10 years ago, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued its landmark Goodridge ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in that state. The bigots immediately began to make dire predictions, none of which turned out to be true. And now a whopping 85% of the residents say it’s been either positive or neutral:
Gay marriage being legal in Massachusetts still doesn’t seem to be destroying too many people’s lives. 85% of voters in the state say it’s either had a positive or no impact on their lives, with only 15% saying it’s been a negative. Even among Republicans 66% say it hasn’t negatively affected them. Voters in the state support gay marriage being legal by a greater than 2:1 margin, 60/29.