“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.
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