One, this is the Ninth Circus popping off, the most-reversed appeals bench in the galaxy.
Two, this is all about queer money in politics. Adam Nagourney of the New York Times let the cat out of the bag last week on Charlie Rose when he commented that gay money "has been huge in politics since 1992" -- there's a large part of your answer.
The sodomites have been buying support in both political parties. So far, it has bought them a lot.
Movement gays would like to expand on that political success, and eradicate all resistance to homosexuality from American politics, morals, and culture.
I can live with liberal state legislatures passing gay marriage laws if that's when their liberal voters want, but Federal judges forcing this crap on the entire country(federal government) with made up rights pisses me off.