Gay Marriage


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A legally or socially recognized marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or social gender
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Democrats remain the most likely to support gay marriage among party groups.
Gay marriage also is gaining acceptance in other Western countries.
It has been a long journey for so many in the States - as it has been in the UK - but eventually gay marriage will become the law of the land here.
Carl Tobias, a constitutional law professor at Virginia's University of Richmond who has tracked legal battles for gay marriage, said he expects the U.S.
Topping Romney's list, of course, was gay marriage, which he ranked ahead of jihadists, the Asian challenge to America's economy, excessive government spending, and our overconsumption of oil on his list of top five issues facing America.
The political struggle around gay marriage has led to a polarisation of the debate.
Two evangelical writers, Letha Scanzoni, author of the 1978 book Is the Homosexual My Neighbor?, and David Myers, professor of psychology at Hope College in Holland, Mich., have published a book this year arguing for gay marriage from a Christian evangelical perspective, What God has Joined Together: A Christian Case for Gay Marriage.
Cardinal Karl exploited her and the wedge issue of gay marriage to get out the fundamentalist vote.
GAY marriages could soon be legal in Spain after a bill to allow them was revealed yesterday.
Their desire to wed, and likewise their criticisms, embody the question that has been bandied about since Massachusetts legalized same sex marriage last November: Is gay marriage the next civil rights struggle?
The real answer to the "gay marriage" question is that there is no such thing.
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.