Craig Stowell, a Marine veteran from New Hampshire, calls his gay brother Calvin his best friend.
Craig identifies as a conservative Republican. He does not, however, identify as a narrow-minded bigot, like some of his state lawmakers.
So he teamed up with New Hampshire Freedom to Marry to publish a full-page ad in the Union Leader, pushing legislators to let the state’s gay marriage law stand. Which it will, for at least the next couple years.