When the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided to review two lower court cases focusing on the legal definition of marriage, the nation’s highest court thrust itself into the center of a national debate. How exactly does the U.S. law define “marriage?” More to the point, should same-sex couples have the same federal benefits afforded heterosexual married couples?
Heated discussions may be right around the corner for the GOP as they begin to clean the wounds from the early November elections. And it all has to do with social issues.
Religious leaders, including Rev. Sandford Brown of the First United Methodist Church in Seattle, support marriage equality in an ad recently put out by Washington United for Marriage.
Darlene and Tom White support their Lesbian daughter and want to see her marry the one she loves.
Tom realized, through his grandson, why marriage equality matters. "Why does a 15-year-old honor student and top athlete have to defend the very existence of his own wonderful family?"