Minds implode as Newt Gingrich urges GOP to back gay marriage

12/21/2012 22:41

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is seen in a Sept. 24, 2012, photo. (©AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)If you've felt something strange in the air, it may be down to the changing direction of the wind emanating from Newt Gingrich. He's surprised just about everyone on Twitter by hitting reverse on his anti-gay marriage stance and urging the Republican Party to "accommodate and deal with reality." While maintaining his view that church-sanctioned marriage should apply only to heterosexuals, he said the GOP needed to make a distinction between a church marriage and a legal document issued by the state. "The reality is that in a number of states ... gay relationships will be legal — period," he said.  MSN

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