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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

ericynot Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 5:23 PM
Marie, what happened to all the folks who died before Christ was born? What happens to all those who live in places where no one has ever heard of Jesus? Did they/will they all go to hell? If so, then God is such a twisted, malevolent force that I have no interest whatsoever in being in his presence -- ever. I believe Jesus did walk the earth. Jesus also said repeatedly that the Kingdom of God "is upon us." That was over 2,000 years ago. Seems like he needs a new calendar.
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...