The Anti-Marriage Equality Movement Meets on the Mall—and Tries to Think Happy Thoughts

Tim Murphy writes for Mother Jones: “But although NOM’s rally features the loud music and chants of a pep rally (also: bagpipes, grown men dressed like Buckingham palace guards, and dudes wearing red sashes), it has the feeling of something a bit different: coping. With public opinion swinging wildly in favor of marriage equality, dozens of politicians in both parties following suit, and the Supreme Court poised on the brink of one (if not two) landmark decisions, the once dominant campaign against gay marriage is up against the ropes.”