Re: “When Obama is in the White House for a second term I'll take it all off!”
Here's why most repubs wont switch:
“Government exists to protect civil liberties and constitutional rights – not to pick and choose among those Americans who should have those rights. Denying same-sex couples the right to marry under the law is government-sanctioned discrimination.”
and, from their platform:
Recognizing that abortion is a sensitive issue and that people can hold good-faith views on all sides, we believe that government should be kept out of the matter, leaving the question to each person for their conscientious consideration.
“The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it”