Same-Sex Marriage and the Long Arc of History | Cass Sunstein at Bloomberg

Cass Sunstein at Bloomberg: The Department of Justice argued last week that in the context of marriage (and everywhere else), courts should treat discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation with essentially the same hostility they apply to discrimination on the basis of race and sex. To understand the importance of that argument, detailed in a brief opposing a 2008 California law banning same-sex marriage, we need to step back a bit.