Obama’s Support Of Marriage Equality Initiatives Matters
Novembber 1, 2012 - While select political commentators continue to fight mounting evidence that Mitt Romney is about to catch the electoral fade next Tuesday (in other words, lose), I’m more interested in seeing how voters react to the three separate ballot initiatives to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, Maryland and Maine on the ballot this year.
That’s largely due to the possibility that, for the very first time, one or more of these yay or nay for gay marriage ballot initiatives may result in favor of same sex marriage. Multiple factors can be attributed to this: gay people gaining greater visibility, and thus, acceptance; historical shifts in government policy via the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”; the Justice Department no longer defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Read more at newsone.com.
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