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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

mschefft Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 6:42 PM
Thank you Tinsldr2, You said it all right there more poignantly than anyone else could! And, I love to see this emotional controversy here in this interactive arena. It shows how history repeats itself over and over. Put an important issue out there, make it into a movement, get the stuck-in-the-mud minds to rant and rave, and eventually the steam will blow over, finally allowing the right solution to surface!
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...