Who’s for freedom to marry?

Among notable conservatives, Republicans and libertarians who have endorsed freedom to marry:

In Maryland:

* Former U.S. Rep. Connie Morella (R-Montgomery)
* Former U.S. Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (R-Eastern Shore)
* State Sen. Allan Kittleman (R-Howard), Del. Bob Costa (R-Anne Arundel), and Del. Wade Kach (R-Baltimore County).
* Former Ehrlich administration chief of staff Chip DiPaula.
* Chrys Kefalas, former counsel to Gov. Bob Ehrlich.
* Jason Papanikolas, former head of the Prince George’s County Republican Central Committee.
* Michael Esteve, former head of Maryland College Republicans.
* Kevin Waterman, secretary, Queen Anne’s County Republican Central Committee.

National figures:

* Hollywood great and 2012 Republican convention speaker Clint Eastwood;
* Colin Powell;
* Laura Bush;
* Dick Cheney;
* Former Solicitor General Ted Olson;
* Former RNC chair Ken Mehlman;
* NYC mayor Mike Bloomberg;
* San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders;
* Former New Mexico governor and 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson;
* Former UN Ambassador John Bolton;
* A critical mass of libertarian-minded Republican lawmakers in the New Hampshire legislature, who prevented repeal of that state’s law;
* Noted philanthropist and supporter of free-market causes David Koch;
* Columnist Michael Barone.

More at Politico. And note also these comments by distinguished social scientist and father of welfare reform Charles Murray, who lives in Frederick County, and by National Review’s Jonah Goldberg.


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