Don't see a trend, do you?<quoted text>..
Looks like it is losing big time at about 18% even with the new states added in to prop it up. So I think they would be more conciliatory to the rest of the public and their desires to allow for civil partnerships as part of the vernacular.
There is no logical reason to call some marriages something else to be conciliatory to anyone unaffected by those marriages.
What idiot would accept that?