"Entering into a committed, loving relationship is one of life’s most sacred and holy gifts. Marriage means responsibility and hard work, but it also brings life-changing protections for a family. Those of us who are married often take for granted the fact that we will not be questioned when we go to the hospital to visit our spouse; that no one can step between a mother and her children; that if death comes suddenly and we are unprepared, our spouse or children will not be denied inheritance in those mournful hours. Most heterosexual couples wouldn’t want to be denied these joys and protections that come with marriage, and when they think about it, they wouldn’t want to deny that to anyone else, either." Read more at Towlroad: http://www.towleroad.com/2013/05/94-faith-leaders-announce-support-for-marriage-equality-in-new-mexico.html#ixzz2Sj2ySXQA
Faith leaders have increasingly been speaking out in support of LGBT equality, including marriage equality.