Presbyterian Church (USA) Battles Over Gay Marriage as Denomination Votes on Whether to Redefine Marriage to Include Same-Sex Couples

An amendment to the rules of the United States’ largest Presbyterian denomination to recognize gay marriage has gained considerable support in its regional bodies, with 51 of 172 presbyteries already voting in favor of redefining marriage to include same-sex couples. The denomination’s remaining presbyteries having until June to cast their votes to make the final decision.