“The State’s principal interest in marriage is in regulating procreation,” said Kagan, at the Supreme Court today. As scary as that sounds for LGBT supporters, the Supreme Court could reshape marriage with its decision on Prop 8, the California ban on gay marriage in 2008. As we wait for the decision, it’s good to know that strong, powerful women like Hillary Clinton stand behind gay rights and gay marriage.
“Marriage is a fundamental building block of our society. A great joy, and yes, a great responsibility. A few years ago Bill and I celebrated as our own daughter married the love of her life, and I wish any parent that same joy. To deny the opportunity to any of our daughters and sons solely on the basis of who they are and who they love is to deny them the chance to live up to their own god given potential. “