Bob Casey Backs Same-Sex Marriage, May Become A Democrat

Huffington Post reports that conservative Democratic Sen. Bob Casey has shifted his position and now backs same-sex marriage. “After much deliberation and after reviewing the legal, public policy and civil-rights questions presented, I support marriage equality for same-sex couples and believe that DOMA should be repealed,” Casey said in as tatement to Philadelphia Gay News. Following his recent change-of-position to favor new gun-control laws, observers say that Casey is growing increasingly distant from his Republican base—and may have to jump ship to the Democratic Party to preserve his electability.

(Checks notes.) Wait. Casey is already a Democrat? Who knew?

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  • dagbat

    This whole issue of same sex marriage is sadly another
    example of a continuing secular trend to tear down all vestiges of America’s religious heritage, in this case the institution of marriage. The same sex marriage proponents know that there are other ways to obtain equality. For example appealing to the courts to define a separate legal term for same sex arrangements that has the same legal, financial, and status rights of a traditional marriage.