Can Rob Portman Change His Party's Position on Gay Marriage?

The  Republican Party's position on same-sex marriage shouldn't depend on the personal experience of Republican elected officials.

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, one of the most respected and comparatively moderate Republicans in Congress, has had a change of heart on same-sex marriage. The reason for Portman's change of heart is that his son is gay, and he wants his son to be happy. And happiness means the ability to get married, as straight couples can.

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