Following the Supreme Court’s decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, a flood of negative reactions poured out from some conservative religious and secular leaders. Groups including the Family Research Council, the Catholic League, and the Southern Baptists, have pledged to “defy” the rulings – even though they’re not actually affected by them. Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service, joins Welton to discuss whether this threatened religious non-cooperation has any practical significance and its political implications for conservative Christian voters in the next election.

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