This is fascinating. You can watch the rise — and now the fall — of the Religious Right’s campaign against marriage equality. As Joe points out, Ken Mehlman’s reign at the RNC, from 2004 to 2006, ushers in a tidal wave of constitutional bans, but as you watch, you can see that those years were their peak. It’ll be amazing to see the updated version in a few years when the whole nation goes purple.

MarriageGif A .Gif Chronicling The Movement For Marriage Equality