Many gay people ignored their gay side for that reason. In her mind it was an incremental decision — the next logical step in a state that had already allowed same-sex couples to serve as foster parents and to adopt children. I'm afraid that people will be more reactive. As recently as in this city San Francisco voters rejected a domestic partners ordinance. Third it could ironically hurt the gay cause by attempting to force it on the public unwilling.
University of New Hampshire's Survey Center.
Gay rights timeline. Lawmakers OK item for ballot, but hurdle remains". May 26, The speaker of the house said today that maybe the legislature will do nothing.
If you look at our history of this country, our Constitution and its amendments have really been to either preserve or expand the rights of Americans, not to restrict them.