To marry or not to marry..that is the question

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Carol Rood
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The newest state to support same-gender marriage is New York State.  That makes 8 states that allow same-gender marriage, 2 states that recognize same gender marriages from other states, 5 states that allow civil unions, 4 states that grant nearly all state-level spousal rights to unmarried couples, and 4 states that provide some state-level spousal rights to unmarried couples (domestic partnerships).

New York , Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, DC, and Massachusetts are all on the East Coast.  I also live on the East Coast.  I live in Virginia.  If New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware allow same-gender marriage, how long before Virginia starts to feel the heat to follow suit?  This is something I think about frequently.