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Guest Editorial: Marriage, traditional values and majority rule

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Minnesota’s legalization of same-sex marriage has made a core truth about modern American life become clear: For better or worse, traditional values are subject to majority rule.

That’s the lesson of social change of the past several decades, starting especially in the Civil Rights era of the 1950s and accelerating to something like warp speed (in historical terms) in the 1960s.

And it’s likely to be the lesson of the next few decades to come.

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