In a special constituency meeting today the Columbia Union Conference voted overwhelmingly to authorize ordination without regard to gender. The vote was 209 (80%) in favor, 51 opposed, 9 abstained, and 2 blank. The motion reads as follows:
"Motion: That the Columbia Union Conference authorize ordination to the gospel ministry without regard to gender."
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/4632