Steve Miller of the Independent Gay Forum is right about this case involving a lesbian couple suing a Methodist Church over its refusal to provide its seaside property for their wedding. If gay rights groups are going to argue that gay marriage does not threaten the consciences of religious denominations, it's hard to see how they can simultaneously sue a church for not physically accommodating them.

The case does, however, demonstrate why tax-exemptions for religious institutions may be problematic.

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