Senate Democrats and Gay Marriage Is March Madness

Dan Amira and Jonathan Chait of New York magazine have a pitch-perfect March Madness breakdown of the Senate Democrat holdouts who oppose gay marriage— Joe Manchin (W.Va.), Mark Pryor (Ark.), Tim Johnson (S.D.), Mary Landrieu (La.). The list got cut down to a Final Four after Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) and Joe Donnelly (Ind.) endorsed gay marriage earlier today. Dan: Well, Jon, it’s been […]

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After Shooting, Social Conservatives Describe a Movement Under Siege

The Aug. 15 shooting at the headquarters of the Family Research Council, a conservative advocacy group, has provoked an outpouring of concern from social conservatives. It wasn’t just the crime, which people of all political stripes condemned. The aftermath has highlighted the feeling of besiegement from opponents of gay marriage, who feel their values are being increasingly marginalized across the […]

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