This is one of those topics I believe I may be wrong about and fervently wish that I am. Sources include the latest report from the Pew Forum on public opinion regarding same-sex marriage and The American Climate Value Survey, as well as a few others that didn't make it into the finished column due to space constraints, but had similar results.
I've written most of the staff editorials this summer, but I haven't been posting them. They are the opinion of the newspaper as a whole and often about purely local issues. But this time I had a specific beef to pick and the editorial board let me run with it, so here is today's staff ed as well.