At least four lawmakers who had initially voted for the gay marriage ban in January have signaled that they may switch their votes, the sources said, giving same-sex marriage supporters growing confidence they can kill the measure and spare Massachusetts from becoming the epicenter once again in the country's cultural wars during a presidential election.
PS: Hey, Globe, it's not "slim" support. Nearly three-quarters of the entire state legislature supports marriage equality! Team Homophobia is the one trying to bloc the will of the majority by an ever-so-slim 25% - and they may not even be able to do that.
While we're all trying to secure marriage equality, let's take a moment to remember the fact that we do have such strong support on Beacon Hill.