In California there's been talk of putting marriage equality on the ballot again in 2012. Polls show the country has grown more tolerant of gay marriage since 2008, when Proposition 8 passed, but most activists would rather let the Supreme Court vote on the issue than see another ugly battle in the state.
It is estimated that around 100 British women are emotionally involved with men on death row. Many of these relationships began after sentencing. According to the author of Women Who Love Men Who Kill, these relationships share some common traits: