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First Unitarian Church Unveils CIVIL MARRIAGE IS A CIVIL RIGHT Banner

Photos by Laura Laing

By Laura Laing | Posted 2/14/2007

Sunday morning traffic threatened to drown out some of the speakers, but the singing came through loud and clear as the First Unitarian Church unveiled a CIVIL MARRIAGE IS A CIVIL RIGHT banner at the corner of Charles and Franklin streets on Feb. 11, just in time for Valentine's Day.

"It's not just a political statement," says First Unitarian intern minister Allison Farnum, who spearheaded the effort. "It's a theological statement. Religion is political because religion is culture. For us, our culture is coming out of a love for all people."

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