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New York Times Endorses Marriage Equality Campaigns

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The New York Times editorial board endorsed marriage equality Tuesday in all four states facing campaigns, discouraging voters from standing on the “wrong side of fairness”:

The freedom to marry is a fundamental right that should not have to be won or defended at the ballot box. In fact, ballot initiatives are a bad way to write or rewrite laws of any kind. Unfortunately, that is the reality of American politics, which is why same-sex marriage measures on the Nov. 6 ballot in Maine, Washington, Maryland and Minnesota could turn out to be pivotal in the struggle for marriage equality.