The Fast Track to Same-Sex Marriage

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Last week the Washington, DC City Council voted 12-to-1 to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions. The lone “no” vote came from a former civil rights leader who was called a “bigot” by a gay council colleague. A group of African-American ministers stormed the hallway outside, and police were called in to restore order.

Same-Sex Marriage Legislation/Court Decisions:

Vermont Legislature (TtP on)
Massachusetts Supreme Court (TtP on)
Connecticut Supreme Court
Iowa Supreme Court
Maine Legislature
California Supreme Court
Passage of California's Prop 8, court appeals to (Which Way, L.A.? on)

Andrew Koppelman - Northwestern University - @NorthwesternLaw, Derek McCoy - Minister, Hope Christian Church, Mignon Moore - Professor of Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles, Rick Jacobs - Courage Campaign - @rickjacobs, Maggie Gallagher - President, National Organization for Marriage

Warren Olney

Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis