'We increasingly look prejudiced, and not a little stupid, on this issue,' says one Republican respondent to a National Journal poll.
Legislators are elected to make such decisions, says Gov. Lincoln Chafee.
The self-proclaimed judge of who is lying and who tells the truth, the PolitiFact website, is calling Atlanta's mayor a flip-flopper for changing his view on marriage equality.
It's part of a marriage equality campaign going across the South.
In 2003 the church made history by ordaining its first openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson.