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Oct 10, 2014, 21:07 ET UCC Victorious in Lawsuit as Judge Strikes Down North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down North Carolina's marriage laws as unconstitutional, giving the United Church of Christ and its co-plaintiffs a...


Jun 30, 2014, 12:03 ET United Church of Christ Comments On SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision

Earlier this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled against Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, saying, "closely held corporations cannot...


Jun 27, 2014, 12:02 ET United Church of Christ Becomes First Religious Denomination to Sponsor the Gay Games

 The United Church of Christ has announced that it will be the first religious denomination to be a major sponsor of the Gay Games when the...


Jun 18, 2014, 14:20 ET United Church of Christ Applauds U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Decision to Cancel Washington NFL Team Trademark

The United Church of Christ applauds the decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the Washington Redskins trademark...


Jun 16, 2014, 10:02 ET North Carolina Church Leaders and Clergy Deliver Nearly 30,000 Signed Petitions Against North Carolina's Discriminatory Marriage Laws

 On what is being termed "Marriage Monday," North Carolina church leaders and clergy delivered two petitions to the office of State Attorney...


Jun 14, 2014, 15:30 ET United Church of Christ Central Atlantic Conference Passes Resolution Calling for Washington Football Team Name Change and Calls for Member Boycott

 The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday, June 14, pressuring the...


Jun 03, 2014, 10:28 ET United Church of Christ Lawsuit Adds Plaintiffs, While Defendants Seek Motion for Stay in Case

 As continued evidence that all people of faith have a shared interest in the protection of the First Amendment right to religious freedom,...


May 15, 2014, 18:14 ET Attorney General of North Carolina Describes United Church of Christ Lawsuit as Complex and Significant

Defendants in the case, General Synod of the United Church of Christ v. Cooper, filed motions for a 30-day extension of time to respond to the...


Oct 15, 2002, 01:00 ET Major Church Group Calls on FCC to Block Transfer of WorldCom Licenses for Long Distance, Web Services

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ, Inc. (UCC) today urged the Federal...