Gay Marriage Spreads Without Backlash - ABC News

Gay Marriage Spreads Without Backlash - ABC News

The culture wars are raging. But if we're in the midst of a revolution, it's hardly being televised.

A flurry of state-level activity is dramatically expanding gay marriage in the United States. A court ruling in Iowa and a legislative vote in Vermont made them the third and fourth states to legalize same-sex marriage, and moves are under way for states including New York, Connecticut and New Hampshire to join them soon.

Add to that Obama administration executive orders on stem-cell research and abortion rights, and the last few months have brought victories for social liberals -- and setbacks for social conservatives -- on a scale not seen in decades.


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