Legislators are elected to make such decisions, says Gov. Lincoln Chafee.
Outrage was spreading over a sermon the pastor had once delivered in which he said being gay is choice that leads to damnation and that gays can be turned straight.
The self-proclaimed judge of who is lying and who tells the truth, the PolitiFact website, is calling Atlanta's mayor a flip-flopper for changing his view on marriage equality.
It's part of a marriage equality campaign going across the South.
The former ambassador to Luxembourg went on the radio to back the Defense nominee's confirmation.
In response to a recent controversy in which a lesbian wife of an army lieutenant colonel was denied membership to a spouses club, the Marine Corps issued new guidelines mandating that all spousal support clubs operating on Marine bases be LGBT-inclusive.