Experience would change public policy After voting against gay-marriage rights, Sen. Rob Portman now supports these rights because of “personal experience” with his son who recently came out to the senator [“Striking change of heart for lawmaker on gay issue,” News, March 16]. The senator’s recent comments underscore how personal experience can suddenly alter one’s world…More
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Original view was a product of ignorance So, Republican Sen. Rob Portman changes his stance on gay marriage upon revealing that his son is gay [“GOP Sen. Portman of Ohio now supports gay marriage,” seattletimes.com, March 15]. It’s reminiscent of how Dick Cheney, of all people, became Mr. Gay Rights when his daughter came out…More