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Marriage Equality Backers Find Success Emphasizing Love and Family

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Los Angeles Times
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March 5, 2012
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Proponents of marriage equality, who traditionally frame the cause as a matter of equality and civil rights, are increasingly invoking something else: family. And the tactic seems to be working.

In February three state legislatures passed statutes making gay marriage legal, and in each case the appeal to family connections was a central feature.