With Friday’s historic Supreme Court ruling, the United States has done the same.
Given that the American Psychiatric Association classified homosexuality as a mental illness until 1973, that’s quite the turnaround.
As the Pew Research Center has documented in their polling, the stance on same-sex marriage in America has undergone a radical transformation in the past 12 years.
In the words of Time reporter David Von Drehle, same-sex marriage is an “increasingly uncontroversial controversy.”
If these trends hold, it looks like any meaningful opposition to same-sex marriage in America will soon die out.
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