Defense of Marriage Act: 18 senators who regret voting for it
Published: March 15, 2013 11:52AM
Updated: March 15, 2013 10:09AM
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FILE - Ohio Congressman Rob Portman, a Republican, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, in this March 17, 2005 file photo. Portman said Thursday March 14, 2013 that he now supports gay marriage because one of his sons is gay. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

<freeform><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/2053/”></script><noscript><h1>Defense of Marriage Act: 18 senators who regret voting for it</h1><h2>U.S. Sen. Rob Portman became the first Senate Republican to back gay marriage Thursday.In a guest column in the Columbus Dispatch, the Ohio Republican announced that he had rethought his stance on gay marriage. As a member of the House in 1996, Portman was one of the co-sponsors of the Defense of Marriage Act, which barred federal recognition of same-sex marriage. But he's not the first person involved in that law to have second thoughts, especially as a legal case ...</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/2053/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”Defense of Marriage Act: 18 senators who regret voting for it”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>