Thursday, June 08, 2006

Kudos for NH Republicans

Normally, I would have just added this type of information as a comment to the related posting, however, this is notable enough to merrit a distinct post. From the Union Leader:

"New Hampshire’s two Republican senators broke with their party yesterday to vote against a Bush-administration backed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, with Sen. Judd Gregg changing his position from a similar vote two years ago."

While I usually am none too happy with my Replican representatives to the U.S. Senate, I want to take this opportunity to applaud these gentlemen for not falling in line with the majority of their party on this issue. Admittedly, the reasoning behind virtually every Republican defection had little to do with a pro-gay marriage stance. For the most part, the dissenters feel that the issue is best handled by individual state legislatures.

All the same, I am happy to know that not all Republicans are lemmings.

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