Geore Will discusses on ABC’s “This Week” the Supreme Court’s recent decision to hear two gay marriage cases involving the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 in California.
Will says, and I know others who agree, that the court could look at the election, and four states that sided with gay marriage advocates, and say:
“It’s not necessary for us to go here… let the democracy take care of this.”
Or they could say:
“It’s now safe to look at this because there is something like an emerging consensus [in favor of gay marriage]. Quite literally, the opposition to gay marriage is dying. It’s old people.”
Pew has a nice chart showing support for gay marriage, over time, broken down by age:
And here’s the video with George Will: