I wouldn't be complacent, but one Republican strategist believes that civil marriage equality will survive this fall's vote in California:
Putting Proposition 8 on a high-turnout November presidential election ballot is dumb. Trying to pass it once same-sex marriages have become a legal, daily occurrence throughout the state is dumber. And now, if Californians vote it down, conservatives can't blame judicial tyranny for imposing same-sex marriage on the unhappy masses.
If marriage equality survives in the most populous state, the debate is all but over.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.