The party of Lincoln should once again be the party of equality. More Republicans should join President Obama and so many other Democrats in the fight for the freedom to marry for all LGBT Americans. Ronald Reagan would undoubtedly be championing that fight if he were alive today.
The Republican Party was founded on principles of individual liberty and limited government, and what could be more antithetical to those principles than telling someone that they can't marry the person they love? We know that these conversations are happening around the country.
The GOP should be secretly praying for a comprehensive, no-holds-barred pro-marriage-equality ruling from the Supreme Court. The viability of their political future depends upon it. Here are five reasons why.