Angelo announced. But no more. Log Cabin Republicans, as is traditional for members of the GOP, preach small government, individual liberties, and free trade. Around since the s, they count thousands of members in 36 chapters nationwide.
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Anti-Gay Politicians | List of US Leaders Against Gay Rights
Young people continue to be the strongest proponents of same-sex marriage. And as public support for same-sex marriage continues to grow, the gap between young and old is nowhere more striking than within the Republican coalition. This generation gap among Republicans comes against a backdrop of rapidly changing public opinion overall on the issue. And while support for gay marriage is higher among younger Democrats and Democratic leaners than older Democrats, even Democrats 65 and older favor same-sex marriage by a margin of about two-to-one. The relative liberalism of young Republicans on issues of homosexuality goes beyond their support for gay marriage.
How to be gay and Republican in the Trump era
The list is a long one, including politicians from both parties though a majority are Republican. Anti-gay politicians are the elected leaders whose rhetoric is often totally over-the-top against LGBT rights. Their voting record on key civil rights issues speaks for itself.
Then-Indiana Gov. Buttigieg has pointed to Pence when arguing that being gay was not a choice. Pete Buttigieg is creating a split-screen moment for gay Republicans: The rising presidential contender speaks passionately about the military, God and efficient government.