Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Gay Thing: Add Pennsylvania to the Marriage Equality Pile

Wow. Amazing, really amazing. And no stay? The map is filling in like the electoral map started to do in 2008. Remember that? It was a vast sea of red, and it started to fill in blue from the edges, and down from the top and up from the bottom. It's happening so fast, it's hard to keep track of. Is this 19 now? 19 states, plus DC? And with this precedent, it's hard to see it slowing down. There are 29 states where marriage equality is wending through the courts. Seeing those numbers flip, and keep going is going to be so much fun.

And the fact that Right Wing World is all wobbly on its axis over it is icing on the cake.

Image from source, MSN

Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage was overturned Tuesday by a federal judge in a decision that makes same-sex marriage legal throughout the Northeast. Pennsylvania was the last remaining state to outlaw gay marriage in the Northeast, a region that tends to be socially liberal and Democratic. An appeal to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is likely. If the decision stands, Pennsylvania would become the 19th state to legalize gay marriage. . .

Read more at: MSN

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