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Church Statement —  25 June 2014

Church Hopes Nation’s Highest Court
Will Uphold Traditional Marriage

Salt Lake City — 

In response to news media questions regarding a ruling on marriage laws in Utah decided by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement:

"The Church has been consistent in its support of marriage between a man and a woman and teaches that all people should be treated with respect. In anticipation that the case will be brought before the U.S. Supreme Court, it is our hope that the nation’s highest court will uphold traditional marriage."

See the amicus brief related to the case filed by five religious organizations in February.

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