Share this page. Follow Ballotpedia. The overview of the issue below was current as of the election. A great deal can change in four years. In February , nine months before the presidential general election, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that California's Proposition 8 , the state's ban on same-sex marriage, was unconstitutional. In February and March , Washington and Maryland became the seventh and eighth states to legalize same-sex marriage.
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On "Oprah's Next Chapter," Cookie and Magic open up about how they learned their son was gay and why their love is unconditional. Cookie says she and Magic have known for a long time that their son was gay. She says since EJ was 3 or 4 years old, he loved to wear dresses and dance around. You love your child and you support your child no matter what they are, you know what I mean? And so we did all along. I didn't want him to feel like he had to hide.
President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughters, Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, sat down with Katie Couric this week to discuss their views about same-sex marriage, as well as their late father's. A one point in the interview, Couric asked the pair what they thought their father would have felt on the issue of gay marriage. Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, the eldest of Johnson's daughters, seemed to insinuate that their father would have supported the issue. The pair also spoke about their own personal views surrounding the issue of marriage equality and told Couric that they were in favor of same-sex couples having the right to marry.
Gary Earl Johnson born January 1,  is an American businessman, author, politician, and former presidential candidate who served as the 29th governor of New Mexico from to as a member of the Republican Party. He was the Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States in the and elections. He was also the Libertarian nominee in the U. Senate election in New Mexico. Johnson entered politics for the first time by running for governor of New Mexico in on a low-tax, anti-crime platform,  promising a "common-sense business approach".