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The Briefing 06-20-14

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1) PC(USA) affirms same-sex marriage, repudiating Scripture as membership declines

Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage, Religion News Service (Lauren Markoe)

Presbyterian Church U.S.A. votes to allow gay marriage ceremonies, Detroit Free Press (Niraj Warikoo)

Presbyterian Lay Committee Board of Directors repudiates action of PCUSA General Assembly, The Layman (Carmen Folwer LaBerge)

Where Christian churches, other religions stand on gay marriage, Pew Research Center (David Masci)

2) ‘Obvious Child’ abortion rom-com an effort to change American emotions on abortion

Obvious Child, Slate (Dana Stevens)

Jenny Slate, Gillian Robespierre on ‘Obvious Child,’ their abortion movie — with jokes, Washington Post (Rachel Dry)

‘Obvious Child’ review, Washington Post (Ann Hornaday)

‘Obvious Child’ is remarkably frank in its handling of abortion, Dallas Morning News (Chris Vognar)

Are the Director and Star of “Obvious Child” Concerned About Anti-Abortion Backlash?, Mother Jones (Asawin Suebsaeng)

Will ‘Obvious Child’ Change Anyone’s Mind About Abortion?, Flavorwire (Judy Berman)