Republican senator reverses stance on gay marriage

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Reuters: Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman said he reversed his opposition to same-sex marriage after learning in 2011 that his son is gay.

"I have come to believe that if two people are prepared to make a lifetime commitment to love and care for each other in good times and in bad, the government shouldn't deny them the opportunity to get married," Portman wrote in an op-ed piece in the Columbus Dispatch, titled "The Freedom to Marry."

 

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