Before the current Supreme Court session ends this summer, the justices will make a landmark decision on same-sex marriage. But conservatives shouldn't wait to lose in court. They should accept same-sex marriage now. I say this as a conservative who recognizes that the arguments against it are the type of anti-freedom fightin' words guys like me hate.
A bill that would grant same-sex couples the same fertility treatment benefits as husbands and wives is advancing in the General Assembly this week. The measure was passed unanimously by a House subcommittee Tuesday and is likely to receive full committee votes in the Senate and House this week.
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued a legal analysis Monday arguing same-sex marriage bans in states across the country are based solely on "fear, prejudice, and hate," and must be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.