US-CALIFORNIA-GAY-MARRIAGEWith one state after another succumbing to same-sex marriage orders coming down from federal judges, pro-family activists say there is one last bulwark that could stem the tide – Republican governors.  Over the past 16 years, 31 states have passed constitutional marriage amendments defining marriage as between a man and a woman. But a handful of federal judges have declared these state marriage amendments unconstitutional, and states are rolling over when they should be standing firm, says Randy Thomasson, a veteran pro-family leader with Campaign for Children and Families/ When it comes to control of state governors’ mansions, Republicans have never been stronger. With the arrival of the new year, Republicans were sworn into office to “faithfully execute” the laws in 31 states. Problem is, none of these governors has been willing to invest considerable political capital to protect traditional marriage laws, says Thomasson, who also runs the website More