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The largest religious group in the country, the Lutheran-affiliated Church of Norway, initially voted to prohibit its pastors from conducting same-sex weddings.
He opposed a federal constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. One, Inc. United States Internal Revenue Service.
Yet, even if the state says that churches have to open their facilities for the ceremony, the pastor of the church has additional legal protections as discussed throughout this brief from being forced to officiate it himself.