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Let's go next to Sonny ph and Sonny with us from Grand Rapids. It's around - it's frankly a religious issue. We have three ministers who are actually talking about that, in addition to politicians. They were subsequently awarded compensation.
They see the connection. But the court's majorityled by conservative Associate Justice Neil Gorsuchdid not close the door on religious exemptions, saying "other employers in other cases may raise free exercise arguments that merit careful consideration.
Maryland, Washington, and Minnesota also have marriage-equality measures on the ballot. The navigation could not be loaded. So I think that, you know, it's - there's a way in which we have to be careful about assigning blame to a particular group and seeing that group as a monolith as opposed to understanding the complexities of, you know - that things are a little bit more complex than they would initially appear.
And I think technical difficulty Pitcairn Islands. But I don't believe that we need to change the definition of marriage because of the religious connotation that marriage brings into the same sex marriage equality rights definition in Bolton.
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