Pace Law professor writes an opinion article in the Journal News online (LoHud.com) about the politics of same-sex marriage.
Courage is not a quality that we usually associate with politics, or politicians. Compromise, deal-making, arm-twisting, quid pro quos, are most often the ingredients of lawmaking. So we should not be surprised that despite popular support for legalizing gay marriage, and despite the strenuous advocacy by the governor, the mayor, and other leading figures, a small and marginal political party, with a leader wielding outsized influence, will be the decider in this momentous battle.
Read the full opinion article here.