Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Marriage Equality a Vote Getter?

To those who are excusing Barack Obama for having flip-flopped on marriage by saying he couldn't get elected othewise, you might want to take a look at this study: by Freedom to Marry:

An analysis of election results is unequivocal: exhibiting leadership by voting to support thefreedom to marry helps rather than hurts politicians. For many years legislators across the country have voted on laws aimed at ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. Others have been asked to vote on state constitutional amendments aimed at discriminating against same-sex couples and their children by denying them the freedom to marry.