He makes it plain how the odious James Dobson fits into this drive. As Clarkson starts his piece:
Even as gay and lesbian civil rights have dramatically progressed in the past few decades, there is no question that the religious right has mounted an organized and often, hate-infused backlash movement. The particular wedge issue for the religious right these days, is marriage equality.
Marriage equality promises to be one of the central issues of our time. I live in Massachusetts, where an antimarriage equality amendment will probably be on the ballot in 2008.
It will change political life in my state forever.
Give him a read. It looks like stormy seas.