David Axelrod, a longtime strategist for Barack Obama, makes the assertion in a new book.
Lively says he wants to influence U.S. policy toward Russia, which he lauds for 'standing up against the homosexual agenda.'
This represents a markedly different stance from the one congressional Republicans took when the court last considered marriage equality.
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. didn't care for fellow N.J. congressman Chris Smith saying gay rights are not human rights.
Following the demonstration, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock told organizers that he would not speak at this year's Creating Change conference as planned.
The potential presidential candidate says he can oppose marriage equality and have gay friends — it's like being a teetotaler who's friends with drinkers.
Alabama representative Patricia Todd wants to remind her colleagues who oppose marriage equality on religious grounds that those in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.