As the Supreme Court prepares to hear two momentous cases on same-sex marriage this week, opposition is evaporating. From National Football League players to Karl Rove, everyone seems to be coming out of the closet in favor of gays and lesbians securing the right to marry. Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat in a perilously swing state, is but the latest.
See the NFL player brief here. Find all the Prop. 8 amicus briefs here. And all the DOMA briefs are here. Nearly 300 businesses have weighed in, citing the cost and difficulty of DOMA’s denial of federal tax and employment benefits to married same-sex couples.
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