Prompted by the overwhelming support for marriage equality among Republicans in the Rhode Island Senate yesterday, Log Cabin Republicans are urging the GOP to “end its obsession with opposing equal rights for LGBT Americans.”
Mutiny never looked so good!
“Some Republicans just don’t get it”, Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director Gregory T. Angelo said in a statement accompanying the ad. “If the Republican Party wants to [win elections] it needs to take a stand against anti-gay rhetoric in its ranks and welcome the increasing numbers of Republicans who support the freedom to marry.”
Only time will tell if LCRs will be able to change the minds of GOP leaders opposing marriage equality, but we’d say a powerful statement criticizing their own party is a good first step.
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