Jonathan Rauch

Brookings Institution

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Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and senior writer at the National Journal; author of Gay Marriage and Denial: My 25 Years without a Soul (Kindle)

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The US Supreme Court has made same-sex marriage the law of the land, but discrimination against gays and lesbians is still alive and well.

Can Gay Marriage Co-Exist with Religious Freedom?

The US Supreme Court has made same-sex marriage the law of the land, but discrimination against gays and lesbians is still alive and well.

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Measures to legalize recreational marijuana passed Tuesday in two states. For the first time in any election, voters in Washington State, Maine and Maryland approved same-sex marriage.

Is America Suddenly Turning Blue?

Measures to legalize recreational marijuana passed Tuesday in two states. For the first time in any election, voters in Washington State, Maine and Maryland approved same-sex marriage.

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In Colorado and Washington states, it's not just medical marijuana any more. Recreational pot was legalized by the voters on Tuesday.

Is America Suddenly Turning Blue?

In Colorado and Washington states, it's not just medical marijuana any more. Recreational pot was legalized by the voters on Tuesday.

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