A recent study found that the media's 'positive' stories about marriage equality outnumbered their 'negative' ones by more than a five-to-one margin. But why?
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The Supreme Court of the United States is set to rule on DOMA and Prop 8 by the end of June. We've waited for years for this historic landmark decision from SCOTUS. It could come any day now, and we will want to be gathered as a community.
In the spirit of increasing acceptance and inclusiveness, a prominent Jewish outlet, The Jewish Week, recently sought to feature a gay Jewish couple's wedding announcement, despite previous backlash from the Orthodox community.
Pew Forum on Religious and Public Life released a study which reflected a significant shift in the opinions of Americans in regards to marriage equality. The study breaks down groups affiliated by generation, political views, gender, and religion. Compared to 2001, when 57% of Americans opposed marriage equality, numbers have switched, and Americans in favor have reached over half the population. Only 43% of Americans are opposed to marriage equality at this time.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering two cases related to marriage equality.
The Church of England has issued a statement officially declaring that they will no longer work to obstruct the passage of the marriage equality bill that is currently going through Parliament.