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Friday, March 15, 2013

Sen. Rob Portman Has Change of Heart on Gay Marriage

Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) was on the short list for Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential running mate in 2012. So, you can't say he doesn't have at least the establishment GOP cred. Interesting then, that Portman has come out in defense of marriage equality. Portman has a gay son, which has influenced his position on the matter, much like former Vice President Dick Cheney.

So, every time you hear that a C-list celebrity is gay, and want to say "who cares," here's further evidence that a person's personal knowledge of gay people they are fond of, does influence their attitude toward gay people, usually for the better. Thank you, Senator Portman, and to your son as well.

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CNN Exclusive: One conservative's dramatic reversal on gay marriage



You probably recognize Sen. Rob Portman from his tireless campaigning for Mitt Romney in 2012. He was even on the short list to be Romney's running mate. He's been a leading Republican voice on economic issues for four decades. . .

Read more at: CNN

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