As the possibility of gay marriage
neared, and as American opposition to it swelled in the polls by year's end to nearly two-thirds, the issue caffeinated the movement's grassroots.
opponents: Stop telling people to believe what your religion says about marriage.
John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee, spoke for much of the country when he said he opposed gay marriage
but favored civil unions.
Massachusetts took centre stage in the national debate over gay marriage
following a landmark decision by its highest court in November that was reaffirmed last month.
The simple answer: A ban on gay marriage
could alienate key voters in November.
Morrison, the former gay-rights activist, says issues of civil equality for homosexuals can be handled outside the legal boundaries of gay marriage
Yes on Gay Marriage
says this is the time to repeal DOMA--we've waited long enough.
After a January hearing, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit is currently weighing the constitutionality of Texas' gay marriage
I am very happy that gay marriage
is opening up around the country and is being accepted.
For more InsideCounsel coverage of the gay marriage
debate, see: Rhode Island becomes 10th state to legalize gay marriage
High court hears cases on gay marriage
2nd Circuit strikes down Defense of Marriage Act Boy Scouts reaffirm policy against admitting gay leaders 1st Circuit strikes down DOMA, sets stage for SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage
So I suppose by pushing through his gay marriage
legislation David Cameron is hoping he will be seen as a modern-thinking Prime Minister to today's voting youngsters.
is advancing on the basis of something other than the expected rational arguments.
Court of Appeals decision that said that because gay marriage
had been made legal, it was discriminatory to single it out as illegal.
President Barack Obama has said Vice President Joe Biden's comments on gay marriage
has forced him to support same-sex couple's rights.
IN AUGUST CNN announced the first poll results indicating that most Americans support gay marriage
, with 52 percent of respondents agreeing that "gays and lesbians should have a constitutional right to get married and have their marriage recognized by law as valid" Combining that result with data from other surveys, poll analyst Nate Silver argued on his blog FiveThirtyEight that "it has become increasingly unclear whether opposition to gay marriage
still outweighs support for it.