In a new video uploaded at his Current TV, former Vice President Al Gore delivers a strong argument for gay rights and same-sex marriage, saying "gay men and women ought to have the same rights as heterosexual men and women—to make contracts, to have hospital visiting rights, to join together in marriage. ... Shouldn’t we be promoting the kind of faithfulness and loyalty to ones partner regardless of sexual orientation?" asks the recent winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Echoing his recent remarks on same sex partners of Iraqi war veterans, there are no "ifs", "ands" or "buts" about Gore's forceful endorsement for gay rights and same sex marriage. It's too bad the leading Democratic presidential candidates cannot do the same, but, it's because of Gore's non-participation in the election that he can afford to make bold and visionary policy suggestions.
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