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KENTUCKY: Poll Shows Opposition To Gay Marriage Has Dropped by 20 Points

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A poll issued in Kentucky this week reveals that opposition to same-sex marriage has dropped by 20 points in the ten years since that state approved its constitutional ban. Here's how they try to spin the numbers at the anti-gay Lifesite...Show More Summary

GOP Urged by Strategists to Drop Opposition to Gay Marriage

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As the 2014 mid-term elections approach (ahead of the almighty 2016 presidential elections), more and more stories have emerged about Republican attempts to change their party’s stance against gay marriage. The most recent one from The Hill notes that despite...

Republican Party's Not Fighting Gay Marriage, Says Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Scott Walker

Wisconsin Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker suggested that the GOP has no interest in making its opposition to gay marriage the forefront of its platform.

Chris Christie: It's Not Time For Republicans To Drop Opposition to Gay Marriage

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Gay marriage is legal in New Jersey, and Governor Chris Christie believes that the matter is for now "settled" in his home state. But Governor Christie does not think it's time for the Republican party to drop gay marriage as...

Evangelicals' Opposition to Gay Marriage Is Showing Some Cracks

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Looks like the Earth still has a couple of miracles lying around: Seems the evangelical consensus against gay marriage, gay rights, and gays generally is starting to look a little crumbly. Read more...

Ralph Reed: Preventing Gay Marriage A Winning Issue For Republicans

Ignoring that a growing number of voters, and especially younger ones, aren’t opposed to gay marriage, Ralph Reed sees opposition to marriage equality as a winning position for the Republican Party. During an interview with Bloomberg TV over the weekend, host Al Hunt asked Reed if evangelical Christians would reject any candidate who supported same-sex [...]

Top Conservative Links Gay Marriage Opposition To Slavery

"The country, by the way, doesn’t agree with same-sex marriage," Ralph Reed proclaimed. The post Top Conservative Links Gay Marriage Opposition To Slavery appeared first on ThinkProgress.

SAN DIEGO: County Clerk May Lose Election Over Gay Marriage Opposition

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Following last year's overturn of Prop 8, San Diego County Clerk Ernie Dronenburg filed a petition with the California Supreme Court asking that most state clerks be barred from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. According...Show More Summary

Gay marriage disappears as a GOP issue

If you have any doubt that opposition to gay marriage has faded as a viable position for GOP officials and candidates outside red states, you need look no further than Wisconsin, where a conservative favorite, Gov. Scott Walker, has thrown in the towel. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports: Gov. Scott Walker backed away from his […]

In Weirdest Battle Yet, Oregon Adds To Gay Marriage's Win Streak

In a textbook example of the absurdity that can occur when state officials, for better or worse, decide not to defend state laws, a federal court just made gay marriage legal over the opposition of no one at all, and with no appeal likely. Shortly before U.S. District Court Judge......

UK Archbishop: Gay Marriage is 'Great'

The Church of England was forced to re-state its opposition to same-sex marriage after its most senior cleric appeared to suggest that he thinks it is "great". Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was giving an interview to gay publication...Show More Summary

Most Republican State Platforms Still Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In April, the Nevada Republican party dropped its opposition to same-sex marriage from its state platform. That same month, the Maine Republican Party upheld its opposition to gay nuptials. Despite the increasing number of Republicans in favor of same-sex marriage,...

Fighting For Gay Marriage In A Nintendo Game

A new video game from Nintendo lets you have relationships and marriages... but only with people of the opposite gender. And at least one person wants to help change that. Read more...

Maggie Gallagher: We Have Totally Lost

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"The rapid collapse of opposition to gay marriage we are witnessing did not just happen, and it was not inevitable. But it is. The question now on the table is: will orthodox Christianity (and other traditional faiths), be stigmatized...Show More Summary

Maine GOP Platform Reaffirms Opposition to Gay Marriage

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Maine Republican Party has just voted to adopt a new platform, but anyone at the convention hoping the party would moderate its tone on gay rights walked away disappointed. The Huffington Post reports: State party officials adopted the platform...

It’s Not Racist to Oppose Gay Marriage

4 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Lots of people compare the opposition to gay marriage and the resistance to interracial relationships. It’s a flawed analogy. Here’s why.

New Poll Finds Vast Majority of GOP Voters Still Oppose Gay Marriage

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

A Republican polling group has found overwhelming opposition among conservative voters toward same-sex marriage, complicating various GOP efforts to moderate on the issue.

CNN's S.E. Cupp, Liberal Brazile Agree: 'Conservatives Have Got to Move On Gay Marriage'

On Sunday's This Week on ABC, CNN's S.E. Cupp called on social conservative Christians to drop their opposition to same-sex "marriage" and adoption: "I will say conservatives have got to move on gay marriage....[and] on gay adoption....Show More Summary

Are evangelicals out of touch with mainstream views?

Despite major changes in public opinion in recent years, Rev. Franklin Graham, son of perhaps the most famous American preacher of all time, Billy Graham, reiterated his strong opposition to gay marriage and gay adoption today on ABC’s “This Week.” As a part of a...

The Nevada Republican Party Brings Back Common Sense

News this week that the Nevada Republican Party has removed opposition to legal abortion and gay marriage from their platform is a welcome development for the many Republicans across the country who stand for individual choice, personal responsibility and keeping the government out of places it does not belong. Show More Summary

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