Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), revealing his support for same-sex marriage in the Columbus Dispatch this morning. (via pantslessprogressive)
Knowing that my son is gay prompted me to consider the issue from another perspective: that of a dad who wants all three of his kids to lead happy, meaningful lives with the people they love, a blessing Jane and I have shared for 26 years.
I 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. Ultimately, it came down to the Bible’s overarching themes of love and compassion and my belief that we are all children of God.
This could cause a huge tide change in the GOP. This is an organization with ties to a yearly conference which recently banned a prominent pro-gay-rights organization. A conference that is taking place this weekend. CPAC could see the winds taken out of its sails thanks to this.