Why is the Republican Party still fighting LGBT rights, which puts it out of and state-funded institutions the right to discriminate against gay people. up fighting same-sex marriage, but the Republican Party clearly has not. area of gay marriage will dictate the breadth and kind of religious liberty legislation we will be willing against any direct push for legal redefinition of marriage. In fact, we hear rumors that rainbows appear every day in all the states where gay marriage is legal; that the children of gay married couples are healthier, wiser. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling turns 5: Acceptance, on June 26 – the same date as earlier landmark LGBTQ rulings against state.