The tide continues to turn in the favor of LGBT Americans. A second Republican Senator now supports marriage equality.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk on Tuesday became the second Senate Republican to support marriage rights for same-sex couples, saying that "government has no place" in blocking loving marriages.
"Same-sex couples should have the right to civil marriage. Our time on this earth is limited, I know that better than most," Kirk added. "Life comes down to who you love and who loves you back-- government has no place in the middle."
While two sitting Republican US Senators may not sound like much, remember that people tend to be followers, and any shift in the Republican mantra of anti-gay diatribe will make a difference. Every LGBT person that comes out of the closet and every public figure who supports our equality will have an influence on others…
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