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Same-Sex Marriage
To some people's shock, same-sex marriage is here to stay
To some people's shock, same-sex marriage is here to stay

It's easy to be judgmental of people -- like most of the Republican presidential candidates and many folks in the Bible Belt -- who continue to oppose same-sex marriage. Now that the majority of states condone gay marriage and that it seems likely that the Supreme Court will soon make it the rule for the whole country, being against men marrying men and women marrying women seems practically medieval. But we should not forget that it was only back in Barack Obama's first term as president that he was expressing a preference for civil unions over full marriage rights. Among Democrats and liberals, he was hardly an exception. It took a shift in consciousness for many of us...

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