Mother Davis plays a game of chess as she considers,
Right wing opponents of legalizing same-sex marriage say that supporters of marriage equality are just a bunch of wacko extremists out of touch with mainstream American culture. Now, that group of wacko, out of touch extremists includes the Episcopal Church. Episcopal bishops just voted, by an overwhelming majority, to have their church practice religious rituals of marriage for same-sex couples. Final approval by the rest of the church will come soon.
Are people now going to claim that the Episcopal Church is trying to destroy the institution of marriage? I suppose you could follow that line of reasoning – if you’re still upset at King Henry VIII for breaking England away from the Catholic Church in order to get a divorce.
Using a bishop and a queen to put the king in check,