DeGeneres, whose sexual orientation has long been a facet of her comedic identity, has challenged all of the candidates on their opposition to gay marriage though the Democrats are more outspoken in their support of civil unions. From transcript of highlights released by the show:. I just believe in the unique status of marriage between man and woman. And I know that we have a respectful disagreement on that issue. I mean, women just got the right to vote in And it just feels like there is this old way of thinking that we are not all the same.
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Cindy and Meghan McCain will make an appearance at the gay rights organization's four day convention in Washington, which kicks off Thursday night. Steve Schmidt, former senior strategist for John McCain's presidential campaign and manager of Arnold Schwarzenegger's gubernatorial reelection campaign in , will also be in attendance. Schmidt will be speaking about the election and the GOP's comeback agenda. David Paterson. The group is also working on identifying the Republican players who will serve as the face of their organization's mission.
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The wife of former Republican presidential nominee John McCain says the GOP's diverse and inclusive and by no means "on the wrong side of history" on the issue of gay rights. In an interview with Erin Burnett , Cindy McCain —who has somewhat different views on gay rights than her husband—said "I think there are diverse opinions McCain, who has appeared in pubic service ads for the NO H8 campaign against discrimination based on sexual orientation, said "we openly disagree and we fairly disagree.
Republican Sen. Congress is poised for a showdown over a slate of measures focused on LGBT rights attached to the defense funding measure that, among other things, could allow religious organizations with federal contracts to be exempted from federal guidelines barring sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. McCain has adjusted to these changes and as the leader of the Armed Services Committee has a powerful position to act as a firewall.