Joe Capley-Alfano, left, and Frank Capley-Alfano of Oakland, Calif., stand in front of the Supreme Court on April 28, 2015 as justices heard arguments about same-sex marriage. The couple have been together for 15 years and married in 2008 before Proposition 8 halted gay marriage in California until 2013. Religion News Service photo by Adelle M. Banks
(RNS) It seems very unlikely that government would mandate that religious organizations change their policies on gay marriage. It might, however, withdraw tax-exempt status, not from congregations, but from religious organizations.