USA: Representative Steny Hoyer Endorses Marriage Equality

Written by scott on October 12th, 2012

Long considered “the lone gay marriage holdout among top Democratic congressional leaders,” Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) recently took his most forceful stance in favor of same-sex marriage.

Hoyer, whose daughter is openly lesbian, did not offer his full support until President Barack Obama unequivocally stated same-sex couples should have the right to marry in May 2012.

He claims his views on marriage evolved in a similar way to the president’s, and he played a large role in repealing the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which banned gays from serving openly in the military.

Authored By Greg Noth – See the Full Story at Think Progress

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