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GOP Doubles Down On Anti-Gay Agenda

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Opposing More Than Just Marriage Equality

Over the weekend, a top Republican pollster put out a memo urging Republicans to recognize the magnitude of the rapid change in public opinion about LGBT issues and start supporting a least some rights for gay people.  And today, Gallup reported that societal acceptance of gays and lesbians is “the new normal.”

Most Republicans appear to have not gotten the memo, as it were, and have reiterated their opposition various rights for LGBT people in the wake of President Obama’s historic embrace of marriage equality.

Here’s the rundown.


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