The conservative movement has learned many lessons in recent years. As young women whose families have long been involved in Republican politics, we see the movement rapidly changing in a positive way. On one issue in particular, the freedom to marry, there is a major shift happening among conservatives. We feel so strongly that this change is necessary for our party that we've joined about thirty other young conservatives from around the nation in the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry. Our confidence in conservatives' growing support for the freedom to marry is not wishful thinking. In fact, the evidence is all around us.
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Gay marriage is a topical issue caused by different perceptions and understanding of human nature and interpersonal relations. The approaches towards gay marriage are liberal and conservative. Liberals and progressives suppose that the State should accept and permits gay marriage because of equal rights and freedoms granted to all individuals. Thus, conservatives suggest that too many people take advantage of this ease of entry before they look at the true implications of vowing to be together through sickness and health for many years.
Landmark: Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide
But when the court gave same-sex marriage the green light across major sections of the country last week, the battle cry from conservatives was muted at best. The difference reflects a realization on the part of conservatives: The Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts, despite having five members named by Republican presidents, cannot be counted on to reflect conservative views. That's particularly true on issues affecting gays and lesbians, when Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court's swing vote, holds sway.
Subscriber Account active since. LONDON — Conservative Party members are a "breed apart" from the loyal followers of other UK political parties on issues like the death penalty, same-sex marriage, and education, according to new research. Academics at the Queen Mary University of London have found that a card-carrying Tory is much more likely to hold authoritarian views compared to Labour members and those of the Liberal Democrats. The polling, published on Thursday , is the biggest ever into the views of British political party members. It is based on responses from over 1, members of each party since the June snap election.