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By Daniel R. Pinello

America's fight for Same-Sex Marriage chronicles the evolution of the social circulate for same-sex marriage within the usa and examines the political controversies surrounding homosexual people's quest for entry to the civil establishment of marriage. The ebook makes a speciality of the momentous occasions that begun in November 2003, while the Massachusetts best Judicial courtroom declared unequivocally that the state's conferral of marriage basically on opposite-sex violated constitutional ideas of recognize for person autonomy and equality less than legislations. the choice either prompted a political backlash of nationwide share and brought on officers in San Francisco, Multnomah County (OR), Sandoval County (NM), and New Paltz (NY) to factor marriage licenses to same-sex undefined. the amount depends upon in-depth interviews to supply an insider account of the way courts, politicians, and activists maneuver and care for a state-of-the-art social coverage factor, in addition to real-life narratives approximately daily humans whom the controversy instantly impacts.

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