Climate for same-sex marriage changes
Two states have legalized gay marriage in as many weeks. A number of states are considering giving more legal protections to lesbian and gay couples. But heterosexual marriage supporters say they will continue to fight against what they see as an unacceptable attack on the institution. Meanwhile, others see opportunities to recognize both sides' concerns.
- Dale Carpenter: professor of law at the University of Minnesota School of Law.
- David Blankenhorn: founder and president of the Institute for American Values.
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