issues like same-sex marriage than other states because of its traditional values.

“I think there are two things going on here,” he said. “If we are looking at marriage as just a legal institution, then that would be a different thing. But marriage has always been a religious institution.”

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