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The short answer: almost certainly not, at least for now. While churches are slightly more vulnerable than pastors in some areas, both have significant protection under the First Amendment and other provisions of law from being forced to perform same-sex marriages. Even following the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges ,  in which the Court held that states must issue licenses for same-sex marriages and recognize such licenses issued by other states, there is no significant risk that pastors and churches can be compelled by a court to solemnize, host, or perform a same-sex marriage ceremony.
Australians are being asked to vote on whether marriage should be redefined to include homosexual couples. Upholding the Biblical Definition of Marriage The Biblical view of marriage is a lifelong, exclusive union between a man and a woman. Redefining marriage to include homosexual couples is completely contrary to clear Biblical teaching. People need to realise that same sex marriage will profoundly change Australian society and impinge upon our freedoms. Legalising Same Sex Marriage Means Christian Ministers Will Eventually Be Forced to Conduct Gay Weddings Our politicians currently agree that pastors will not have to perform homosexual weddings, but gay activists are already insisting such exemptions should be dismissed.
United Church of Christ : The United Church of Christ was the first mainstream Christian church to fully support same-sex marriage and perform marriage ceremonies. Jewish : Reform Judaism embraces same-sex marriage and rabbis can perform ceremonies. Some conservative and re-constructionist synagogues do as well. Quaker : The willingness to perform gay marriages varies by meetinghouse, but there is some acceptance and performance of same-sex marriages among Quakers.