In a close vote, the Presbyterian Church (USA) today rejected an amendment to the church’s constitution that would have redefined marriage from being between “a man and a woman” to “between two people.”

The General Assembly, held this week in Pittsburgh, has been a Twitter-intensive meeting, giving an especially candid view of the diversity of views of the attendees and those following the Internet live stream.

https://twitter.com/AngieinMinistry/status/221398440066822145

Initial Twitter reaction to the vote skewed toward the negative.

https://twitter.com/twitch10/status/221357605434568705

The Presbyterian Church claims over 2 million members in the United States.