As the Supreme Court prepares to decide the future of same-sex marriage--an institution described as "newer than cellphones or the internet by one justice last year--two things are clear.
Despite this year's breathtaking string of lower court victories, the battle for marriage equality hasn't been swift or easy. To the lawyers who devised the legal strategy decades ago, the journey has been arduous, the setbacks plentiful, and the battle scars deep.
And even after the high court rules--most likely striking down state bans on gay marriage at the end of its term in June--the fight won't be over. Another clash looms over the issue of religious freedom.
Read the article here: Gay marriage, once inconceivable, now appears inevitable
It looks like this battle has reached an important point.I don't believe that the 1st Amendment will stop this from happening.
Churches will be able to do what they want to do, but businesses will have to obey the law whether they like it or not.