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April 4, 2013

Gay marriage already a family issue

(Continued)

Then, why not gays, too?

As they have gotten a little older, they have noticed as some of their friends have had the courage to come out as proudly gay, lesbian or transgender.

They are far more tolerant than the generations that preceded them, and they have reached voting age.

“It doesn’t mean I don’t have respect, it doesn’t mean I don’t sympathize with some of the issues, it just means I haven’t evolved to that station,” Salmon said. “Rob Portman apparently has … I haven’t.”

We respect Mr. Salmon’s core beliefs and his love for his son, but we hope that _ like President Barack Obama and Rob Portman _ he evolves someday, too.

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