In contrast to the current divisiveness regarding the issue of non-traditional marriage, anyone who is legally entitled to perform such ceremonies should not be legally obligated to perform such ceremonies if that person deems the couple unsuitable or incompatible or otherwise objects to the wedding.
Those who are in favor of non-traditional marriage should proceed at their discretion.
For those officiants who object on religious grounds, their constitutional right to the freedom of religion should trump the desire of folks seeking non-traditional weddings.
— Nancy E. Hood & Charles V. Smith, Jr., Grand Prairie
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