Category: Same-Sex Marriage

How does regional opposition to same-sex marriage today mirror regional opposition to interracial marriage in the previous century

So-called “anti-miscegenation laws” that outlawed interracial marriage were justified by religious arguments taken from interpretations of Bible passages. The same is true of anti-gay marriage laws. Anti-miscegenation laws were either never passed or repealed before 1887 in the Northeast. The Northeast currently represents the largest cluster of states that have

Why are gays and lesbians unhappy about the denial of same-sex marriage rights

The Supreme Courts of the United States, Canada and Mexico have all ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in those countries.Anyone who opposes the civil rights of minorities is likely to meet resistance from minorities who are not willing to accept any unconstitutional denial or restrictions