POLITICS
09/28/2010 10:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Republicans Face Complicated Politics, Dilemma On Gay Rights

When Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) agreed to attend a fundraising dinner in Washington for the Log Cabin Republicans, many social conservatives were outraged. The group has long urged the GOP to be more accepting of gay rights, and some Republicans worried that the appearance by Cornyn, a party leader in Congress, would further legitimize its views.

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