Did you know that a LOT of states don’t have a minimum age to get married? No, really. A LOT.
Did you know that child marriage is legal here in America?
When I found out SCOTUS ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, I was bursting with excitement; so much so that I broke into a little happy dance and felt a twinge of American pride. But I also know the reality of this landmark decision: the fight for actual factual equality ain’t over yet. Not by a long shot.
Liz Mair is a Republican political strategist. She led online communications for the Republican National Committee, worked on Governor Rick Perry’s presidential campaign and Governor Scott Walker’s recall election.
Surprisingly, today’s Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage is a victory for her. Mair is a member of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom To Marry campaign, and she doesn’t think it will be long until all states allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.