Support For Marriage Equality Reaches New High But Republicans Still Oppose It

By: Wednesday May 21, 2014 10:41 am

Support for same-sex marriage continues to steadily grow. According to Gallup, support has reached a new high with 55 percent of Americans now in favor same-sex marriage. From Gallup: This impact this will have on marriage equality laws around the country is probably very small because we have already moved from the issue being fought [...]

If Court Punts, Marriage Could Be Big on the 2014 Ballot

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 2:32 pm

Depending on how the Supreme Court rules this week on the issue of same-sex marriage, 2014 could end up being another big year for marriage equality at the ballot box. After the success of several same-sex marriage initiatives and referendums in 2012, all across the country campaigns are being started to put this issue before [...]

Republicans Discover Opposition to Marriage Equality Is a Deal Breaker for Many Young Voters

By: Monday June 3, 2013 2:12 pm

The College Republican National Committee has done their own postmortem for the 2012 election among young voters and the data is not good for Republicans. The GOP has a serious image problem among young people, and on several key issues the party is out of line with the Millennial generation. The part that really stood [...]

Charlie Crist’s Latest Step in His Political Transformation: Endorsing Marriage Equality

By: Thursday May 9, 2013 2:03 pm

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist (F) continues his slow political transformation by publicly endorsing marriage equality. He wrote on his Facebook page: Some great news: On Tuesday, Delaware became the 11th state to allow marriage equality. And just a few days ago, Rhode Island adopted a similar measure, which followed victories last fall in Maine, [...]

Is the Growth of Social Media in Politics Driving Issues Like Marriage and Marijuana?

By: Thursday April 25, 2013 1:35 pm

It is taken for granted that technology is changing every aspect of our lives but the speed at which things are changing is remarkable. According to a new report by Pew Research, from 2008 to the 2012 the number of political activities online has exploded. It found 39 percent of American engaged in some form [...]

Five Crazy Beliefs That Are Still Less Fringe Among Young People Than Opposing Marriage Equality

By: Tuesday April 2, 2013 3:07 pm

It is sometimes hard to get across how incredibly fringe opposition to marriage equality is among the Millennials. Thankfully, Public Policy Polling’s new “conspiracy theory” poll provides a surprisingly useful point of comparison. Here are five things that more voters under 30 believe in more than opposing same-sex marriage. An UFO crashed at Roswell – [...]

Sen. Flake: It is “Inevitable” That GOP Presidential Candidate Will Back Marriage Equality

By: Monday April 1, 2013 9:50 am

Beyond the political power of the Millennial generation, on Meet the Press, Sen Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said it was inevitable that a Republican candidate for President would eventually support same-sex marriage. From NBC: CHUCK TODD: Let me ask you on gay marriage. Could you support a Republican presidential candidate someday who supported same-sex marriage. SENATOR JEFF [...]

Marriage Equality Video Shows Hillary Clinton Isn’t Planning a Quiet Retirement

By: Monday March 18, 2013 12:43 pm

Today, Hillary Clinton officially came out in support of marriage equality. While her endorsement is not surprising given the changing attitudes within the Democratic Party, I think the way she did it is noteworthy. Clinton didn’t just send out a basic press release or offer a simple one line answer during an interview. She made [...]

Marriage Equality History Made as Same-Sex Marriage Approved in Maine and Maryland

By: Wednesday November 7, 2012 12:02 am

Marriage equality history was made yesterday in Maine and Maryland. For the first time ever the electorate in a state has voted to grant same-sex couples the right to get married instead of voting to take it away. A truly remarkable political and social transformation has occurred.

A Potentially Historic Day for Marriage Equality and Marijuana

By: Tuesday November 6, 2012 9:41 am

What is remarkable is how close almost all the marriage equality and marijuana legalization ballot measures are in the final polls. If you live in one of these states and care about these issue make sure to vote. There is the real possibility that some of them will be decided by just a fraction of a percent.

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