In 2008, denying gay Americans the opportunity to marry is not only inhumane, it is unsustainable. History has turned a corner.
In today's Wall Street Journal
By JONATHAN RAUCH
June 21, 2008
By order of its state Supreme Court, California began legally marrying same-sex couples this week. The first to be wed in San Francisco were Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, pioneering gay-rights activists who have been a couple for more than 50 years.
More ceremonies will follow, at least until November, when gay marriage will go before California's voters. They should choose to keep it. To understand why, imagine your life without marriage. Meaning, not merely your life if you didn't happen to get married. What I am asking you to imagine is life without even the possibility of marriage.
Read it all here.