In the states, the battle over gay marriage is gathering steam. Federal judges have preempted local efforts toward legal gay marriage in some states, while activists in other states are gearing up for ballot measures. One state may be moving toward a stronger defense of traditional marriage. Here's the state-by-state rundown.
The Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage rightly pushes the issue back to the states, but also points to issues of liberty and sovereignty in how marriage is defined.
Is the concept of jointly filing federal tax returns outdated? A Yale professor thinks so, arguing that, in the 21st century, families no longer necessarily consist of a married man and woman with children. As the Supreme Court considers whether same-sex married couples should have the right to joint filing, Gleckman takes on her argument.