Those radical gay-loving Republicans:I want equal access to "marriage" or else civil unions for all -- giving the term "marriage" wholly back to the church -- but progress is slow, and I do think that the last line of this excerpt is a good thing.
This morning's New York Times has the fascinating results of a poll of the views of Republican National Convention delegates on a variety of issues. The poll reveals that 49% of the GOP delegates support either gay marriage (6%) or civil unions (43%). Only 46% of the delegates believe there should be no legal recognition whatsoever of same-sex couples. (The main article, which does not discuss this particular result from the poll, is available here.)
Several things are noteworthy about this. First, support for civil unions, an idea that just ten years ago would have been thought radical by most people — and certainly by Republicans — is quickly becoming the default position across the political spectrum, not just on the left. [...]
and some good news
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