The presdient is using the New Jersey Supreme Court decision giving state constitutional protection to same sex couples as an attempt to rally family values voters to the polls. Is it going to work this time, or are the war, torture, gas prices, corruption in the government, etc. going to eclipse gay marriage (and abortion) in the minds of most voters? What do you think?
Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.