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Gay Son of GOP Politician’s Heartbreaking ‘It Gets Better’ Video

“I don’t support the gay marriage,” the congressman said. But Salmon emphasized that he loved and respected his son and did not consider homosexuality a choice.

“My son is by far one of the most important people in my life. I love him more than I can say,” an emotional Salmon told 3TV. “It doesn’t mean that I don’t have respect, it doesn’t mean that I don’t sympathize with some of the issues. It just means I haven’t evolved to that stage.”*

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) says that even though his son is gay, he does not support gay marriage. The son, Matt R. Salmon recorded an “It Gets Better” video 2 years ago with the level of acceptance has family has given him; but is it too much to ask for parents who think you deserve the same rights as other Americans? Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more from Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/01/rep-matt-salmon-gay-son-hasnt-changed-my-views-on-gay-marriage/

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