One argument used by conservatives in the Supreme Court cases is that gay Americans have become so politically powerful that they don't need special attention from the courts. Whether or not that's true, it's clear that advocacy groups for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community have built a strong network of lobbyists and political activists in Washington.
Gay Lobbying On The Hill Has Short Yet Strong History
Sat, March 23, 2013 12:00pm
Story by Peter Overby
Listen to this story on npr.org »