...the seventeen states that now allow same-sex marriage, unions or partnerships. (New Mexico became the latest yesterday.)
The map below shows the results of the 2012 presidential election:
The seventeen states in the first map account for a total of 232 Electoral votes, almost 86 percent of the 270 needed to be elected president. So, if the Republicans descend into another round of gay-bashing in the 2016 primaries like they did in 2012, the eventual nominee is going to face a heck of an uphill battle in the general.