In response to:

Gay Marriage at the Ballot Box

ZealousConscript Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 12:02 PM's a tragic love story man. It doesn't really add to the discussion here...have...have you even seen the movie? I mean c'mon, that's like saying that heterosexual love is like Romeo and Juliet.

SUPPORTERS OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE have reason to cheer after last week's election. Supporters of democratic self-government, even those of us who oppose gay marriage, do too.

On Nov. 6, for the first time ever, voters in three states – Maine, Maryland, and Washington – redefined marriage by popular vote. In Minnesota, residents said no to a constitutional amendment enshrining the traditional understanding of marriage as the union of a man and a woman. There is no denying the significance of these results: Previously the issue had gone to the ballot in 32 states, and in all 32 same-sex marriage was defeated....