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33 Percent of Americans Now Live in a State with Marriage Equality: VIDEO


AFER posted this infographic yesterday along with some interesting numbers on marriage equality.

We seem to be having a moment, eh?

Watch the latest Marriage News Watch from AFER's Matt Baume about activity in New Jersey (recorded before Christie dropped the appeal), North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, and Arkansas, AFTER THE JUMP...


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  1. I hope some organization does a cross/tab comparison on these states vs. the 'taker' states of federal benefits

    Posted by: Gary Armstrong | Oct 22, 2013 8:09:18 AM

  2. 100% of Canadians have lived with marriage equality for a decade now. Catch up, guys.

    Posted by: Knock | Oct 22, 2013 8:23:24 AM

  3. New and improved America, now with liberty and justice for 33%.

    Posted by: Joesph Foster | Oct 22, 2013 8:39:15 AM

  4. @ Joseph Foster - this should be a bumper sticker - "now with liberty and justice for 33%"

    Posted by: Mike in the tundra | Oct 22, 2013 8:45:16 AM

  5. And what percentage of gay Americans lives in states with full employment non-discrimination ?

    Posted by: MaryM | Oct 22, 2013 9:37:40 AM

  6. California and New York make up half of the number, but 1/3 is a nice milestone reached.

    Can someone from Iowa tell me if their marriage law is under threat if the state's Senate flips Republican? Is it even possible the state's Senate will flip to Republican? Thanks.

    Posted by: Francis #1 | Oct 22, 2013 9:45:14 AM

  7. And yet, mysteriously, the Republic stands. Go figure.

    Posted by: JoyZeeBoy | Oct 22, 2013 9:57:16 AM

  8. but then there are still 67% who don't. What about those of us in states with constiutional amendments banning gay marriage?

    Posted by: BlueDurango | Oct 22, 2013 10:02:20 AM

  9. Llet's be honest. California was the second state with marriage equality in the United States. Show the spike in 2008; the five months in California whern marriage was legal before the virulent, hateful right wing homophobes took our rights away.

    Posted by: E. Thor Carlson | Oct 22, 2013 10:48:12 AM

  10. More than 50% of Americans live in states where being gay can get you fired from your job and evicted from your apartment.

    But, by all means, lets have weddings.

    Posted by: FFS | Oct 22, 2013 3:27:31 PM

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