Anti-gay crusader has a change of heart, now supports gay marriage
The largest anti-gay marriage group in the country had its Facebook page deleted by one of its own, who came to the realization that the people around him were spreading hate.
"I soon realized that there I was surrounded by hateful people; propping up a cause I created five years ago, a cause which I had begun to question."
"My name is Louis J. Marinelli, a conservative-Republican and I now support full civil marriage equality. The constitution calls for nothing less."
A full post explaining his reasons are on his personal website.
Mississippi Republicans were asked whether interracial marriage should be legal. In 2011.
Oh dear god.
Sometimes I forget how weird the world is outside of a liberal college in a liberal state.
NPR: Profile Of The Republican Voter
90% white (10% nonwhite)
60% are age 50 and older
67% conservative (30% moderate)
57% attend church weekly
89% disapprove of Obama, 71% strongly
90% disapprove of Congress
82% want government to do less
67% are Tea Party supporters
40% say their vote was to send a message in favor of…
I think the age and race combo says a lot.