Pennsylvania became the 25th state to have gay marriage declared legal by voters, lawmakers or courts when a judge struck down its ban, evenly dividing the nation almost a year after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling triggered a flood of lawsuits.
A judge’s decision throwing out Virginia’s ban on gay marriage as a violation of the U.S. Constitution extends to seven the win streak for proponents of same-sex unions racing to get back to the U.S. Supreme Court.
New Jersey same-sex couples won a court ruling recognizing a right to wed while an Illinois judge allowed a challenge to that state’s ban on the practice to move forward over the objections of a handful of county clerks.
President Barack Obama has a problem with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community: He keeps making steady progress on some very important matters, and we keep complaining that he has let us down. Our glass is half empty and his, it seems, is half full.