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Charles Murray Votes For Gay Marriage

Dave Weigel comments:

Voters in Maryland [where Murray lives], Washington, Maine, and Minnesota are all voting on gay marriage measures. In the first three states they’re voting on legalization; in Minnesota, they’re voting on a ban. Whichever state legalizes gay marriage by popular vote today will be the first to do so, breaking an eight-year streak. By 10 p.m. or so, it should be clear whether or not Richard Tisei has won a House seat in eastern Massachusetts. If he does it, he’ll be the first-ever elected gay Republican congressman. And later in the evening — if it’s that early — we’ll know whether Rep. Tammy Baldwin has become the first openly gay senator. The potential for a lot of heartbreak here, but for anyone who remembers Prop 8 in 2008, passing hours after the state’s liberals celebrated an Obama win, it’s one hell of a reversal.

 

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. A veteran of three decades of magazine and newspaper journalism, he has also written three New York Times bestsellers—Live Not By Lies, The Benedict Option, and The Little Way of Ruthie Lemingas well as Crunchy Cons and How Dante Can Save Your Life. Dreher lives in Baton Rouge, La.

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