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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

ericynot Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 3:48 PM
Marie151 said at 2:52 "God is merciful. He does not command slavery." If God were merciful, he would have commanded that it cease. Instead, largely because of the Bible's implicit acceptance of the practice, it continued on for thousands more years, including until well into the 1800's in our country. The god of the Bible did, BTW, regularly command "his people" to slaughter innocent women and children. Tell us again about your merciful god ....
In an opinion article in the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman announced that he has changed his mind and now supports same-sex marriage.

He wrote that on learning that one of his sons is gay he "wrestled with how to reconcile my Christian faith with my desire for Will to have the same opportunities to pursue happiness and fulfillment as his brother and sister."

He is not the only prominent Republican to come to this view in this way. Former Vice President Dick Cheney is another.

And at the Conservative Political Action Committee convention, a panel sponsored by the...