By Sandip Roy
New America Media
SAN FRANCISCO -- Jack Moline did not really think about same-sex marriage until he saw what his lesbian and gay friends went through just to deal with commonplace marital issues like health care or custody. Now he is part of a small and unusual group going around the country speaking about one of the most divisive electoral issues of our time -- marriage equality. Unusual, because Moline is the rabbi of a conservative synagogue in Alexandria, Va. Small, because religious leaders like Jack Moline are still very much in the minority.
But the tide might be turning. A Pew poll released last week shows that opposition to same-sex marriage is dropping, down to 51 percent, from 63 percent in February 2004. The drop has been especially sharp among senior citizens and Republicans...