A call to GOP
Jonathan Barry is the former Dane County executive and is currently the development director for Operation Fresh Start. He's also one of our Republican Voices for "No," and today has a guest editorial urging the GOP to vote down the civil unions and marriage ban.
This amendment should concern every Wisconsinite: Democrat, Republican and independent. I call on Republicans to vote no on Nov. 7. Let us affirm the party of Lincoln and show that the birthplace of the GOP will not countenance government intrusion into freedom of religion, or memorialize inequality in our constitution.Read the full piece here.
All of us, and certainly Republicans espousing limited government, should be rightfully wary of governmental intrusion into this, a most private area of individual liberty. And, most dangerously, we are for the first time literally presented with a proscription of people's rights by plebiscite, which is a path most troubling indeed!