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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 12:45 PM
In an ideal world, I think this would be the most logical solution. However, history shows us that whenever the government gets involved in a particular social institution, it does not reliquish its influence over that institution. It is simply not in the nature of government to pull back from positions of power.
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...