Delegates to the denomination's conference narrowly rejected language that would have included same-sex unions in the definition.
President Obama's administration has taken up the cause of LGBT rights around the world.
Richard Socarides, who was LGBT adviser to President Clinton, tells Eliot Spitzer there's reason for optimism.
Sponsor Mark Leno and supporters say such a law would benefit children, but the right wing sees it as 'absurd.'
She says she was asked to show her breasts and genitals, and was groped by authorities and male detainees.
The campaign to repeal marriage equality in Iowa appears to be suffering from changing public opinion and declining interest even among some conservative Republicans.
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