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Same-Sex Marriage Needs Voters' Stamp

Magi12 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 1:41 AM
Same sex marriage is not a conservative concept. It doesn't qualify as a marriage. I'm tired of sell out Republicans cow-towing for votes.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 12:12 PM
And they stupidly think that selling out will endear them to their liberal friends, all the while, the liberal friends are sharpening their knives.
David3036 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 3:39 AM
I think the word you're looking for is kowtowing, but maybe they would do better at convincing the cows in their districts instead of the voters.
anderson659 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 2:22 AM
Agreed.

Some are outright pandering

As a conservative with gay friends, nothing would make me happier than to watch Californians pass an initiative to legalize same-sex marriage -- preferably with protections for religious objectors. Polls suggest it would pass today. Then the issue would be settled, and Californians -- not a court in Washington -- would have determined their own marriage laws.

So of course I was interested when 100-plus conservatives filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a legal challenge to Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment supported by 52 percent of voters in 2008 that limited marriage to a man and a...