Eugene Delgaudio: Michigan Governor Dooms Himself To Certain Condemnation By Attacking Traditional Marriage
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Michigan's Republican governor, Rick Snyder, says he supports a law banning what he terms "discrimination" against homosexuals and transgender people, similar to the one signed by Maryland Gov. O'Malley.
The bill is largely supported by the liberal Chamber of Commerce. The city of Saginaw unanimously rejected such a "bathroom bill" around the time Gov. Snyder made his remarks. The self-described "nerd," who was swept into office in the Tea Party landslide year of 2010, is up for re-election this November.
The GOP-controlled House may move forward on his suggestion.
"If we can find a way to do that, he's ready to move on this," according to Ari Adler, a spokesman for Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger of Marshall.
Meanwhile, a new poll shows that support for marriage redefinition is falling in Michigan. The EPIC-MRA poll finds the public evenly divided on the issue. In a hypothetical vote to legalize gay "marriage," voters split 47-46 in favor, with seven percent undecided. That's down from last year, when voters supported gay "marriage" by a 10-point margin of 51-41.
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