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Marriage Equality is Inevitable

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on same-sex marriage today; but regardless how they rule, the simple fact is marriage equality is inevitable. The trend in support clearly has been heading in the right direct for the past decade. From Pew Research:

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Even more important than the trend line is the demographic breakdown of the polling. Every major poll shows younger voters overwhelmingly believe in marriage equality. Pew found 70 percent of Americans under 33 back same-sex marriage. The new CBS poll found 73 percent of  adults under 30 back marriage equality. The Washington Post-ABC poll has 81 percent of adults under 30 who think it should be legal.

For my generation there isn’t even a debate about the issue. There is only one correct answer.

Eventually, this younger generation will take up more and more positions of power. When that happens there is no way this particular form of discrimination can survive, if it isn’t dealt with before then.

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Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is an expert on politics, health care and drug policy. He is also the author of After Legalization and Cobalt Slave, and a Futurist writer at