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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

ericynot Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 4:24 PM
I'd almost be glad if my 15 year old son turned out to be gay (though that clearly ain't happening) because it would mean he wouldn't screw up his life by getting some girl pregnant while he's still in high school.
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...