Tuesday, March 4, 2014

West Republicans Support Gay Marriage

by Brig Bagley

4 March 2014

A number of republicans located in the western states have joined forces in supporting same-sex marriage. Alan Simpson of Wyoming, Nancy L. Kassebaum of Kansas, Gov. Susana Martinez of New Mexico, Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada, and Sean Gallagher of Denver are just a few of the well-known Republican politicians and activists that have voiced their plans to support marriage equality. Many of these republicans have even openly admitted to changing their opinions on the matter.

The wind is changing directions. In only a few years, support for marriage equality has become the majority across the US, and continues to grow. The US Supreme Court rulings for Prop 8 and DOMA last year, court appeal rulings in several states, and anti-discrimination laws passing are all signs that the Gay Rights Movement is quickly reaching it's successful end.

Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/us/republicans-from-west-give-support-for-gay-marriage.html?_r=0

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