Forecast 2013

FORECAST 2013: Same-Sex Marriage Issue Won't Fade Away

High court to hear DOMA challenge, as several states ponder legislation

2012 was a banner year for LGBT rights. Same-sex marriage was legalized in Washington State in February and couples won the right to marry in Maryland and Maine by way of ballot referendums in November. Minnesota voters struck down a proposed amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in that state. President Barack Obama came out in support of same-sex marriage.

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