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Ohio Senator Rob Portman Announces Support For Marriage Equality

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BuzzFeed Politics
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March 15, 2013

"I'm announcing today a change of heart," Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday in announcing his support for the right of same-sex couples to marry — a change he said came about after his son came out to him. The change is an abrupt reversal for the Buckeye State's junior senator, who supported both the Defense of Marriage Act and the Federal Marriage Amendment at earlier points in his career.