Facts are stubborn things,” wrote John Adams. “Whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”
And so, by that measure, there’s been a lot of conjecture and spin surrounding the push to redefine the sacred institution of marriage.
But what are the facts? Where does the issue concerning same-sex marriage currently stand?
Same-sex marriage is now legal or nearly so in 35 states.