'Recreational use of marijuana' and gay marriage became legal in some U.S. states last night in defiance of federal law, breaking new ground in the 2012 election.
'Recreational' use of marijuana and Gay Marriages become legal in some US States
Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown with the Obama administration by legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
Dating back to 1998, same-sex marriage has been rejected in all 32 states that have held popular votes on the issue.
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